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Seven active duty Navy Corpsmen from Naval Base Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, finished an EMT class after 26 straight days of training. EMS ConEd Instructor Bryan Brzycki along with a cadre of adjunct instructors developed the class in only a couple of weeks.
In addition to continue highlighting Locke Library, the spring Trailblazer RISE award semifinalists have been named. The winner will be announced at the Employee Spring Picnic on May 8.
Here are some fun facts about Locke Library from the past year. As you can see, it is a huge resource available for no charge.
The Asheville Radio Museum located in Elm 315 will now be open Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Fridays from 1 to 3 p.m. Instructors are welcome to bring their classes for a tour. The museum is free and open to the public.
As part of Women’s history month local author Jennie Liu read from her novel, “Girls on the Line” March 13. The daughter of Chinese immigrants, Liu has been fascinated by the attitudes, social policies, and changes in China each time she visits.
Employees of A-B Tech Madison and Student Services were on hand at the Madison High School career fair on March 13. Then next week on March 19, A-B Tech Madison hosted a Spring Career Fair with NCWorks Career Center - Madison. Both events were quite successful, according to A-B Tech Madison director Sherri Davis.
Nature’s Notebook on Display
Artwork created by students in Peter Loewer’s Natures Notebook II class will be on display through May 3 in lower Locke Library. The class focuses on looking into the natural work using pencils, pen and ink, and watercolor.
Three A-B Tech students were selected to attend the NASA Community College Aerospace Scholars (NCAS) Onsite Experience at Kennedy Space Center.
David Robbins joins A-B Tech as the Purchasing Agent and Lab Manager in Culinary Arts. David has a Bachelor’s degree in Management from the University of North Carolina Asheville.
A-B Tech Foundation Scholarship recipients were honored at a luncheon on March 14 in the Magnolia Dining Room. Recipients were seated with donors and were able to talk about how A-B Tech has impacted their lives and how appreciative they were of the scholarships.
A-B Tech Volunteers donated their evenings at area middle schools for the United Way of Asheville and Buncombe County Homework Diners.