News & Media

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.



Wooden floor in building
March 7, 2019

A-B Tech Madison has a new floor in the Ramsey Building along with some other improvements for the 29-year-old facility. They also received a new HVAC system, new gutters and drainage improvements as part of the NC Connect Bond project. There was also slope adjustment to the bank behind the welding shop.



Sky and sea
March 6, 2019

Presented by the A-B Tech STEM Departments, the latest STEM Friday will be at noon, March 15 in Ferguson Auditorium. Dr. Allen Moore, Biology Instructor, will present “Tree Diversity of a One Hectare Plot of Lowland Peruvian Rainforest,” as a discussion of his research in the Amazon. 



Radios on a shelf
March 6, 2019

Faculty and staff may schedule tours of the Asheville Radio Museum located in Elm 315 outside of the normal schedule of 1 to 3 p.m. on Fridays. Instructors are encouraged to bring their classes.



Students at a dinner table
March 5, 2019

Corporate Marriott on Campus February 12.