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77th Consecutive Session of Tar Heel Girls State to Be Held at Catawba College June 12-18

June 7, 2016
Category: Events
June 12-18 will be the 77th consecutive year of American Legion Auxiliary (ALA) Tar Heel Girls State, and for the fifteenth year, Catawba College will host the weeklong session. At the annual event, sponsored by the American Legion Auxiliary, Department of North Carolina, several hundred girls from…
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Award-Winning Student Designer at Catawba College Reflects upon the 2015-2016 Theatre Season

May 24, 2016
Category: Academics, Events, Students, Theatre Arts
By Jonathan Rife '19  Caleb S. Garner (Photo: Caitlin Billings) Upon his first time entering Keppel Auditorium, Caleb S. Garner was in awe of the overwhelming spirit of the building. He walked down the house left aisle, sensing the quiet anticipation and excitement left by years of…
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Bugs, Bugs, Bugs (and a Few Spiders)! Catawba's Practical Entomology Class

May 24, 2016
Category: Academics, Biology, Environmental Science, Events, Students
By Shannon Garrick '17  Garrick Phidippus (Photo by Sue Calcagni) This spring marked the first time that an entomology course has been offered at Catawba College. The course, taught by associate professor of biology and environmental science Dr. Sue Calcagni, focused on the practical…
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Catawba College Offering National Program to Help Area Youth Discover Life Goals at No Cost

May 23, 2016
Category: Events, Religion & Philosophy
Area youth who have completed grades 6 through the first year of college will have an opportunity this summer to participate in a program being offered by Catawba College as part of a national program of the Lilly Endowment. The program, for which there is no cost to the participants, is designed…
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Catawba Students Attend National Chemistry Conference

May 19, 2016
Category: Academics, Chemistry, Events, Students
by Shannon Garrick '17 A group of Catawba College students recently attended the National American Chemical Society (ACS) conference in San Diego, California. In addition to the myriad of multi-faceted research presentations, there were also symposia geared specifically for undergraduates and…
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