Warren Wilson College News

Archive for May, 2011

Warren Wilson commencement speakers: not from the same mold

May 27th, 2011

Sylvia Earle
2011 commencement speaker Sylvia Earle broke new ground when she delivered the address May 14 on Sunderland Lawn. A National Geographic Society Explorer-in-Residence, the pioneering Earle was indeed the first oceanographer to give a commencement address at Warren Wilson College. Many other fields and professions have been represented by speakers that have included writers, educators, clergy and singers/songwriters.


2012 Commencement Senior Speech by Sam Wasko

May 17th, 2011

Senior Class Speaker Sam Wasko restores order   I love the speeches of graduation: the appreciation, the stories, the quotes, the heartfelt wishes, the charge to do one’s best and then the grand ‘sending-forth’ – it’s all very exciting. I am honored to contribute. Of course, within the five minutes allotted to me, I will [...]


Yearbooks now available in all formats

May 13th, 2011

The yearbook, Parliament 2010-2011, is now available in all formats in both electronic downloads or print ordering.


The sun shines — literally and figuratively — on the Class of 2011

May 12th, 2011

A near record number of Warren Wilson graduates enjoyed good weather and inspiring remarks at Commencement.


The Warren Wilson Circus

May 10th, 2011

The Warren Wilson Circus
“There is something really incredible about our Circus. When we refer to ‘circus’ as a part of our curriculum, we refer to this production,” says Chris O’Leary, who wrote the script and theme of this year’s Circus. “It is something more than just the sum of acts; it’s a journey. If you think of the school as a community of individuals with an incredible freedom of self-expression, the Circus is a culmination of that creativity.”


Update from the Presidential Search Committee

May 6th, 2011

On May 6, 2011, Presidential Search Committee Chair Alice Buhl sent an email update to campus. The following is paraphrased from her email. The College has contracted with search consultants Isaacson, Miller. Representatives were on campus in late April to meet with the search committee, the Board of Trustees, and members of the campus community. [...]


Weekend@Wilson: Learn, Laugh, Live — June 24-26

May 4th, 2011

Alumni and friends are invited back to Warren Wilson on June 24-26 for a fun-filled weekend.


WWC student Laura Loewenstein named Newman Civic Fellow

May 2nd, 2011

WWC social work major Laura Loewenstein is honored by Campus Compact as a Newman Civic Fellow.