Warren Wilson College News

Archive for 2014

Fall break shuttle registration now open

September 30th, 2014

The shuttle will run on Friday, October 17, and Saturday, October 18 before 1 p.m. and Sunday, October 26 after 1 p.m. Please note that you will need to register for both coming and going shuttles. The cost is $20 each way. Registration will close October 15 at the end of the day.


Study Abroad application deadline extended to Friday, Oct. 3

September 24th, 2014

There are still a few spaces remaining in spring 2015 Study Abroad Courses!


Listen: Gee’s Bend interview on “The State of Things”

September 29th, 2014

In 2002, the art world was rocked to its foundation by a group of unusual, abstract quilts made by African American women from Gee’s Bend, Alabama. Listen to a Gee’s Bend interview that aired Sept. 26 on “The State of Things.”


What’s going on at the white barn?

September 25th, 2014

Last weekend, the Farm Crew weaned (separated) the calves from the cows.


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.


Watch this: Interview with incoming climate activism powerhouse

September 23rd, 2014

Watch the “Moyers & Company” interview with future (Spring 2015) WWC student Kelsey Juliana about her climate activism.


Service-learning partnership between WWC and Isaac Dickson Elementary School

September 23rd, 2014

Thirteen first-year students who are enrolled in education professor Annie Jonas’ First Year Seminar, Experiential Learning, were recently welcomed by their third grade learning partners at Asheville’s Isaac Dickson Elementary School.


U.S. News cites WWC’s model service program in “Programs to Look For”

September 9th, 2014

Warren Wilson has been recognized in “2015 Best Colleges” as having one of the nation’s leading service programs.


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.


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.


Costuming: A women’s soccer team tradition

September 10th, 2014

Though most teams depart for an away game with their t-shirts and sweats on, the Warren Wilson College Women’s Soccer team takes a different approach.


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.


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.


WWC President Steve Solnick part of 2014 Climate Leadership Summit

September 30th, 2014

The summit brings together college and university leaders to focus on ways to strengthen campus climate action and sustainability initiatives.


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.


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.


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.


Warren Wilson Vice President/Dean publishes powerful HuffPost piece

September 11th, 2014

An open letter from Paula Garrett to the U.S. Supreme Court has been published by The Huffington Post.


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.


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.