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Catawba Student's Environmental Passion Began with Camp

February 17, 2017
Category: Environmental Science, Events, Students
By Hannah Davis '17  As a Catawba College student As a Rowan County native, Macayla Upright was no stranger to Catawba College when it came time for her to decide where to go after high school. In fact, she can even recall sitting in the back seat as her mom drove through the college campus…
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Catawba Cited as One of the Best Value Small Colleges for an Environmental Science Degree in '16-'17

December 13, 2016
Category: Academics, Environmental Science, Students
Catawba College has been named as one of 20 Best Value Small Colleges for an Environmental Science Degree in 2016-2017.  Catawba ranks 8th on the list of the 20 institutions cited by Best Value Schools ( Catawba College was recognized in part for offering specializations…
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Catawba Students Present Research at N.C. Undergraduate Research and Creativity Symposium

November 9, 2016
Category: Academics, Biology, Chemistry, Environmental Science, Events, Psychology, Sociology, Sport & Health Sciences, Students
Catawba College was well represented at the 12th Annual State of North Carolina Undergraduate Research and Creativity Symposium ( on November 5, 2016, demonstrating Catawba College’s commitment to experiential learning and undergraduate research. The conference was hosted by North…
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Environmental Change Begins “In Your Own Backyard” Erin Brockovich Says

November 8, 2016
Category: Environmental Science, Events
A chance to hear environmental advocate Erin Brockovich drew more than 1,000 people to the Catawba College campus Monday, November 7.  Her message was that environmental change and the push for environmental accountability begins “in your own backyard.” She spoke to those gathered about “shared…
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Erin Brockovich Speaks to Media during News Conference at Catawba College

November 7, 2016
Category: Environmental Science, Events
Consumer advocate Erin Brockovich, best known for her involvement in one of the largest direct action lawsuits in U.S. history, spoke to a group of reporters at news conference held at Catawba College on November 7th. She said the purpose of her visit to campus was “to impart messages of hope and…
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