UNC Asheville's Distance and Continuing Education Office, a division of the Asheville Graduate Center, will host a series of Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) courses beginning March 16. The classes will allow builders, contractors, architects and others in the industry to receive accreditation and credentialing maintenance in the growing green building sector.
The UNC Asheville 2009-2010 Writers at Home Series continues with readings by Joan Heller and Kim Purser, both graduates of UNC Asheville's Master of Liberal Arts Program, at 3 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 21, at Malaprop's Bookstore/Café, 55 Haywood St., downtown Asheville. The event is free and open to the public.
UNC Asheville is taking advantage of the growing trend in online and teleconference education to improve access to classes for across the state. This spring the university will offer a 300-level education course for lateral entry teachers worth three credit hours.
POSTPONED UNTIL MARCH 30 DUE TO WINTER WEATHER -- More than 55 organizations are scheduled to participate in UNC Asheville’s Internship and Job Fair from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 16, in UNC Asheville’s Highsmith University Union.
Registration is now open for the North Carolina Center for Creative Retirement spring workshops. The hands-on courses, which are open to students of all ages and skills, range from lessons in outdoor photography to experiential learning with horses.
Registration is now open for a Law School Admission Test (LSAT) and Graduate Record Examination (GRE) prep classes offered by UNC Asheville's Professional Education Program. Classes will meet on UNC Asheville's campus.
POSTPONED DUE TO WEATHER -- The Renaissance Computing Institute (RENCI) at UNC Asheville drop-in open house from 3:30-5 p.m. Friday, Feb. 5, at the RENCI at UNC Asheville Community Engagement Site, located in the Grove Arcade in downtown Asheville. The event is free and open to the public.
Registration is now open for a severe weather workshop hosted by UNC Asheville's Atmospheric Sciences Department. The workshop will be held from 8 a.m.-5:30 p.m. Saturday, April 17, in UNC Asheville’s Robinson Hall, room 125. Presented in cooperation with the National Weather Service Office in Greenville-Spartanburg, S.C., this event will offer scientific presentations to promote awareness, understanding and preparedness for severe weather. The workshop is open to the public, and no prior knowledge of meteorology is required. Cost is $15.
UNC Asheville’s Career Center will host a panel discussion on nonprofit careers at 4 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 4, at UNC Asheville’s Highsmith University Union, Mountain Suites. The panel of local experts will address nonprofit opportunities and provide a chance for students to gain professional advice. The event is free and open to the public.
Image from the exhibition“Asheville’s East End Circa 1968,” a photography exhibition by Asheville artist Andrea Clark, is on view through February 26 in UNC Asheville’s Blowers Gallery. The exhibition includes 26 framed black-and-white photographs and a large historical map of Asheville.