Warren Wilson College News

Archive for 2014

Dean’s List reception for top academic students

April 18th, 2014

Congratulations to 175 Warren Wilson students who made it on the Dean’s List! Their academic excellence was honored by Dean Paula Garrett and President Solnick on April 15 in the Pew Learning Center & Ellison Library.

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

February 21st, 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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Break trips, issue workshops, service learning classes

April 18th, 2014

On Tues., April 22, 4-6 p.m., in Canon Lounge, come see what students did this semester to complete their PEG 2!

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GMO-free and regionally produced/processed oils at Gladfelter

April 17th, 2014

If you frequent the salad bar in Gladfelter, you may have noticed something different about the salad dressings.

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The Austin Wright Scholarship for Leaders

April 15th, 2014

This award ($2,000) is made in memory of Austin Wright, class of 2005, whose infectious spirit of adventure inspired his classmates to new challenges.

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Senior service requirement, ESP and 100 hours due April 24

April 15th, 2014

All graduating seniors will need to submit their extended service project paper on Moodle (guidelines available on the Service Program website) and have 100 hours recorded on their service transcript by April 24 in order to be cleared for May graduation.

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Three WWC students receive Derieux undergraduate research awards

April 12th, 2014

Three WWC students who presented their research at the N.C. Academy of Science annual meeting were awarded Derieux Prizes for Excellence.

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WWC MFA faculty, alumna receive 2014 Guggenheim Fellowships

April 11th, 2014

Faculty members Christopher Castellani and Mary Szybist and alumna Meghan O’Rourke are among the 177 Guggenheim Fellowship winners for 2014.

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Senior Gift Tree Tattoos

April 14th, 2014

The senior class is selling temporary tattoos of the Warren Wilson College Tree.

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Warren Wilson College Choir to present Spring Concert May 4

April 18th, 2014

The concert, free and open to the public, begins at 3 p.m. in the College Chapel.

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Warren Wilson Theatre to present Shaw’s “Pygmalion” April 24-27

April 11th, 2014

In its 2013-2014 season finale, Warren Wilson Theatre will present George Bernard Shaw’s “Pygmalion.”

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Epiphany Project presents a special performance April 21 at WWC

April 11th, 2014

The globetrotting music ensemble will present a special performance at 7 p.m. in the Warren Wilson College Chapel.

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Fiske Guide to Colleges 2014 names Warren Wilson among 20 “Best Buys”

February 8th, 2014

For the eighth time since 2005, the guide has chosen WWC as one of the nation’s “Best Buys” among private colleges.

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Warren Wilson College Plow Day 2014: worth the wait

April 14th, 2014

Road construction and rainy weather gave way to a sunny Appalachian spring day and a very popular 2014 Plow Day on the Warren Wilson College Farm.

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Follow the College on tumblr and instagram

February 5th, 2014

Be sure to follow the College on tumblr and instagram for images, news, videos, and more.

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WWC Work Day 2014: work, yes, but mostly fun, fun and more fun

April 3rd, 2014

Work Day 2014
As usual, the afternoon fun began outside Gladfelter Student Center. “Thanks for showing up,” Dean of Work Ian Robertson said through a bullhorn to the large gathering of students, faculty and staff for Work Day 2104. “The order of business for the day,” Robertson continued, “is fun… followed by fun… followed by more fun.” To which one Warren Wilson student naturally shouted out, “I like fun!”

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WWC’s Ana Lara receives 2014 Newman Civic Fellows Award

April 11th, 2014

Ana Lara, who is double majoring in psychology and sociology/anthropology, has been selected by Campus Compact to receive the award.

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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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