Speaking at the board’s April 30 budget work session, Chair Brownie Newman emphasized that education officials shouldn’t count on “automatic” growth of county support. “I think they should have to justify all of it,” he said.
Local colleges and universities are offering an increasing number of sustainability focused degree and certificate programs to allow students to prepare for the jobs of the future and make a positive impact on the planet.
Women in academia discussed issues of gender bias in the science, technology, engineering and math fields on Sept. 13 when the Osher Lifelong Learning Institute at UNC Asheville kicked off its interdisciplinary “Women in STEM” lecture series.
The resurrected film festival takes place on Saturday, Sept. 16, at A-B Tech Community College.
Tickets for HamiltunesAVL: The Sequel go on sale, French filmmaker Dominique Dubosc visits UNCA and more.
With game design education programs on the rise at local community colleges and UNC Asheville, and with technical innovations like increased bandwidth and virtual reality on the horizon, could this area expand its presence in the global gaming industry?
With a bevy of companies relocating or expanding operations in Western North Carolina, economic boosters, educators and business representatives are working to prepare the next generation of workers to meet the growing need.
Two of North Carolina’s three community colleges with degree-based brewing programs are in the Asheville area.
A bigger and better CiderFest; expanded hours at Dough; A-B Tech’s Harvest Moon fundraiser and the date for Taste of Asheville 2014.
Five culinary students from AB-Tech took home the American Culinary Federation’s (ACF) Southeast Region Student Team Championship from the 2014 ACF Southeast Regional Conference held April 26-29 in North Charleston, S.C. Team members Alex Harris, Caroline Williams, Ruth Solis, Jay O’Hannon and Kristina Costa had the highest overall score and received a silver medal at the […]