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Catawba College Hires New Vice President of Enrollment

August 7, 2014
Category: Staff
Catawba College has hired a new Vice President of Enrollment.  Cynthia "Cindy" Lawrence Barr, currently Associate Dean of Admissions at Elon University, will begin work at Catawba on September 15. "We are excited to add Cindy's enthusiasm, experience, and dedication to students to the team at…
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Bitzer Comments on Moral Monday Tough Odds

August 6, 2014
Category: Faculty, History & Politics
Catawba College Provost, professor of politics and political expert Dr. J. Michael Bitzer was featured in a Citizen Times article discussing the tough odds the Moral Monday protest movement will face in November. Bitzer said the Democrats will be successful if they can break the GOP super majority,…
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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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1966 Catawba Alumnus to Co-Chair WCPSS Strategic Plan Work Team

August 1, 2014
Category: Alumni
Longtime education advocate and business leader Phil Kirk, a 1966 Catawba College alumnus, will serve as co-chair of a work team that will draft a new strategic plan for the Wake County Public School System. Kirk has served as the State Board of Education Chair, the president of the N.C. Citizens…
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