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June Tech Notes

June 2, 2014

Silvers attends technology symposium

Pamela Silvers, Business Computer and Networking Technologies Chair, was selected to attend the National Coalition of Women in Technology Symposium in Newport Beach, CA, on May 19-21.  On Monday, she participated in a daylong session on STEM in community colleges.  Keynote speakers included Chelsea Clinton and Donna Brazile. 

White named to state workforce development board

Shelley White, Senior Executive Director of Economic and Workforce Development/Continuing Education, was elected co-chair of the statewide Workforce Development Leadership Committee. She will serve as chair of the committee next year, which reviews new course proposals, policy and discusses all related issues. 

Pereda publishes novel

Instructor David Pereda, who teaches Developmental Math and Fundamentals of Advanced Manufacturing, recently published a novel, However Long the Night. He was featured in the March 6 edition of the Biltmore Beacon.

Student featured in Albemarle paper 

History Instructor, David Dry, attended the North Carolina Association of Historians at College of the Albemarle in April, along with one of his A-B Tech students, Ahmed Elassy. Both gave presentations, which were well-received, and the local newspaper, The Daily Advance, had a front-page story featuring Elassy.

Horton completes Leadership Asheville

Dolly Horton, Dean of Allied Health and Public Service, was a member of the graduating class of Leadership Asheville 32. 

HR named Bellwether Finalist 

Kaye Waugh, Vice President of Human Resources and Organizational Development, and Alexa Bazley, Training Design and Support Specialist, represented A-B Tech at the Bellwether College Consortium as Future finalists for their presentation on the College's Competency-Based Employee Performance Management System. 






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