News & Media

Walter Rapetski
June 2, 2019

On May 14, hospitality instructor Walter Rapetski attended the National Tourism Week Summit at the downtown Renaissance hotel. This was an opportunity to meet with local industry leaders, many who already support our program, to discuss the importance of tourism in our community.



May 30, 2019

A-B Tech’s High School Equivalency and Project SEARCH Recognition Ceremony will be at 7 p.m. Thursday, June 6 at the Mission Health/A-B Tech Conference Center. This brief event ranks as one of the most uplifting of the year as several of our graduates share personal stories about the way A-B Tech has changed their lives.



Logo of western women's business
May 29, 2019

A-B Tech’s Small Business Center and the Carolina Small Business Development Fund are partnering to present the 5th annual Western Women's Business Conference from 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. at the A-B Tech Conference Center on the Asheville campus.



April Birchfield
May 29, 2019

April Birchfield, Department Chair of Social Sciences, was honored as the UNC Asheville History Department Alum of the Year. April graduated from UNC Asheville with a double major in History and Political Science in 1998 and went on to obtain her Master of Arts in History from Wake Forest University in 2001.



Four men in uniform on a stage.
May 23, 2019

The Above and Beyond Award was given to the A-B Tech Police Department from the State Committee for Employer Support of the Guard and Reserve.  Police Lieutenant Joshua Edwards attended the ceremony and gave a brief presentation on March 23 in Greensboro.



Group of seven women and men
May 20, 2019

Celebration was in the air on Thursday, May 16 at the DoubleTree by Hilton during a program for the first seven graduates of A-B Tech’s Hospitality Pipeline program.



RISE Spotlight
May 3, 2019

We hope you have enjoyed learning about the staff and services about Locke Library this semester. We are going to conclude the series with four profiles, including the Director, Russell Taylor.



Marta Alcala-Williams
May 2, 2019

This year’s Stand Against Racism event featured keynote speaker Marta Alcala-Williams with the topic: Sparking a Conversation: No Hate, No Fear



Ashley Gillett, Vincent Gendusa and Amy Taylor.
May 2, 2019

Congratulations to the A-B Tech Sonography Program. Ashley Gillett, Vincent Gendusa, and Amy Taylor competed against other community college ultrasound programs and won the student quiz bowl. It was sponsored by the North Carolina Ultrasound Society at their annual symposium in Concord. Ashley Gillett, Vincent Gendusa and Amy Taylor.



From left to right:  Veronica Dooly, Max Sarafin, Aaron Katzenberger, Jean Buckley, Angela Lore, Victoria Beuhler, and David Lore
May 1, 2019

NC Phi Beta Lambda held the 2019 State Leadership Conference in Charlotte earlier in April.  Students Max Sarafin, Rose Easterday, Aaron Katzenberger, Victoria Beuhler, David Lore, and Angela Lore represented A-B Tech.  Every student placed in every event in which they competed.