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Catawba's HR Director Elected to CUPA-HR Board of Directors

February 28, 2013
Category: Staff
;Larry Farmer, Catawba College's Director of Human Resources, has been elected as Southern Region Director to the National Board of Directors for the College and University Professional Association for Human Resources (CUPA-HR).   Farmer currently serves as the Past Chair of the Southern Region…
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New Scholarship Honors '70 Alumnus upon His Retirement from Catawba

February 4, 2013
Category: Academics, Alumni, Athletics, Gifts, Staff
When Gordon A. Kirkland, Jr. '70 of Clemmons retired as director of athletic development at Catawba College in December, he did so quietly, likely hoping for little or no fanfare. Instead, he received a tribute in the form of a new Endowed Scholarship, established in his honor by his fellow alumni,…
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College Alumnus and Trustee Is One of Three Picked for NC State Board of Education

January 31, 2013
Category: Alumni, Business & Economics, Staff
;Catawba College Alumnus and Trustee Gregory M. Alcorn '79 of Salisbury is one of three new members appointed by N.C. Governor Pat McCrory '78 to the State Board of Education. That announcement was made Wednesday, Jan. 30. McCrory told N.C. legislative leaders that he had chosen Bill Cobey of…
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Feb. 22nd Piano Concert Continues Catawba Artist Series

January 28, 2013
Category: Events, Music, Staff
A free program of piano music by Patrick Behringer at 7 p.m. on Friday, Feb. 22 in Omwake-Dearborn Chapel continues the Catawba Artist Series for spring semester. Behringer will perform works of Bach, Beethoven, Brahms and Prokofiev.Behringer performs throughout the Fort Worth, Texas area and…
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Catawba College Baseball Coach Honored with Two Awards

January 18, 2013
Category: Alumni, Athletics, Staff
;Catawba College Baseball Coach Jim Gantt was recently awarded the 2012 Walter Rabb Award, presented annually to the North Carolina Amateur Baseball Coach of the Year. This is the second time that he has been honored with this award; he also received it in 2002.Gantt's 2012 team went to the 2012…
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