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Catawba Presents Free Staged Reading of Original Play, “Sister of the Stars”

September 27, 2017
Category: Academics, Events, Students, Theatre Arts
Zachary Karvon (foreground), Dominic Masotti, Dr. Brad Stephenson (seated on floor), Amy Kimbrough A staged reading of "Sister of the Stars" will be presented by Catawba College Theatre Arts at 7:30 p.m. Saturday and Sunday, October 14-15 in the Florence-Busby-Corriher Theatre on campus. …
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Ol’ Sport, a Band of Catawba Alumni and Students, Announces New EP and Fall Bookings

September 25, 2017
Category: Academics, Alumni, Events, Music
Likely most are familiar with the adage, “That was then, this is now.”  But likely the saying has never been more appropriate than when speaking about Ol’ Sport, a band comprised of Catawba College alumni and current students. The four-person band was formed at Catawba through the college’s Artist…
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1939 Catawba Alumnus Has Homecoming 73 Years After He Went Missing during World War II

September 24, 2017
Category: Alumni, Events
Captain Lamar Russell ’39 finally returned home to Rowan County, more than 73 years after this World War II serviceman went missing, a passenger on a B52 that crashed in New Guinea in 1944.  He was buried in his hometown of Gold Hill on September 24, 2017 with full military honors. Russell joined…
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Catawba’s Luke Dollar Shares Science and Conversation in Naples, Fla.

September 23, 2017
Category: Academics, Environmental Science, Events, Faculty
Just a week before Hurricane Irma pounded Florida, Dr. Luke Dollar, chair and professor of Environment and Sustainability at Catawba, was in Naples and Collier County, Florida, to talk science and conservation with 4th graders there.  It was Dollar’s fifth annual visit to the area where Collier…
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15 Hands Equine Club Formed at Catawba

September 21, 2017
Category: Events, Psychology, Students
Catawba College students have an opportunity to be involved with a new student club on campus this academic year.  The 15 Hands Equine Club has been organized by club president Trilby Kirk of Salisbury, a sophomore, and faculty advisor Dr. Amy Holmes, an assistant professor of psychology. This new…
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