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Lecturer Explains North Carolina Barbecue Traditions for Tourists

January 8, 2010
Category: Communication Arts, Faculty
"I can't think of anything I'd rather talk about than barbecue," says Cyndi Allison Wittum, a Communications lecturer at Catawba College. "That's my passion. Chopped pork on a white bun with a vinegar-based sauce. That is 'good eating.' "Wittum was excited when Jay Bemis, regional editorial director…
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Catawba Alumni and Brothers Make Their Marks on Journalism

December 1, 2009
Category: Alumni, Communication Arts
By Elizabeth Cook, salisburypost.comWhen former Post Sports Editor Ed Dupree took an interest in twins Benjy and Brad Hamm, he set in motion two award-winning journalism careers. Benjy is editorial director of Landmark Community Newspapers, guiding the news side of 56 paid-circulation papers, seven…
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Catawba's Student Newspaper, "The Pioneer," Goes Out of Print

October 2, 2009
Category: Academics, Alumni, Communication Arts, Students
Since 1926, Catawba College's student newspaper, The Pioneer, has been a printed publication. Not anymore; it's now online at enrolled in Communication Arts Instructor Cyndi Wittum's Applied Journalism course have been working on stories and photographs for the new…
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Hot Off the Grill Was a Hot "Take Your Parents to Class" Session during Catawba's Family Weekend

September 28, 2009
Category: Communication Arts, Events, Faculty, Students
Catawba News Service"I wasn't sure how many people would show up for "Take Your Parents to Class" on Friday [September 25th]," says Cyndi Allison Wittum, a Catawba College Communication Arts Instructor. "It's hard to compete with football games and ice cream socials when you're offering a class…
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Catawba Lecturer Tells of Cookout Drama and Trauma on the Yadkin

June 2, 2009
Category: Communication Arts, Faculty
It started as just a cookout on the banks of the Yadkin River, but after a drowning teen was rescued from the rain-swollen water, the meal was especially comforting.Catawba College communication arts lecturer Cyndi Allison Wittum was excited about being selected to host a Foodbuzz 24, 24, 24 meal.…
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