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Warren Wilson concludes Latino and Hispanic Heritage Month with social justice conversation

October 7, 2015

The College’s Wilson, Inclusion, Diversity and Equity (WIDE) Office’s annual Latino and Hispanic Heritage Month concludes with “A Conversation with COLA,” Monday, Oct. 12, at 6:30 p.m. in Canon Lounge.

Johnson Bowles swearing in

K. Johnson Bowles appointed to Library Board of Virginia

Vice President for Advancement K. Johnson Bowles is a newly appointed member of the Library Board of Virginia by Virginia Governor Terry McAuliffe. With her appointment, Bowles becomes one of four out-of-state gubernatorial appointees among the 28 announced Oct. 2, 2015.


Warren Wilson Theatre presents
“Exit, Pursued by a Bear”

Warren Wilson Theatre presents “Exit, Pursued by a Bear” October 8-10 at 7:30 p.m. and October 11 at 2:30 p.m. Director and Theatre Department Chair Candace Taylor works with actors from the Warren Wilson community to bring Gunderson’s vibrant characters to the stage.


LAURELS poster session

October 5, 2015

On Monday, October 12, the Natural Sciences LAURELS (Learning About Undergraduate Research Excellence from Last Summer) poster session will be held from 4-5 p.m. in the Elvis Lounge (2nd floor of Witherspoon).

immigration panel

Immigration panel with Sheriff Van Duncan and community partners

October 3, 2015

On Monday, October 5, 7-8:30 p.m. in Canon Lounge, an immigration panel with Buncombe County Sheriff Van Duncan and Warren Wilson College community partners will examine the economic and political relationship between the United States and Latin America.

2015 Homecoming Poster

Potential weather leads to Homecoming/Family Weekend cancellation

October 1, 2015

Due to an unusual amount of rain over the past 10 days combined with storms and strong winds predicted throughout the weekend, and a declared state of emergency for North Carolina, Warren Wilson College has canceled Homecoming and Family Weekend.

Ellen Bryant Voigt is seen at her home on Thursday, September 17, 2015 in Cabot, VT. The poet was recently selected as one of the 2015 MacArthur Fellows.

Warren Wilson College MFA Program for Writers
founder named a MacArthur “genius”

September 29, 2015

Poet Ellen Bryant Voigt, Chair of the academic board and founder of the Warren Wilson College MFA Program for Writers, is one of 24 2015 MacArthur Fellows, the Foundation announced Tuesday, Sept. 29, 2015.

alumni social

Alumni Connections Social on Oct. 1

Students can network with alumni who are returning to campus for Homecoming.

Greenwell and Bacote reading

New writing faculty members
present poetry and fiction reading

September 25, 2015

New undergraduate writing faculty members Lia Greenwell and Catina Bacote will present a reading of their creative work on Wednesday, Sept. 30, 7 p.m., in the Cole Room of the library.

Warren Wilson College music professor Wayne Erbsen, left,  Phil Jamison, center, and Associate Director of Alumni Relations Kelly Ball perform during an old-time music jam session on the campus.

Warren Wilson College helps make Asheville one of “The 25 Best College Music Scenes”

September 24, 2015

Warren Wilson College is located in one of “The 25 Best College Music Scenes,” according to