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Catawba’s Community Forum Tackles “Race in America: Where Do We Go From Here?”

January 30, 2017
Category: Academics, Events
The Catawba College Community Forum for February will focus on Black History Month with a pairing of programs that examines the current debate over national priorities. The theme is “Race in America: Where Do We Go From Here?” Two forum programs will be held on campus Thursday, February 9, as part…
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Catawba College Student Tapped for "America's Got Talent" Auditions

January 27, 2017
Category: Academics, Events, Music, Students
When Catawba College sophomore Dustin Chapman of Whiteville auditions for "America's Got Talent" (AGT) on February 1st, he'll be channeling the late Keith Whitley, singing a medley of Whitley songs to get the attention of the judges. Chapman was invited to the AGT auditions by one of its producer…
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Catawba Student Has Poetry Published

January 24, 2017
Category: Academics, English, Students
Catawba College senior Sara Sellers has had several recent publications in poetry. Sellers had three of her poems accepted for publication in Campbell University’s magazine The Lyricist: “You Wrecked Me,” “Sleeping with the Reaper,” and “Sitting in the Bathtub at Motel 6."  Her poem “You Wrecked…
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2016 Alumna Begins Ph.D. Program in Chemistry, Shares Lessons Learned Thus Far

January 23, 2017
Category: Academics, Alumni, Chemistry
2016 alumnus Brooke Baumgarten majored in Chemistry at Catawba and decided to pursue a Ph.D. in Chemistry with a concentration in Forensic Science at the University of Central Florida (UCF) in the fall of 2016.  She has learned much since beginning that program and agreed to share her responses to…
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Catawba College Dean’s List Announced

January 18, 2017
Category: Academics, Events, Students
A total of 331 students have been named to the Dean's List for the Fall 2016 semester at Catawba College, according to Dr. J. Michael Bitzer, Provost of the College. Students named to the Dean's List have achieved a 3.5 grade point average in 15 or more semester hours (the list below is also…
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