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Former Teacher Education Faculty, Trustee and Namesake of Catawba’s Academy for Teaching Dies

November 20, 2015
Category: Alumni, Faculty, Religion & Philosophy, Sociology, Staff, Teacher Education
Dr. Shirley Peeler Ritchie of Salisbury, a 1952 Catawba alumna and former teacher education faculty member who also served on the College Board of Trustees, passed away Thursday, November 19. Ritchie served on the Board of Trustees from 2000 to 2014 and served in the role as secretary to the Board…
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Catawba Welcomes New Faculty

September 28, 2015
Category: Academics, Business & Economics, Chemistry, Communication Arts, Faculty, Music, Politics, Psychology, Religion & Philosophy, Sport & Health Sciences, Teacher Education, Theatre Arts
Catawba College welcomed new members to its faculty ranks this academic year and some faculty had title changes. NEW FACULTY - FALL 2015 New Full-Time Faculty:       Hogewood       Gibson       Burgess       Petrie       Liang       Woodhouse       Stephenson…
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Catawba's September Community Forum: "The Great Turning"

August 26, 2015
Category: Academics, Business & Economics, Events, Faculty, Religion & Philosophy
What do the Preppers, The Occupy Wall Street demonstrations, and the Ferguson protests have in common? They are each social actions that embody a profound sense of desperation and anxiety over the immediate future. Social collapse, soaring income inequality, racial tensions — why are there so many…
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Catawba's Annual Awards Convocation Recognizes Achievements of Students, Faculty and Staff

April 24, 2015
Category: Academics, Biology, Business & Economics, Chemistry, Communication Arts, English, Environmental Science, Events, Faculty, History, Mathematics, Music, Politics, Psychology, Religion & Philosophy, Sociology, Sport & Health Sciences, Staff, Students, Teacher Education, Theatre Arts
 Award recipients for the 2014-2015 academic year  Catawba's awards are eco-friendly and made of Catawba blue, 100% recycled glass. Catawba College's annual Awards Convocation was again a time to recognize and celebrate student, faculty and staff achievements. Members of the campus…
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Community Forum: Urbanization and Migration in North Carolina

March 3, 2015
Category: Events, Religion & Philosophy
North Carolina is experiencing profound demographic changes: our state’s growing population is increasingly diverse, we face looming impacts of population age, and there are widening disparities between urban and rural counties. These changes impact everything from school enrollment and voting…
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