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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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Early Voting Shuttle, Oct. 28 – Nov. 1

October 27th, 2014

The Service Program will be providing transportation to the Bee Tree Fire Station several times during early voting.

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Buncombe County Commissioner Candidate Forum

October 27th, 2014

Wed., Oct. 29, 7-8 p.m., Canon Lounge. The panel will feature the candidates from Districts 1 and 2, Brownie Newman, Ellen Frost and Christina Merrill. This was the race in which students’ votes were so critical two years ago.  Meet the candidates and become more informed about local issues.

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Cardio/weight interval class

October 27th, 2014

Get moving with Jennifer Wilkes, certified trainer. This class combines weights and cardio for a great workout. The class is $25 for the term and meets in DeVries Gym at 6 a.m. on Tuesday and Thursday mornings. If interested, email Sherry Griffith.

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Sign up for emergency text alerts

October 9th, 2013

The College’s emergency text alert system allows you to receive a text (sms) notification on your mobile phone in the event of a campus emergency.

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Real WIDE Talk: Microaggressions

October 27th, 2014

On Friday, October 31, 11:45 a.m. – 1 p.m. in Mierke Dining Room B in Gladfelter, Obie and the Wilson Inclusion, Diversity & Equity (WIDE) Office will host a space for learning about and dealing with microaggressions.

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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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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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Paul Magnarella wins at North Carolina Senior Games, sets record

October 6th, 2014

Retired peace and justice professor Paul Magnarella placed first in the 100 yd individual medley and 200 yd butterfly swim events at the 2014 North Carolina Senior Games.

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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.”

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What’s going on at the white barn?

September 25th, 2014

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

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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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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.

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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.

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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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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.

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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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