• OLLI at UNC Asheville to Screen Original Short Comedy Films

    Monday, July 7, 2014
    Osher Lifelong Learning Institute members Jim Hilderbrandt and Jamie Lomax will screen three original 5-minute comedy films – two commercial parodies and a micro-short comedy – at 7 p.m. Monday, July 21, in UNC Asheville’s Reuter Center. The screenings are free and open to the public. Lomax and... Full Article>
  • UNC Asheville Board of Trustees to Hold Special Meeting on July 7

    Wednesday, July 2, 2014
    The Board of Trustees of the University of North Carolina at Asheville will hold a special meeting at 4 p.m. on Monday, July 7 in Phillips Hall, room 117 on the UNC Asheville campus. The purpose of the meeting is consideration of qualifications for appointment of an employee. This meeting is... Full Article>
  • UNC Asheville Adds Solar Panels to Overlook Hall with Donation from Strata Solar

    Wednesday, July 2, 2014
    UNC Asheville’s Overlook Hall will have a new addition this summer when 112 photovoltaic (PV) panels are installed on the rooftop to contribute to the campus’ electrical grid. This is the first significant PV array for the campus. The donation of the panels, valued at more than $27,000, comes from Strata Solar, the largest solar developer in the state of North Carolina. “Strata is committed to investing in its communities and environment,” said CEO Markus Wilhelm. “We have been working with the UNC system on... Full Article>
  • UNC Asheville Named a “Best Buy” in Fiske Guide to Colleges

    Wednesday, July 2, 2014
    UNC Asheville has been named to the very select list of “Best Buy” universities in Fiske Guide to Colleges 2015, which will be released for sale on July 5. The guide, created by former New York Times education editor Edward Fiske, calls UNC Asheville “one of the top educational bargains in the... Full Article>
  • Leadership Asheville’s Buzz Summer Breakfast Series Continues with “Asheville’s Young Innovators”

    Wednesday, July 2, 2014
    Asheville Area Chamber of Commerce and Venture Asheville’s 2014 Entrepreneur of the Year Justin Belleme, founder and owner of JB Media, will moderate Leadership Asheville’s 2014 Buzz Summer Breakfast Series panel, “Asheville’s Young Innovators.” The Buzz Breakfast event takes place from 7:30-9 a.m... Full Article>
  • Third Annual Physical Education Symposium at UNC Asheville Emphasizes Social Media

    Tuesday, July 1, 2014
    National PE Institute graphic with hashtag #PEInstitute14
    Finding creative ways to use social media in physical education will be a leading theme when the North Carolina Center for Health and Wellness (NCCHW) at UNC Asheville hosts the third annual National Physical Education (PE) Institute, July 28-30. Each year, hundreds of physical education teachers from K-12 schools all over the country and abroad have attended the institute, which takes place at UNC Asheville’s Sherrill Center. With a mission to provide schools and school districts with tools, resources and practical approaches for “Linking... Full Article>
  • UNC Asheville Board of Trustees to Meet July 10-11

    Monday, June 30, 2014
    The UNC Asheville Board of Trustees will hold its annual summer retreat, July 10-11, 2014 at the Reuter Center on the UNC Asheville campus. The retreat will consist of committee meetings from 11:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. on Thursday, July 10, 2014, and a meeting of the full board from 1-5 p.m. The full board meeting will resume at 9 a.m. on Friday, July 11, 2014, and is scheduled to adjourn at 3:45 p.m. The Board of Trustees meeting is open... Full Article>
  • “Climate Change & Society,” UNC Asheville Certificate Program, Has Remaining Slots

    Monday, June 30, 2014
    A few positions remain open in the fall semester for UNC Asheville’s unique, graduate-level certificate program, Climate Change & Society. Tailored for working professionals and students interested in the fields of climate and sustainability, the two-year program consists of four courses, one... Full Article>
  • Buncombe County Receives RWJF Culture of Health Prize; Celebration to be Held at UNC Asheville

    Wednesday, June 25, 2014
    Buncombe County is one of six winners of the 2014 RWJF Culture of Health Prize awarded by the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation (RWJF). The prize honors communities that are harnessing the collective power of leaders, partners, and stakeholders to help residents live healthier lives. Announced... Full Article>
  • Estill Voice and Alba/Feldenkrais Workshops Set for July at UNC Asheville

    Monday, June 23, 2014
    UNC Asheville’s Arts and Ideas Program is offering July workshops using Estill Voice Training and Alba and Feldenkrais methods for emotional and kinesthetic awareness and expression. Estill Voice Workshop, July 13-16 – Participants will learn anatomical elements that change the quality of sound and power of the voice, and how to voluntarily adjust them for confident vocal control and versatility. Kerrie Obert, Director of Medical Arts and Clinical Voice Pathologist at The Ohio... Full Article>