Category: Education

Dr. Christine Darden to Deliver UNCA’s Parsons Lecture

Dr. Christine Darden, a leading mathematician, data analyst, and aeronautical engineer for NASA, will deliver the annual Parsons Lecture beginning at 7 p.m. on Thursday, March Read more »

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Race in Black and White

The Osher Lifelong Learning Institute (OLLI) at UNC Asheville is an award-winning, internationally-acclaimed learning community dedicated to promoting lifelong learning, leadership, community service, and research. Read more »

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Rocket Scientist Encourages a Career in STEM

Jacqueline Mims is the co-author of Flawed Flesh, Perfect Purpose. The 2016 movie Hidden Figures highlights the women of color whose meticulous calculations helped the Read more »

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A-B Tech President Emeritus K. Ray Bailey Receives Award

Ray Bailey, President Emeritus of A-B Tech Community College is the winner of the 2018 I.E. Ready Award, the highest honor bestowed by the State Read more »

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Community Voices Lecture Series Beginning at A-B Tech

A-B Tech is launching a Community Voices lectures series that will be kicked off with a Black History Month presentation by Dr. Darin J. Waters, Read more »

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A-B Tech Addresses Opioid Crisis

A-B Tech has been forced to confront the opioid epidemic this year after the fatal overdose of a student on campus in July, as well Read more »

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Shiloh Community Association Offers Scholarship

The Shiloh Community Association is accepting applications for a scholarship of up to $1,000 for the 2018-2019 academic year. The scholarship will help deserving high Read more »

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Scholarship Applications Open January 8 at A-B Tech

A-B Tech Community College’s 2018-19 scholarship application process begins January 8 for all students. Up to $5,800 is available, and the deadline to apply is Read more »

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UNCA Winter Commencement

UNC Asheville will hold its December 2017 Commencement at 4 p.m. on Friday, Dec. 15, at Kimmel Arena in the Sherrill Center on campus. Some Read more »

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Warren Wilson College Honors First African American Student at Homecoming

Swannanoa’s Alma Shippy remembered for historic 1952 enrollment. In the shadow of Laura Sunderland Residence Hall Saturday, members of the Warren Wilson College community gathered Read more »

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