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  • 37 New Leadership Asheville Graduates Join Ranks of 1,200+ Alumni

    Friday, May 16, 2014
    Key figures in Asheville’s business and nonprofit sectors came together on May 14 at the Crest Center & Pavilion for the graduation ceremony of the Leadership Asheville Class of 2014. The 37 new graduates of Leadership Asheville’s 32nd class join the ranks of more than 1,200 alumni of the... Full Article>
  • "How to Train An Opera Singer" – Asheville Lyric Opera Director to Lecture at UNC Asheville on May 30

    Wednesday, May 14, 2014
    David Starkey, general and artistic director of Asheville Lyric Opera, will give a talk, How to Train An Opera Singer, at 5 p.m. Friday, May 30, in UNC Asheville’s Reuter Center. This event is free and open to the public. Starkey’s lecture will explore the similarities, differences and... Full Article>
  • College for Seniors Registration Opens May 20 at OLLI

    Monday, May 12, 2014
    The nationally renowned College for Seniors will open registration for its new summer semester courses on May 20, in UNC Asheville’s Reuter Center.  The College for Seniors courses are offered by OLLI, the Osher Lifelong Learning Institute at UNC Asheville. The summer semester courses begin... Full Article>
  • UNC Asheville Celebrates May 2014 Commencement

    Saturday, May 10, 2014
    Zoe Hamel, winner of UNC Asheville's top scholarship award, receives her diploma from Chancellor Anne Ponder. Photo by Matt Rose.
    With author and higher education expert Arthur Levine delivering the commencement address, UNC Asheville held its 86th annual spring commencement Saturday morning in the university’s 3,200-seat Kimmel Arena. The event, usually held on the university’s Main Quad, was moved indoors due to the... Full Article>
  • Three UNC Asheville Students Awarded 2014 Fulbright Scholarships

    Wednesday, May 7, 2014
    2014 Fulbright Scholarship Winners (left to right) Gillian Scruggs, Hannah Clark and Kyle Cavagnini
    Graduating UNC Asheville senior Kyle Cavagnini and recent graduates Hannah Clark and Gillian Scruggs have been selected for prestigious Fulbright Scholarships, which fund research and teaching experiences abroad. The three were selected this spring for the quality of their proposals and their... Full Article>
  • UNC Asheville’s Great Smokies Writing Program Announces Summer 2014 Workshops

    Tuesday, May 6, 2014
    Local writers will have the opportunity to hone their skills with UNC Asheville's Great Smokies Writing Program (GSWP) workshops in poetry and prose. All summer classes will be five weeks long, and held in various Asheville locations. Class size is limited, so early registration is suggested.... Full Article>
  • 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>

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