Warren Wilson College News

Archive for August, 2014

“Gee’s Bend: From Quilts to Prints” exhibition continues at WWC, CCCD

August 13th, 2014

In a recent roundtable at WWC, Gee’s Bend, Ala., quiltmakers discussed the hardships and joys of their hometown.

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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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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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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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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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Alumnus awarded Order of the Silver Crescent for his work with children

August 6th, 2014

Roger Hutchison ’94 has been awarded the South Carolina Governor’s Order of the Silver Crescent.

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Parent Reception at Outward Bound

August 20th, 2014

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

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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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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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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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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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25 years with Chef Len Vertefeuille

August 14th, 2014

Dining hall manager Brian O’Loughlin presented Chef Len Vertefeuille with a plaque from Sodexo for 25 years of service, all of which have been at WWC.

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Big finishes for Warren Wilson College Cycling at Old Fort race

August 6th, 2014

WWC cycling coaches and team rider have top finishes in the Jerdon Mountain Challenge mountain bike race.

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Warren Wilson College Service Day focuses on hunger and food security

August 18th, 2014

The 2014 WWC Service Day – the highlight of Orientation for new students – occurred at 22 community locations.

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New students: Welcome to the Warren Wilson College community

August 6th, 2014

The Class of 2018 joined the Warren Wilson College community this week for 2014 Fall Orientation.

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