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"A Boy Named Soo" Commemorates 30th Year of Martial Arts Classes at Catawba

September 24, 2014
Category: Events, Staff, Students
This September marked David Mitchell's 30th year of teaching Chayon-Ryu martial arts at Catawba College. The 64-year-old, eighth-degree black belt marked the occasion quietly, with the publication of a children's book, "A Boy Named Soo." The book, illustrated with sketches rendered with…
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Catawba's Head Football Coach Included in 2014-15 Leadership Rowan Class

August 22, 2014
Category: Staff
Rowan County Chamber of Commerce is proud to announce the new 2014-15 Leadership Rowan class participants. Class members for 2014-15 are: D. J. Barksdale (Bank of North Carolina); Curtis Walker (Catawba College); Keith Bowersox (City of Salisbury); Wendy Brindle (City of Salisbury); Jeannette West…
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Catawba College Hires New Vice President of Enrollment

August 7, 2014
Category: Staff
Catawba College has hired a new Vice President of Enrollment.  Cynthia "Cindy" Lawrence Barr, currently Associate Dean of Admissions at Elon University, will begin work at Catawba on September 15. "We are excited to add Cindy's enthusiasm, experience, and dedication to students to the team at…
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Catawba Alumnus Receives Award for Distinguished Service

July 15, 2014
Category: Alumni, Staff
The Triad Association of Health Underwriters (TAHU) awarded 1974 Catawba College alumnus and Senior Development Associate Randy Southard its inaugural James "Randy" Southard Distinguished Service Award on June 3, 2014. The award recognizes a member's outstanding contribution to TAHU. Southard was…
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Catawba Director of Career Services Appears on "America Now," Says College is Worth the Cost

May 27, 2014
Category: Academics, Alumni, Staff, Students
Catawba College Director of Career Services Robin Perry was featured on a recent America Now segment discussing if a college education is worth the cost. "There is more high-tech stuff in any industry now, and the IT folks, the folks who know the computers and all the IT systems and specialties are…
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