Category: Education

A-BTech Honored

A-B Tech Community College is one of seven colleges and universities nationwide being honored by University Business magazine in its spring 2013 “Models of Efficiency” Read more »

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Master Gardener School Gardening Grants Available

Asheville – The Extension Master Gardener Volunteers (EMGs) will award small grants for the upcoming 2013-2014 school year to schools in Asheville and Buncombe County. Read more »

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Closing the Achievement Gap for Black Children

More than half of African American elementary students in North Carolina’s public schools failed both their math and reading end-of-grade tests last year (see www.ncreportcard.org Read more »

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School Board Members Appointed

On Tuesday, March 12, Asheville City Council appointed two new members to replace outgoing city school board Chairman Gene Bell and Vice Chairman Al Whitesides, Read more »

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A-B Tech to Host Gala

“Daniel Gorman, an A-B Tech Culinary Arts graduate named the “2012 Best Young Chef in the World,” will showcase his culinary skills during the College’s Read more »

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A-B Tech Wins 1st Place

The A-B Tech Community College Culinary team won first place, earned a gold medal and the attention of potential employers during Southeast regionals March 4 Read more »

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Diversity Study Finds Economic Disparities Rising in NC Schools

Segregation in schools appears to be increasing in the South, and in North Carolina. This is the most pressing civil rights issues of our time. Read more »

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Steps to Academic Achievement

Two brothers born one year apart. Two distinct career paths with one common goal. Two different personalities with one common bond. Jerome and Timothy Hughes Read more »

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With “All Deliberate Speed” on Exhibit at the YMI Cultural Center

The YMI Cultural Center is hosting “With All Deliberate Speed: Desegregation in Buncombe County” Feb. 1-28 as part of the observance of Black History Month. Read more »

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Classes open at AB Tech-South

A-B Tech’s newest location in Arden has seats open for spring semester classes starting March 12. The eight-week classes, ideal for busy schedules, cover the Read more »

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