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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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'83 Alumnus and His Parents Memorialize Brother through Scholarship

January 16, 2013
Category: Academics, Alumni, Gifts, Music
A new scholarship fund established at Catawba College will provide music scholarships for students from Rowan County. Steven J. Shuping and his parents, Romas and Sarah Shuping, all of Salisbury, established the Romas H. Shuping, Jr. Endowed Scholarship Fund in memory of their brother and son.…
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Donor Funds Scholarships in Honor of Four College Trustees

January 2, 2013
Category: Academics, Alumni, Gifts, History & Politics
An anonymous donor has provided funds to established endowed scholarships at Catawba in honor of four members of the Board of Trustees. The scholarships were created to recognize the contributions of Trustees Daniel "Dan" Bross '71 of Issaquah, Wash., William "Bill" Graham '83 of Salisbury, Richard…
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1979 Alumnus' Parents Recognized with Catawba Scholarship

June 11, 2012
Category: Academics, Athletics, Gifts, Students
The family of Marvin A. "Skeeter" and Ann Francis has established a scholarship at Catawba College. Although Ann Francis and her late husband, Marvin, never attended Catawba, their son, Marvin A. Francis, Jr. did, and is an alumnus from Catawba's class of 1979. In a nod to the late Marvin Francis'…
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Scholarships Established in Recognition of a Current and a Retired Catawba College Employee

June 1, 2012
Category: Academics, Business & Economics, Gifts, Mathematics, Staff
A current and a retired Catawba College employee have been honored with new scholarships established in their honor. Joanna Jasper, Catawba's chief information officer, and David E. Setzer, who retired in 1997 as special assistant to the president after 36 years of service, were honored with the…
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