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College Presents Special Awards during Graduation Exercises

May 16, 2015
Category: Academics, Evening & Graduate, Events, Students
Three graduates were recognized with special awards during Catawba College’s May 16th Graduation Exercises. These graduates, two from the traditional day program and one from the School of Evening and Graduate Studies, were recognized, through a vote of the faculty, for embodying the words on the…
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Catawba College Honors '70 Alumnus with O.B. Michael Award

May 16, 2015
Category: Alumni, Events
Chester A. "Junie" Michael III was honored May 16 during Catawba College's Commencement Exercises as the recipient of the O. B. Michael Award. This prestigious award, presented annually since 1938 by the Catawba College Board of Directors of the Alumni Association, is given to a graduate of the…
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Retiring Faculty Member Recognized at Graduation Exercise

May 16, 2015
Category: Academics, Events, Faculty, Theatre Arts
 At Catawba's Baccalaureate Service, Anderson spoke to the graduates about the value of memories, asking them to "Be here now. Be somewhere else later." (View Full Remarks) Longtime Catawba College Theatre Arts Professor Dayna Anderson was recognized at the College's May 16th graduation…
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Baccalaureate Homilist Shares Message in Four Life Dimensions

May 16, 2015
Category: Alumni, Evening & Graduate, Events
Catawba’s 2015 Baccalaureate Homilist Gregory M. Alcorn ’79 admonished graduates to focus on four dimensions in their lives, the mental, emotional, physical and spiritual that combine to create overall well-being.  He called these four, “MEPS.” For the mental dimension, he advised them to be…
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Catawba Students Say What You Don’t Know About Parasites Can Harm You

May 6, 2015
Category: Academics, Biology, Events, Students
 Fürstenwerth Ask Catawba College senior Finn Fürstenwerth what the smallest and deadliest parasite is in his opinion and he'll tell you without question that it's the brain-eating amoeba, Naegleria fowleri. The informative research that Fürstenwerth of Hamburg, Germany, and his…
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