Amber Munger, a human rights activist living in Haiti, will compare and contrast the work of Haitian grassroots organizations with that of international development agencies in a talk, “Nothing About Us Without Us.”
More than 55 businesses and graduate schools are scheduled to participate in UNC Asheville’s Career and Graduate School Fair from 11 a.m. – 2 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 15, in Kimmel Arena on the UNC Asheville campus. Area degree-seeking students are invited to join UNC Asheville students and alumni to learn more about full-time and part-time jobs, internships, and graduate school opportunities. The event is free and open to the public.
Best-selling novelist Wiley Cash will headline “Celebrating Madison County,” featuring literature, music and photography, presented on October 25-26 at UNC Asheville. Cash will offer a solo reading, and other well-known area writers, photographers and performers will share their creative responses to the cultural heritage and rugged physical beauty of Madison County during this free, two-day event.
UNC Asheville presented awards to distinguished alumni Charles Thomas Steele Jr., Lt. Col. Wes Morrison, Barbara Baker, Justin Belleme and Leslie Klein Newman, in a ceremony that also included awards to distinguished faculty and student leaders.
UNC Asheville Director of Athletics Janet R. Cone has announced that current Associate Head Men's Basketball Coach Nick McDevitt has been selected as the school's new head coach. The announcement came at an afternoon press conference held at the Wilma Sherrill Center.
The UNC Asheville Music Series at the Altamont Theatre continues at 7:30 p.m. Monday, July 23, with faculty, students and alumni performing in an eclectic mix of styles. These monthly concerts are free and open to the public, at 18 Church Street in downtown Asheville.
UNC Asheville recently presented its annual alumni and student leaderships awards at a special ceremony on campus. Chancellor Anne Ponder, Vice Chancellor Bill Haggard, and UNC Asheville National Alumni Council Chair Barbara Baker ('71) made the presentations.