Warren Wilson College News

WWC basketball teams play in USCAA nationals

February 26th, 2014 -

Championship Basketball
Warren Wilson College’s basketball teams made it to the 2014 USCAA Basketball National Championships in Uniontown, Pa. The women received a No. 8 seed and the men a No. 5.

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Fireside chat with President Solnick and Spiritual Life Director Ammons

March 7th, 2014 -

WWC Director of Spiritual Life and Chaplain Brian Ammons sat down with President Steve Solnick on Wednesday evening for a cozy fireside chat in the Work Program Office.

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Work Day, Warren Wilson’s annual rite of spring, set for April 2

March 26th, 2014 -

Numerous projects, from fence building to pond cleanup, are planned for Work Day 2014 at Warren Wilson.

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Pep rally sends fighting Owls off to win the USCAA basketball championships

March 4th, 2014 -

On Monday, March 3, the Warren Wilson College community sent the men’s and women’s basketball teams off to the 2014 USCAA Basketball National Championships with a rousing pep rally. Check out the photos.

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Kindergartners from W.D. Williams Elementary visit College Farm

March 13th, 2014 -

What’s better than a trip to the zoo on a school day? Visiting the Warren Wilson College Farm, of course.

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Fiber Arts Crew hosts Open House at newly renovated studio

February 27th, 2014 -

The Fiber Arts Crew recently moved into a newly renovated studio on the campus Fortune property. On Feb. 26, they hosted an open house for the campus community to meet the work crew.

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Hope for Appalachia: Reclaiming mountaintop removal sites

March 4th, 2014 -

Patrick N. Angel, forester and soil scientist, gave a presentation about the American Chestnut and attempts to reintroduce the extinct tree.

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In the Cabinet – February 18, 2014

February 21st, 2014 -

Click to read the PDF report: In the Cabinet – February 18, 2014.

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Service deadlines for second semester sophomores, juniors (April 14) and seniors (April 24)

February 24th, 2014 -

Second semester Sophomores must have completed PEG 1 and second semester Juniors must have completed 60 hours of service by April 14 in order to register for fall classes. Seniors must have completed 100 hours of service and the Extended Service Project (ESP) paper by April 24 to be cleared for May graduation.

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Dean’s List reception for top academic students from Fall 2013

April 18th, 2014 -

Congratulations to 175 Warren Wilson students who made it on the Fall Semester Dean’s List.

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Peter Sagal of “Wait Wait…” to speak at WWC Commencement May 17

February 24th, 2014 -

The wait just got shorter: Peter Sagal, host of NPR’s “Wait Wait… Don’t Tell Me,” is returning to Asheville in May.

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Looking to enroll in 2015 or later? Join us at WWC’s Spring Open House

February 9th, 2014 -

If you’re a high school junior, sophomore or freshman, or a potential transfer, come to Spring Open House on March 29.

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Caleb Hawkins ’14 competes in the Stihl Regional Qualifier

March 20th, 2014 -

Last Friday Caleb Hawkins and Coach/WWC Forest Manager Shawn Swartz traveled to the campus of Virginia Tech in Blacksburg, Va. to compete in the Stihl Regional Qualifier.

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WWC’s Catherine Reid awarded NEA Creative Writing Fellowship

February 12th, 2014 -

Catherine Reid, chair of Warren Wilson’s undergraduate creative writing program, receives the fellowship in prose.

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WWC Trustees and community discuss Quality Enhancement Plan

March 3rd, 2014 -

The Warren Wilson College Board of Trustees, students, staff and faculty met Feb. 21 to discuss ideas for the student learning initiative known as the QEP (Quality Enhancement Plan).

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Adventure education and challenge course management

February 12th, 2014 -

ODL
Warren Wilson College’s Outdoor Leadership classes Initiatives for Adventure Education, taught by Jill Overholt, and Challenge Course Management, taught by Ed Raiola, worked together to create and implement an adventure education field trip for the sixth grade classes at nearby Art Space Charter School.

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Songs and stories of the West Virginia Mine Wars by Saro Lynch-Thomason

February 27th, 2014 -

The award-winning ballad singer came to Sage Cafe Feb. 26 to tell the stories through song and a multimedia show.

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The benefits of nearly 10,000 trees on the Warren Wilson campus

February 5th, 2014 -

You don’t have to venture into the 625-acre Warren Wilson College Forest to find trees – lots and lots of trees.

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Owls soar over North Greenville on Senior Night in DeVries Gymnasium

February 20th, 2014 -

Led by senior Rashad Ali’s 25 points, the men’s basketball team stunned North Greenville, an NCAA DII team, 76-60.

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Nikos Pappas plays Sage Cafe

February 10th, 2014 -

Sage Cafe was filled with students, faculty and local residents to hear Kentucky Old-Time Fiddle Master Nikos Pappas play some beautiful tunes.

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