Effective Teacher Training, a series of classes recommended for those interested in substitute teaching, will be offered on four consecutive Saturdays beginning April 6, by the Asheville Graduate Center at UNC Asheville.
The f/32 photography group will present an exhibit, "Texture, Pattern, Shape, Oh My!" from March 1-31 in the Blowers Gallery at UNC Asheville's Ramsey Library. This exhibit will open with a reception from 3-5 p.m. on Sunday, March 3. Both the reception and the exhibit are free and open to the public.
Leadership Asheville, a leadership development organization, will join with UNC Asheville in the coming months, and transition away from its current status as an independent, nonprofit organization. The announcement was made today, following discussions between leaders of the two organizations and a vote by the Leadership Asheville Board of Directors.
Local artists Jeremy Russell and Valeria Watson-Doost will open their new collaborative exhibit, "Whole Earth Theory: Dimensions of Life and Death" with a reception at 6 p.m. Friday, March 1, in UNC Asheville's Highsmith University Union Gallery.
UNC Asheville's Admissions Office will host an open house for high school and transfer students and their families from 8:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Saturday, March 2, on campus. Those attending will have the opportunity to meet faculty and staff from different academic areas, and representatives of a wide range of campus organizations. The open house also includes student-led campus tours and sessions for parents and students on admissions, academics, extracurricular programs, scholarships and other financial aid.
James Loewen, author of the groundbreaking best-seller, "Lies My Teacher Told Me," will speak at 7 p.m. Friday, March 1, at UNC Asheville's Robinson Hall, Room 125. This event is free and open to the public.
Young scientists from 10 middle schools and nine high schools in Western North Carolina will test their talents in the Regional Science Olympiad Tournament at UNC Asheville Saturday, February 23. The competition will be held from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at various locations across campus.
UNC Asheville will host its third annual Health Fair with exhibits from some 40 local health organizations and businesses, from 11 a.m-2 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 28, on the Kimmel Arena concourse. The fair is free and open to the public, with free parking available in the Kimmel Arena parking deck.
UNC Asheville will host a sexual harassment "speak-out" at 7 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 28, in the Laurel Forum in Karpen Hall. The speak-out will bring voice to diverse experiences of sexual harassment, and provide information about preventing and defending oneself against sexual harassment. The event is free and open to the public.