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College Presents Special Awards during Graduation Exercises

May 16, 2015
Category: Academics, Evening & Graduate, Events, Students
Three graduates were recognized with special awards during Catawba College’s May 16th Graduation Exercises. These graduates, two from the traditional day program and one from the School of Evening and Graduate Studies, were recognized, through a vote of the faculty, for embodying the words on the…
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Retiring Faculty Member Recognized at Graduation Exercise

May 16, 2015
Category: Academics, Events, Faculty, Theatre Arts
 At Catawba's Baccalaureate Service, Anderson spoke to the graduates about the value of memories, asking them to "Be here now. Be somewhere else later." (View Full Remarks) Longtime Catawba College Theatre Arts Professor Dayna Anderson was recognized at the College's May 16th graduation…
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Internship at NRI Opens Up a World of Possibilities for Noyce Scholar at Catawba

May 13, 2015
Category: Academics, Mathematics, Students, Teacher Education
Katherine Quijada of Cooleemee, a graduating senior at Catawba and a Noyce Scholar, says her summer 2014 internship at the UNC Chapel Hill Nutrition Research Institute in Kannapolis made her want "to strive for so much more." Quijada graduated from Catawba on May 16 with a mathematics major and a…
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Wood Ducks Given New Homes

May 13, 2015
Category: Academics, Environmental Science, Students
by Rebecca Rider   Balyn Krout spent his spring semester giving a home to the wood duck population in the Fred Stanback, Jr. Ecological Preserve on the Catawba College campus. Krout, an Environmental Studies major and senior at Catawba, worked on the project for his internship with the…
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Catawba Students Say What You Don’t Know About Parasites Can Harm You

May 6, 2015
Category: Academics, Biology, Events, Students
 Fürstenwerth Ask Catawba College senior Finn Fürstenwerth what the smallest and deadliest parasite is in his opinion and he'll tell you without question that it's the brain-eating amoeba, Naegleria fowleri. The informative research that Fürstenwerth of Hamburg, Germany, and his…
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