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Catawba Alumnus Enthralls Students with Story of Embracing Education

October 11, 2012
Category: Academics, Alumni, History & Politics, Students
EDITOR'S NOTE: Bullock is a 1969 Catawba College graduate who majored in Political Science and was the first black student accepted to Catawba.;;Repeating third grade was the best thing that ever happened to the Rev. Larry Bullock.Bullock related the story to French Academy students on Friday as…
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Bitzer on Clear Leader in Governor's Race

October 5, 2012
Category: Alumni, Faculty, History & Politics
Catawba College professor of politics and political expert Dr. J. Michael Bitzer was featured in a recent News14 article which discusses  Democrat Walter Dalton hitting the campaign trail just one day after the first statewide television debate in this year's governor's race.;While Dalton was…
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Forum to Explore Polarized Political Pickings for the Presidency

October 5, 2012
Category: Events, Faculty, History & Politics
With the 2012 election headed to a photo finish in key battleground states, Catawba College's Community Forum slated at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 23, will offer a timely analysis of this year's elections and what they may mean for the future.  The event, to take place in Tom Smith Auditorium of…
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Pat McCrory Campaigns with N.J. Gov. Chris Christie on Catawba Campus

September 14, 2012
Category: Alumni, Events, History & Politics
Pat McCrory, the N.C. Republican gubernatorial candidate, seven-term mayor of Charlotte and a 1978 Catawba College alumnus, stumped for votes at his alma mater on Thursday, Sept. 13.   McCrory, accompanied by New Jersey's Republican Governor Chris Christie, and other state Republican candidates and…
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Bitzer on Young Voters' Lagging Enthusiam

September 11, 2012
Category: Faculty, History & Politics
Catawba College professor of politics and political expert Dr. J. Michael Bitzer recently commented on the impact of young voters, whose  enthusiasm helped propel President Obama's win four years ago. Although a recent poll revealed waning excitement among younger voters following dismal job growth,…
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