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Catawba President Brien Lewis Statement on Facebook Page Calling for Rescinding of Honorary Degree – April 1, 2016

April 1, 2016
Category: Academics, Alumni
We have received several comments and messages from alumni and friends of the College since the passage of HB2, some of which have urged the College to rescind the honorary degree awarded to then-Charlotte Mayor Pat McCrory in 2001.  To the best of our current knowledge, there has never been an…
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Catawba Alumnus to Be Inducted into 2016 South Atlantic Conference Hall of Fame

March 31, 2016
Category: Alumni, Athletics, Events
Video: The South Atlantic Conference recently announced that it will induct four members into the 2016 Hall of Fame Class. Among those earning honors is 1992 Catawba College alumnus, Andre' Godfrey. The honorees will be formally inducted into the South Atlantic Conference Hall of Fame on…
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"Be the Match" National Bone Marrow Registry Event Slated April 7 at Catawba

March 24, 2016
Category: Alumni, Athletics, Events
Catawba College will host a "Be the Match National Bone Marrow Registry" event on Thursday, April 7, in the Kirkland Gym Lobby of the Abernethy Physical Education Center on campus. The event, which runs from 11am-2pm and then again from 4-7pm on April 7th, is held in honor of 1996 Catawba alumnus…
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2016 Women’s Panel to Advise Female Students at Catawba on How to Succeed in the Real World

March 23, 2016
Category: Alumni, Events, Students
Highly successful young professionals, including Catawba alumnae, will share how to succeed in those first jobs out of college with Catawba coeds at the College’s third annual Women’s Panel slated from 6 to 8 p.m. Wednesday, March 30, in Tom Smith Auditorium.  Their presentation, “How to Succeed…
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Catawba Alumnus Rediscovers Rare Flower in Maryland

March 21, 2016
Category: Alumni, Biology
 Knapp Last summer, 2001 Catawba College alumnus Wes Knapp rediscovered Solidago rupestris in Maryland with several partners at the National Park Service as part of a larger project with NatureServe. Solidago rupestris, known as the rock goldenrod or riverbank goldenrod, is a North American…
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