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American Legion Auxiliary Tar Heel Girls State at Catawba College June 11-17

June 2, 2017
Category: Events
June 11-17 will mark the 78th consecutive year of American Legion Auxiliary (ALA) Tar Heel Girls State, and its 16th year of having the weeklong session hosted at Catawba College. At the annual event, sponsored by the American Legion Auxiliary, Department of North Carolina, several hundred girls…
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Three-Year Collaborative Partnership between Catawba College and NCRC Cranks Up

May 17, 2017
Category: Academics, Business & Economics, Events, Students
A three-year partnership between Catawba College’s Ketner School of Business and the Kannapolis-based North Carolina Research Campus (NCRC) produced its first fruits in early May.  That’s when students from a Catawba Information Systems class delivered the first phase of a searchable database they…
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Persistence Pays Off for Catawba College Graduates in Class of 2017

May 13, 2017
Category: Academics, Alumni, Business & Economics, Evening & Graduate, Events
Morgan receives his diploma from President Lewis Catawba College awarded degrees to 265 of its graduates on Saturday, May 13th and Dustin Morgan of Mocksville was one of the recipients. He says he feels fortunate to have earned his degree and confides that he has faced and overcome adversity…
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Baccalaureate Speaker Uses Biblical Lesson of Elijah as Cautionary Tale

May 13, 2017
Category: Academics, Alumni, Events
Using the biblical tale of Elijah the prophet, the Reverend Kristin Gerner Vaughn ’00 spun a cautionary tale entitled, “Journey On,” to members of the Catawba’s Class of 2017 during her Baccalaureate Service homily on Friday, May 12.  The service, held in the Omwake-Dearborn Chapel, was a time for…
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Friendships Time Cannot Outwear: Lifelong Friends Graduate from Fair Catawba

May 13, 2017
Category: Academics, Alumni, Communication Arts, Events, Students
By Cyndi Wittum  Beal and Davis The Reverend Dr. Kenneth Clapp ’70, Senior Vice President and Chaplain of Catawba College, said he could not take credit for the rain stopping in time for graduation. It had been a gully washer going into the big day when the Class of 2017 crossed the stage with…
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