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As Bee Situation Resolves, Catawba Resumes Using Its Robertson College-Community Center

June 12, 2015
Category: Events
 The European honeybee (Apis mellifera) isNorth Carolina's state insect. It has been a month since a very large infestation of honey bees located in the walls of Keppel Auditorium forced Catawba College to relocate its commencement exercises and cancel several other events planned in its…
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76th Consecutive Session of Tar Heel Girls State to Be Held at Catawba College

June 12, 2015
Category: Events
June 14-20 will be the 76th consecutive year of Tar Heel Girls State, and for the fourteenth year, Catawba College will host the weeklong session. At the annual event, sponsored by the American Legion Auxiliary, Department of North Carolina, several hundred girls from across North Carolina, all…
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New York Yankees Draft Catawba Baseball's Albertson in 40th Round

June 10, 2015
Category: Athletics, Events, Students
Catawba junior catcher Will Albertson (Sophia, N.C./Randleman HS/Campbell) was selected in the 40th and final round of the 2015 MLB first-year player draft.  He was drafted by the New York Yankees with pick #1203 overall. Albertson was a consensus first team All-American in his first year with…
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Catawba Completes Phase I of Premier Solar Project

June 10, 2015
Category: Environmental Science, Events
 Aerial footage of solar panel installation at theRobertson College-Community Center Catawba College has completed Phase I of its solar installation, which will ultimately provide nearly one megawatt of solar electricity for the campus. The eight new solar electric systems will produce more…
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Catawba Baseball's Brooks Drafted by Chicago Cubs in 7th Round

June 9, 2015
Category: Athletics, Events, Students
Catawba College senior pitcher Craig Brooks (Monroe, N.C./Parkwood HS) was selected in the seventh round by the Chicago Cubs in the 2015 MLB Player Draft.  He was pick #203 overall and is the highest draft pick for Catawba since Brian Boltz was taken in the second round (57 overall) in 1989. Brooks…
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