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2013-02-16 23:02:49

President Barack Obama recognized Asheville-Buncombe Technical Community College for its role in providing training that leads to employment while he was in North Carolina Wednesday. Asheville, NC (PRWEB) February 16, 2013 President Barack Obama touted Asheville-Buncombe Technical Community College for providing relevant training to students during his stop at Linamar in Arden on Wednesday. A-B Tech started working with Linamar a few years ago to provide two types of training for the...

2011-08-03 16:20:00

ASHEVILLE, N.C., Aug. 3, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- For a week in July at Asheville-Buncombe Technical Community College, 13 youths investigated crime scenes, examined blood spatters, navigated their way through a smoke-filled apartment and practiced life-saving skills during the College's Camp HERO (How Emergency Responders Operate). The camp, for ages 11 to 15, gave students an introduction into the lives and operations of firefighters, law enforcement officers and paramedics....

2011-07-21 14:44:00

ASHEVILLE, N.C., July 21, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Goodwill Industries of Northwest North Carolina and Asheville-Buncombe Technical Community College have partnered to offer a class to train employees for one of today's fastest-growing career fields and to help health care providers meet a new federal requirement that all health care records be available electronically. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20100908/DC61634LOGO) The first session in Electronic Medical Records...

2011-01-20 11:10:00

ASHEVILLE, N.C., Jan. 20, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Asheville-Buncombe Technical Community College has created a new homesteading program that taps the desire for self-sufficiency and a return to simpler living. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20100908/DC61634LOGO) "The emerging generation is looking to break the current economic model," said Shelley White, Interim Vice President of Workforce Development and Continuing Education. "People are choosing to make their own...

2010-11-22 16:11:00

ASHEVILLE, N.C., Nov. 22, 2010 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Asheville-Buncombe Technical Community will usher in the holidays with its first Lighting of the Green Dec. 4-22, featuring historic homes on campus decorated with conventional lighting as well as energy-efficient lighting provided by the College's Global Institute for Sustainability Technologies (GIST). (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20100908/DC61634LOGO) GIST, with a sponsorship from Progress Energy, purchased solar...

2010-11-09 08:41:00

ASHEVILLE, N.C., Nov. 9, 2010 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A natural products manufacturing facility believed to be the first of its kind in the country recently opened at the Enka site of Asheville-Buncombe Technical Community College. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20100908/DC61634LOGO) (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20100908/DC61634LOGO) The facility is a division of Blue Ridge Food Ventures, an agribusiness incubator and job-creation initiative of the regional...

2010-11-08 09:24:00

ASHEVILLE, N.C., Nov. 8, 2010 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- An energy-efficient modular home built by Asheville-Buncombe Technical Community College students has been transformed by the City of Asheville into a community police resource center. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20100908/DC61634LOGO) Students in Construction Management Technology oversaw the construction of a NC Healthy Built modular home by Carpentry, Electrical Technology, Welding and CAD Technology students. The...


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cenobite
  • One of a religious order living in a convent or in community; a monk: opposed to anchoret or hermit (one who lives in solitude).
  • A social bee.
This word comes from the Latin 'coenobium,' convent, which comes from the Greek 'koinobios,' living in community.
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