Warren Wilson College News

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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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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TRIO students visit Warren Wilson

June 20th, 2014 -

A TRIO group from Wake County, N.C., recently visited campus to learn more about the College.

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Warren Wilson College 2014 Commencement photo gallery

May 21st, 2014 -

Check out the images from 2014 commencement. Thanks to Arlin Geyer for his work!

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Owens named WWC Vice President for Administration and Finance

June 5th, 2014 -

Stephanie R. Owens, CPA, has been named Vice President for Administration and Finance and CFO at Warren Wilson.

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Warren Wilson College Free Store diverts 4.3 tons from landfill

June 17th, 2014 -

When it’s time to pack up for summer, our students never fear; when in doubt, we free-pile it!

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The Building of the Chapel: Beverly Ohler remembers

June 4th, 2014 -

The Warren Wilson Presbyterian Church and College Chapel resides in a beautiful A-frame structure made of wood and rock, as beautiful as it is holy. A campus treasure, it seems as new today as it did in 1964 when we opened its doors.

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Summer service on her own two legs

May 7th, 2014 -

Freshman Ally Miller from Sparta, N.J., has planned a summer full of service by cycling across the country.

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Warren Wilson professor to write series on climate resilience

May 22nd, 2014 -

Laura Lengnick has been asked to write a series of articles on the National Climate Assessment and climate resilience in agriculture for the Appalachian Sustainable Agriculture Project.

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