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Seeking nominations for the Teacher of the Year

November 24, 2014

The College is seeking nominations for Teacher and Adjunct Teacher of the Year. Any member of A-B Tech's faculty, staff, students or alumni may submit nominations. Either award is to be submitted on this form by March 2.

A-B Tech Culinary Team Wins State Competition

November 24, 2014

Photo by Stewart O’Shields –Team members Carolina Huerta, Natalie Britton, Madelyn Stroud, Nina Esquire and Sarah Keeney

A-B Tech Community College's award-winning student culinary team was named the North Carolina champion November 22 after winning gold in team competition hosted at A-B Tech's Asheville campus.

A-B Tech Foundation Joins the National #GivingTuesday Movement To Encourage Spending With A Purpose During Holiday Season

November 19, 2014

Giving Tuesday logoA-B Tech Community College’s Foundation has joined #GivingTuesday, a first of its kind effort that will harness the collective power of a unique blend of partners—charities, families, businesses and individuals—to transform how pe

Local artists loan pieces for display in Hemlock

November 13, 2014

Mary "Charlie" Griffin in her art studio.

The Hemlock Building has some fresh looks due to the generosity of local artists and pavement pounding by Tom Rash, Basic Skills Coordinator. 

Veterans Day at A-B Tech

November 11, 2014

A-B Tech President Dennis King  and Vietnam War veteran (second from left standing) mixes with volunteers Julian Brinson, Charles Sands, Tom Anspach and John Roeth while Mary Albert, coordinator of Veterans' Services looks on.

Hart named Invitational Education winner

November 11, 2014

MOLLY HARTMolly Hart, a part-time Distance Advisor, was the recipient of the Invitational Education Award.

A-B Tech Wins 12 Medallion Awards For Marketing and Public Relations

November 11, 2014

A-B Tech’s Community Relations and Marketing Department won 12 Medallion Awards from the National Council for Marketing and Public Relations (NCMPR) at the organization’s recent District 2 conference in Nashville.

Composites Training Center of Excellence opens

November 11, 2014

A-B Tech Community College opened its new Composites Training Center of Excellence on November 6 in the Maple Building on the Asheville campus. An outgrowth of GE Aviation’s expansion in Buncombe County, the Center will allow current and prospective GE Aviation employees to train in a hands-on environment with state-of-the-art machinery.

A-B Tech students receive Golden LEAF Scholarships

October 29, 2014

A-B Tech students awarded Golden LEAF Scholarships are, from left, Becky Gattis, Marvette Flasher and Ronnie Rager.

Five students from A-B Tech Community College will receive scholarships through the Golden LEAF Scholarship program for the North Carolina Community College System.  The Golden LEAF Scholarship program, designed to help North Carolinians attend the state’s community colleges, is funded through a $750,000 grant from the Golden LEAF Foundation. 

A-B Tech composer’s piece to be performed in Dresden

October 24, 2014

A-B Tech Music Instructor Dr. Rene Carlos Ochoa’s composition Dresden will receive its European premiere next year in Dresden, Germany. The piece for choir and chamber orchestra was inspired when Ochoa was in the city in 2011 where another one of his compositions was being performed. 

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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