The Warren Wilson College social work program is one of 75 outstanding social work education programs selected to participate in regional Curriculum Development Institutes through the Council on Social Work Education.
Contact: JB October 4, 2005 Vol. 9 No. 10 COMMUNITY NEWS Local author Tommy Hays to read from his latest novel Asheville writer Tommy Hays will read from his new novel, The Pleasure Was Mine, on Oct. 11 at 7:30 p.m. in Canon Lounge. The following morning, Oct.12, from 10 a.m. – noon, [...]
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The Diversity Task Force is soliciting ideas and proposals for the Martin Luther King Jr. Day program at Warren Wilson.
After a false start or two, composting is back at Warren Wilson College thanks to the Greendrum. Which, of course, immediately begs the question: “What on earth is the Greendrum?”
Although most Warren Wilson College students weren’t directly affected by the hurricanes that hit the Gulf Coast, news of the storms’ destruction has been ingrained in the minds of many. So many, in fact, that twice as many students sought to participate in Warren Wilson fall-break service trips to the ravaged region as there were spaces for.
September 27, 2005 Vol. 9 No. 9 ——————— COMMUNITY NEWS ——————— HOMECOMING 2005 — Be there! Join this year’s Homecoming festivities Sept. 30 – Oct. 2. Faculty, staff, and students can enjoy many of the activities that Homecoming offers, including the Friday night BBQ supper (free for students!), square dance, bonfire, Saturday’s Festival on [...]
The game on Saturday was a first for the Warren Wilson College women. Never has there been no score at the half at a Montreat game. Montreat is tied with Southern Virginia as our arch rivals. Historically, both have been very difficult to beat — like only once in ten years.
For the past couple of weeks, this space has provided a link to stories relating to the stunning effects of Hurricane Katrina. Below is a link to an article in the Sept. 19 issue of The New York Times. Anyone interested in contributing to relief efforts beyond the campus may wish to visit http://www.give.org.
WWC This Week A bulletin for the Warren Wilson College community September 20, 2005 Vol. 9 No. 8 ———————– Community News ———————– Presidential Search Update To the Members of the Warren Wilson Community: The Presidential Search Committee held its second meeting on Thursday, September 8, following its initial organizational meeting on August 25. The meeting [...]
Ben Seymour ’02 has headed south this fall, “south” clearly being a relative term in this case. After three years of teaching elementary-school students on Alaska’s Little Diomede Island, Seymour has moved to another assignment in the Bering Strait School District: to the village of Golovin, in the southern part of the Seward Peninsula jutting into the Bering Sea.
Three hundred gallons of biodiesel were delivered to the
Warren Wilson College auto shop Sept. 8, the largest
shipment the College has ever received according to
auto shop supervisor Ray Cockrell. The College is also
the first commercial customer of Blue Ridge Biofuels
Cooperative, a new biodiesel manufacturer in Asheville.
In the 1960s, Charlie Thomas (WWC ’65) gathered stones from local farms to help build the College Chapel. It was his first encounter with construction work. Forty years later, Thomas is still collecting stones…
Warren Wilson students spent the summer of 2005 doing all sorts of interesting things. Here is just a sample: