Campbell Named Vice Chancellor at UNC-A

UNC Asheville has appointed Kortni R. Campbell as the University’s vice chancellor for admission and financial aid starting January 11, 2021.

College Student Announcements

Many area students are making their mark at their respective institutes of learning and here are some that the Tribune has received notice of.

Stephens Graduates from ETSU

Elizabeth Stephens of Weaverville received her Bachelors of Science degree in Health Sciences with a Human Health Concentration from East Tennessee State University (ETSU) on December 12th.

Shooting Raises Security at Local Schools

On the heels of a very rare shooting in a local school, Henderson County Public Schools officials are grateful for the quick response to halt the incident but are looking at how to further enhance school security.

Wilma Dykeman Residence Comes Alive

The longtime Asheville residence of Wilma Dykeman, one of Appalachia’s foremost writers and conservationists, will become home to a new UNC Asheville Writers-in-Residence Program.

Hendersonville Rotary Club donating to Henderson County Education Foundation

The Hendersonville Rotary Club donated $10,000 to the Henderson County Education Foundation (HCEF) mini-grants program to support innovative learning in the virtual classroom.

NASA-STEM join to present Interactive Science Exhibit

A touring interactive science exhibit about the sun and earth is in Downtown Hendersonville for over a month, joining forces of NASA research with STEM curriculum.

School board goes with “B-Beyond” plan to reopen schools

39 percent of Buncombe County students have opted for remote learning, but for the 61 percent that didn’t, Dr. Baldwin outlined the plan for the first six weeks.

Academic calendar set for UNC System includes in person classes

The university system of UNC has set its academic calendar.  Much to the joy of many, students will be allowed to have in-person classes this fall at campuses throughout the state.

UNCA awarded funding for COVID-19

The UNC Board of Governors announces that the University of North Carolina Asheville will receive $610,000 in funding, through its recently announced partnership with the N.C. Policy Collaboratory at UNC-Chapel Hill, to help fight COVID-19.