News & Media

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.



Jared Ownbey holding two plaques.
March 5, 2019

Instructor Jared Ownbey was awarded first place in the Plat Competition in both the Boundary and Subdivision categories out of 36 entries at the NC Society of Surveyors 2019 Conference last month.



Five men in an HVAC shop
March 5, 2019

Brady Services presented two scholarships to students in the Air Conditioning, Heating and Refrigeration Technology Program.  The Mike Bradley Memorial Scholarship is provided by Brady Services through the NC Association of Community College Facility Operations (ACCFO).



Two chefs behind a table
February 28, 2019

Culinary Student Henry Sink worked with Chris Moore, Executive Chef of the Stable Café, to win first place at the Cajun Cook Off presented by Asheville Mardi Gras. Henry started with Biltmore as a Culinary Extern and was hired following completion of his internship at Stable Café.



People in a school cafeteria
February 28, 2019

Sign up to participate in the upcoming A-B Tech Sponsored Homework Diners.   You can  register yourself online for any of the following dates but please let Pam Silvers know so she can make sure



Five chefs with their trophy
February 28, 2019

A-B Tech’s student culinary team members received their trophy for winning the American Culinary Federation’s 2019 Southeast Regional competition. The team won in January, but regional trophies were presented in Atlantic City tonight following the Northeast competition.



February 28, 2019

The Marcus King Band, including A-B Tech alum Dean Mitchell, performed Friday, February 15, on the Late Show with Stephen Colbert. A-B Tech instructor Jason DeCristofaro has taught Dean as a private music student and says he plays tenor saxophone and pedal steel guitar.