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College Presents Awards, Gives Special Recognition at Commencement Exercises

May 11, 2013
Category: Academics, Biology, Chemistry, Events, Students, Teacher Education
There was celebration and remembrance at Catawba College's Commencement Exercises on May 11. Three graduates and one alumnus received awards during the two ceremonies, while one student who died just five credit hours away from completing the coursework for his bachelor's degree was honored with a…
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Retirees Recognized at End-of-the-Year Luncheon

May 8, 2013
Category: Academics, Athletics, Business & Economics, Chemistry, Events, Faculty, Staff, Teacher Education
Catawba College's End-of-the-Year Luncheon for Faculty and Staff was a time to recognize 10 individuals who are retiring from the college this year. The longest serving individual recognized was Eleanor Ijames in the College Business Office, with 42 years of service. Other individuals recognized…
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Dr. O Feted by Students and Colleagues at Retirement Reception

May 2, 2013
Category: Academics, Events, Faculty, Students, Teacher Education
The professor whom students call "Dr. O" was recognized by the students and her colleagues in the Catawba College Department of Teacher Education at a retirement reception held April 30 in the atrium of Ketner Hall. Dr. Cynthia B. Osterhus, an associate professor of teacher education and director of…
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Catawba College Recognizes Students, Faculty, Staff at Annual Awards Convocation

April 24, 2013
Category: Academics, Athletics, Biology, Business & Economics, Chemistry, Communication Arts, English, Environmental Science, Events, Faculty, History & Politics, Mathematics, Music, Psychology, Religion & Philosophy, Sociology, Sport & Health Sciences, Staff, Students, Teacher Education, Theatre Arts
Members of the Catawba College community gathered in Omwake-Dearborn Chapel on April 23 to celebrate achievement. The occasion was the annual Awards Convocation. Scheduled the day after Earth Day, the awards distributed were eco-friendly, made of Catawba blue, 100% recycled glass. They symbolized…
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STUDENT BLOG: Catawba's West Teaching Scholars Experience Charleston, S.C.

April 16, 2013
Category: Academics, Students, Teacher Education
 by Sydney Smith of Salisbury, West Scholars Cohort '11Eighteen Catawba College sophomores and juniors who are West Teaching Scholars ventured to Charleston, S.C., to gain firsthand experience of the historic town. The April 5-9 excursion was led by Dr. Rhonda Truitt, associate professor of…
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