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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 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.


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.


WWC music professor Steven Williams to present organ recital Sept. 21

September 15th, 2014

Steven Williams will present a free program of concert music written for the organ at 3 p.m. in the College Chapel.


“Gee’s Bend: From Quilts to Prints” on exhibit at WWC, Craft Center

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.


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.”


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.


Join us for a reception in Cincinnati or for another Warren Wilson event

September 10th, 2014

A Warren Wilson reception in Cincinnati on Sept. 29 is among several upcoming events, including Homecoming 2014.


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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


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.