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Young Catawba College Couple Makes Gift to Create New Scholarship Fund

April 15, 2009
Category: Academics, Alumni, Business & Economics, Gifts
Colan '03 and Courtney Blum Potemra '06 of Raleigh both just graduated from Catawba College within the past six years, however, they have already begun to give back to their alma mater in earnest. The couple recently made a gift to create a new endowed scholarship fund at the college and is…
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First Family Scholarship Established Through Estate of Katharine Weisiger Osborne

November 24, 2008
Category: Academics, Gifts
Through a gift from the estate of the Katharine Weisiger Osborne, a Catawba College Trustee who died on April 3, 2008, a new First Family Scholarship has been established at the College. The Katharine W. Osborne First Family Endowed Scholarship will assist future students of high academic quality in…
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Estate Gift to Catawba College Establishes New Scholarship, Buys Choir Robes and Funds Choir Tour

October 10, 2008
Category: Academics, Alumni, Gifts, Music
The late Ruby Miller Sanchez of Chicago, Illinois, formerly of Spencer, N.C., was a 1947 alumnus of Catawba College. Through a gift from his estate, her husband, the late Jose R. Sanchez, memorialized her at the institution by establishing the Ruby Miller Sanchez Endowed Scholarship. Monies from his…
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Students Majoring in Religious Studies to Benefit from New Catawba College Scholarship

October 7, 2008
Category: Academics, Alumni, Gifts, Religion & Philosophy, Students
Students majoring in religious studies at Catawba College will benefit from a new scholarship, the Raffaelli Family Foundation Scholarship that has recently been established.  The new scholarship was established at the discretion of a board member of the foundation, Catawba College alumnus Thomas…
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Scholarship Is Just Another Way to Give Back

September 19, 2008
Category: Academics, Alumni, Athletics, Gifts
Albert H. "Tuck" Gudger, Sr., a 1948 alumnus of Catawba College, says a new scholarship he has established at the institution is just another way he is "giving back."   Preference for the Albert H. "Tuck" Gudger, Sr. Scholarship will be given to a wide receiver on the football team, a position that…
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