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Pre-Earthday screening of the film, "Dive!"

A documentary by Jeremy Seifert based on living off America's waste.  Monday, April 21 at 11 a.m. in the Ferguson Auditoriium.

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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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Show your support...

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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We made the grade on Schools.com

10 Community Colleges in North Carolina to Know About

-and we're #1.

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In the News

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.

A-B Tech instructor sees great opportunities in local hospitality industry

March 25, 2014

Walter Rapetski recently sat on a panel at the Governor's Conference on Tourism.

A-B Tech Community College’s Walter Rapetski wants to dispel the myth that getting training and skills for careers in the hospitality industry leads to low-paying, dead-end jobs.

Kris Riddle to Receive A-B Tech’s Academic Excellence Award

March 20, 2014

Kris Riddle

A-B Tech student William ‘Kris’ Riddle has been selected as this year’s recipient  of the Academic Excellence Award from NCCCS, the North Carolina Community College System.  Riddle will receive his award during a ceremony on campus April 8.

A-B Tech students win coveted spots in NASA’s Aerospace Scholars program

March 18, 2014

Dr. Dennis King, student Kris Ridenour,  Jim Sulllivan, Tammy Sullivan and student Mike Blackwater.

A-B Tech Community College students Kris Ridenour and Mike Blackwater were two of the 40 students in the United States chosen by NASA to participate as Aerospace Scholars at the Marshall Space Flight Center February 26-28. 

Honor Society wins 18 awards at convention

March 17, 2014

Members of Phi Theta and some of their awards from the convention.

A-B Tech Community College’s Alpha Upsilon Eta chapter of Phi Theta Kappa received 18 awards and recognitions during the Carolinas Region Hallmark Awards Convention March 14-16 in Charleston, S.C. Phi Theta Kappa is the international honor society for two-year colleges.

Events Calendar

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Apr.
2014

5K Run/Walk/Jog

All Day

22
Apr.
2014

Texting While Driving Simulator

9:30am | Near Beech Tree Deck

22
Apr.
2014

Earth Day Celebration

11:00am | Beech Tree Deck/Coman Student Center

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

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