Upcoming Events

Student Life & Development

Spring 2015

Get involved at these upcoming events!

Upcoming Student Life & Development, Student Government Association and Diversity Committee activities are listed below.  Unless otherwise noted, events are held on A-B Tech's Asheville Campus.  For a complete calendar of college events and activities, visit the A-B Tech Event Calendar or download our Spring Brochure.

Student Government Association Meetings

Meetings are held at 4:30 p.m. in Rhododendron, Room 344 (unless otherwise noted) and are open to all Curriculum students.

Spring 2015 meeting dates (Wednesdays):

  • Jan 14
  • Jan 28
  • Feb 11
  • Feb 25
  • Mar 11
  • Mar 25 (RHO 351)
  • Apr 15
  • Apr 29


Affordable Care Act Info Sessions  - open enrollment is over, but you may qualify for Special Enrollment.

A certified navigator will be on campus explaining the ins and outs of the Affordable Care Act, insurance discount eligibility for you and your family, if you qualify for special enrollment, and how to get started.

  • Tuesday, March 24th from 11 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. in Ferguson Auditorium
  • Wednesday, April 29th from 10 - 11 a.m. in Ferguson Auditorium


The National Society of Leadership & Success Spring 2015 Speaker Series

These events are open for all to attend, bring a friend!

Arianna Huffington presents "Thrive"

Arianna HuffingtonArianna Huffington's is one of the most well recognized names in modern journalism. She will share advice on redefining success, and creating a life of well-being, wisdom and wonder.

  • Live Broadcast: Tuesday, March 17th, 6:45 p.m. in Ferguson Auditorium
  • Rebroadcast: Friday, March 27th, 1:45 p.m. in Ferguson Auditorium



Financial Fitness Workshops

What to Do With Your Tax Refund – Thursday, 3/19

Confused about how to spend your tax return? Should you pay off debt or go shopping? In this class we'll discuss the options of how to best use your refund to benefit your financial goals.

  • Elm 211-A, 1:00 p.m. – 2:00 p.m.


Raising a Money Smart Child – Wednesday, 4/8

Curious about how to teach your child about money but not sure where to start?  This class will discuss easy to implement strategies to teach your child valuable life lessons about money from an early age through college years. 

  • Elm 100, 10:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.


Graduation Fair – Tuesday, 3/17

Bailey Lobby, 9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.

Graduating this semester?  Drop by the Bailey Student Services Building this day from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. for the 2015 A-B Tech Grad Fair.  This is a great opportunity to complete your all of graduation steps in one place.  At the fair, you can check the status of your graduation application, try on a cap and gown, order invitations and graduation items, and sign-up for the Alumni Association.


Alcohol Education and Services Panel – Wednesday, 3/18

Ferguson Auditorium, 10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.

A-B Tech’s Student Support Services will host an open panel discussion on Alcohol and Substance Abuse issues. Community experts in the field and our own police force staff will be in Ferguson Auditorium on March 18th for three sessions at 9:00 AM, 10:00 AM, and 11:00 AM. A-B Tech counselors will also be on hand with local referral information for support and treatment. Bring your questions!


Transfer Advising Fair  -Wednesday, 3/25

Coman Lounge, 9 a.m. - 11 a.m.

This fair provides an opportunity for students to meet with representatives of a variety of schools to ask questions and gather information about transferring to a four-year institution. More than 20 colleges and universities will be in attendance providing information, including UNC Asheville, Western Carolina University, Fayetteville State University, Brevard College, Gardner-Web University and more.   Sponsored by the Transfer Advising Center.  Open to all curriculum students.


A-B Tech Open House - Thursday, 4/16

Coman Student Center Gym, 4 - 7 p.m.

A-B Tech will host a free drop-in community open house from 4 to 7 p.m. on Thursday, April 16th in the Coman Student Center Gym. Themed as “Find Your Future,” area residents are invited to investigate the more than 60 credit programs and hundreds of non-credit courses offered at the College.  Instructors will be on hand to answer questions about programs, and a career fair will be happening simultaneously, staffed by local industry representatives.  In addition, presentations about high school dual enrollment and other college services will be available.


Earth Day Celebration (Activity Day – no classes from 11 a.m. – 1 p.m.) -Wednesday, 4/22

Beech Tree Deck, 11 a.m. - 1 p.m.

The celebration will include environmental booths, music, a picnic lunch, chair massages, t-shirts, and much more!


Commencement – Saturday, 5/16

US Cellular Center, 2 p.m.

Save the date!  Celebrate your accomplishments alongside those of your fellow students!