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Persistence Pays Off for Catawba College Graduates in Class of 2017

May 13, 2017
Category: Academics, Alumni, Business & Economics, Evening & Graduate, Events
Morgan receives his diploma from President Lewis Catawba College awarded degrees to 265 of its graduates on Saturday, May 13th and Dustin Morgan of Mocksville was one of the recipients. He says he feels fortunate to have earned his degree and confides that he has faced and overcome adversity…
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Baccalaureate Speaker Uses Biblical Lesson of Elijah as Cautionary Tale

May 13, 2017
Category: Academics, Alumni, Events
Using the biblical tale of Elijah the prophet, the Reverend Kristin Gerner Vaughn ’00 spun a cautionary tale entitled, “Journey On,” to members of the Catawba’s Class of 2017 during her Baccalaureate Service homily on Friday, May 12.  The service, held in the Omwake-Dearborn Chapel, was a time for…
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Friendships Time Cannot Outwear: Lifelong Friends Graduate from Fair Catawba

May 13, 2017
Category: Academics, Alumni, Communication Arts, Events, Students
By Cyndi Wittum  Beal and Davis The Reverend Dr. Kenneth Clapp ’70, Senior Vice President and Chaplain of Catawba College, said he could not take credit for the rain stopping in time for graduation. It had been a gully washer going into the big day when the Class of 2017 crossed the stage with…
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Catawba Presents Awards at Commencement Exercises

May 13, 2017
Category: Academics, Alumni, Biology, Chemistry, Evening & Graduate, Events, Students, Teacher Education
Several Catawba College students and a college alumnus were recognized during the College's May 13th Commencement Exercises held in Keppel Auditorium. Two students from the day program were recipients of the Whitener Awards, while one student from the School of Evening and Graduate Studies was the…
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Catawba Bids Farewell to Three Faculty Members

May 12, 2017
Category: Academics, English, Events, Faculty, Mathematics, Teacher Education
Three Catawba College faculty members will retire at the end of this academic year, and they each looked back on their tenure at the college with a shared pride in their students.  Drs. Janice Fuller (English), Paul Baker (Mathematics and Computer Science) and Rhonda Truitt (Education) will bid…
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