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Simple Holiday Trip to Panama Unexpectedly Turns into Much More for Catawba Professor

March 8, 2017
Category: Academics, Communication Arts, Events, Faculty
"I love to become enmeshed in a culture and embrace the experience," said Catawba Communication Arts Professor Cyndi Allison Wittum. "I've lived in Greece and Japan and have visited a number of other countries, and I've always tried to stay away from the tourist meccas. If I can see it or buy it in…
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Dr. Gary Freeze to Be Honored at Conclusion of Local Heritage Study

February 28, 2017
Category: Academics, Events, Faculty, History
A long scholarly odyssey by a Catawba College professor will end Friday, March 3. Historian Gary R. Freeze will be honored with a ceremony in the Corriher-Linn-Black Library on campus to mark the completion of his local heritage study, "The Catawbans," a three-volume chronicle of the history of…
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Catawba’s Title IX Administrator Participates in Panel at WFU

February 20, 2017
Category: Events, Faculty, Psychology
Dr. Erin Wood, Catawba College’s Title IX Administrator and Associate Professor of Psychology, was tapped to participate in a Feb. 17th panel discussion entitled “Community Complexities” at Wake Forest University.  Dr. Wood, along with representatives from Duke and Wake Forest Universities, shared…
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Spanish Professor is a Man of the Outdoors Who Captures His Memories in Words

February 8, 2017
Category: Academics, Faculty
 Wilson as a child in Tennessee. There’s a side of Dr. J. Michael Wilson that many do not know and some could not even imagine.  The Catawba College Professor of Spanish and Chair of the Department of Modern Foreign Languages is a man who relishes all things outdoors. He holds his best…
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Catawba Professor to Serve as Managing Editor of “Interdisciplinary Journal of Research on Religion”

February 1, 2017
Category: Academics, Faculty, Sociology
Dr. Buster Smith, an assistant professor of sociology, has been appointed to the role of Managing Editor for the “Interdisciplinary Journal of Research on Religion.”  The journal (which can be found at www.religjournal.com) is an online peer-reviewed publication housed within the Institute for…
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