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Catawba Student Spends Summer Participating in REU at Old Dominion University

September 9, 2014
Category: Academics, Biology, Students
Ever wonder what makes algal blooms? Catawba College senior Logan Ellis of Julian, N.C. likely has a good idea about the cause. That, after he spent the summer participating in a National Science Foundation funded Research Experience for Undergraduates (REU) at Old Dominion University, Department of…
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Catawba Foundation Buys Second Salisbury Radio Station, WSTP

August 25, 2014
Category: Academics, Business & Economics, Communication Arts, Students
Salisbury radio station WSTP-AM 1490 is being sold to the newly established Catawba College Foundation through 2B Productions LLC. WSTP will continue its broadcasts, offering an expanded platform for Catawba College students majoring in Business or Communication Arts and hoping to pursue related…
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Opening Convocation Builds on Old Traditions and Launches New Ones

August 20, 2014
Category: Academics, Events, Students
A different sort of Opening Convocation helped kick off Catawba College's new academic year on August 19th. A ceremony in the 50-year-old Omwake-Dearborn Chapel had the pomp and circumstances associated with academic beginnings, followed by a Club Fair and a Community Picnic Supper in the…
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Catawba's Marching Band Revived, with the PRIDE

August 20, 2014
Category: Academics, Athletics, Music, Students
This academic year will mark the fourth year since Catawba College resurrected its marching band, and by all accounts and sounds, it is thriving, helping to recruit prospective students and roust football fans at home games. The band, the Catawba PRIDE, cranked up in fall 2011 after a 37-year…
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Catawba Students among 40 Interns Picking and Studying Fruit at N.C. Research Campus

August 12, 2014
Category: Academics, Biology, Chemistry, Students
Again this summer, five Catawba College students interning at the North Carolina Research Campus (NCRC) in Kannapolis helped to gather and organize data in a project that will ultimately result in a knowledge database to help improve human nutrition. The NCRC is a collaborative of 20 corporate,…
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