• Graduates are Called to Change the World, and to Dance, at UNC Asheville’s December 2013 Commencement

    Saturday, December 14, 2013
    UNC Asheville December 2013 graduates Zumba at commencement
    Some 263 new graduates received an exhortation to change the world and an invitation to dance, as they received their diplomas at UNC Asheville’s December 2013 Commencement. UNC Asheville Chancellor Anne Ponder presided over the December 14 ceremony, telling the university’s newest graduates, “You already excel in being collaborative, innovative, smart, purposeful and confident.  Each and every one of you has what you need – the tools, skills and the inspiration... Full Article>
  • UNC Asheville Board of Trustees Approves Tuition and Fees for 2014-15

    Thursday, December 12, 2013
    Tuition will hold steady in the 2014-15 academic year for in-state students at UNC Asheville, as part of a tuition and fee plan approved unanimously by the university’s Board of Trustees at its December 6 meeting. For North Carolina residents, undergraduate tuition will remain at $3,666 per year, a rate that has helped UNC Asheville earn ‘best value’ and ‘least student debt’ accolades from U.S. News and World Report, Forbes magazine, Fiske Guide to Colleges, The Princeton Review and Kiplinger’s Personal... Full Article>
  • Kiplinger's Again Ranks UNC Asheville among the “Best Values in Public Colleges”

    Thursday, December 12, 2013
    UNC Asheville is included once again among the top 100 "Best Values in Public Colleges," in rankings recently released by Kiplinger's Personal Finance. Beginning with a pool of almost 600 public institutions, Kiplinger's selected the top 100 based on a combination of best academic quality and value. UNC Asheville, which ranks 58th in the nation, has regularly made the list for the past decade. Kiplinger's found that, among the 100 colleges it... Full Article>
  • Seventh Annual White House Performance by UNC Asheville Singers

    Wednesday, December 11, 2013
    The UNC Asheville Singers performed at the White House for the seventh consecutive year
    For the seventh consecutive year, the UNC Asheville Singers performed at the White House, entertaining VIP tours at the Holiday Open House on December 8. Last year, the choir performed at a private White House reception and met President Barack Obama and First Lady Michelle Obama. In addition to the performance at the White House, the UNC Asheville Singers entertained soldiers in the Wounded Warrior program at Walter Reed National Military Medical... Full Article>
  • UNC Asheville Commencement to Honor 263 December Graduates

    Tuesday, December 10, 2013
    UNC Asheville will hold its December 2013 Commencement, with 263 graduates receiving diplomas, at Kimmel Arena in the Sherrill Center on campus. The commencement ceremony begins at 10 a.m. on Saturday, Dec. 14, and is free and open to the public. The commencement address will be delivered by Mary Lynn Manns, professor in the Department of Management and Accountancy. A member of the faculty for more than 30 years, Manns received two prestigious honors in 2013: UNC Asheville’s 12th Annual Distinguished Service Award, and the UNC Asheville... Full Article>
  • “Drawing Discourse,” Annual Exhibit of Contemporary Drawing, Opens January 17 at UNC Asheville

    Monday, December 9, 2013
    Culture of Adoration by Tim Lowly
    The UNC Asheville Department of Art will open "Drawing Discourse," the university's fifth annual national juried exhibition of contemporary drawing, with a lecture by juror Tim Lowly at 5 p.m. Friday, Jan. 17, in the Humanities Lecture Hall on campus. An opening reception will follow from 6-8 p.m. in the S. Tucker Cooke Gallery in Owen Hall. These events are free and open to the public. Juror Tim Lowly, a Hendersonville, North Carolina native, is a Chicago-based artist, curator, and professor who is known for his egg tempera pictures of disabled... Full Article>
  • UNC Asheville to Celebrate Martin Luther King, Jr. Week with Community Service, Special Events

    Tuesday, December 3, 2013
    Marc Bamuthi Joseph will be the keynote speaker for Martin Luther King, Jr.Week at UNC Asheville
    UNC Asheville will celebrate the life and work of Martin Luther King, Jr. with a series of special events January 17-24. Although classes will not be in session on Martin Luther King, Jr. Day, student volunteers will turn their day off into “A Day On,” by contributing a day of service to community organizations on January 20, and the week includes films, workshops and other special activities. Dawn Porter, keynote... Full Article>

    Monday, December 2, 2013
    Power to the UNC Asheville campus has now been restored and campus buildings are operational at this time. Full Article>
  • POWER OUTAGE CAUSES POSTPONEMENT - UNC Asheville to Showcase Undergraduate Research and Service Learning on Dec. 2

    Monday, November 25, 2013
    CAMPUS-WIDE POWER OUTAGE CAUSES POSTPONEMENT - UNC Asheville students will present more than 200 research projects at the university's Fall Undergraduate Research and Community Engagement Symposium, Monday, Dec. 2. Full Article>
  • UNC Asheville’s Great Smokies Writing Program Announces Spring 2014 Workshops

    Monday, November 25, 2013
    Local writers will have the opportunity to hone their skills with UNC Asheville's Great Smokies Writing Program (GSWP) workshops in poetry and prose. Classes will be held in Asheville, Hendersonville and Burnsville. Class size is limited, so early registration is suggested. 10-week courses for writers of various levels of experience: Poetry – Kenneth Chamlee will lead "Art Becomes Art: Writing Poetry Inspired by Painting, Music and Other Marvels," which will explore writing poetry as a response to other art... Full Article>