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Bitzer Discusses Reshaping of N.C. Election Landscape with WSJ

August 9, 2016
Category: Faculty, Politics
Catawba College Provost and Professor of Politics Dr. J. Michael Bitzer was featured on The Wall Street Journal website discussing how new North Carolina residents are reshaping the election landscape. According to July voter data analyzed by Bitzer, among people born in North Carolina, 44% are…
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Donor Says New Scholarship She Established at Catawba Is Already Paying Dividends

August 4, 2016
Category: Academics, Faculty, Gifts, Music, Students
Kellogg Local philanthropist and arts supporter Sarah Kellogg says her gift to fund an endowed scholarship at Catawba College to honor her longtime friend and music professor Dr. Phillip Burgess is already paying dividends. The inaugural recipient of the Dr. Phillip E. Burgess Sacred Music…
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Retired Catawba Faculty Member Inducted into High School Hall of Fame

July 29, 2016
Category: Academics, Faculty, Music
Elizabeth "Libby" Bradshaw Carlton, a retired assistant professor of music and founder of the Community Music Program at Catawba College, was inducted into the Tazewell (Va.) High School Hall of Fame on July 23.  Tazewell HS Hall of Fame recognizes graduates or staff for their achievement or…
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Catawba to Offer K-12 Math Teachers Professional Development Programs Beginning This Fall

July 21, 2016
Category: Academics, Events, Faculty, Mathematics
Catawba College was recently awarded a grant to start the Central N.C. Math Teachers' Circle which will offer its first session of national professional development programs for K-12 teachers this fall on campus. All interested teachers are encouraged to contact Dr. Sharon Sullivan, associate…
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It All Began When This Associate Provost Spit into a Tube

July 6, 2016
Category: Academics, Biology, Faculty
Dr. Steve Coggin is a curious person, interested in all things scientific – everything from birds that fly while asleep 30 miles off the coast to delicate and elusive plants you must tromp to hidden places to find.  It is no wonder then that this Catawba College associate provost and professor of…
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