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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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Service, Leadership, Academic Achievements and Special Merit Are Focus of Awards Convocation

April 21, 2017
Category: Academics, Alumni, Athletics, Biology, Business & Economics, Chemistry, Communication Arts, English, Environmental Science, Events, Faculty, History, Mathematics, Music, Politics, Psychology, Religion & Philosophy, Sociology, Sport & Health Sciences, Staff, Students, Teacher Education, Technology, Theatre Arts
 2017 Award Recipients Student achievement in service, leadership and academics were the focus of Catawba College's annual Awards Convocation held April 20 in Omwake-Dearborn Chapel. As is the tradition at Catawba, most awards distributed were eco-friendly, made of Catawba blue, 100% recycled…
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A Catawba College Employee by Day, an Entrepreneur by Night: Meet Dawn Holcombe

April 11, 2017
Category: Staff
By Cyndi Allison Wittum Look for Dawn Holcombe in the "Shark Tank" on ABC one of these days.  Dawn, an employee in the Housekeeping Department at Catawba College since 2012, is creative and sees possibilities wherever she looks, including while working in her day job at the college in Ketner Hall.…
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Catawba Hosts Emergency Response Group Table Top Exercise

April 10, 2017
Category: Events, Staff
The Catawba College Office of Public Safety coordinated a Table Top Exercise on campus on April 11 for members of the President's Cabinet and the campus Emergency Response Group. Leading the exercise were Paul Dean, Chief of Police and Assistant VP for Public Safety and Risk Management at the…
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