UNC Asheville and the Asheville Area Chamber of Commerce will host a "Way to Go, Asheville" Rally on Tuesday, March 27, to thank the fans, volunteers and sponsors of the recent Southern Conference and Big South basketball tournaments. The hour-long event, which is free and open to the public, begins at 4:30 p.m. in the Mountain View Room of the Sherrill Center on the UNC Asheville campus.
UNC Asheville administrators have received official notification from the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) confirming the recertification of the university's athletic program. UNC Asheville was last recertified in 2002.
In conjunction with a statewide tornado drill, UNC Asheville will conduct an intermittent, full-volume test of its emergency siren system between 9:30 and 10:30 a.m. Wednesday, March 7, 2012. The campus community as well as neighborhoods adjacent to campus may hear intermittent warning tones and spoken announcements. The test is to assess the volume, reach and clarity of the system.
Locus Technologies (Locus), an industry leader in web-based environmental, energy, and compliance software, and UNC Asheville’s National Environmental Modeling and Analysis Center (NEMAC), an applied environmental research center that creates tools to address the challenges and opportunities of human interaction with the environment, announced a broad alliance today.
UNC Asheville, the Big South Conference and the Southern Conference have come to an agreement that will allow the Bulldog men's basketball team to play the BSC championship game in Kimmel Arena on the UNC Asheville campus at noon, Saturday, March 3, should they earn that opportunity. The Bulldogs would host the title game if they are the highest remaining seed.
“Are You Ready to Fix Racism? (or are you still pretending it doesn’t exist?),” a presentation by damali ayo, will highlight a series of events at UNC Asheville to commemorate Martin Luther King Jr. Week. Her talk begins at 7 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 19, 2012 in UNC Asheville’s Lipinsky Auditorium and is free and open to the public.
UNC Asheville's North Carolina Center for Creative Retirement (NCCCR) will be awarded a $2 million endowment from the Bernard Osher Foundation, with the first half of the endowment expected to be awarded in summer 2012, according to Catherine Frank, NCCCR executive director. This follows a $100,000 grant award from the foundation in June, 2011.
Some 2,000 family and friends gathered in UNC Asheville’s new Kimmel Arena on Saturday, Dec. 17, to celebrate the university’s newest graduates. Included among the 222 who earned diplomas in December are 10 graduates of UNC Asheville’s growing Master of Liberal Arts program.