Warren Wilson College News

Archive for 2006

WWC This Week — Nov. 14, 2006

November 13th, 2006

WWC This Week November 14, 2006 Vol. 10 No. 15 Got a wild idea? WWC’s Fussler Fund supports innovative projects throughout the campus and the larger WNC community by awarding small catalyst grants, which serve as seed money for these projects. Students, Staff, and Faculty interested in applying for the 2006-07 grant cycle should complete [...]

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“WWC This Week” – November 7, 2006

November 6th, 2006

November 7, 2006Vol. 10  No. 14 WWC recognized with state sustainability award Warren Wilson was recognized with the 2006 N.C. Sustainability Award from Sustainable North Carolina. To read more about the award, visit http://www.sustainnc.org. ———- WWC women finish 3rd, men 4th in cross-country championships Several strong individual performances led the WWC women’s and men’s cross [...]

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Warren Wilson College October 2006 Report to Campus

November 3rd, 2006

October was a fine month for Warren Wilson, so much so that this brief summary can't include all important events and awards. That fact speaks to the success you have helped bring to the College.

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WWC recognized with 2006 NC Sustainability Award

October 31st, 2006

Read the news from Sustainable North Carolina.

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WWC women finish 3rd, men 4th in national cross-country championships

October 31st, 2006

Several strong individual performances led the Warren Wilson College women's and men's cross country teams to top-four finishes in the U.S. Collegiate Athletic Association National Championships Oct. 27 at Buena Vista, Va.

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Outdoor Programs schedule – term 2

October 30th, 2006
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WWC This Week — October 31, 2006

October 30th, 2006

October 31, 2006 Vol. 10 No. 13 WWC mountain bikers finish second in nationals for fourth straight year Impressive individual performances by Patrick Hurley and Kylie Krauss helped WWC finish second in the team standings (Division II) of the 2006 USA Cycling Collegiate Mountain Bike National Championships. The Owls placed second behind Western State College [...]

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USCAA cross country results – women finish 3rd, men 4th

October 30th, 2006

On Oct. 27, 10 WWC cross country team members traveled to Southern Virginia Univ. to compete in the USCAA National XC Meet.

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Warren Wilson named one of Barron’s “Best Buys in Higher Education”

October 26th, 2006

The ninth edition of Barron's "Best Buys in College Education" includes Warren Wilson College among 247 schools nationwide that provide "a first-rate education at an affordable price."

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Warren Wilson named one of Barron’s “Best Buys in College Education”

October 26th, 2006

The ninth edition of Barron’s Best Buys in College Education includes WWC among 247 schools nationwide that provide "a first-rate education at an affordable price."

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WWC mountain bikers finish second in nationals for fourth straight year

October 23rd, 2006

Impressive individual performances by Patrick Hurley and Kylie Krauss helped Warren Wilson College finish second in the team standings (Division II) of the 2006 USA Cycling Collegiate Mountain Bike National Championships.

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WWC mountain bikers finish second in nationals for fourth straight year

October 23rd, 2006

Impressive individual performances by Patrick Hurley and Kylie Krauss helped Warren Wilson College finish second in the team standings (Division II) of the 2006 USA Cycling Collegiate Mountain Bike National Championships.

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Heartstone Readings

October 20th, 2006

Check this site again by November 1st to find text and photos from the
Heartstone Event held on October 16th.  Call Margo Flood at 771.2002 for
more information. please click here to hear the contributors read their poems.

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Ray Anderson Speaking at WWC

October 20th, 2006

Ray Anderson, corporate sustainability leader and founder and CEO of
Interface, Inc., will speak at the Warren Wilson College Chapel on
November 10th at 7:15 pm about the profitability of sustainability for
industry and business.  This event is free and open to the public.  Call
Ellen Querin at 771.3006 for more information.

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Warren Wilson featured in Chronicle special report on campus sustainability

October 17th, 2006

As part of a special report titled, “The Sustainable University,” the College Farm is featured in the Oct. 20, 2006, issue of The Chronicle of Higher Education.

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The College farm featured in “The Chronicle of Higher Education”

October 16th, 2006

"Lessons From Animals and Land" – By Lawrence Biemiller

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WWC This Week — October 17, 2006

October 16th, 2006

October 17, 2006  Vol. 10  No. 12 Three WWC varsity teams qualify for national championships The mountain biking team heads to Angel Fire, New Mexico Oct. 20-22; the cross country team will compete Oct. 26-28 in Buena Vista, Virginia; and the women’s soccer team will see tournament play Nov. 2-5 in Rochester Hills, Michigan. Congratulations [...]

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Game summary — WWC women’s soccer vs. Salem College

October 13th, 2006

It all started with head coach Stacey Harley Dupree Enos chanting the chorus of a Phish song but–we really want to be in the moment and enjoy the moment for the rest of our season, so in celebration of that, this week’s write-up starts with the end of the game and finishes with the beginning. [...]

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Warren Wilson president emeritus receives highest N.C. civilian award

October 11th, 2006

Doug Orr, president emeritus of Warren Wilson College, has been selected to receive The Order of the Long Leaf Pine, the highest civilian honor in North Carolina.

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“Kilowatt Ours” and Compact Fluorescents Light Bulbs for Freshmen

October 10th, 2006

Wed., Oct. 11, 7 pm, Vining. Save energy! Save energy! Save energy! Come watch the influential film "Kilowatt Ours" in the Vining Commons on to learn about energy conservation. The Campus Greening crew will be there with information about how WWC is saving energy. Freshmen who haven't claimed their free compact fluorescent light bulbs can do so at the showing.

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