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Stand Against Racism

Join us on Monday, April 28, 2014 for the community-wide Stand Against Racism event on the Asheville Campus.

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Career Development Services

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Emergency Services & Business and Hospitality Education

Accepting applications for Brewing, Distillation and Fermentation, Therapeutic Massage, EMS and other programs. 

Application period begins April 1

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Spring Applications for Allied Health | 2014

Programs to get you into the healthcare field are accepting applications for admission.

Application periods begin March 3 and April 1

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Asheville Small Business Week | April 21-25

Current and potential business owners can learn more about the many resources available to small businesses in our community.

JumpStart Small Business Expo - April 24 from 4:00 p.m. - 6:30 p.m.

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for A-B Tech's award-winning culinary program by helping them raise the money to send the student teams to competitions!

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In the News

Long lines and short fuses no match for therapy dogs

April 21, 2014

Pet therapy team Paul Monitto and his J.R. had people smiling.

The stampede in Student Services April 1 for registration on a first come, first serve basis for special programs was quieted by four-footed helpers beginning at 8 a.m. That’s when the first therapy dog appeared on the scene do some emotional calming, coined “stress relief” by much of the A-B Tech staff.

College seeks volunteer tutors for high school equivalency program

April 21, 2014

The volunteer services program at A-B Tech Community College has an immediate need for new volunteers to assist in the Adult Basic Skills (ABS) and High School Equivalency (HSE, formerly GED) program located at Goodwill in West Asheville.

Asheville Small Business Week starts April 21

April 21, 2014

In honor of Asheville Small Business Week, the A-B Tech Small Business Center will hold a series of seminars April 21-25 at the college’s Asheville campus and at the Enka lcation  designed to provide current small business owners and entrepreneurs with valuable information to aid in the development of their businesses.

Unnecessary Farce performances April 24-27 and May 1-4

April 21, 2014

Photo courtesy of Frank J. Bott

A-B Tech Community College and the Drama Club announce production dates for the company’s twentieth and final production, Unnecessary Farce by Paul Slade Smith. Peter Carver directs. Laura Chaney heads the design team. Performances will be held at 7:30 p.m. Thursdays, Fridays, Saturdays, April 24, 25, 26, May 1, 2, 3 and at 2:30 p.m.

Duke Energy awards $195,000 to Asheville-Buncombe Tech

April 16, 2014

Highland Brewing Founder Oscar Wong with Lee McElrath of PSNC Energy tour the A-B Tech CBI facilities.

Duke Energy and A-B Tech Community College announced a $195,000 investment from the Duke Energy Foundation.

The funds will be used to further develop A-B Tech’s Craft Beverage Institute of the Southeast by leveraging funds to purchase a seven-barrel brewhouse, a distillation system, wine making system and sensory lab.

Plant Sale on Campus

April 16, 2014

The A-B Tech Biology Department is pleased to announce the 7th annual Sara R. Gnilka Memorial Plant Sale from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Friday, May 2 on the lawn of the Sycamore Building.

*An amazing selection of bedding plants, including vegetables, flowers, herbs!

*All Proceeds go directly to A-B Tech Scholarship and Arboretum Funds.  Last year we raised $6,000!

Stand Against Racism

April 16, 2014

A-B Tech and its partner, the YWCA, and sponsors (City of Asheville, MAHEC, and UNCA) have joined forces to host the 2014 Stand Against Racism Event from 8 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Monday, April 28 in Ferguson Auditorium. This initiative brings people together to raise awareness that racism still exists and can no longer be ignored or tolerated.

DIVE the movie

April 16, 2014

As part of the lineup for Earth Week, A-B Tech will be screening the film “Dive” at 11 a.m. on Monday, April 21 in Ferguson Auditorium.   

Students recognized for academic achievements

April 9, 2014

A-B Tech Community College honored outstanding students during its Academic Awards Ceremony April 8 in Ferguson Auditorium.

Radiology student Kris Riddle received the Academic Excellence Award from the North Carolina Community College System. His award was presented by Candler Willis, a member of the state board of community colleges.

Civil Engineering and Surveying revamped at A-B Tech

March 25, 2014

A-B Tech student Brannon Honeycutt recently enrolled in the Civil Engineering program.

The Engineering and Applied Technology Division at A-B Tech Community College announced that Civil Engineering Technology and Geomatics Technology programs will be offered in Fall 2014. Both programs have been enhanced based on input from area employers.

Events Calendar

23
Apr.
2014

Student Government Association Meeting

4:30pm | Holly 120-122

24
Apr.
2014

JumpStart Small Business Expo

4:00pm | Haynes Conference Center, The Base at A-B Tech

07
May.
2014

Student Government Association Meeting

4:30pm | Holly 120-122

12
May.
2014

Last day of classes/examinations

All Day

17
May.
2014

Spring Graduation

All Day

17
May.
2014

Commencement Ceremony

2:00pm | U.S. Cellular Center

19
May.
2014

Financial Aid

All Day | Bookstore in the K. Ray Bailey Building

21
May.
2014

Summer Classes begin

All Day

21
May.
2014

5 week minimester 1

All Day

24-26
May.
2014

Memorial Day College Holiday

All Day

28
May.
2014

Last Day to Drop a Class

All Day

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