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Catawba Remembers Dean E. Smith 1931-2015

February 9, 2015
Category: Academics, Athletics, Events, Staff
L-R: Coach Dean Smith with Curtis and Polly Montgomery Catawba College formally recognized the many contributions of Dean Smith by awarding him an honorary doctorate during its graduation exercises in May of 1985. Smith received a Doctor of Humane Letters from Catawba during that ceremony.…
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Catawba Begins Landmark Solar Project

January 21, 2015
Category: Academics, Athletics, Events
 Solar panel installation on the roof of the college-community center Catawba College is making a bold move in the area of solar power that will propel it ahead of all other North Carolina colleges and universities. Catawba will have the distinction of having the second largest campus solar…
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Catawba Athletics Announces Partnership with adidas and BrandRPM

January 16, 2015
Category: Athletics
Catawba College and adidas® today announced a five-year partnership in which the Portland, Oregon, based company will be the official athletic footwear, apparel and accessory brand of the Indians through the 2019-20 season. The partnership will be implemented in concert with BrandRPM, a top team…
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Catawba Alumnus Jim Tomsula '90 Named Head Coach of the San Francisco 49ers

January 15, 2015
Category: Alumni, Athletics
Photo courtesy of the San Francisco 49ers Jim Tomsula, a 1990 Catawba alumnus, has been named the head football coach for the NFL's The San Francisco 49ers. He becomes the 19th coach in team history, taking over for Jim Harbaugh, who recently left to take the head coaching job at the…
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Former Catawba Basketball Players Lead Effort to Upgrade Abernethy P.E. Center, Goodman Gym

January 12, 2015
Category: Alumni, Athletics, Gifts, Sport & Health Sciences, Staff
 L-R: Bill Haggerty ’79, Steve Harkins ’77, Chuck Farthing ’75, Marvin Francis ’79, Carlton White ’76, Dan Ghent ’75, David Faulkner ’75, Dr. Randy Crumpler ’75, Tom Dennard ’77, Coach Sam Moir,  Dr. Mike Mayhew ’75, Tom Childress ’64 and Tom Bonebrake ’75 (not pictured). "Now's the time to…
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