• UNC Asheville Offers Substitute Teacher Training Classes Beginning July 12

    Monday, June 23, 2014
    For those interested in substitute teaching, a series of classes will be offered on four consecutive Saturdays beginning July 12, by the Asheville Graduate Center at UNC Asheville. The classes satisfy requirements for employment as a substitute teacher in the Asheville City and Buncombe County... Full Article>
  • UNC Asheville Offers GRE Prep Class Beginning July 7

    Monday, June 23, 2014
    Registration is now open for the Graduate Record Examination (GRE) prep classes offered by the Asheville Graduate Center. Classes will meet on the UNC Asheville campus beginning July 7. The GRE prep class will meet from 6-8:30 p.m. on Mondays and Wednesdays for four consecutive weeks, July 7-30. After the class officially ends at 8:30 p.m., the instructors stay another 30 minutes to help individual students with problem areas and to give practice test items to those who want extra... Full Article>
  • Young Opera Singers to Perform at UNC Asheville June 27

    Monday, June 23, 2014
    Asheville Lyric Opera’s Summer Artist Training Program 2013
    Participants in Asheville Lyric Opera’s Summer Artist Training Program will perform a variety of songs at 3 p.m. Friday, June 27, in UNC Asheville’s Reuter Center. This program is free and open to the public. The Summer Artist Training Program is an opportunity for young artists from around the country to participate in a six-week program as part of Asheville Lyric Opera’s summer season. Each artist works with the production staff to develop skills in auditioning, singing, stagecraft and other areas.... Full Article>
  • Education and Community Leaders to Join UNC Asheville in Reception for “Celebrating Middle School Success” Art Exhibition

    Friday, June 13, 2014
    Asheville Mayor Esther Manheimer, UNC Asheville Chancellor Anne Ponder and a host of education and civic leaders will be on hand for a reception for Celebrating Middle School Success, a new exhibition at Highsmith Art and Intercultural Gallery, featuring some 30 works of art by area middle school... Full Article>
  • UNC Asheville Department of Education Earns Reaccreditation

    Friday, June 13, 2014
    UNC Asheville’s Department of Education has earned reaccreditation for its teacher preparation program. The reaccreditation was awarded by the Continuous Improvement Commission of the Council for Educator Preparation (CAEP), which wrote that the university’s education programs “meet rigorous standards set forth by the professional education community.” UNC Asheville’s education program combines the... Full Article>
  • Staged Reading of “The MemoryCare Plays” – Dramas of Alzheimer’s Disease Impact – Set for OLLI at UNC Asheville

    Wednesday, June 11, 2014
    The MemoryCare Plays book cover
    MemoryCare and OLLI of UNC Asheville will present a staged reading from the award-winning anthology The MemoryCare Plays from 5-6:30 p.m. on Thursday, June 26, at the Reuter Center on UNC Asheville’s campus. This free, public event also includes a reception and discussion of caregiving for people... Full Article>
  • Experiential Learning Scholar Patti Clayton to Present Workshop for Educators on Use of Critical Reflection

    Monday, June 9, 2014
    Patti Clayton, a practitioner-scholar and consultant to many universities, will lead a workshop, Generating, Deepening, and Documenting Learning through Critical Reflection, from 2-5 p.m. on Tuesday, June 17 in UNC Asheville’s Highsmith University Union, room 104. This workshop for educators will... Full Article>
  • Watercolor Exhibition Opens June 5 at UNC Asheville

    Wednesday, June 4, 2014
    By Janice Lape'
    The Wonder of Nature, a new exhibit of watercolor paintings by local artist Janice Lape’, will be on view June 5 – July 7, in Blowers Gallery, in UNC Asheville's Ramsey Library. An opening reception will be held in the gallery at 4 p.m. Sunday, June 8. Lape’ paints with a loose, flowing technique,... Full Article>
  • UNC Asheville Receives $1 Million Gift to Start McCullough Institute for Conservation, Land Use and Environmental Resiliency

    Tuesday, June 3, 2014
    Dr. Charles T. McCullough Jr. shares his passion for the environment with the next generation - his grandchildren Ellie Casse and Will Casse.
    The University of North Carolina at Asheville has announced the creation of a new institute that aims to be a national model for blending environmental study with business and sustainable economic growth in urban and rural landscapes. UNC Asheville has chosen to name the institute the McCullough Institute for Conservation, Land Use and Environmental Resiliency to honor Dr. Charles T. McCullough Jr. for his lifelong civic and environmental advocacy.  McCullough and his wife, Shirley Anne McCullough, have committed $1 million... Full Article>
  • “Entertaining Asheville” to Kick Off Leadership Asheville’s Buzz Summer Breakfast Series

    Monday, June 2, 2014
    Leadership Asheville’s 2014 Buzz Summer Breakfast Series begins on Tuesday, June 17, with “Entertaining Asheville,” a panel moderated by Jess McCuan, editor of Asheville Scene. The Buzz Breakfast event takes place from 7:30-9 a.m. at the Renaissance Asheville Hotel, 31 Woodfin Street in Asheville.... Full Article>