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  • 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>
  • UNC Asheville Announces Spring 2014 Chancellor's List and Dean's List Students

    Friday, May 23, 2014
    The Chancellor's List is made up of full-time students who have achieved a 4.0 grade point average. The Dean's List is made up of full-time students who have achieved between 3.5 and 3.99 grade point average. Belarus Katsiaryna Maisiyenia Downey -- Dean's List Canada NB Moncton Lindsay Anne... Full Article>
  • UNC Asheville Announces May 2014 Graduates

    Friday, May 23, 2014
    The following students received degrees from UNC Asheville in May 2014. They are listed by nation, state and hometown. Belarus Katsiaryna Maisiyenia Downey - Bachelor of Arts in Psychology Canada Alexandra Leigh Galipeau - Bachelor of Arts in Psychology, Minor in Mathematics, Summa cum laude, Distinction in Psychology China Shuo Zhang - Bachelor of Science in Computer Science, Concentration in... Full Article>
  • Advance Care Planning Workshop on June 19 at OLLI at UNC Asheville

    Wednesday, May 21, 2014
    The Osher Lifelong Learning Institute will hold an advance care planning workshop from 7-9 p.m. on Thursday, June 19, at the Reuter Center, home of OLLI at UNC Asheville. This workshop is free and open to the public. The workshop will feature a panel experienced in addressing end-of-life issues,... Full Article>
  • Innovative Web App Blends Trails and Forest Science

    Tuesday, May 20, 2014
    The following news release was issued on May 20, 2014 by the U.S. Forest Service Southern Research Station: Today, just in time for Memorial Day, the U.S. Forest Service Southern Research Station (SRS) unveiled the Forest Trail Explorer, a searchable web application (web app) that combines details... Full Article>

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