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Catawba College Offers Forum, “Healthy Environment, Healthy Relationships,” on August 31st

August 22, 2017
Category: Events, Students
 Porter “Healthy Environment, Healthy Relationships” is the title of a forum with plenary speakers that Catawba College will host on campus at 11 a.m. Thursday, August 31.  The event, slated for Keppel Auditorium in the Robertson College-Community Center, will feature Tony Porter, an author,…
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Ready, Set, Safely View: Catawba Classes Get Eclipsed by Solar Phenomenon

August 21, 2017
Category: Events, Faculty, Staff, Students
Approximately 600 members of the Catawba College community queued up on the lawn of the Omwake-Dearborn Chapel beginning at noon on Monday, August 21, patiently waiting for their pair of solar eclipse glasses. Faculty organizers from across disciplines say people began lining up more than 45…
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Catawba Holds Candlelight Vigil for Charlottesville and Unity

August 17, 2017
Category: Events, Faculty, Staff, Students
Members of the Catawba College community participated in a candlelight vigil on campus on Wednesday evening, August 16.  For the community, it was a time to remember the tragic events that occurred August 12 in Charlottesville, Va., and to find strength in countering ideologies of racism and white…
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Blueberries, Bananas and Sweet Potatoes, the Cornerstones of Summer Internships

August 15, 2017
Category: Academics, Biology, Business & Economics, Chemistry, Mathematics, Psychology, Students
Blueberries, bananas and sweet potatoes.  These may sound like items on a produce list, but actually these were the cornerstones of 11-week summer internships for four Catawba College students at the N.C. Research Campus in Kannapolis. Four Catawba students, including Karina Noyola-Alonso of…
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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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