Warren Wilson College News

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.


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 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.


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.


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.


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.


Follow the College on tumblr and instagram

February 5th, 2014 -

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


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.


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.


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.


Existing scholarship fund brings new possibilities

August 21st, 2014 -

Warren Wilson College has a new scholarship to help support students with financial need, thanks to long-time friend and supporter, Ann Smith Rice.


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.


Fall 2014 Town Hall Meeting Summary

August 19th, 2014 -

President Solnick led the fall 2014 Town Hall meeting on Tuesday, August 12 with faculty and staff attending. After recognizing new Warren Wilson College employees, he began his presentation, which was followed by a question and answer segment.


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.


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.


WWC’s 2014 Homecoming is coming Oct. 10-12 — so is Family Weekend

October 2nd, 2014 -

Registration is still open for Homecoming as well as for Family Weekend at Warren Wilson Oct. 10-12.


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.