Features

  • UNC Asheville Pilots new LINC Program Post date: Wednesday, December 20

    By Karrigan Monk ‘18

    Freshman year at UNC Asheville is an experience like no other. For many students, this is their first time away from home without knowing anyone.

    However, UNC Asheville works to make this transition as easy as possible with a few helping hands and familiar faces.


    text books used in LINC courses
  • Lavender Graduation, Donning of the Stoles and Veteran Graduation Celebration Post date: Friday, December 15

    UNC Asheville kicked off its Winter Commencement special ceremonies by celebrating the accomplishments of its LGBTQIA graduates at Lavender Graduation on Monday, Dec. 11, 2017. Two graduates were honored: Mo Hakala, a health and wellness promotion major, and Audrey Reifler, also a health and wellness promotion major graduating with honors from the Order of Omega.


    Lavender graduation 2017
  • From Mountain Xpress: 2017 Asheville Innovators — Sara Sanders and Brent Skidmore Post date: Tuesday, December 12

    From Mountain Xpress, story by Dan Hesse

    UNC Asheville’s STEAM Studio

    Website: SteamStudio.unca.edu

    Brent Skidmore, Sara Sanders, Susan Rieser, Rebecca Bruce, Jackson Martin and Matt West, collaborative co-founders


    Sara Sanders
  • Celebrating Our Graduates with Special Ceremonies Post date: Thursday, December 7

    We’ll be celebrating our newest Bulldog graduates with the university’s Commencement Ceremony at 4 p.m. on Friday, Dec. 15. But before diplomas are handed out and hats tossed into the air, faculty, staff and students gather throughout the upcoming week to honor students with departmental celebrations and special graduation ceremonies.


    Graduation stoles
  • From Mountain Xpress: 2017 Asheville Innovators — Matthew Johnson and Stan Cross '13 Post date: Friday, December 1

    From Mountain Xpress, story by Dan Hesse

    Brightfield Transportation Solutions Inc.

    Matthew Johnson and Stan Cross [2013 graduate of UNC Asheville's Master of Liberal Arts and Sciences program], co-founders

    Website: BrightFieldts.com


    Matthew Johnson and Stan Cross '13
  • Recycling Counts: UNC Asheville Hosts Waste Audit for America Recycles Day Post date: Monday, November 27

    Story by Karrigan Monk '18
    Photographs by Emmanuel Figaro '18

    A strange sight greeted students walking onto the Quad on the morning of Nov. 15. Where there is usually a clear space in front of Ramsey Library, dozens of trash bags sat, the result of 24 hours of life at UNC Asheville.


    Students volunteer for America Recycles Day
  • Winter Dionysia on Dec. 1 Brings Greek Theater and Food UNC Asheville Post date: Monday, November 27

    You might have to travel across the globe and back in time to enjoy a feast of traditional Greek foods like fresh bread with Homeric olive relish, stuffed peppers, and baklava, served alongside a live theater performance of Euripides' Medea--or you could head to Whitesides and Humanities Lecture Halls on Friday, Dec. 1 for UNC Asheville's fourth biannual Festival of Dionysus.


    Students perform in Medea
  • Celebrating 90 Years: Looking Back on a Historic Women's Basketball Road Win That Helped Lay Foundation for a Championship Post date: Tuesday, November 21

    The UNC Asheville women's basketball team opened the season at mountain rival Western Carolina last Sunday afternoon.
     
    The two programs have enjoyed some memorable games over the years. Today, we'll look back at a big Asheville win over the Lady Catamounts in Cullowhee in December of 2003.
     


    UNC Asheville women's basketball team at Radford