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Catawba Professor Receives NCATA’s Educator of the Year Award for 2015

March 23, 2015
Category: Academics, Faculty, Sport & Health Sciences
Dr. Jim Hand, an associate professor & chair of Sport & Health Sciences at Catawba College, was honored with the North Carolina Athletic Trainers’ Association’s (NCATA) “Educator of the Year” award for 2015.  The presentation was made at the organization’s Spring Symposium and Awards…
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Dr. Gary Freeze Finishing Third Volume on Catawba County’s History

March 11, 2015
Category: Faculty, History
By Mark Freeze, Catawba student Before he was even employed by Catawba College, historian Gary Freeze was commissioned by Catawba County to write the chronicle of that county's history. This year, he's putting the finishing touches on the third, and final volume of the series, which covers the…
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Catawba Hires Hispanic Coordinator for Its Baccalaureate Programs Offered on CPCC’s Campuses

February 24, 2015
Category: Academics, Business & Economics, Evening & Graduate, Faculty, Teacher Education
Catawba College has hired Jose Manjarres as its Hispanic Coordinator and adjunct faculty member for the baccalaureate degree programs it offers on Central Piedmont Community College’s campuses.  While Manjarres’ focus is business and students pursuing a Bachelor of Business Administration degree,…
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"That'll Do," Dayna Anderson Says as She Wraps Up a 34-year Teaching Career

February 16, 2015
Category: Academics, Faculty, Theatre Arts
 L-R: Anderson, Fox, Pierce, and Zink Longtime Catawba College Theatre Arts Professor Dayna Anderson will direct the last production before her retirement when the College offers Shakespeare's "Comedy of Errors" at 7:30 p.m. February 24-28 in Hedrick Little Theatre. Anderson did not personally…
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Catawba Faculty Member Delivers Keynote for State Convention

February 1, 2015
Category: Academics, Faculty, Sport & Health Sciences
Dr. Tom Appenzeller, Associate Professor and Director of Sport Management at Catawba College, delivered the keynote address for the 66th annual state convention for the North Carolina Alliance for Health Physical Education, Recreation, Dance and Sport Management (NCAAHPERD-SM). Appenzeller was…
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