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Leaders of Western Carolina University and Asheville-Buncombe Technical Community College met 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.
The Bank of America Merrill Lynch Asheville Market presented a $7,500 check to the A-B Tech Foundation for Workforce Development at the college.
A-B Tech’s High School Equivalency and Project SEARCH Recognition Ceremony was June 6 at the Mission Health/A-B Tech Conference Center. The event ranks as one of the most uplifting of the year as several graduates shared personal stories about the way A-B Tech has changed their lives.
The newly restored historic Sunnicrest building was dedicated in a ceremony April 22. The exterior restoration was competed recently using funds from the Connect NC Bond Referendum approved in 2016. The restoration was conducted by architect David E. Gall and Danforth Construction.
A-B Tech Community College honored outstanding students during its Academic Awards Ceremony April 9 in Ferguson Auditorium.
A-B Tech dedicated the main dining room in the Magnolia Building of its Brumit Center for Hospitality to long-time Associate Dean Chef Sheila Tillman on March 27 during a reception with the American Culinary Federation (ACF). The dining room will now be known as the Chef Sheila A. Tillman Dining Room.
The Emergency Services Academy celebrated the graduation of 18 students from the Detention Officer Certification Course (DOCC) on March 11 at A-B Tech Woodfin. The class had officers from Buncombe, Polk, Madison, Jackson, and Yancey counties.
A-B Tech has recently become a member of the Association for the Advancement of Sustainability in Higher Education to further campus efforts toward building a healthy and just world. Through membership in AASHE, A-B Tech will receive support in advancing its sustainability initiatives throughout the institution and in the community.
A-B Tech has announced the following students have been named to the President’s List for the fall 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: