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Pilgrims and Progress: Thanksgiving in the 19th Century

November 6, 2013
Category: Events, History & Politics, Religion & Philosophy
Who invented Thanksgiving? Was it the Pilgrims at Plymouth Plantation? Eighteenth-century colonists grateful to a sparing God? Or maybe a nineteenth-century magazine editor eager to unify an expanding, industrializing, increasingly diverse population? At the next Catawba College Community Forum,…
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Catawba History Professor's Research Focuses on Military History and Local Heritage

October 16, 2013
Category: Academics, Faculty, History & Politics
Catawba College's Dr. Gary Freeze, professor of history, has been involved in several research projects during the past few months, with a focus on military history and local heritage.  This summer, Dr. Freeze served as consultant and facilitator for the production and presentation of an art film on…
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City Council Candidate Forum Scheduled for October 29

October 3, 2013
Category: Events, History & Politics
The Rowan County Chamber of Commerce will offer a Salisbury City Council Candidate Forum to be held on Tuesday, October 29, 6 p.m., at Catawba College's Peeler Crystal Lounge, Robertson College-Community Center, 2220 W. Innes Street. The event is free and open to the public. Sponsored by the…
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Oct. 22 Community Forum - The Federal Budget: Challenging to Get One; More Challenging to Control Its Size!

October 2, 2013
Category: Events, History & Politics
Ronald J. Maccaroni had over 37 years of experience with the Federal Government when he retired from the Senior Executive Service Corps in 2005. For 15 years, he served as a Comptroller in various Department of Defense agencies, managing the agencies' budget development and execution, and internal…
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Catawba Welcomes New Faculty

September 9, 2013
Category: Academics, Business & Economics, Chemistry, Faculty, History & Politics, Sport & Health Sciences, Teacher Education, Theatre Arts
Almost a dozen new faculty members joined Catawba College at the start of the 2013-2014 academic year.   Their divergent academic and personal interests were as welcomed as each of them to the campus community. Brandy N. Jones, MS, ATC, ROT Assistant Professor Athletic Training and Clinical…
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