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Catawba to Participate in Operation Christmas Child Again this Year

November 3, 2015
Category: Events, Faculty, Staff, Students
Catawba will once again participate in the Operation Christmas Child (OCC) shoe box project. This project sends gift-filled shoe boxes to needy children around the world. Since 1993, more than 100 million boys and girls in over 130 countries have received simple shoe box gifts from Operation…
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Two Catawba Faculty Attend Convention, Make Presentations

October 28, 2015
Category: Academics, Events, Faculty, Sport & Health Sciences
Hand Appenzeller Two Catawba College faculty members recently attended and made presentations at the 67th Annual North Carolina Alliance for Health, Physical Education, Recreation, Dance and Sport Management Convention held in Winston-Salem in late October. They were Dr. Jim Hand,…
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Catawba Psychology Professor Named One of 10 Must Take Psychology Professors in Charlotte, NC

October 23, 2015
Category: Academics, Faculty, Psychology
Dr. Sheila Brownlow, a professor of psychology at Catawba College, has been named one of the 10 Must Take Psychology Professors in Charlotte, NC, by the online site, www.careersinpsychology.org.  Sharing why they recognize psychology professors, the site explains, “We picked out a small handful of…
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Longtime Catawba Professor and Chair of Biology Dies

October 14, 2015
Category: Biology, Faculty
Dr. Jay Buxton, a longtime professor and chair of biology at Catawba, died Tuesday, Oct. 13 in Hartford, Conn. Born in Carrara, Italy in 1919, he was a graduate of Southwestern Texas State College, and earned his doctorate in Biology from The Ohio State University, pursuing doctoral studies in the…
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Catawba Professor Receives Fellowship Award to Attend Conference

October 13, 2015
Category: Faculty, Sport & Health Sciences
Dr. Tanjian Liang, an assistant professor of Sport and Health Science at Catawba College, is one of eight recipients of an International Alliance for Invitational Education Fellowship Award. This award will allow Liang, who joined the College at the beginning of the ’15-’16 academic year, free…
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