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  • Joseph Urgo Named UNC Asheville’s Interim Provost

    Monday, May 5, 2014
    Joseph Urgo, a senior fellow at the Association of American Colleges and Universities, has been named UNC Asheville’s interim provost. Chancellor Anne Ponder announced Urgo’s appointment at a meeting of the university’s faculty on May 5. Urgo will fill a vacancy that will be created when Provost... Full Article>
  • Writers at Home Spring Series Concludes with Readings from "The Great Smokies Review"

    Wednesday, April 30, 2014
    The Writers at Home spring series continues with readings by contributors to the new issue of "The Great Smokies Review," the online literary magazine published by UNC Asheville's Great Smokies Writing Program. This event is free and open to... Full Article>
  • Painting Exhibition by Charles Bowden to Open at UNC Asheville May 2

    Tuesday, April 29, 2014
    "A Crucifix" by Charles Bowden
    Divine Intervention, an exhibition of paintings by UNC Asheville senior Charles Bowden, will open with a reception from 6-8 p.m. on Friday, May 2, in UNC Asheville’s S. Tucker Cooke Gallery. The exhibit is the culmination of Bowden’s work toward a Bachelor of Fine Arts degree. Divine Intervention,... Full Article>
  • UNC Asheville Offers SAT Prep Courses Beginning May 19

    Monday, April 28, 2014
    Registration is now open for the Scholastic Aptitude Test (SAT) prep classes offered by the Asheville Graduate Center. Classes will meet on the UNC Asheville campus. The SAT prep class will meet from 6-8:30 p.m. on Mondays and Wednesdays for three consecutive weeks, May 19-June 4. 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... Full Article>
  • UNC Asheville Offers GRE Prep Course Beginning May 12

    Monday, April 28, 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 May 12. The GRE Prep course will meet from 6-8:30 p.m. on Mondays and Wednesdays for four consecutive weeks, May 12-June... Full Article>
  • UNC Asheville Holds 42nd Annual Spring Wildflower and Bird Pilgrimage

    Monday, April 28, 2014
    Painted Trillium
    UNC Asheville's Biology Department and the Botanical Gardens at Asheville will celebrate Appalachian nature with the 42nd annual Spring Wildflower and Bird Pilgrimage, May 2-4. This weekend of special events, including talks and guided tours, will focus on local flora and fauna. Registration begins... Full Article>
  • Center for Diversity Education at UNC Asheville Hosts “Me2We” Fundraiser Luncheon

    Friday, April 25, 2014
    The Center for Diversity Education at UNC Asheville will host a fundraising luncheon for the “Me2We” summer youth leadership program, from 12-1:15 p.m. on Thursday, May 8, in the Sherrill Center on campus. This event will be held in recognition of young adult leaders in the community who have... Full Article>
  • Photography Exhibit by Shonie Kuykendall to Open at UNC Asheville April 28

    Thursday, April 24, 2014
    "Like Me" by Shonie Kuykendall
    “Like Me: An Exploration of Social Identity," a photography exhibit by UNC Asheville senior Shonie Kuykendall, will open with a reception from 6-8 p.m. on Monday, April 28, in UNC Asheville’s Ramsey Library, Blowers Gallery. The exhibit is the culmination of Kuykendall’s work toward a bachelor of... Full Article>
  • UNC Asheville Honors Alumni, Student Leaders at Annual Awards Ceremony

    Monday, April 21, 2014
    Alumni, Student Leaders at Annual Awards Ceremony. Photo by Perry Hebard.
    UNC Asheville recently presented its annual alumni and student leadership awards at a special ceremony on campus. Chancellor Anne Ponder and Vice Chancellor for Student Affairs Bill Haggard made the presentations. "Tonight we honor an extraordinary group of women and men who are exemplars of the UNC Asheville experience—individuals, who as students, alumni, and faculty and staff, have served their communities and this university with distinction," said Chancellor Ponder, as she welcomed the more than 150... Full Article>
  • Applications Due by May 23 for 33rd Annual Leadership Asheville Program

    Monday, April 21, 2014
    Leadership Asheville, the region’s foremost community leadership development organization since 1982, is now accepting applications for its 33rd annual Leadership Asheville session. The application deadline for Leadership Asheville Program 33 is Friday, May 23. The program is limited to... Full Article>

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