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Archive for 2006

Warren Wilson College December 2006 Report to Campus

December 22nd, 2006

Solstice 12/21/06

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ELC receives grant from Pigeon River Fund for EcoTeam in Haywood

December 21st, 2006

The Environmental Leadership Center of Warren Wilson College has received a $9,150 grant from the Pigeon River Fund to support implementing the EcoTeam program in Haywood County Schools.

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Warren Wilson College three year action plan

December 19th, 2006

Since last summer the Administrative Council has been developing a 3-Year Action Plan mentioned in my August Convocation Address. Now the Council has completed a draft for your review and comment. This memo briefly describes our planning process and gives guidelines for how you can participate in it.

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In search of the last Conquistadors

December 15th, 2006

Read an article on the Berry site and David Moore in the Dec. 2006 issue of BBC History.

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Offer of 118 Northwest Lane

December 15th, 2006

Get the scoop on Evon Swann's former residence, now being offered to the WWC community.

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Happy Holidays

December 13th, 2006

Holiday greetings from all the staff and students of the Environmental
Leadership Center. As you celebrate this season, and look ahead to the
new year, we urge you to join us in renewed commitment to the health and
prosperity of this planet and all its species for generations to come.

We invite you to reflect upon the words of corporate and literary leaders
who have inspired us on campus this fall. If you would like to hear Ray
Anderson's comments delivered at Warren Wilson College in November, visit
XXXXXX. If you would like to hear excerpts from Janisse Ray, John Lane,
Thomas Rain Crowe, Ann Turkle, Sebastian Matthews, Jeff Davis, Gary
Lilley, and Catherine Reid, please visit http://www.warren-wilson.edu/~elc/Audiorecordings.shtml.

In honor of this precious planet, our best wishes,
the ELC staff and students

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WWC This Week – December 12, 2006

December 11th, 2006

December 12, 2006 Vol. 10 No. 19   Winter weather reminder As Old Man Winter comes to our part of the world, here are a few things to keep in mind regarding the operation of the College: Typically, the College remains open even in the event of extreme weather. Occasionally, some class meetings may be [...]

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Alma Shippy, first African American to enroll at Warren Wilson, dies at age 72

December 6th, 2006

Alma Shippy, the Swannanoa native who in 1952 became one of the first students to break the color barrier at an undergraduate institution in the Old Confederacy, died Dec. 1, 2006, in Asheville. He was 72.

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WWC This Week – December 5, 2006

December 4th, 2006

December 5, 2006 Vol. 10 No. 18 Grant from U.S. Dept. of Justice As many of you have heard, Warren Wilson has received a grant from the Department of Justice, Office of Violence Against Women to address issues of sexual assault, relationship violence and stalking on campus. This is a program that has been in [...]

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WWC students Anton, Williams awarded Gilman Scholarships for study abroad

December 1st, 2006

Two Warren Wilson College students have been selected to receive Benjamin A. Gilman International Scholarships for study during the Spring 2007 semester, the Warren Wilson WorldWide/Education Abroad office has announced.

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Resident Assistant candidate feedback

November 30th, 2006

Community input is very valuable in the RA selection process. The names of those who have applied for RA positions for the 2006-2007 academic year are posted for review. If you would like to offer supportive comments or have information that would be valuable to the selection committee in their decisions, please submit your feedback by 5 pm on Fri., March 31.

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Banking options for students and employees

November 28th, 2006

As of the end of this semester, banking services previously offered through the student bank, will be replaced by Branch Banking and Trust Company through its ATM and full checking relationship.

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Grant from U.S. Department of Justice

November 27th, 2006

As many of you have heard, Warren Wilson has received a grant from the Department of Justice, Office of Violence Against Women , to address issues of sexual assault, relationship violence and stalking on campus.

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Warren Wilson College November 2006 Report to Campus

November 27th, 2006

One temptation in these monthly missives is to provide a laundry list of my activities for the last 30 days. I’ll keep resisting that temptation, in favor of noting just a few items that give you the flavor of my experience and my perceptions about the state of the College. I’ll start with academics.

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Campus Safety Committee minutes

November 25th, 2006

Read minutes from the October meeting.

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Two WWC professors receive grants from Appalachian College Association

November 21st, 2006

Although their research will occur on different parts of the globe, Warren Wilson College professors Amy Boyd (biology) and Siti Kusujiarti (sociology) share the distinction of receiving faculty development grants from the Appalachian College Association.

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WWC professors receive grants from Appalachian College Association

November 21st, 2006

Read about the grants Amy Boyd (biology) and Siti Kusujiarti (sociology) received from the ACA.

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ELC research prominent in “Road to Nowhere” debate

November 20th, 2006

Read the Asheville Citizen-Times article about the Environmental Leadership Center's analysis contrasting the economic benefits of a cash settlement with building the Road to Nowhere.

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What The Outside World Says About Warren Wilson College

November 15th, 2006

From environmental awards to academic rankings, WWC is noted for its learning Triad of academics, work and service. Read more about our #1 rankings.

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WWC featured in Nov. 2006 issue of “University Business” magazine

November 13th, 2006

Read an article in University Business on the College's sustainability practices.

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