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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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Catawba College Featured in The Princeton Review's "The Best 379 Colleges"

August 5, 2014
Category: Academics, Students
Again this year, Catawba College is one of the nation's best institutions for undergraduate education, according to The Princeton Review. The education services company features the school in the new 2015 edition of its annual college guide, "The Best 379 Colleges," that hit newsstands on August 5.…
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Students Work on College Handbooks and Manuals and Delve into Professional Communication

August 4, 2014
Category: Academics, English, Students
If Catawba students find the '14-'15 Student Handbook easier to navigate and understand, they can thank some of their peers for taking on the task of making it more student-friendly. Students in Dr. Margy Stahr's spring semester Professional and Technical Writing class took on that task as well…
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