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Catawba Student Says New Year Celebration Binds Karen People to Their History

February 8, 2016
Category: Events, Sport & Health Sciences, Students
Catawba student Thar Thwai spent the first 13 years of his life in a Karen refugee camp in Thailand.  Now as a junior studying Sports Management, he continues his strong ties to his Karen community in North Carolina and believes in the importance of teaching the next generation about the Karen…
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Pulitzer Prize Winning Author Jane Smiley to Speak at 30th Annual Brady Author’s Symposium

February 4, 2016
Category: Events, Students
Author Jane Smiley will deliver the keynote address at Catawba College’s 30th annual Brady Author’s Symposium on Thursday, March 17th in the Robertson College-Community Center on campus. Tickets for Smiley’s lecture, a seated luncheon, book signing, and question and answer are now on sale online…
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Alumna’s Estate Gift Will Help Catawba Pay It Forward

February 2, 2016
Category: Academics, Alumni, Gifts, Students
Catawba Alumna Sally Whitney ’77 of Mooresville says there were several reasons she decided to include a gift to her alma mater in her estate plans. By making what Whitney calls an “everlasting gift,” she says she is both sending a message to other alumni and friends to give, and showing her pride…
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Catawba Students to Participate in NCICU Ethics Bowl Feb. 5-6

February 1, 2016
Category: Academics, Events, Students
Catawba College will be one of 22 independent colleges and universities from across North Carolina participating in the fifth annual Ethics Bowl on February 5 and 6 at Meredith College in Raleigh.  The Ethics Bowl is hosted by North Carolina Independent Colleges & Universities (NCICU) and seeks…
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Kirkland Legacy at Catawba Continues Thanks to Endowed Scholarship

January 28, 2016
Category: Academics, Alumni, Athletics, Events, Gifts, Students
 Kirkland Thanks to a new endowed scholarship recently established at Catawba College, the Kirkland surname will be even better remembered in the College's history. Gordon A. Kirkland, a 1970 alumnus and former Chiefs Club coordinator, and his wife Sandra of Clemmons have established an…
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