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April 21, 2020

As the nation grapples with COVID-19, Medical Laboratory technicians are playing a critical role in testing and diagnostics.

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April 14, 2020

A-B Tech announced the launch of its latest program to support entrepreneurs and drive local economic development.

April 1, 2020

As the need for registered nurses grows amid the coronavirus pandemic, local schools educating the next generation of RNs are adapting to ensure undergraduate students complete requirements needed to earn their degree and enter the health care field.

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April 1, 2020

As A-B Tech strives to focus on the “community” aspect of its mission during the coronavirus pandemic, members of the college’s Emergency Services division are helping to protect area first responders from exposure by donating Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) and other supplies, providing certified face mask fittings, and creating critical tr

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April 1, 2020

The Small Business Center at A-B Tech in conjunction with the N.C. Small Business Center is offering multiple free webinars to help businesses navigate issues related to the coronavirus. Pre-registration is required at

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March 19, 2020

Dr. John D. Gossett Selected by Board of Trustees

A-B Tech announced today that John D. Gossett, Ed.D., has been named the college’s seventh president. Gossett currently serves as president of McDowell Technical Community College in Marion.

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March 8, 2020

The Appalachian Regional Commission announced approval of a grant in the amount of $149,596 to the Asheville-Buncombe Technical Community College (A-B Tech) for the UpSkill 2.0 Reentry, Recovery, Work program.

March 6, 2020

A-B Tech Scholarships Available for Female Students enrolled in Brewing, Distillation and Fermentation program.

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March 6, 2020

Dental Hygiene and Medical Sonography Programs Ranked Third

February 7, 2020

Twenty new students joined Instructor Jay Kaufmann in the classroom of the Barber Academy on January 21 for its first class. The continuing education workforce training program will prepare students to apply for and pass the licensing examination offered by the North Carolina State Board of Barber Examiners (NCBBE).

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