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Former Teacher in Space Finalist Anticipates Launch, Remembers Challenger

July 19, 2007
Category: Faculty, Teacher Education
When NASA launches the Shuttle on August 7th, it will carry teacher Barbara Morgan into space, 21 years after the Challenger disaster and the death of teacher Christa McAuliffe and her six fellow astronauts. McAuliffe was the finalist selected from 110 Teacher in Space Project candidates to make…
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Catawba College Alumnus Mentored by the late Coach Kirkland

July 12, 2007
Category: Academics, Alumni, Teacher Education
;Jack Ward, a 1951 graduate of Catawba College from Mocksville, is hopeful that a new scholarship established in his name at the institution will give other young people that same opportunity to attend Catawba and be mentored by someone like legendary football Coach Gordon Kirkland. …
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Catawba College Alumnus Mentored by the late Coach Kirkland

July 12, 2007
Category: Academics, Alumni, Teacher Education
;Jack Ward, a 1951 graduate of Catawba College from Mocksville, is hopeful that a new scholarship established in his name at the institution will give other young people that same opportunity to attend Catawba and be mentored by someone like legendary football Coach Gordon Kirkland. …
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Catawba College's Phil Kirk Serving on Blue Ribbon Charter School Commission

June 23, 2007
Category: Alumni, Staff, Teacher Education
Catawba College's Vice President for External Relations and Chairman Emeritus of the State Board of Education Phillip Kirk is a member of a new Blue Ribbon Charter School Commission convened by the State Board of Education. The Commission is charged to look at the types of charter schools that have…
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Catawba College's Phil Kirk Serving on Blue Ribbon Charter School Commission

June 23, 2007
Category: Alumni, Staff, Teacher Education
Catawba College's Vice President for External Relations and Chairman Emeritus of the State Board of Education Phillip Kirk is a member of a new Blue Ribbon Charter School Commission convened by the State Board of Education. The Commission is charged to look at the types of charter schools that have…
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