News & Media

Students under a tent
October 30, 2019

On September 29, the A-B Tech student hospitality management club with club advisor Walter Rapetski attended the annual fund raiser for Backyard Bow Pro. This non-profit charity is working to build local networks of caring people to work together to curb food insecurities.



People and books
October 30, 2019

In October, 48 volunteers from A-B Tech (staff, faculty, and Transitional Studies students) participated in 5 Days of Impact projects in and around Asheville, contributing 144 hours of service to our local community organizations. 



Dennis King in his car
October 30, 2019

The Occupational Therapy Assistant program sponsored a free CarFit checkup two days in October in the college parking lot across from the Simpson Building on Victoria Road.



Don Perkins in a chair donating blood.
October 30, 2019

Our fall semester blood drive with the Red Cross is scheduled for Friday, November 15 from 9 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.



Leronica Casey getting s'more from a student chef
October 30, 2019

A special culinary evening, created by the award-winning students and chefs of the A-B Tech Culinary Arts and Hospitality Management Departments was held October 17 at the Brumit Center for Culinary Arts and Hospitality.

This annual event supports the A-B Tech Foundation and the Culinary Arts and Hospitality Management Departments.



Jeff Irvin with students in the Craft Beverage Institute
October 30, 2019

Students from Michael Beaver's AP Biology class at Owen High School toured the Craft Beverage Institute of the Southeast today to learn more about the science behind creating beverages that use brewing, distillation and fermentation processes on October 24.



Eight men and one woman around a board room table
October 30, 2019

In celebration of A-B Tech’s 60th anniversary, we have pulled an archive photo of our Board of Trustees from 1977. Seated, from left, are Edwin Higgins, John Erichson, Joe B. Roberson DDS, Dave Robinson, Herbert Hyde and Elizabeth Harper.  Standing are Ernest Mills, William Morgan and Herb Coman.



Group of OTA students with banner
October 3, 2019

Occupational Therapy Assistant Students completed three community service projects over the summer as part of their course. The groups worked with veterans and children and young adults with developmental disabilities to provide care packages and blankets for those in need.



October 3, 2019

thumb_Meg Cooper NursingInst_WEB.jpgMeghann Cooper joins A-B Tech as an Instructor, Nursing. Meghann has a Master’s degree from Western Carolina University.



October 2, 2019

Beth Stewart, Vice President of Instructional Services, was quoted in the online education journal called Education Dive on a story about Pathway Projects, after a reporter attended a presentation by Stewart and Steve Heulett.