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Catawba College Lands $1.45 Million National Science Foundation Grant

October 2, 2012
Category: Academics, Biology, Chemistry, Environmental Science, Students, Teacher Education
Catawba College has received a $1.45 million grant from the Robert Noyce Scholarship Program of the National Science Foundation that will provide five years of support for scholarships and internships that help prepare Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM) majors for teaching…
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Catawba Professor and Local High School Students Build House for Costa Rican Family

July 30, 2012
Category: Biology, Faculty
Dr. Steve Coggin, Dean of the Hurley School of Arts and Sciences and Professor of Biology at Catawba College, traveled to Costa Rica this summer with a group of high school students from First Presbyterian Church in Salisbury. The group worked together to build a house for a Costa Rican family.…
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Community Service Required for Incoming Catawba Students to Graduate with Honors

June 11, 2012
Category: Academics, Biology, English, Faculty, Sociology, Students
Beginning with this fall's incoming first-year class, Catawba College students will need to complete community service hours to officially graduate with honors. That proposal was approved unanimously last year by both the Student Council and the Honors Faculty Board at Catawba.;According to Dr.…
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Two Retiring Faculty Members Recognized at Catawba Graduation

May 12, 2012
Category: Biology, English, Events, Faculty
Two long-serving faculty members at Catawba College were recognized during the college's commencement exercises on Saturday, May 12. Dr. Michael Baranski, a professor of biology with 38 years of service, and Dr. Laurel Eason, a professor of English with 21 years of service, will retire at the end of…
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Students Share Their Research at 2012 Interdisciplinary Research Symposium

April 27, 2012
Category: Academics, Biology, Chemistry, Events, Psychology, Sport & Health Sciences, Students
Catawba College students from various disciplines shared their diverse research projects during the 2012 Interdisciplinary Research Symposium held Thursday, April 26 in the Leonard Lounge of the Cannon Student Center. Faculty, staff and students on campus dropped by during the two-hour event to…
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