Warren Wilson College News

Cycling team to compete in road bike national championships

April 9th, 2014 -

In May the Warren Wilson College Cycling Team will be competing in the Collegiate Road Bike National Championships.

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Warren Wilson wins 2014 collegiate paddling national championships

March 31st, 2014 -

Students from seven schools met on the Tuckasegee River in Dillsboro, N.C., to compete in the annual ACA Collegiate Race Series National Championships.

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Warren Wilson’s Spring Open House for high school juniors a big success

April 1st, 2014 -

A slightly soggy day didn’t deter a large number of students and their families from attending Spring Open House.

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WWC on Good Housekeeping’s list of 12 healthiest college cafeterias

February 10th, 2014 -

WWC/Sodexo make the grade among “12 of the Most Healthy and Sustainable College Cafeterias.”

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Students’ jobs pay off tuition at 7 work colleges

March 31st, 2014 -

Here’s a great story on the value and affordability of an education at Warren Wilson College and the six other work colleges in the country. You can read it here.

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The Underhills play “soulgrass” at Warren Wilson’s Sage Café

March 25th, 2014 -

The WWC campus community was welcomed back from spring break in the best of ways with The Underhills, a six-piece band from Bloomington, Ind.

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WWC Alumni Board hosts gathering at Asheville Area Arts Council

April 1st, 2014 -

The Warren Wilson College Alumni Board recently hosted an alumni gathering at the Asheville Area Arts Council.

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In the Cabinet – March 25, 2014

March 31st, 2014 -

Click to read the PDF report: In the Cabinet – March 25, 2014.

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First Senior Art Show: Carsyn McGregor and Jess Self

April 3rd, 2014 -

Opening Reception is April 4, 6-8 p.m; show on view in the Holden Art Gallery until April 20.

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Dialogue Arts Project is coming to Warren Wilson on April 11-12

April 8th, 2014 -

Adam Falkner, founder of the Project, will be on campus to lead two workshops and host two celebratory events.

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The Mission Barrel and the Theater

March 24th, 2014 -

The box was flat but sturdy with the address neatly lettered on the top.

TO: Warren Wilson Jr. College — Swannanoa, North Carolina

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Dialogue Arts Project founder to visit campus

March 21st, 2014 -

Dialogue Arts Project founder Adam Falkner will be on campus in April to lead workshops on diversity. Contact the Theatre Crew at theatre@warren-wilson.edu for details on how to participate.

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Art faculty exhibit in Holden Gallery

March 31st, 2014 -

Warren Wilson’s Elizabeth Holden Gallery recently featured works of art by Warren Wilson College faculty.

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Inclement weather procedure

November 25th, 2013 -

To check the status of classes the College schedule, call the College hotline at 828-258-4521.

Students, keep in mind that classes may be canceled or work crew schedules altered if the professor or supervisor is unable to travel to campus. If your crew supervisor is not available, report to the work program office.

When classes are canceled, the College will continue other operations for the well-being of residential students.

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In the Cabinet – March 11, 2014

March 19th, 2014 -

Click to read the PDF report: In the Cabinet – March 11, 2014.

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President Solnick and Dean Garrett meet with local entrepreneurs

March 25th, 2014 -

Steve Solnick and Paula Garrett met with entrepreneurs March 25 to explore ways Warren Wilson College can be engaged in entrepreneurial opportunities.

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At home in the New Year

January 13th, 2014 -

Just before Christmas, Rochelle Thom and her children settled in to their brand-new Habitat for Humanity home in Swannanoa, N.C. Rochelle, a kitchen manager working for Sodexo at Warren Wilson College, is a first-time homeowner and a single mom who has worked hard to create a better life for her two children.

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Buying EPA sulfur dioxide credits to reduce pollution

March 14th, 2014 -

Smokestacks
Professor Susan Kask’s Environmental and Ecological Economics class is raising money to bid on the EPA’s SO2 (sulfur dioxide) allowances. SO2 causes acid rain, which is extremely harmful to the environment. The more permits Warren Wilson College purchases, the less will be available for big utility companies. Less permits means less SO2 in our air.

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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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Chemistry professor awarded grant to lead undergraduate research

March 21st, 2014 -

WWC chemistry professor John Brock has received a research-training grant for work at Hollings Marine Laboratory.

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