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Upcoming Events


Spring 2018 Activities and Events

Open to all current curriculum students

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.

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Student Government Association (SGA) Meetings
Find out what’s happening around campus and get involved in creating positive change!  Meetings are held every other Wednesday at 4:30 p.m. in Ferguson 121 and are open to all students.

2017 Fall Meeting Dates

  • August 16
  • August 23
  • August 30
  • September 13
  • September 27
  • October 11
  • October 25
  • November 8
  • November 29

2018 Spring Meeting Dates

  • January 10
  • January 24
  • February 7
  • February 21
  • March 7
  • March 28
  • April 11
  • April 25


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The Minority Student Leadership Academy: A Multicultural Student Group
Come make new friends and get connected with the Academy!  The Minority Student Leadership Academy is a student program which provides leadership activities, training, and one-on-one support to students of all cultures and backgrounds. The Academy increases student success through monthly meetings, peer to peer networking, academic and life coaching, cultural trips, connection to college resources, and more.  All students are welcome to join.  For more information email msla@abtech.edu or visit www.abtech.edu/msla

2018 Spring Meeting Dates- 3:00-4:30 p.m.


Jan. 9, Ferguson Auditorium

Mar. 27, Ferguson Auditorium

Apr. 24, Ferguson Auditorium


Black History Programs:

Feb. 6, Ferguson Auditorium 3 - 4:30 pm

Feb. 13, Ferguson Auditorium 3 - 4:30 pm

Feb. 22, Ferguson Auditorium 3 - 4:30 pm

Feb. 27, Ferguson Auditorium 2 - 3:30 pm


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Student Health Clinic
A-B Tech’s on-campus student/employee health clinic is open every Thursday from 12 p.m.-3 p.m. and is located in the Ferguson Center for Allied Health and Workforce Development, Student Clinic.  Students (18 years of age or older) and employees may visit the on-campus health clinic, an Eblen-Three Streams Primary Care Project.

Services include treatment for aches and pains; blood sugar, blood pressure and cholesterol evaluations; prescriptions; minor emergencies; medical questions; and cold, flu and virus care. The cost is $10 per 15-minute visit for students (with student ID), and $15 for employees, regardless of insurance coverage. All patients will be seen on a walk-in basis. To make an appointment, call 398-7570 or email healthclinic@abtech.edu.  

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Clubs and Societies
Want to get involved with a student organization?  A-B Tech has over 20 student clubs and societies of all varieties. You might even have an idea for a student organization that we don’t currently have on campus.  If so, drop by our Student Government office in the Coman Student Activity Center and speak with an SGA officer. We are always open to new ideas and will help you find a leadership role that is perfect for you. See a full list of current clubs and societies on campus, as well as contact information at www.abtech.edu/student-organizations.

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Smith-McDowell House Museum
Connect to your community! Did you know you have access to a historic museum, right here on campus? The Smith-McDowell House Museum, Asheville’s very first mansion, is open Wednesday through Saturday 10:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. and Sunday 12:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m. Free admission with your student ID! 


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Asheville Art Museum 
Asheville Art Museum passes are available to current students, for free!  You can check out up to six passes per week for you and five friends to visit the art museum. Call 398-7572 or email susanedonato@abtech.edu for more information.


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Completing your program this year? 
If you will be completing your program (degree, diploma, certificate) this fall, you must fill out an Application for Program Completion by October 3, 2016.  You can obtain an Application for Program Completion form in the K. Ray Bailey Student Services Building or at www.abtech.edu/graduation.  Questions?  Email registrar@abtech.edu




Photo of Dr. Martin Luther KingMLK Holiday (College Closed) - Monday, 1/15                                 



National Society of Leadership and Success Speaker Broadcast- 2/13 Ferguson Auditorium 6:45 pm

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Philanthropist, mentor and global entertainer with the WWE


National Society of Leadership and Success Speaker Broadcast- 2/27 Magnolia Dining Room 6:45 pm


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Kathryn Minshew

CEO & Co-Founder of The Muse











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Gifts That Give Marketplace (Activity Day – No curriculum classes from 11 a.m. – 1 p.m.) — Friday, 12/2

Socially responsible vendors, who give back to the community, sell fair trade items, and work with communities of need, will be selling their products at the event. Refreshments, shopping, chair massage, and more will be offered.

Coman Student Center Lounge, 8:30 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.