Warren Wilson College News

Archive for 2014

15th Annual Warren Wilson College Plow Day

September 1st, 2014

The 15th Annual Warren Wilson College Plow Day will be held Saturday, September 13.

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September pool hours

September 1st, 2014

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Join the Timbersports Team!

August 26th, 2014

There will be an informational meeting on Tuesday, September 2, 5:30 p.m. in Witherspoon 103 for anyone interested in being a part of the WWC Timbersports Team.

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Step Team tryouts

September 1st, 2014

Step Team tryouts are Wed., Sept. 3, 7:30 p.m. in Bryson Gym.

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WWC Paddling Team meeting

August 25th, 2014

The WWC Paddling Team holds a kickoff meeting on Wed., August 27, 6:30 p.m. outside the pool atrium. If you have any questions or can’t make it, email Coach John “Lightnin’” Griffith.

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Ultimate Frisbee interest meeting

August 28th, 2014

Want to Play Ultimate Frisbee? Come to the interest meeting on Mon., Sept. 1, 12:30 p.m. in Gladfelter (Mierke C).

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WWC ranked 2nd among liberal arts colleges in service emphasis

August 28th, 2014

WWC ranks among the top colleges nationally in Washington Monthly’s “A Different Kind of College Ranking.”

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Post Office closed on Labor Day

August 28th, 2014

Monday, Sept. 1 is Labor Day. The Warren Wilson College Post Office window will be closed.

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Service Day 2014: Fighting hunger, meeting new neighbors

August 26th, 2014

Service Day 2014
This year, more than 350 Warren Wilson students, faculty and staff dispersed from campus to 22 partner locations across Buncombe County, N.C. Their primary mission: to get to know the greater community better by helping the greater community, something that has been the Warren Wilson way for longer than anyone can remember.

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WWC to celebrate Constitution Day 2014 with Roberta Kaplan lecture

August 29th, 2014

The attorney who successfully argued U.S. v. Windsor will speak at Warren Wilson Sept. 17 at 7 p.m. in Kittredge Theater.

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2015 Fiske Guide names Warren Wilson one of nation’s ‘Best Buys’

July 8th, 2014

The Fiske Guide to Colleges again has chosen WWC as one of the nation’s “Best Buys” among private colleges.

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Follow the College on tumblr and instagram

February 5th, 2014

Be sure to follow the College on tumblr and instagram for images, news, videos, and more.

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K. Johnson Bowles named WWC Vice President of Advancement

August 22nd, 2014

K. Johnson Bowles, an Associate VP at Longwood University, has been named WWC Vice President of Advancement.

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Existing scholarship fund brings new possibilities

August 21st, 2014

Warren Wilson College has a new scholarship to help support students with financial need, thanks to long-time friend and supporter, Ann Smith Rice.

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“Gee’s Bend: From Quilts to Prints” to open Sept. 5 at WWC, CCCD

August 13th, 2014

“Gee’s Bend: From Quilts to Prints” examines the work of four well-known Gee’s Bend, Ala., quiltmakers and their exploration of the art of printmaking.

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Fall 2014 Town Hall Meeting Summary

August 19th, 2014

President Solnick led the fall 2014 Town Hall meeting on Tuesday, August 12 with faculty and staff attending. After recognizing new Warren Wilson College employees, he began his presentation, which was followed by a question and answer segment.

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WWC on Sierra Magazine’s “Cool Schools” list for 8th consecutive year

August 14th, 2014

Warren Wilson is again one of the Sierra Club’s “Cool Schools” nationwide in the 2014 rankings.

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Parent Reception at Outward Bound

August 20th, 2014

The WWC Office of Admission hosted a reception at partner North Carolina Outward Bound. View the photos here.

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WWC ranks No. 5 on Princeton Review’s list of LGBT-Friendly schools

August 8th, 2014

Warren Wilson College receives several lofty rankings in “The Best 379 Colleges” 2015 guide.

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WWC MFA graduate named the first Henry Rutgers Presidential Professor

July 9th, 2014

Poet A. Van Jordan, a faculty member at and 1998 graduate of the MFA Program for Writers, has been named the first Henry Rutgers Presidential Professor.

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