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$1 Million Gift Will Fund Scholarships in Three Academic Areas at Catawba

March 25, 2014
Category: Academics, Environmental Science, Gifts, History & Politics, Students, Teacher Education
Catawba College students who want to major in Political Science, Teacher Education and Environmental Science or Studies will be eligible for new scholarships thanks to a million dollar gift recently received by the College.  The gift, made by a donor who wishes to remain anonymous, will both benefit…
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New Scholarship Honors Owners of Southern Lunch and Says 'Thank You' in a Public Way

November 5, 2013
Category: Academics, Alumni, Gifts
A new scholarship at Catawba College has been established to honor and to publically say "Thank You," to the owners of Lexington's 88-year-old Southern Lunch. Employees and children of employees at Southern Lunch will be given preference for the Fred Lohr and Shirley Lohr Family Scholarship.…
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2003 Catawba Alumna Memorialized with Endowed Scholarship

March 18, 2013
Category: Academics, Alumni, Gifts, History & Politics, Theatre Arts
A new endowed scholarship established at Catawba College memorializes Anna Katherine Gregory Vance, a 2003 alumna who died in April 2011. The Scholarship was established by her husband, Dr. Shawn L. Vance of Kannapolis. Preference for the scholarship will be given to female, Christian students who…
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Georgia Couple Establishes Scholarship at Catawba

March 5, 2013
Category: Academics, Alumni, Business & Economics, Gifts, Students
; Joseph "Joe" R. Gorman and wife Sharon of Greensboro, Ga., have established a scholarship at Catawba College and students from Georgia will be given preference for it. Joe stated, "Sharon and I love  Catawba College  because it played such a pivotal role in our lives. Catawba is where we met…
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New Scholarship Honors '70 Alumnus upon His Retirement from Catawba

February 4, 2013
Category: Academics, Alumni, Athletics, Gifts, Staff
When Gordon A. Kirkland, Jr. '70 of Clemmons retired as director of athletic development at Catawba College in December, he did so quietly, likely hoping for little or no fanfare. Instead, he received a tribute in the form of a new Endowed Scholarship, established in his honor by his fellow alumni,…
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