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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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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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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 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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“Gee’s Bend: From Quilts to Prints” to open at Warren Wilson, 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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Parent Reception at Outward Bound

August 20th, 2014

The WWC Office of Admission hosted a reception at nearby partner institution North Carolina Outward Bound. Check out 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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Sheila Kay Adams at Sage Café

August 26th, 2014

Sheila Kay Adams will present a concert of traditional Appalachian ballads, folk songs and banjo Sept. 3 at 7:30 p.m.

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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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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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Duff McCully ’92: Tree Whisperer

August 1st, 2014

Here’s a great profile in Washingtonian on 1992 alumnus Duff McCully, an environmental studies major who worked on the Farm Crew and Landscaping Crew.

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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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Energy savings in Bryson Gym

June 20th, 2014

Campus electrician John Griffith and his Electric Crew students changed the fixtures in Bryson Gym to LED from fluorescent lighting to create considerable energy and cost savings.

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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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Composting demonstration site coming to the Warren Wilson campus

July 7th, 2014

With a grant from WNC Communities and WNC Farmers Market, Warren Wilson College has partnered with Advanced Composting Technologies to build a demonstration site on campus.

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Nora Frank ’14 is headed for Nicaragua with the Peace Corps

July 3rd, 2014

WWC graduate Nora Frank has been accepted into the Peace Corps’ health sector and will deploy in March 2015.

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WWC’s MFA Program for Writers graduates 16 at July residency

July 16th, 2014

The new graduating class of the renowned low-residency program includes nine graduates in poetry and seven in fiction.

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Robin Martin named Warren Wilson head women’s basketball coach

July 14th, 2014

The former head coach at Penn State Lehigh Valley will seek to build on the success of ex-Owls coach Rob Shook.

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Warren Wilson Professor Jeff Keith interviewed by NPR’s “Tell Me More”

June 19th, 2014

Global studies professor Jeff Keith spoke with NPR’s Audie Cornish about his students’ work at the South Asheville Cemetery on “Tell Me More.”

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