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Everyday Education: Can Students Be Taught To Be Creative?

Can creativity be taught? This concept has long been debated! Of course, each individual is born with certain genetic and environmental gifts. Some are naturally inclined to be more creative than...

 

Blue Ridge Announces Spring Continuing Education Classes

Blue Community College is now offering continuing education classes for the spring semester. The following classes are now open for registration: Advanced Manufacturing Basic Machining Technology...

 

Transylvanians In College

Bob Jones University Bob Jones University named approximately 900 students to the dean’s list for high academic achievement during the fall 2018 semester. To qualify for the dean’s list, students must earn a 3.0-3.74 grade point average for the s...

 

Planned Giving Series To Be Offered

Western Carolina University's Office of Professional Growth and Enrichment will be offering a Planned Giving Implementation Series Jan. 25, Feb. 8 and Feb. 22 at the university's Biltmore Park...

 

Mars Hill Hosting MLK Day Events

Mars Hill University has scheduled a full day of events to commemorate Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Day on Monday, Jan. 21. Classes are canceled for students, with a series of educational and service activities happening on- and off-campus. The...

 

Brevard Academy Uses Gaggle For Safety Management

Brevard Academy and Gaggle have announced a partnership to keep students safe when they use G Suite for Education from Google. Brevard Academy will use Gaggle Safety Management for G Suite to promote student and educator productivity in a safe and...

 

Cambridge Education Comes To Charlotte's Suburbs

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — In 1864, the University of Cambridge began offering exams to students outside of Great Britain who hoped to attend the prestigious school. Today those exams — and the K-12 education program that Cambridge created to...

 

BRCC Graduates 18 From Basic Law Enforcement Training - Brevard NC

Eighteen Blue Ridge Community College Basic Law Enforcement Training (BLET) cadets graduated during Dec. 18 exercises at the Thomas Auditorium on the Henderson County Campus. Graduates and the city...

 

Alexa Broadbent Finishes Master's Studies At Miami - Brevard NC

Brevard native and current Hilton Head Island, S.C. resident Alexa Broadbent has been applying the tools of science, education and conservation to become a leader in the conservation community. In mid...

 

WCU Holds Commencements For Fall, Summer Graduates

A pair of graduating students delivered the primary addresses Saturday, Dec. 15, as Western Carolina University held commencement exercises to recognize the academic accomplishments of its fall class...

 

Everyday Education: Non-Core Classes Enhance Multiple Skills

The Christmas concert. The presentation of the colors at the football games. The marching band at halftime. The art shows. The yearbook. The musical. All these products are created by students at Brevard High School, and I could keep on listing thing...

 

BC Students Change The World Through Research - Brevard NC

Brevard College's mission, rooted in experiential learning, is on full display at Jones Library in the center of the Brevard College campus. Students studying various academic disciplines, primarily in math and sciences, have spent their academic...

 

Blue Ridge Announces 2018 Employee Awards - Brevard NC

At Blue Ridge Community College, employees play a significant role in their students' lives - as teachers, advisors and mentors. Our faculty and staff assist students in finding purpose and direction...

 

BRCC To Award $500,000 In IMPACT Scholarships - Brevard NC

Blue Ridge Community College has announced that it plans to award 500 new $1,000 scholarships totaling $500,000 to graduating seniors in Henderson and Transylvania counties. IMPACT scholarships are available to students graduating from a Henderson...

 

Scholarship Program Benefits Local Students - Connestee Falls NC

Yet again, the Connestee Falls Student Scholarship Program has set a fundraising record. Last year, in its 30 year of raising money to help Transylvania County students further their educations, the...

 

Everyday Education: CTE Class Routs Students To Their Futures

The eighth graders filed into Justin Ausburn's Career and Technical Education (CTE) class excited but well-behaved. They were working on several projects together and seemed eager to get started....

 

BRCC Graduate Works Hard And Dreams Big - Brevard NC

Christen Owen will walk across the stage and receive her Associate's of Arts degree Dec. 14, 2018. The Blue Ridge Community College graduate is 18 years old. Owen has been a colorful part of Blue...

 

Everyday Education: Strengthening Our Skills And Ourselves

As I was leaving the Brevard College’s cafeteria with a friend the other day, he looked around at the young faces, turned to me and said, “You know, I am turning 60 in a few days, and that does not scare me at all; but, if I were turning 18 years...

 

Parent Event To Focus On Cyberbullying, Social Media

Parents, do you know what your children are doing online today? This week, parents are warmly invited to a unique opportunity with “Parents Know More” to gain knowledge about social media and cyberbullying that could have immediate impact in the...

 

Mountain Sun Trick Or Treats For UNICEF - Brevard NC

The students at Mountain Sun Community School participated in Trick-Or-Treat for UNICEF this past Halloween. This is the school's eleventh year participating in the program. This year the students collected a record high of $581.08. Trick-or-Treat...

 

North Carolina 2018 High School Graduates Make Gains On SAT

North Carolina’s high school class of 2018 saw performance gains over the previous year’s graduates on the SAT college admissions exam while also opening a wider margin with the nation overall, according to results released by The College Board,...

 

WCU Students Lay Wreath At Tomb Of The Unknown Solider

Four Western Carolina University students partici-pated in a wreath laying ceremony at the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier on Friday, Nov. 16, at Arlington National Cemetery. Robert Buchmann of Colville,...

 

Brevard FFA Competes In National Livestock Shows

After months of preparing, three teams from the Brevard FFA Chapter traveled to the FFA National Convention in Indianapolis, Ind., to compete on the national level. The Dairy Evaluation Team,...

 

Everyday Education: Each Child Should Be Center Of Education

In a previous column in The Transylvania Times on Oct. 14, 2018, I described teaching-learning as a communicative process, which, by its very nature, mobilizes the six functions of communication identified by Russian linguist Roman Jakobson: the...

 

PFE Announces Honor Roll For First Quarter

The following students were named to the Pisgah Forest Elementary School Honor Roll for the first quarter of 2018-19 school year. 4th Grade A Honor Roll Keaton Campbell, Aaron Cipriano, Canseco Contreraz, Abigail Dodd, Adeline Drennen, Brianna...

 

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