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Leaders of Western Carolina University and Asheville-Buncombe Technical Community College met Monday, July 8, to sign a memorandum of understanding between the two institutions of higher education that guarantees admission to WCU for all A-B Tech graduates who satisfy specific requirements spelled out in the document.
A-B Tech has announced the following students have been named to the President’s List for the 2019 spring semester. To qualify, students must be enrolled in an academic program, carry at least 12 credit hours of curriculum courses numbered 100 or above, and have a 4.0 quality point average for the semester under consideration:
A-B Tech has announced that the following students have been named to the Dean’s List for the 2019 spring semester. To qualify, students must be enrolled in an academic program, carry at least eight credit hours of curriculum courses numbered 100 or above, and have a minimum 3.75 quality point average for the semester under consideration:
A-B Tech offers a variety of classes at correctional facilities in Buncombe and Madison counties to prepare residents for re-entry. Students can start with the basics in Transitional Studies to earn their High School Equivalency or take specific classes to start them in a new career.
A new ambulance was delivered to the EMS program at A-B Tech Woodfin to teach EMS driving technique. “Driving an ambulance is not all about going fast, it’s more important to deliver a smooth ride for the patient and the people standing up in the back, treating the patient,” said Clint Gorman, Dean of Emergency Services.
The Bank of America Merrill Lynch Asheville Market presented a $7,500 check to the A-B Tech Foundation for for the Lavender Fund Scholarship, a highly successful, year-long scholarship and support program for single parents attending the college.
Craft Beverage Institute of the Southeast at A-B Tech Program Open House
June 13 from noon to 6:30 p.m.,1463 Sand Hill Road, Candler
This month, the RISE Spotlight salutes a group of people who helped with after-hours emergency at A-B Tech Enka, who were able to prevent classroom closures with their actions.
Students from Spa Therapies and Operations had a competition in the Spring semester to showcase their cosmetology skills. Categories included Avant Garde, which consisted of Hair, Nails and Makeup Team Competition on a live model and Makeup and Nail competition on mannequins.
On May 14, hospitality instructor Walter Rapetski attended the National Tourism Week Summit at the downtown Renaissance hotel. This was an opportunity to meet with local industry leaders, many who already support our program, to discuss the importance of tourism in our community.