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.
The UNC Asheville Foundation and TD Bank have signed a contract for the sale of land adjacent to the university that was formerly owned by the Health Adventure. The 8.9-acre property is located at the intersection of Broadway and Catawba streets.
UNC Asheville will hold its December 2011 Commencement, with some 220 graduates receiving diplomas, in a ceremony that begins at 10 a.m. Saturday, December 17. The December 2011 Commencement will be the first to be held in the new Kimmel Arena at the Wilma M. Sherrill Center on campus.
The UNC Asheville Board of Trustees approved proposed tuition and fees for the 2012-2013 academic year at its meeting Friday, Dec. 2. The recommendation, which now moves to the University of North Carolina Board of Governors for consideration, originated with campus tuition and fee committees, made up of faculty, students and administrators.