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Students Reflect on 2013 National Environmental Summit at Catawba College

July 16, 2013
Category: Academics, Environmental Science, Events
By Rebecca Rider As Catawba College's third annual National Environmental Summit closed July 13, participants reflected on what they had learned and how they can use it to bring positive change to their hometowns. The National Environmental Summit for High School Students: Redesigning Our Future…
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Speaker at Catawba's National Environmental Summit Encourages Students to Redesign Future

July 11, 2013
Category: Environmental Science, Events
by Rebecca Rider ; High school students attending the National Environmental Summit gathered at Catawba College July 9 to hear keynote speaker Chad Pregracke talk about his vision for the future. Pregracke founded "Living Lands and Waters," the only industrial-strength, river clean-up non-profit…
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High School Students Arrive for Third Annual National Environmental Summit at Catawba College

July 11, 2013
Category: Environmental Science, Events
High school students from as far away as California and Florida arrived at the Catawba College campus Tuesday to learn how they can use their talents to create positive change in the world. They are participating in the Third Annual National Environmental Summit for High School Students:…
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Green Revolving Fund Committee Spurs Ideas, Funds, Action

June 23, 2013
Category: Environmental Science
One sustainable project is already under way on the Catawba College campus, with more on the horizon, thanks to the work of Catawba's Green Revolving Fund Committee. The college has taken steps to compost all the food waste from the dining hall with the help of Gallins Family Farm of Mocksville,…
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Twelve RCCC Students Selected as Noyce Summer Interns

May 30, 2013
Category: Academics, Biology, Chemistry, Environmental Science, Mathematics, Students, Teacher Education
Twelve Rowan Cabarrus Community College students have applied and been accepted as the first cohort of Noyce Summer Interns. Funds from a $1.45 million National Science Foundation grant provide monies to pay the tuition for these students to take a three credit hour online Education course through…
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