Tue, 06/11/2013 - 1:36pm
The following students received degrees from UNC Asheville in May 2013. They are listed by nation, state and hometown.
Alyska Kalmeijer - Bachelor of Arts in Psychology, Minor in Sociology
Griselda Maribel Romero - Bachelor of Arts in Spanish, Minor in Psychology, Cum laude, Distinction in Spanish
Adrien Langeard - Bachelor of Science in Management, Concentration in Business Management and Administration
Mon, 06/10/2013 - 3:47pm
The following joint statement was issued today in Raleigh, N.C., by police chiefs of all UNC system campuses.
“The police chiefs of the 17 UNC campuses oppose the provision of House Bill 937 that would allow handguns on our campuses. We believe passage of this bill would increase the risk to the safety of our students, faculty, staff, and visitors.
Studies show that university campuses are consistently safer and experience significantly less crime than surrounding communities.
Fri, 06/07/2013 - 9:13am
Plans to complete Phase III of the Reed Creek Greenway through property owned by the UNC Asheville Foundation on Broadway Avenue are one step closer to implementation. Recently, the UNC Asheville Foundation received approval of its 2013 Federal Recreational Trails Program grant of $200,000 administered by the North Carolina Division of Parks and Recreation. The N.C. Department of Environment and Natural Resources has approved the grant and once other environmental, archeological and regulatory reviews are completed, the grant can be awarded.
Thu, 05/16/2013 - 3:29pm
UNC Asheville today dedicated the "TD Bank Atrium" in Rhoades Hall, in honor of a major gift from TD Bank to the university. The atrium on the first floor of the newly and greenly renovated building is a popular study and meeting spot for environmental studies and other science students. Rhoades Hall houses science classrooms, labs and offices.
Sat, 05/11/2013 - 3:51pm
With poet Nikki Giovanni delivering the commencement address to a crowd of more than 4,000 on the University Quadrangle, UNC Asheville held its 85th annual commencement ceremony Saturday morning, celebrating the 730 graduates of the Class of 2013.
Wed, 05/01/2013 - 10:57am
UNC Asheville presented awards to distinguished alumni Charles Thomas Steele Jr., Lt. Col.
Wed, 04/24/2013 - 10:20am
The Board of Trustees of the University of North Carolina at Asheville will hold a special called meeting at 11:30 AM on Friday, April 26, 2013 in Phillips Hall room 117 on the UNC Asheville campus. The purpose of the meeting is to review items in closed session including employment contracts and potential property acquisition.
This action is subject to North Carolina's Open Meetings Act. Certain agenda items may be considered in closed session, consistent with provisions of the Act.
Tue, 04/23/2013 - 4:26pm
UNC Asheville Chancellor Recognized for Promoting Women's Leadership Opportunities
Kansas City, Mo. — The National Association of Collegiate Women Athletics Administrators (NACWAA) has named University of North Carolina at Asheville Chancellor Anne Ponder recipient of its inaugural Van Ummersen Presidential Leadership Award. Chancellor Ponder will be recognized May 17 at a celebratory luncheon held at the NCAA/NACWAA Women's Leadership Symposium in Indianapolis.
Mon, 04/22/2013 - 10:51am
Nikki Giovanni, the renowned poet, activist and educator, will deliver the commencement address and receive an honorary Doctor of Humane Letters degree when UNC Asheville holds its May 2013 Commencement. Warren Haynes, the rock guitarist, singer, songwriter, and creator of Asheville's annual Christmas Jam, also will receive an honorary degree. The ceremony begins at 9 a.m. on Saturday, May 11.
Thu, 04/04/2013 - 3:02pm
An Economic Impact Study released today by UNC Asheville estimates the university's impact at approximately $268 million for fiscal year 2012 in the Asheville metro area.
The study, authored by research economist Tom Tveidt of SYNEVA Economics LLC, finds that economic activity generated by UNC Asheville supports 2,592 local jobs and adds $105.5 million in local income. According to the report, every dollar in state appropriations received by the university generates $2.96 in local income and $7.62 in economic output in the Asheville area.