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Catawba College Opening Convocation Marks Start of New Academic Year

August 15, 2017
Category: Academics, Events, Faculty, Staff, Students
Recent violent events in Charlottesville, Va., were referenced in remarks made by Catawba College President Brien Lewis during the College’s Opening Convocation ceremony held Tuesday, August 15, in a crowded Omwake-Dearborn Chapel on campus. Noting that his voice is “rightly or wrongly considered…
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New Enrollment Leadership Announced

June 26, 2017
Category: Staff
Two long-time Catawba College employees in the Admissions area, Elaine Holden and Steffanie West, will assume new responsibilities August 1 when Cindy Barr, the current Vice President of Enrollment, departs the college.  Their promotions come with Cindy's strong endorsement and are announced by…
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Catawba College Welcomes New Alumni and Parent Relations Director

June 20, 2017
Category: Alumni, Staff
Erin Phillips Stringer ’05 is Catawba College’s new Director of Alumni and Parent Relations.  The Pennsylvania native arrived on campus to assume her new role in the Development Office at her alma mater on June 19. Stringer leaves a position she has held for five and a half years as Associate…
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Two Longtime Catawba Staff Members Die

June 19, 2017
Category: Academics, Staff
Roseman Peeler Two longtime Catawba College staff members have died.  Eloise Peeler, who worked for almost 40 years as assistant to the president until her retirement in 1996, and Sandra Roseman, who worked for 30 years as administrative assistant in the Humanities after joining the…
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Childress Takes Post as Associate AD for Athletic Development

May 24, 2017
Category: Athletics, Staff
Catawba College Athletic Director Larry Leckonby has announced the promotion of Jeff Childress to Associate Athletic Director for Athletic Development. Childress has been serving as an Assistant Athletic Director and the Head Coach for Men’s and Women’s Tennis. “Jeff is a perfect fit for this…
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