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Accomplished Theatre Professionals to Be Inducted Into Catawba Hall of Fame

October 18, 2016
Category: Academics, Alumni, Events, Theatre Arts
Those being inducted by the Blue Masque include Karl Hales, long time Catawba College speech and communications professor; Kannan Menon, New York based actor, director and playwright; Patrick Orndorff, professional resident theatre production manager; and Jasika Nicole, television, stage and film…
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Catawba College Featured in “The Princeton Review's Guide to 361 Green Colleges: 2016 Edition"

October 8, 2016
Category: Academics, Environmental Science, Students
Catawba College is one of the 361 most environmentally responsible colleges according to The Princeton Review (, with an overall green rating of 92 on a scale of 60-99. The education services company known for its test prep and tutoring services, books, and college rankings…
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John Oates Credits a Catawba Connection for Developing His Musical Style

October 7, 2016
Category: Academics, Events, Music, Students
John Oates says that Catawba College indirectly played a role in developing his musical style. He shared the why of that story with a group of Catawba’s music students when he visited campus on October 7. When Oates was a seventh grader in Pennsylvania he had a good friend whose older brother went…
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Alumni’s Undergraduate Practicum Proves a Springboard for His Graduate Studies

October 7, 2016
Category: Academics, Alumni, Theatre Arts
Prior to completing his graduation requirements this summer to become a member of Catawba College’s Class of 2017, Theatre Arts major Ashton Tibbitt staged a reading of his first original full-length musical entitled “Hi, I’m Al.” Tibbitt is now enrolled in the MFA Musical Theatre Writing Program at…
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Catawba Administration Urges Fall Break Caution, Preps for Effects of Hurricane Matthew

October 5, 2016
Category: Events, Faculty, Staff, Students
A Message from Dr. Michael Bitzer, Provost & Interim Dean of Students October 5, 2016 Dear Students and Members of Our Campus Community, As our campus prepares for fall break, most of you know that the southeastern coast of the United States is preparing for the arrival of Hurricane Matthew. …
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