Student Life Staff

Athletics, Recreation, & Adventure Sports

Stacey Enos - Director

Athletics, Recreation & Adventure Sports is comprised of Intercollegiate Athletics, Intramural & Club Sports, and Outdoor Programs. The facilities include DeVries Gymnasium, Bryson Gym, the indoor pool, a complete weight room, tennis courts, athletic fields, the Alpine Tower complex, the Swannanoa River, and miles of foot and bike trails throughout campus. We also have spin bikes, rowing machines and treadmills to use. Sporting equipment is available to check out with WWC ID. The Pool and DeVries offer convenient hours of operation for WWC community use with an ID. DeVries is staffed by the Athletics Crew, who also assists in varsity game day operations, running intramurals and operating large department events.

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Counseling Center

 

Art Shuster - Director

Counseling Center services include short-term individual counseling; referrals to community therapists, treatment programs, and 12-step programs; emergency crisis counseling, personal development groups on special topics; training for Residence Hall Directors, Resident Assistants, and Peer Group Leaders; community education; and consultation to campus groups. Counseling services may also be utilized as a link between the student and parents, or others considered a part of one's personal network.

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Diversity & Intercultural Initiatives

Obie Ford III - Director

The Wilson Inclusion, Diversity, & Equity (WIDE) Office empowers underrepresented student populations through mentorship, advocacy, community, and identity affirmation. WIDE produces intentional and varied learning opportunities for all Warren Wilson students (faculty, and staff) to: develop an appreciation for diversity and different perspectives, enhance self-awareness, increase multicultural knowledge, and strengthen intercultural competency.

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Health Center

 

Pat Parker - Registered Nurse & Clinic Manager

The Health Center is open Monday through Friday during times the academic programs are in session. The Center is staffed by a full-time registered nurse and a part-time registered nurse as well as a student work crew. Medical direction is provided by an MD. Services provided are: referrals to other medical practitioners, over-the-counter medications and some prescriptions, assistance with health education, contraceptives such as condoms, dental dams, and emergency contraception’s, transportation to off-campus health related appointments and drop off/pick up prescriptions, testing for STI testing (for a fee), and seasonal flu vaccinations.

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Housing & Residence Life

 

 Joyce Milling - Director

Residence Life & Housing staff offers numerous services to the Warren Wilson community including roommate mediation, resources for student’s emotional and physical health, room assignments and room changes. Through programming and student outreach they help to build the sense of community we hold so dear. They work to ensure a safe environment on campus by holding students accountable to the WW C Community Commitment and campus policies. Within the Residence Life staff is four Area Coordinators, twelve Residence Directors, and twenty-seven Residence Assistants that offer one-on-one support for students.

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Center for Gender and Relationships

 

Formerly the RISE Project, the Center for Gender and Relationships is committed to promoting consensual relationships in all forms, while working to end rape, sexual assault, dating violence, gender violence, stalking and harassment.

Clubs and Support Groups consist of a RISE Crew, RISE Advocates, Awareness events, and Prevention, Education, Service, Response events.

Spiritual Life

 

Brian Ammons - Director

Spiritual Life addresses everything on campus from a Bible Study to the Buddhist and Jewish groups around campus.

Groups affiliated with Spiritual Life include: Alcoholic Anonymous meetings
BE- Buddhist group, Jewish Group
Bible Study
Friends Meeting (Quaker group)
Emmaus Gathering – Funky Worship/ Meditative Gathering
Kahila a community campus Jewish group (Hebrew).

 
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Student Activities

Dan Seeger - Director

Student Activities is responsible for most everything fun that takes place on campus. They manage evening and weekend programs such as movie nights, bands, open mics, craft nights, and game nights.

Members of Student Activities collaborate with many of the other crews by assisting with bringing guest speakers and bands to campus. They are also a great resource to have when an event needs promotions. They have supplies and/or people to make banners and posters for events of any and all crews.

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Student Life Administration

 

Paul C. Perrine - Dean of Students

Student Life Administration provides oversight, communication, and leadership among all Student Life program areas.

The student life administration is also responsible for policy development and program planning through direct involvement  with Student Life staff, the WWC shared governance, collaborative initiatives among colleagues within the Triad, and events that involve our student population.

Other areas of oversight include:
- Emergency Response planning
- Early Support programming
- Spring and Fall Orientation

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Wellness Center

Charlie Wright - Director

The Wellness Center helps the members of the Warren Wilson College community to create, pursue and practice a lifestyle of wellness.

Activities include classes in various forms of yoga, and Tai Chi, and vegetarian cooking. Wellness also offers workshops in:
- herb identification
- healing arts
- meditation
- Earth skills and many others.

Most wellness events take place in Vining.

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