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Kirkland Legacy at Catawba Continues Thanks to Endowed Scholarship

January 28, 2016
Category: Academics, Alumni, Athletics, Events, Gifts, Students
 Kirkland Thanks to a new endowed scholarship recently established at Catawba College, the Kirkland surname will be even better remembered in the College's history. Gordon A. Kirkland, a 1970 alumnus and former Chiefs Club coordinator, and his wife Sandra of Clemmons have established an…
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Our Catawba: The Forward Path: The Councill Family Internships

January 11, 2016
Category: Academics, Alumni, Athletics, Business & Economics, Gifts, Students
Nancy Foster Councill, a 1980 alumna of Catawba College and a current member of its Board of Trustees, talks about her experience as a student and about her interest in supporting internship opportunities for Catawba students. What brought you to Catawba initially? How did you hear about it?I went…
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Catawba’s Basketball Team Is Helping Rowan County Students Focus

December 11, 2015
Category: Athletics, Events, Students
Members of Catawba's Men's Basketball team are on a mission.  They are hoping to get Rowan County elementary and middle school students to focus on reading, comprehension and good citizenship. While Head Coach Rob Perron's goal is for members of his team to visit all middle and elementary schools…
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Honorary Coach Plays Role in Catawba Indians’ Conference Win

November 16, 2015
Category: Athletics, Events
Robert Stephen Gilmore, the Catawba Indians' Honorary Coach on Saturday, Nov. 14, can take some of the credit for Catawba's South Atlantic Conference victory, the Indians' first since 2007. Gilmore, a Salisbury High School senior battling cancer for the third time in his life, was on the…
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Catawba Inducts Sports Hall of Fame Class for 2015

November 16, 2015
Category: Alumni, Athletics, Events
Jim Tomsula ’90, head coach of the San Francisco 49ers, and Jim Gantt ’89, head baseball coach who consistently leads his teams to championship play, are among the alumni Catawba College inducted into its Sports Hall of Fame Class for 2015.  Other inductees marking the Hall of Fame’s 28th…
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