Category: Education

Volunteer Openings at A-B Tech

  Last fall Asheville-Buncombe Technical Community College initiated a volunteer and intern program to support students and staff and help assure student success. The college’s Read more »

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There is More to Special Olympics Than Just Spring Games!

On May 2, 2013, hundreds of athletes in Buncombe County, along with their friends and families, converged on the TC Roberson High School campus, where Read more »

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Asheville High and SILSA Adopt STEM Education Program

Asheville High School and SILSA have recently adopted the Project Lead The Way (PLTW) program and will begin offering special courses in science, technology, engineering Read more »

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Shawn (Jay-Z) Carter Foundation Offers Scholarship

Application Deadline is May 31, 2013 The Shawn Carter (Jay-Z) Scholarship Fund announced that it is offering scholarship opportunities to any under-served student across the Read more »

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Project NAF News – May 2013

Project NAF News: May 2013 (PDF) Project EMPOWER News: May 2013 (PDF)

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A-B Tech Receives Gift

A-B Tech Community College announced the receipt a $5 million gift from longtime college supporters Jack and Carolyn Ferguson during the College’s recent annual fundraising Read more »

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Galyean Named to Coca-Cola Academic Team

A-B Tech Community College student Stella Galyean has been named the 2013 Coca-Cola Community College Academic Team Silver Scholar. A sixth-grade dropout and mother of Read more »

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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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