Warren Wilson College News

Archive for February, 2014

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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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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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 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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EcoDorm continues to be recognized as a trailblazer among college dorms

February 14th, 2014

More than a decade after it opened, accolades continue to roll in for Warren Wilson College’s iconic EcoDorm.

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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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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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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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Warren Wilson College Dean’s List announced for Fall 2013 semester

February 9th, 2014

The Registrar’s Office has released the Dean’s List for the fall semester at Warren Wilson College.

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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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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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Adventure education and challenge course management

February 12th, 2014

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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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Owl women’s basketball team celebrates Senior Day with a win

February 8th, 2014

WWC seniors Suzie Ashford and Dani Henderson finished their home careers with a 64-55 victory over Welch College.

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Taylore Huntley presents on experiential education at writing center conference

February 10th, 2014

Taylore Huntley, a junior creative writing and mathematics major, presented with her Writing Center Crew supervisor, Julie Wilson, at the Southeastern Writing Center Association Conference at East Carolina University on February 6.

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