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Successful plant sale benefits scholarship

August 27, 2014

The annual plant sale held each spring at Sycamore raised more than $6,000 this year. Proceeds benefit the Sarah R. Gnilka Memorial Biology Scholarship.

Staffers receive Golden Apple Award

August 27, 2014

The following A-B Tech employees have been named 2014 Golden Apple Award winners by Phi Theta Kappa students. Students who are newly inducted into Phi Theta Kappa nominate faculty and staff for the Golden Apple Award, which recognizes faculty and staff who go the extra mile to help students attain their educational or personal goals, said Phi Theta Kappa advisor Beth Stewart, Dean of Arts

Entrepreneurship training now available online through A-B Tech

August 22, 2014

In order to better serve potential and existing business owners, more than 20 learning modules are now available online and free of charge through the Small Business Center at A-B Tech Community College.  The program is the result of a partnership between Hewlett Packard and the National Association for Community College Entrepreneurship.

Global Education Travel Photo Contest

August 22, 2014

The contest is available for all students, faculty, and staff who traveled abroad in 2014, to share their photographs with the campus community.

Wrapping Up Another Successful Golf Tournament

August 12, 2014

2014 Foundation Golf Tournament

The 11th annual K. Ray Bailey / A-B Tech Foundation Invitational Golf Classic, held on Friday June 6 at Mount Mitchell Golf Course, is in the books and what a wonderful day of golf it was! The proceeds from this annual tournament go directly to the K. Ray Bailey/A-B Tech Foundation Golf Classic Scholarship program, administered by the A-B Tech Foundation.

Meet A-B Tech Volunteer Bob Day

August 11, 2014

Volunteer Bob Day

“I am consistently and pleasantly astonished with the level of devotion A-B Tech Volunteers have for their individual duties on campus and the attention they give to the needs of their station supervisors.”

Staffers present at High Impact Technology Conference

August 5, 2014

Pam Silvers, Computer Technologies Chair; Jim Sullivan, Civil Engineering and Geomatics Technology Chair and Steven Marcus, Networking Technology presented at the High Impact Technology Exchange Conference. 

Beattie brings experience to Business Administration at A-B Tech

August 5, 2014

Elaine Robinson Beattie

Elaine Robinson Beattie has been named Chair of the Business Administration department at A-B Tech Community College, where she will bring more than 30 years of experience in the industry.

Middle and high school students get creative as entrepreneurs

August 5, 2014

This summer, twenty middle and fourteen high school students spent a week at the Business Acceleration Site in Enka (BASE) honing their entrepreneurial skills. They attended the North Carolina Rural Entrepreneurship through Action Learning (NCREAL) YES! (Young Entrepreneurial Scholars) Camp, a summer day camp for rising middle and high school students held July 14-25.

Alumni Spotlight: Dana Davis Blake

August 5, 2014

Dana Davis Blake

Some of you may know Dana Davis Blake from her time on TV. Dana and 12 other contestants were chosen out of more than 100,000 applicants to star on ABC’s Whodunnit? last year. Founded by the creator of CSI, Anthony Zuiker, the show was a murder mystery reality competition. In each episode, the contestants had to use forensics and sleuthing to solve the crime.

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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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