An afternoon of choral and orchestral music is in store when UNC Asheville’s University Singers and University Chamber Symphony perform with the Reuter Center Singers from 4-6 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 30, in UNC Asheville’s Lipinsky Auditorium. Admission to this concert is $5 at the door, and free to children and students with ID.
UNC Asheville’s Jazz Big Band will perform five pieces by Radiohead, and the Studio 18 Vocal Jazz Ensemble will sing a mix of jazz, pop, and Broadway tunes, in a joint concert at 4 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 23, in Lipinsky Auditorium on the campus.
Theatre UNCA will stage Thornton Wilder’s Pulitzer Prize-winning “Our Town,” with seven performances from October 20-29. This family-friendly 1938 drama uses the daily life of a mythical small New England town to present a vision of love and marriage, death and eternity. All productions by Theatre UNCA are open to the public.
Poets who have honed and developed their work in UNC Asheville’s Great Smokies Writing Program will be featured in the next installment of Writers at Home. The reading, featuring five area poets, will begin at 3 p.m. Sunday, October 16, at Malaprop's Bookstore/Café, 55 Haywood St., downtown Asheville. It is free and open to the public.
The Career and Graduate School Fair offers a chance to meet local employers and representatives of graduate schools in the region. The fair, sponsored by UNC Asheville’s Career Center, takes place from 11 a.m.-2 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 18 in the Sherrill Center. The fair is free and open to all degree-seeking college students and college graduates.
UNC Asheville’s Music Department will present a varied program of concerts on the campus this fall by student musicians with faculty and other special guests. Six performances are scheduled in October, three in November, and the series will conclude with the annual Holiday Concert in December. Admission is $5 at the door for each performance, with students and children free.
Some 500 high school students from across Western North Carolina will explore an array of career opportunities in the fields of health care, health education and more at the 12th annual Health Careers Education Awareness Conference, "Navigating Your Journey to a Health Career," at UNC Asheville's Wilma Sherrill Center on Tuesday, Oct. 11, 2011.
UNC Asheville’s Department of Art will begin the new academic year with an exhibit of student art work selected by the Art faculty. The show, featuring more than a dozen works in a variety of media, opens on Wednesday, Aug. 10, and will remain on display through Sept. 6, at the Highsmith University Union Gallery on the campus.
The following students from North Carolina have been named to UNC Asheville's Spring 2011 Chancellor's List and Dean's List. They are listed by their hometown.
The Chancellor's List is made up of full-time students who have achieved a 4.0 grade point average. The Dean's List is made up of full-time students who have achieved between 3.5 and 3.99 grade point average.