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April 6th Poetry Reading to Celebrate Career and Pending Retirement of Dr. Janice Fuller

March 30, 2017
Category: Academics, Alumni, English, Events, Faculty
Catawba College's Writer-in-Residence, Dr. Janice Fuller, will celebrate her upcoming retirement at the end of this academic year with a reading of her poetry at 7 p.m., Thursday, April 6, in Tom Smith Auditorium in Ketner Hall on campus. The reading is free and open to members of the campus…
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Live Fuel Cell Demonstration at Catawba Achieves Record Performance

March 27, 2017
Category: Academics, Chemistry, Events, Faculty, Students
 Pozvonkov with Dr. Carol Miderski and Dr. Yu Choong Soo Fuel cells were tested with a hydrogen gas source in a Catawba College chemistry lab before an audience of professors, students, energy experts, and local government leaders on Friday, March 17. The tests resulted in a record performance…
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Catawba's "Shave It or Save It" Fundraiser to Benefit The Cure Starts Now

March 16, 2017
Category: Evening & Graduate, Events, Faculty, Staff, Students
Some members of the Catawba College community may soon "go bald" for a very good cause - to raise funds for the Cure Starts Now, an organization dedicated to finding a cure for cancers, especially "big bullies" like childhood brain cancer.  A "Shave It or Save It" fundraiser is now underway on…
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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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