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February 6, 2017

A-B Tech has announced the following students have been named to the President’s List for the Fall 2016 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:



February 6, 2017

A-B Tech has announced that the following students have been named to the Dean’s List for the Fall 2016 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:



Six PBL officers with a birthday cake
February 2, 2017

FBLA-PBL began on February 3, 1942 in Johnson City, TN.  In the beginning, it was known strictly as Future Business Leaders of America.  It has always been a joint organization of high school and college leaders.  In 1957, the Greek letter designation of Phi Beta Lambda was given to the college division.



January 4, 2017

The Economic Development Coalition and the Asheville Area Chamber of Commerce partner with top companies, including A-B Tech, to promote career opportunities in advanced manufacturing, technology, health care, tourism, professional services and other growth industries in Western North Carolina.



One man and two women in aviation uniforms standing in front of an airplane.
November 21, 2016


Please take a few moments and read important changes to the A-B Tech student uniform policy.

If you are going to be using financial aid to purchase uniforms for the spring 2017 semester, you are advised to come to the Mission Health/A-B Tech Event Center on one of these two dates:



October 17, 2016

A-B Tech Community College’s Continuing Education is offering a Creating with Composites class from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. for three Saturdays, starting October 29 in the Advanced Manufacturing Center on the Asheville Campus.



A woman giving an eye exam to another women using ophthalmic equipment.
October 12, 2016

A-B Tech is hosting an Ophthalmic Assisting Program information session at 6 p.m. Thursday, October 13 in the Ferguson Center Allied Health and Workforce Development building in room 326.The 2017 program will begin in January. The meeting will cover prerequisites and answer any questions students may have.



September 23, 2016

A-B Tech Community College’s Continuing Education and Workforce Development Division will offer Drone Applications for Emerging Markets focused on drone technology for the business climate starting October 3.  



September 23, 2016

The A-B Tech Financial Aid Office encourages everyone to apply for financial aid. The first step in the process is completing a Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA).

Families may now complete the FAFSA on October 1 of each year, rather than having to wait until January. This new process is called Early FAFSA.



September 23, 2016

The 2016 Minority Enterprise Development (MED) Week, held September 26-30, will feature a number of free events. The events have a specific focus on providing technical assistance that will aid in the promotion, establishment, and development of minority owned businesses. 



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