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Catawba Officially Convenes for Its 165th Year of Operation

August 20, 2015
Category: Academics, Events, Faculty, Staff, Students
Catawba College welcomed members of its Class of 2019 and officially kicked off the 2015-1016 academic year at Opening Convocation held Tuesday, August 18th in Omwake-Dearborn Chapel. Despite rain showers, new students were welcomed by faculty clad in academic regalia as they departed the chapel…
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Catawba Faculty Member Elected to National Office for Professional Association

August 14, 2015
Category: Business & Economics, Faculty
Dr. Eric Hake, a professor of economics at Catawba College, has been elected Executive Secretary/Treasurer for the Association for Evolutionary Economics.    Having served one five-year term as Secretary of the Association from 2010-2015, he will take on the additional responsibilities as the…
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Catawba Faculty Member Accepts Position as President of Food for Thought Board of Directors

August 3, 2015
Category: Faculty, Psychology
Dr. Erin Wood, an assistant professor of psychology at Catawba College, has just accepted the position of president on the board of directors of a local non-profit backpack program, Food for Thought. She follows Mrs. Paula Mead in the position, and will work closely over the next year with the…
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Catawba Professors Build Chemistry and Art Connections in North Dakota

August 3, 2015
Category: Academics, Chemistry, Faculty, Students, Theatre Arts
Two Catawba College faculty members recently attended a summer workshop at Bismarck State College in Bismarck, North Dakota. Chemistry Professor Dr. Carol Anne Miderski and Art Professor Ashley Pierce attended the workshop made possible through Chemistry Collaborations, Workshops and…
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Catawba College Theatre Arts Opens ’15-’16 Season with a Production of Barrymore

July 29, 2015
Category: Events, Faculty, Theatre Arts
In an upcoming production, local actor, author, and Catawba College Professor Kurt Corriher will portray the legendary John Barrymore in a play titled simply Barrymore.  According to this show’s director, Craig Kolkebeck, Catawba College’s Scene Shop Manager and Adjunct Theatre Instructor, the…
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