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Ivy Exterior
May 28, 2020

The Ivy Building at A-B Tech, last remaining building from St. Genevieve's and Gibbons Hall, has been chosen as a Griffin Award winner from the Preservation Society of Asheville and Buncombe County.

Woman behind food counter wearing mask and gloves
May 27, 2020

The State Board has allocated funding to the colleges from the 2020 COVID-19 Recovery Act in three areas: career counseling/academic advising, cybersecurity awareness training and Small Business Center counseling.

Man cleaning counter
May 22, 2020

The Small Business Center and NC BioNetwork are partnering to offer a one-hour webinar on “Writing Effective Standard Operating Procedures,” starting at 10 a.m. on Thursday, May 28.

Josh on his job site
May 18, 2020

After being a plumber for 13 years, Joshua Hollingsworth realized he couldn’t see himself doing it forever. The physical demands were tough and being on call 24/7 kept him away from his family more often than not.

May 14, 2020

Three students from A-B Tech represented the college at that NC Phi Beta Lambda state leadership conference by competing online. Aaron Katzenberger, David Peck and Kiva Jones-Wilmer won awards, and the college chapter received accolades, too.

May 12, 2020

A-B Tech Community College has released its list of annual Academic Award winners in the college programs. Normally the students are honored in the spring at the Academic Awards Ceremony. Due to these unprecedented times, A-B Tech was forced to cancel this ceremony and will honor its students in a different way this year.

Jack and Carolyn Ferguson
May 12, 2020

A-B Tech lost a devoted supporter and friend when Jack Ray Ferguson passed away May 6. Jack and his wife, Carolyn, began their charitable giving to A-B Tech in 1999 with a pledge to support the Foundation through three charitable remainder trusts.

May 1, 2020

The A-B Tech Foundation has been awarded a $10,000 grant from the Walnut Cove Members Association’s (WCMA) Coronavirus Emergency Grant Fund and $25,000 from the SEH Tabitha Foundation.

Dr. Gene Loflin
April 27, 2020

The U.S. Department of Education announced A-B Tech is included in the expansion of the Second Chance Pell Experimental Sites Initiative to provide need-based Pell grants to people in state and federal prisons.

Christian Donaldson with a certificate
April 24, 2020

The Jack Kent Cooke Foundation today announced that A-B Tech student Christian Donaldson, was selected as a recipient of the prestigious Cooke Undergraduate Transfer Scholarship. The highly-competitive national scholarship provides selected students up to $40,000 a year to complete their bachelor’s degrees.

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