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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 www.catawba.edu/pioneer.Students 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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Catawba College Lecturer Fires Up the Grill for "Consumers Digest"

May 8, 2009
Category: Communication Arts, Faculty
"I thought perhaps a friend was playing a joke," says Cyndi Allison Wittum, a Catawba College Communication Arts lecturer. "It's not typical for an editor from a national magazine to send an e-mail about covering an assignment, especially when you've never written for the magazine."Tom Williams, an…
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Catawba Students in New Media Class Meet Facebook Co-Founder Chris Hughes

April 27, 2009
Category: Communication Arts, Students
Catawba News ServiceIt takes something pretty amazing to get college students out of the bed voluntarily before the sun rises. Not only were Catawba College students Brandon Lee Coble of Yadkinville, Amanda Sowards of Harrisburg, Rob Fields of Orangeburg, S.C., Jen Trout of Seaford, N.Y., and Skip…
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