UNC Asheville presented its annual alumni and student leadership awards at a campus ceremony on April 29. Awards were presented by Chancellor Anne Ponder, Vice Chancellor for Student Affairs Bill Haggard and National Alumni Council Chair James Carter ’00.
The UNC Asheville Board of Trustees will hold a special meeting at 3 p.m. Thursday, April 29, in Phillips Hall, room 117, on campus. The purpose of the meeting is to review the architectural design for the renovation of the Governors Village residence halls.
CHAPEL HILL, N.C. -- The University of North Carolina Board of Governors on Friday approved UNC-Chapel Hill's plan to expand its pharmacy-education program to UNC Asheville in partnership with Mission Health System.
Lucien "Skip" Capone III has been named as university counsel at UNC Asheville. Capone currently serves as university counsel at the University of North Carolina at Greensboro, a position he has held since 1991. His appointment, following a national search, was approved by the UNC Asheville Board of Trustees on March 26. He will start his new position on April 15.
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, April 3. Registration will be held at UNC Asheville's Highsmith University Union. Events will take place across campus and include an academic and student organization fair, student-led campus tours and sessions for parents and students on admissions, academic and extracurricular programs, scholarships and other financial aid.
Two UNC Asheville Board of Trustees committee meetings and a meeting of the full board are set for March. The Finance and Real Property Committee will meet Tuesday, March 16; the Development Committee will meet March 18; and the full board will convene on March 26.
UNC Asheville will conduct an intermittent, full-volume test of its new emergency siren system between 11:30 a.m. and 1 p.m. Thursday, March 11. The campus community as well as neighborhoods adjacent to campus may hear intermittent warning tones and spoken announcements.
UNC Asheville will hold its Homecoming 2010 celebration from February 25-27. Special events range from the annual homecoming parade and basketball games to a step show and tailgate party. A number of activities are open to the public.
Catherine Frank, director of Duke University's Osher Lifelong Learning Institute, has been named executive director of UNC Asheville's North Carolina Center for Creative Retirement. The appointment was made following a national search. She will begin her new post June 1.
When UNC Asheville celebrated the opening of the Reuter Center, home to the nationally acclaimed North Carolina Center for Creative Retirement, in 2003, the Janirve Foundation was at the top of the donor list with a $1.75 million gift. Now, the Janirve Foundation has stepped up again, this time with a $1 million donation to establish an endowment supporting the Reuter Center's capital needs and the North Carolina Center for Creative Retirement's new program initiatives.