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’79 Alumnus Honored with Catawba’s Church/College Award

May 18, 2015
Category: Alumni, Events
 L-R:  Eleanor, Greg and Missie Alcorn Gregory M. Alcorn, a 1979 alumnus of Catawba College, was honored by his alma mater as the recipient of the 2015 Church/College Award. Alcorn, who lives in Salisbury and is an active member in First United Church of Christ there, received the award…
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Catawba College Honors '70 Alumnus with O.B. Michael Award

May 16, 2015
Category: Alumni, Events
Chester A. "Junie" Michael III was honored May 16 during Catawba College's Commencement Exercises as the recipient of the O. B. Michael Award. This prestigious award, presented annually since 1938 by the Catawba College Board of Directors of the Alumni Association, is given to a graduate of the…
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Baccalaureate Homilist Shares Message in Four Life Dimensions

May 16, 2015
Category: Alumni, Evening & Graduate, Events
Catawba’s 2015 Baccalaureate Homilist Gregory M. Alcorn ’79 admonished graduates to focus on four dimensions in their lives, the mental, emotional, physical and spiritual that combine to create overall well-being.  He called these four, “MEPS.” For the mental dimension, he advised them to be…
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Catawba Honors 1967 Alumnus with Prestigious Adrian Shuford Award

April 17, 2015
Category: Alumni, Business & Economics, Events
 President Lewis presents Seiwell withthe Adrian L. Shuford, Jr. Award Catawba alumnus and trustee Richard "Dick" J. Seiwell, Jr. was honored by his alma mater on Wednesday, April 15th as the 2015 recipient of the College's prestigious Adrian L. Shuford, Jr. Award for Distinguished Service.…
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Lee Street theatre to Screen Film, "Matt Shepard is a Friend of Mine," in Salisbury

March 29, 2015
Category: Alumni, Events
On the night of October 6, 1998, two young men lured Matthew Shepard, a gay student from the University of Wyoming, from a bar in Laramie, Wyoming. Matthew was kidnapped, driven to a field, tortured, tied to a fence and left to die. Matthew never regained consciousness. Succumbing to the severe…
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