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You’re invited to join us Nov. 1 for Warren Wilson’s Fall Open House

October 3rd, 2014

Fall Open House for prospective students and their families will be Saturday, Nov. 1, at Warren Wilson.

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WWC to host forum for Buncombe Commissioner candidates Oct. 29

October 16th, 2014

Warren Wilson is hosting the forum for District 1 and 2 candidates for the Buncombe Board of Commissioners.

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Warren Wilson College hosts 6th annual MSW Program Fair Oct. 30

October 13th, 2014

The fair is free and open to all who are interested in pursuing a master’s degree in social work.

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Owl men’s hoops team helps Habitat for Humanity over fall break

October 27th, 2014

With the 2014-15 season nearing, the WWC men’s team partnered with Central Columbia (S.C.) Habitat for Humanity.

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25th Anniversary Harwood-Cole Lecture features Ritchie, Orr

October 13th, 2014

Fiona Ritchie and Doug Orr will present the 25th Harwood-Cole Memorial Lecture on Nov. 15, 4 p.m. in Canon Lounge. 

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“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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Warren Wilson alumni, service awards presented at Homecoming

October 14th, 2014

The impact of WWC’s Triad beyond the campus can be seen in the work of the recipients of alumni and service awards.

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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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A season – and a team – to remember at Warren Wilson College

October 14th, 2014

The 1959 baseball team and five former athletes were inducted into the college’s Hall of Fame during Homecoming 2014.

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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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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.

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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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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.

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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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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.

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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 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 and Voting: A Roundtable Discussion scheduled Oct. 14 at WWC

October 14th, 2014

To commemorate the 50th anniversary of the passage of the Voting Rights Act, four quiltmakers will discuss experiences with voting in Gee’s Bend from the 1960s.

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