News & Media

Students looking at a computer
March 22, 2019

A-B Tech Community College is hosting the Class of 2019 Computer Technologies Student Expo from noon to 2 p.m. on Friday, May 3 in the Haynes Computer Technology Center on the Asheville campus.



Construction poster
March 22, 2019

 1,000+ high school students from eight Western North Carolina public school systems and the general public exptected to attend 



Jacqueline Whittenburg
March 13, 2019

A-B Tech Community College’s Women in Technology Group held its third annual Power Up, Power On event March 12 in the A-B Tech/Mission Health Conference Center. This annual women’s event features a program of workshops and networking opportunities.



Lucretian White and Joanna Bolick in front of a screen
March 13, 2019

Joanna Bolick, Chair of Developmental Studies, presented at the National Association for Developmental Ed (NADE) conference in Atlanta on March 8. She co-presented “Collaboration: A Key to Success in a Co-Requisite World” with Lucretia White, Program Coordinator for DRE/ACA at College of the Albemarle.



A group of students with a bench.
March 12, 2019

A-B Tech’s CST-111 (Construction I) class built a bee-hive bench for the Early College Bee Club.  “We love supporting this sort of hands-on learning whether it’s construction or bee-keeping.



Pete Kennedy
March 12, 2019

Computer Technologies Instructor Pete Kennedy attended the NC GIS conference in Raleigh this February where he presented “Using GIS to Prioritize Trail Maintenance in Pisgah National Forest.” This project is an ongoing collaboration between Pete, GIS students, Chair Brenda McFarland, the United States Forest Service and local volunteer groups ar



March 12, 2019

The  Annual Sarah Gnilka Memorial Plant Sale will start at 8 a.m. Friday, April 26 on the lawn of Sycamore!  Plants are available for $3 per 4-pack.
The address is 29 Tech Dr. Asheville, NC 28801

70 Different Varieties!
Scroll Down for the List of Plants!



Ginny Overbay, Zach Holliday, Katie Dinwiddie and Kim Ellis.
March 12, 2019

Four A-B Tech students were honored with scholarships at the NCCIA conference held on March 6-8 at East Carolina University in Greenville, NC.  Eight scholarships are given statewide for students majoring in an IT field.



18 Detention Center officers in two lines
March 11, 2019

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.



Dennis King, Roslyn Artis and Beth Stewart
March 7, 2019

Dr. Roslyn Artis, President of Benedict College, discussed the value of Black History Month in our current society, and explored the value and diversity of ideas and opinions insights during her presentation, “Why Does Black History Month Matter?” on February 28.