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She'll Be Helping Students Stay on the Road to Success

July 9, 2013
Category: Staff
Kara Ostlund, Catawba's new Associate Dean and Director of Conduct, Housing and Residence Life, says she "wants to be the person who helps show students who they are and the good that they can do." Ostlund, who joined the college in early June, believes her position will allow her to do just…
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Larry Farmer, Human Resources Officer at Catawba College, to Serve on CUPA-HR Board of Directors

June 25, 2013
Category: Staff
Larry Farmer, human resources officer at Catawba College, has been tapped to serve a three-year term on the board of directors of the College and University Professional Association for Human Resources (CUPA-HR). He will join the board on July 1. Farmer has been a member of CUPA-HR since 1998 and…
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Alums Make List of "100 Coaches to Remember"

June 20, 2013
Category: Alumni, Athletics, Staff
The North Carolina High School Athletic Association (NCHSAA) published its list of "100 Coaches to Remember" in late June and two Catawba College alumni were included on the list.  1961 alumnus Ray Oxendine and 1958 alumnus Pete Stout were among the coaches recognized. The list of "100 To Remember:…
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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, 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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