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February 5th, 2014

Be sure to follow the College on tumblr and instagram for images, news, videos, and more.

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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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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.

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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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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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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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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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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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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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Field Day at the Berry Archaeological Site features look at fort’s moat

July 1st, 2014

Warren Wilson College and partners held the annual Field Day day at the Berry Archaeological Site near Morganton, N.C.

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Nation’s top bee expert visits Warren Wilson College garden and apiary

June 16th, 2014

Dr. Jeff Pettis, an entomologist with an expertise in honey bees, recently visited the College’s apiary. Read or listen to a story that features 2014 graduate Cecile Parrish and sophomore Shawn Ditzler.

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Warren Wilson College Dean’s List announced for Spring 2014 semester

June 20th, 2014

The Registrar’s Office has released the Dean’s List for the spring semester at Warren Wilson College.

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