Through outreach programs and land management initiatives, Warren Wilson College has plans to work with farmers and landowners to develop hemp as an economically and ecologically viable crop for Western North Carolina.
The campus of Warren Wilson College serves as the home for the college’s program in continuing education, the Swannanoa Gathering, a series of week-long workshops in the folk arts, which draw students from as far away as Japan, Australia, France and Hong Kong to take classes in everything from fiddle to clogging to storytelling. Some of our programs feature public concerts by staff members in the College’s Kittredge Theatre.
Warren Wilson College is partnering with the Asheville Museum of Science (AMOS) to host a Science Pub series on sustainability this summer. The series takes place at The Collider in Downtown Asheville.
Celebrating its eleventh year, the Warren Wilson College Spring Arts Festival showcases the art of Warren Wilson College students, introducing the art faculty and students and what they do in the art buildings to the campus-wide community. At the Festival, students sell their artwork with 20% of their sales donated to CERF, a non-profit started […]
Bill Adair, founder of the Pulitzer Prize-winning PolitiFact website, will speak at Warren Wilson College’s 2019 Commencement on Saturday, May 11, 2019. “Warren Wilson is a special place that encourages students to be open to new ideas and all points of view,” Adair said. “I look forward to joining the Wilson community to honor the […]
The National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) has approved Warren Wilson College’s application for exploratory membership in NCAA Division III. The membership process will bring additional sports and wider opportunities for the College’s student athletes. “This is a very exciting time to be a part of Warren Wilson Athletics!” said Joni Williamson, Director of Athletics and […]
MFA Program for Writers at Warren Wilson College Public Schedule – January 2019 With a schedule that includes national bestsellers and several Guggenheim fellows, the nationally-renowned Warren Wilson College MFA Program for Writers will hold a series of public readings and lectures from January 3 – 12, 2019 at the Blue Ridge Assembly in […]
Asheville, NC – October 2, 2018 – The Grand Opening this past Saturday of the two-story, 15,000-square-foot Myron Boon Hall, home to the Social Sciences Division and the MFA Program for Writers, marks the culmination of a $6-million academic building project for Warren Wilson College. In the atrium above the donor wall, large words attributed […]