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New Scholarship at Catawba Established Through Estate Gift

May 12, 2014
Category: Academics, Alumni, Business & Economics, Gifts
A recently established scholarship at Catawba bears the names of a 1939 alumnus and his wife thanks to a gift designated for that purpose in his estate. The Ralph and Eloise Sturkey Endowed Scholarship was created after the August 2012 death of Catawba alumnus Ralph Jefferson Sturkey, Jr. Sturkey,…
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WSAT to Become the Teaching Ground for Catawba College Students

May 9, 2014
Category: Academics, Alumni, Athletics, Business & Economics, Communication Arts, Students
WSAT Station Day-to-Day Operations to Remain the Same under Buddy Poole Salisbury radio station WSAT-AM is being sold by CAP Communications, Inc. to the newly established Catawba College Foundation. Although WSAT will continue its traditional broadcasts with longtime announcer and current…
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Big Idea Business Plan Competition Winners Announced

May 1, 2014
Category: Academics, Business & Economics, Events, Students
Mr. Ralph W. Ketner with students from Carson High School students (1st Place) Carson High School students from Colleen Young's Entrepreneurship Class were recognized April 30 during an awards ceremony held at Catawba College. These students, who together won a $1,000 cash prize, came in first…
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Big Idea Business Plan Competition at Catawba Concludes with April 30th Awards Ceremony

April 28, 2014
Category: Business & Economics, Events
The public is invited to hear the winners in the Big Idea Business Plan Competition announced at an awards ceremony slated for 6 p.m. Wednesday, April 30 in Tom Smith Auditorium of Ketner Hall on Catawba College's campus. Would-be entrepreneurs in Rowan County had a chance to vie for cash prizes in…
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N.C. Entrepreneur Touts Pickles during CEO Lecture at Catawba College

April 17, 2014
Category: Business & Economics, Events
Ralph W. Ketner and Jenny Fulton Jenny Fulton says her cell phone number and e-mail address are printed on every jar of Miss Jenny's Pickles and she wants you to call her – really – and let her know if you like the product or encounter a problem with it. This entrepreneur, a former…
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