Warren Wilson College News

Archive for 2004

WWC This Week – December 14, 2004 Vol. 8 No. 19

December 14th, 2004

Contact: John Bowers December 14, 2004     Vol. 8   No. 19 Community News ———- World’s Fastest Readings Malaprop’s Bookstore and WWC’s nationally renowned MFA Program join forces to present the World’s Fastest Readings. The readings begin at 7 p.m., in Malaprop’s, on Fri., Jan. 7, and will be preceded by a 5:30 p.m. wine and cheese [...]

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WWC This Week – December 7, 2004 Vol. 8 No. 18

December 7th, 2004

Contact: John Bowers December 7,  2004     Vol. 8   No. 18 Community News Inclement weather As we inch closer toward winter, this is a reminder that typically the College remains open even in the event of extreme weather. Although the local broadcast media will announce school closings, the best source of information for WWC emergency announcements [...]

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WWC This Week – November 30, 2004 Vol. 8 No. 17

November 30th, 2004

Contact: John Bowers November 30,  2004     Vol. 8   No. 17 Community News WWC students named to Who’s Who Who’s Who Among Students in American Colleges and Universities honors outstanding campus leaders for scholastic and community achievements. This year, Warren Wilson’s Honors and Awards committee has chosen the following students to receive the Who’s Who recognition [...]

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WWC This Week – November 16, 2004 Vol. 8 No. 16

November 16th, 2004

Contact: John Bowers November 16, 2004     Vol. 8   No. 16 Community News Warren Wilson Cross-Country The Warren Wilson College women’s cross-country team finished second and the men’s team sixth in the U.S. Collegiate Athletic Association National Championships on Nov. 6 at Principia College in Elsah, Ill. A fourth-place finish by Owl senior Niki Cochren and [...]

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WWC This Week – November 9, 2004 Vol. 8 No. 15

November 9th, 2004

Contact: John Bowers Community News Celebrating the Life of Jordan Henson An event celebrating the life of Jordan Henson will be held on Sun., Nov. 14. Here’s what’s being planned thus far: We will meet at Dogwood just before 6 p.m. to watch the sunset. Then we will walk to the pavilion together where Jordan’s [...]

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WWC This Week – November 2, 2004 Vol. 8 No. 14

November 2nd, 2004

Contact: John Bowers November 2,  2004     Vol. 8   No. 14 COMMUNITY NEWS WWC sophomore Jordan Henson died Friday evening, Oct. 29, at the Johnson City, Tennessee, hospital after suffering critical injuries from a car crash off U.S. 421 near his hometown of Valle Crucis, N.C. Jordan was a passenger in the car, traveling at normal [...]

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WWC This Week – October 26, 2004 Vol. 8 No. 13

October 26th, 2004

Contact: John Bowers October 26,  2004     Vol. 8   No. 13 WWC Board of Trustees resolution concerning the September floods WHEREAS, the Swannanoa Valley and the Asheville area twice experienced within the month of September the 100-year flood, due to the impact of Hurricanes Frances and Ivan; and WHEREAS, there resulted campus flooding, loss of power, [...]

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WWC This Week – October 12, 2004 Vol. 8 No. 12

October 12th, 2004

Contact: John Bowers October 12, 2004     Vol. 8   No. 12 COMMUNITY NEWS From President Orr: SACS visit update The College’s SACS leadership team has completed an exit interview with the On-Site Visiting Team, and I want to share with you the general nature of their remarks. We should receive their written report soon and, at [...]

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WWC This Week – October 5, 2004 Vol. 8 No. 11

October 5th, 2004

Contact: John Bowers October 5,  2004     Vol. 8   No. 11 Community News ELC receives grant for EcoTeam program The Environmental Leadership Center has received a $20,000 grant from the Charles M. and Mary D. Grant Foundation to support the center’s expanding EcoTeam program. EcoTeam is a third grade, science-based environmental education curriculum that correlates with [...]

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WWC This Week – September 21, 2004

September 21st, 2004

Contact: John Bowers September 21,  2004     Vol. 8   No. 9 COMMUNITY NEWS Although not claiming total victory over Ivan as the Communist Party did in Cuba, the College weathered the storm reasonably well considering the damage and tragedy it caused elsewhere. Much of the credit for that should go to the numerous staff and students [...]

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WWC This Week – September 14, 2004 Vol. 8 No. 8

September 14th, 2004

Contact: John Bowers September 14,  2004     Vol. 8   No. 8 Community News Thanks to everyone in the WWC community for working together as the campus recovers from last week’s flood. Water system and weather-related updates will continue to be distributed through the All-l email list and on the Inside page. We will also keep watch [...]

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WWC This Week – September 7, 2004 Vol. 8 No. 7

September 7th, 2004

Contact: John Bowers September 7, 2004     Vol. 8   No. 7 MFA director Pete Turchi kicks off three-week book tour A publication party for Maps of the Imagination: The Writer as Cartographer at Malaprop’s Bookstore on Thurs., Sept. 30, at 7 p.m. will kick off a three-week, 15-city tour by WWC’s MFA director and author Peter [...]

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WWC This Week – August 31, 2004 Vol. 8 No. 6

August 31st, 2004

Contact: John Bowers August 31,  2004     Vol. 8   No. 6 Community News WWC converting to propane lawn mowing equipment Lawn mowers and other equipment with small utility engines often are among the most notorious polluters of the environment. According to the U.S. EPA, as much as 10 percent of gasoline-fueled air pollution is caused [...]

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Southern Living

August 28th, 2004

Profiles WWC

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WWC This Week – August 24, 2004 Vol. 8 No. 5

August 24th, 2004

Contact: John Bowers August 24,  2004     Vol. 8   No. 5     Community News     Princeton Review names WWC among “The Best 357 Colleges”   It’s become a habit for Warren Wilson College – the habit of being included in The Princeton Review’s annual guidebook. The 2005 edition identifies Warren Wilson as one of [...]

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WWC This Week – August 17, 2004 Vol. 8 No. 4

August 19th, 2004

Contact: John Bowers August 17, 2004     Vol. 8   No. 4 Community News Service Day Warren Wilson College’s 2004 Service Day, scheduled for August 20, will find new students at a single location: the French Broad River Park IV, soon to be named Carrier Park, on Amboy Road in Asheville. As with the work done in [...]

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WWC This Week – August 3, 2004 Vol. 8 No. 3

August 3rd, 2004

Contact: John Bowers August 3, 2004     Vol. 8   No. 3 Community News Berry Site in News & Observer The most extensive newspaper story yet on the work at the Berry archaeological site directed by David Moore, Rob Beck and Chris Rodning can be read in the Sunday News & Observer at www.newsobserver.com/news/story/1488717p-7640935c.html. Library Closing The [...]

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WWC This Week – July 20, 2004 Vol. 8 No. 2

July 20th, 2004

Contact: John Bowers July 20, 2004     Vol. 8   No. 2 Community News Warren Wilson College included in highly selective Fiske Guide The 2005 Fiske Guide to Colleges has named Warren Wilson College one of its  23 “Best Buys” among private colleges and universities nationwide. The 23 private schools, along with 20 public universities, “qualify as [...]

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WWC This Week – July 6, 2004 Vol. 8 No. 1

July 6th, 2004

Contact: John Bowers July 6, 2004 Vol. 8 No. 1 COMMUNITY NEWS Public Field Day at Berry site A Public Field Day, concluding the 2004 Archaeological Field School of Warren Wilson College and Western Piedmont Community College, will be held at the Berry site near Morganton on July 17 from 9 a.m. – 1 p.m. [...]

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