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Teachers of the Year Visit Catawba and the West Teaching Scholars

April 25, 2014
Category: Academics, Events, Students, Teacher Education
The Academy for Teaching held its annual Teacher of the Year event on Thursday, February 20, 2014.  The Freshmen West Scholars enjoyed breakfast and a panel discussion with the North Carolina Teacher of the Year Karyn Collie Dickerson and Rowan-Salisbury Schools Teacher of the Year Alex Reynolds. …
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"Our Song" Is Final Spring Choral Offering on May 4th at Catawba

April 25, 2014
Category: Academics, Events, Music, Students
The Catawba Singers "Our Song," the Catawba Singers and the Chamber Singers second spring program, will be presented at 5:30 p.m. Sunday, May 4 in the splendid acoustics of Omwake-Dearborn Chapel on campus. The Singers are under the direction of Dr. Phillip E. Burgess, Director of Choral…
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Catawba College Senior Receives Fellowship for Graduate School

April 17, 2014
Category: Academics, Biology, Students
Olivia Myers of Lexington, a senior biology major at Catawba College, was one of 10 members nationwide of Alpha Chi, the national college honor society, to be awarded a H.Y. Benedict Fellowship for graduate school in the 2014-2015 academic year. Myers, who has been accepted at and intends to enroll…
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Honor Society Fundraiser to Benefit Local Food-Insecure Children

April 16, 2014
Category: Events, Students
Packing Party for Foods Collected Eighty-three food-insecure children from four local schools will have food over their Spring Break (which runs the week after Easter) thanks to Catawba College's chapter of Alpha Chi National Honor Society. The society's service project recently raised…
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Wales: More than Just Dylan Thomas

April 14, 2014
Category: Academics, Students
 Catawba students arriving at Ty Newydd The global literary community is abuzz this year over the birthday of Dylan Thomas. Wales's most renowned writer would have turned 100 this year. Thomas is famous for his poems, his BBC radio plays, and his sonorous voice that captivated American…
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