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Greensboro Couple Makes Gift to Fund Catawba College Scholarship

January 5, 2007
Category: Academics, Alumni, English, History & Politics, Students
A new academic scholarship has been established at Catawba College by a Greensboro couple who are graduates of the institution. The Kelly-Cline Family Endowed Scholarship was funded with a gift from Ned and Linda Kelly Cline of Greensboro, members of the Class of 1964. Preference for the scholarship…
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Mystery Surrounds Identity of Rowan County School Teacher

January 2, 2007
Category: History & Politics
By Elizabeth G. Cook, Salisbury PostSchool teacher Peter Stewart Ney was so beloved by his former students that several gathered around his sick bed in a western Rowan County home in November 1846. For years, people had believed the teacher was Michel Ney, a marshal in Napoleon's Army who fled to…
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Globalism and Localism to Be Focus of Catawba's Department of History and Politics

January 2, 2007
Category: Academics, History & Politics
Globalism and localism will be the combined focus of Catawba College's recently merged Department of History & Politics. Much of the strength of this new department is reflected in its current faculty, most notably through the 40 years of experience of Dr. Bruce Griffith, the William R. Weaver…
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The Role of Religion in Public Life

January 2, 2007
Category: Academics, Events, History & Politics, Religion & Philosophy, Students
Today the world faces a crisis never before seen on this scale in human history. All over the globe, human beings of all faiths and of none are wrestling with the question: what exactly is the proper role of religion in the public life of nations?   Proposed answers differ radically, even within…
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Mystery Surrounds Identity of Rowan County School Teacher

January 2, 2007
Category: History & Politics
By Elizabeth G. Cook, Salisbury PostSchool teacher Peter Stewart Ney was so beloved by his former students that several gathered around his sick bed in a western Rowan County home in November 1846. For years, people had believed the teacher was Michel Ney, a marshal in Napoleon's Army who fled to…
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