News & Media

April 26, 2019

As part of a request to the Staff Association, the Employee Directory on the Portal has enhanced features for searching for staff and faculty.

Find the new directory here: https://abtechedu.sharepoint.com/sites/CollegeDirectory2



Earth Day celebrants
April 26, 2019

The Annual Earth Day Celebration was April 24 around the Beech Tree Deck and in the Coman Student Center. The event featured:



April 25, 2019

FRONT of Poster for Facebook.jpgThe 2019 Student Art Exhibition will open with a reception May 3 at 5 p.m. in the Mission Health/A-B Tech Conference Center Gallery.



Headshot of Tim Lampkin
April 24, 2019

Tim Lampkin has been selected as a consultant to coordinate a regional apprenticeship program involving A-B Tech, Blue Ridge, Haywood, Isothermal and Southwestern community colleges.



Six people at a ribbon cutting on a porch
April 24, 2019

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.



April 24, 2019

Erica Witsell, ELA Instructor, has written her debut novel, “Give,” which will be published June 1. Witsell has a bachelor’s degree from Wesleyan University and a master’s from UC Berkeley. The novel has already garnered praise from local, bestselling author Ron Rash.



April 19, 2019

The Small Business Center at A-B Tech has partnered with the Brian Hamilton Foundation to offer a four-week Inmates to Entrepreneurs Program. The program provides resources and mentorship to help people with a criminal background start, grow, and run low-capital service businesses.



Dr. King with SGA Officers
April 9, 2019

A-B Tech Community College honored outstanding students during its Academic Awards Ceremony April 9 in Ferguson Auditorium. 



April 3, 2019

A-B Tech employees volunteered to help score students’ essays March 21 and 22 for the “Do the Write Thing” project, a collaboration between Asheville and Buncombe County Schools, and the Buncombe County Sheriff Office and Asheville Police Department.



Bronwen McCormick, Sheila Tillman, Jeff "Puff" Irvin
March 29, 2019

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.