News & Media

Anne Rasheed in front of a house holding a sold sign
August 16, 2019

A-B Tech Community College is offering a broker prelicensing course to prepare students to pass the real estate license exam at much lower cost than private schools.  Real Estate Educator Anne Rasheed, who has nearly 30 years of experience, will teach the 75-hour Real Estate Broker Prelicensing Course, which starts September 9.



Kelli Brown and Dennis King
July 8, 2019

Leaders of Western Carolina University and Asheville-Buncombe Technical Community College met Monday, July 8, 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.



June 24, 2019

A-B Tech has announced the following students have been named to the President’s List for the 2019 spring 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:



June 24, 2019

A-B Tech has announced that the following students have been named to the Dean’s List for the 2019 spring semester. To qualify, students must be enrolled in an academic program, carry at least eight credit hours of curriculum courses numbered 100 or above, and have a minimum 3.75 quality point average for the semester under consideration:



Residents at Craggy preparing food
June 21, 2019

A-B Tech offers a variety of classes at correctional facilities in Buncombe and Madison counties to prepare residents for re-entry. Students can start with the basics in Transitional Studies to earn their High School Equivalency or take specific classes to start them in a new career.



Two men in front of an ambulance
June 14, 2019

A new ambulance was delivered to the EMS program at A-B Tech Woodfin to teach EMS driving technique.  “Driving an ambulance is not all about going fast, it’s more important to deliver a smooth ride for the patient and the people standing up in the back, treating the patient,” said Clint Gorman, Dean of Emergency Services.



Three people holding an oversized check
June 14, 2019

The Bank of America Merrill Lynch Asheville Market presented a $7,500 check to the A-B Tech Foundation for for the Lavender Fund Scholarship, a highly successful, year-long scholarship and support program for single parents attending the college.



Young female firefighter with axe
June 6, 2019

Craft Beverage Institute of the Southeast at A-B Tech Program Open House

June 13 from noon to 6:30 p.m.,1463 Sand Hill Road, Candler



RISE Spotlight logo
June 6, 2019

This month, the RISE Spotlight salutes a group of people who helped with after-hours emergency at A-B Tech Enka, who were able to prevent classroom closures with their actions.



Students models
June 6, 2019

Students from Spa Therapies and Operations had a competition in the Spring semester to showcase their cosmetology skills. Categories included Avant Garde, which consisted of Hair, Nails and Makeup Team Competition on a live model and Makeup and Nail competition on mannequins.