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Six people sitting in front of wall with words Student Loan Application
November 5, 2019

Come strengthen your financial skills with the following informative and free workshops, including an expo with multiple resources. Open to all employees and students! 

November 11, 11 a.m. Ferguson Auditorium

Credit Scores to Smart Budgeting

Boxes of food
November 1, 2019

This month’s RISE Spotlight belongs to the College campus for the hundreds of items donated on Professional Development Day for the food pantry. Items included breakfast items, snacks, canned goods, school supplies, pet food, and personal hygiene items.

Man putting plaque on Magnolia tree
November 1, 2019

The large Southern Magnolia tree on campus in front of the Brumit Center for Culinary Arts and Hospitality has been designated at a Treasured Tree by a program through Asheville GreenWorks. The plaque placed on the tree used a special screw with a spring to grow with the tree.

Steven Goff leaning on counter
November 1, 2019

Steven Goff, A-B Tech Culinary Arts graduate and previous adjunct instructor, won Chef of the Year at the North Carolina Restaurant and Lodging Association’s Chef Showdown. His winning dish of beef cheeks with smoked veal brain aioli with farro tabbouleh is available at his restaurant, Aux Bar, 68 N. Lexington Avenue.

November 1, 2019

Sixteen A-B Tech Employees received the 2019 NISOD Excellence Award from the National Institute for Staff and Organization Development.

November 1, 2019

The Manufacturing Institute has formally recognized the A-B Tech Engineering & Applied Technology division on their M-List (Manufacturing List).

Hand drawn map of Haywood County
November 1, 2019

Ken Czarnomski, retired Sustainability and Construction Management Technology, has been featured for his work on natural maps of the area on the Keen Footwear blog. Czarnomski returned to school as a student after he left teaching at A-B Tech and earned his certification as a Blue Ridge Naturalist.

November 1, 2019

The State Health Plan is also requiring everyone to re-enroll in their Medical BCBS benefit or else default to the 70/30 plan without the tobacco attestation credit applied. Check your inbox for more information from Crystal Savell. 

What is changing?


November 1, 2019


Tree with orange leaves
October 30, 2019

We have collected some beautiful photos of the fall colors on campus. If you would like to share some of your shots, please email them to Martha Ball at

See a gallery on our Facebook page