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Surgical Technology Students are Scrub Bowl Champions

July 14, 2014

From left front row, Josh Thompson, Kaitlyn Rain, Naomi Watkins; second row, Jordan Mann, Jake Fox and third row Daniel Banks

A-B Tech Community College Surgical Technology students placed first in the state at the NC Alliance of Surgical Technology Educators Scrub Bowl July 12 at Sandhills Community College in Pinehurst. This is the second time in three years a team from A-B Tech took top honors. 

A-B Tech Names New President: Dennis F. King Selected by Board of Trustees

July 1, 2014

Dennis F. King, Ed.D., has been appointed as the sixth president of Asheville-Buncombe Technical Community College, the college’s Board of Trustees announced Monday. 

A-B Tech Accreditation Reaffirmed by SACSCOC

June 25, 2014

The Southern Association of College and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC) has reaccredited A-B Tech for the next 10 years.

Continuing Education students honored with scholarships

June 24, 2014

Mary Ann Rice, left, of SECU and Caroline Brigman, far right, with scholarship winners.

The Inaugural State Employees’ Credit Union Continuing Education Scholarship Breakfast was held Thursday, June 19 at the Business Acceleration Site at Enka (BASE).  Continuing Education students were honored for their participation and achievements in this first year of the program that awards 10 students a $750 scholarship for non-credit training that leads to certification.

Therapy Dogs tested at The BASE

June 24, 2014

David Baikow, a Therapy Dogs International (TDI) certified evaluator (yellow shirt in background) with the tested dog teams.

Ten want-to-be therapy dogs, their owners, A-B Tech volunteers and therapy dog teams that frequent the A-B Tech campus came to the Haynes building at the Business Acceleration Site in Enka Saturday, June 14, where volunteer David Baikow, a Therapy Dogs International (TDI) certified evaluator, put 10 teams through their paces. All teams passed the in-depth test.

If you have an A-B Tech-related news tip or if you are a member of the news media who needs information about A-B Tech, contact the Community Relations and Marketing Director at 398-7117.

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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