Programs & Events at A-B Tech – September, October 2019

Presidential Search Forum

Tuesday, September 17: A-B Tech’s Board of Trustees will conduct the final of three public forums to obtain desired qualities and characteristics for our next president. The Board appreciates the public’s interest and input. The forum will take place from 6-7 p.m. in Ferguson Auditorium on the A-B Tech campus.

An Evening with Holocaust Survivor Dr. Walter Ziffer

Friday, September 27: A-B Tech is proud to present an evening with Holocaust survivor Dr. Walter Ziffer, a former professor at UNC Asheville and author of the book, Confronting the Silence: A Holocaust Survivor’s Search for God. Join us to hear the moving and powerful account of how Dr. Ziffer, 96, managed to survive the Holocaust through the Polish and German invasions, his deportation as a teenager in 1942, survival of eight Nazi concentration and labor camps, and reconnection with his family. The event takes place from 5-8 p.m. in the Ferguson Auditorium on A-B Tech’s Asheville campus. It is free and open to the public.

Late-Start Registration

Wednesday, October 16: If you’re ready to start college or just need a few courses to catch up or gain more credits, it’s not too late to register for Fall classes. A-B Tech offers affordable seated and online courses with transferrable credits in English, math, art, humanities, political science, sociology, and more. Learn more at or call (828) 398-7900.

Allied Health Open House

Thursday, November 7: Join us from 3-7 p.m. to explore A-B Tech’s Allied Health degree programs, certifications, and short-term training options. Meet our faculty, advisors, and tour the state-of-the-art Ferguson Center for Allied Health and Workforce Development. The open house will take place on the A-B Tech Asheville Campus in the Ferguson Center for Allied Health & Workforce Development at 10 Genevieve Circle. For more information, visit


About A-B Tech Community College

A-B Tech is the largest higher education institution in western North Carolina, offering more than 120 degrees, diplomas and certificates, as well as a wide range of workforce training and continuing education programs. Now celebrating its 60th year, A-B Tech includes the main Asheville campus, A-B Tech Enka (home of the A-B Tech Small Business Center and Business Incubation Program, Craft Beverage Institute of the Southeast, and N.C. BioNetwork), A-B Tech Madison, A-B Tech South, A-B Tech Woodfin and the Goodwill Center in West Asheville.

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