• Spring 2016 Leadership Awards Post date: Wednesday, April 27

    UNC Asheville recognized students, faculty and staff at two spring award ceremonies in April 2016.

    glass awards
  • TEDxUNCAsheville 2016: The Kids Are Not Alright Post date: Thursday, April 21

    “Millennials are not lazy,” said senior mass communication major Drew Heinz, who attended this year’s TEDxUNCAsheville in March, themed The Kids Are Not Alright. For Heinz, these talks showed the motivation of millennials and encouraged others “to help inspire people, to show our values and morals, what we hope to bring to the table as we go along through life.”

    Michael Ruiz
  • Fieldwork Prepares Students to Respond and Lead during Disasters Post date: Thursday, April 14

    When Paola Salas Paredes started a class in International Humanitarian Assistance, she was curious about international development.

    UNC Asheville student Alice Harris responds to a simulated mass casualty event as a participant of Atlantic Hope.
  • Student Employee Appreciation Week 2016 Post date: Wednesday, April 13

    April 10th-16th, kicks off Student Employee Appreciation Week. Our student employees are an integral part of our campus community, and a boon to the departments they serve. During the 2015-2016 academic year, UNC Asheville employed 1057 students, impacting more than 80 departments’ campus wide, ensuring the efficiency of campus operations and contributing to our vibrant campus life.

    Student employees in the Career Center
  • Seventh Annual Our Turn To Play Luncheon a Success Post date: Tuesday, April 12

    The UNC Asheville Athletics department hosted its seventh annual “Our Turn To Play”  Luncheon presented by Wells Fargo on April 11, inside the Wilma M. Sherrill Center to celebrate the milestones of Title IX and honoring women as “Champions in Athletics.” Julie Wunder, a lifestyle blogger and former News 13 meteorologist was the mistress of ceremonies for the event.

    Leslie Allen
  • Festival of Dionysus of the Mountain South 2016 Post date: Tuesday, April 12

    On Friday, April 15, UNC Asheville will host its unique Festival of Dionysus in the Mountain South—a distinctive combination of the ancient Athenian celebration of the god, Dionysus, and Appalachian springtime ramps festivals.

  • Equation for Success: UNC Asheville Team of Students, Alumnae and Professor Receive Grant for High School Students Post date: Friday, April 8

    The equation goes a little like this: Add 12 UNC Asheville students, one professor, two alumnae who are both local high school teachers, and one nonprofit (with many dedicated staff) to total $1,600 in funding for six classes of Madison High School students.

    Madison High School students on the Challenge Course at UNC Asheville.
  • Creating a Top Adventure College Post date: Tuesday, April 5

    Prepare for an adventure!

    With UNC Asheville’s Campus Recreation Outdoor Programs, the opportunity for a new adventure is around every corner. From wilderness experience trips for new students to weekend kayaking excursions for beginners, UNC Asheville students have the chance to get outside, gain hands-on experience in some of the messiest ways, and experience something new.

    A student rides a bike across the Quad