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Surgical Technology students collaborate with Printpak

October 20, 2014

Surgical Technology students and Printpak Medical employees

A-B Tech Community College second year surgical technology students and clinical instructional faculty spent September 26 during Surgical Technologist Week collaborating with a product development team of researchers, developers and engineers from Printpak Medical.

Student entrepreneur utilizes crowdfunding platform to kick-start business dream

October 20, 2014

On October 1, Student Business Incubation program participant Ashley Eskew launched her first fundraising campaign on popular crowdfunding platform, Kickstarter.  She had high hopes of raising $5,000 of much needed capital for her new business, Twist Fiber Studio.  Crowdfunding, as the name suggests, is a funding method which allows entrepreneurs the opportunity to present projects on

Science Fridays to discuss organic gardening

October 16, 2014

A-B Tech will present its Science Friday segment on organic gardening, perfect for gardeners and local food enthusiasts, at noon, Friday, October 17, in Ferguson Auditorium

Bardo presentation rebroadcast

October 16, 2014

The rebroadcast of Stephen Bardo, former NBA basketball star’s speech entitled “Point Guard Vision” will be held at 2 p.m. Friday, October 17 in Ferguson Auditorium.

Domestic Violence Awareness Vigil

October 10, 2014

The A-B Tech Diversity and Inclusion Committee invites you to join us for the Domestic Violence Awareness Vigil at 6 p.m. Tuesday, October 28 in the Magnolia Dining Room. Honor the victims and survivors of abuse. Helpmate, A-B Tech, and the YWCA are working together to host this powerful program.  

The evening will include:

Buncombe County and A-B Tech Dedicate New Emergency Services Education Building in Woodfin

October 10, 2014

Buncombe County and Asheville-Buncombe Technical Community College (A-B Tech) today dedicated a new classroom building at the Buncombe County Public Safety Training Campus in Woodfin. A-B Tech currently conducts professional continuing education at the training center and will move its Emergency Services Division academic programs to the new building in January.

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Asheville-Buncombe Technical Community College is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges to award associate degrees, diplomas and certificates.  Contact the Commission on Colleges at 1866 Southern Lane, Decatur, Georgia 30033-4097 or call 404-679-4500 for questions about the accreditation of Asheville-Buncombe Technical Community College.

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