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Former Catawba Coach, Father Tennis," Dies

June 14, 2013
Category: Athletics, Staff
;Scott "Scotty" Mitchell, who coached men's and women's tennis at Catawba from 1987 until 1989, and thereafter coached only women's tennis at the college into the late 1990s, died June 12. A native of New Jersey, Mitchell earned his bachelor's and master's degrees from Dartmouth College. He was a…
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Bitzer Tapped as Acting Provost at Catawba

May 20, 2013
Category: Academics, Faculty, History & Politics, Staff
Dr. J. Michael Bitzer will serve as Catawba College's acting provost beginning June 1. President Brien Lewis made that announcement to the campus community on May 20.Bitzer, an associate professor politics and history and chair of the Department of History and Politics at Catawba, joined the faculty…
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Catawba College Provost Accepts Position at Alfred University

May 16, 2013
Category: Staff
; Dr. W. Richard "Rick" Stephens, Jr. will step down as provost of Catawba College at the end of this academic year. He has accepted a position as provost and academic vice president at Alfred University in Alfred, New York, and starts there July 1. Alfred University, which today enrolls…
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Retirees Recognized at End-of-the-Year Luncheon

May 8, 2013
Category: Academics, Athletics, Business & Economics, Chemistry, Events, Faculty, Staff, Teacher Education
Catawba College's End-of-the-Year Luncheon for Faculty and Staff was a time to recognize 10 individuals who are retiring from the college this year. The longest serving individual recognized was Eleanor Ijames in the College Business Office, with 42 years of service. Other individuals recognized…
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Catawba College Recognizes Students, Faculty, Staff at Annual Awards Convocation

April 24, 2013
Category: Academics, Athletics, Biology, Business & Economics, Chemistry, Communication Arts, English, Environmental Science, Events, Faculty, History & Politics, Mathematics, Music, Psychology, Religion & Philosophy, Sociology, Sport & Health Sciences, Staff, Students, Teacher Education, Theatre Arts
Members of the Catawba College community gathered in Omwake-Dearborn Chapel on April 23 to celebrate achievement. The occasion was the annual Awards Convocation. Scheduled the day after Earth Day, the awards distributed were eco-friendly, made of Catawba blue, 100% recycled glass. They symbolized…
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