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Dr. Janice Fuller's Poem to Be Featured on Garrison Keillor's Radio Program

June 7, 2016
Category: English, Events, Faculty
Catawba College's Dr. Janice Moore Fuller, the Weaver Endowed Chair of Humanities, professor of English, and the institution's Writer-in-Residence, will have one of her poems featured on Garrison Keillor's daily radio program, "The Writer's Almanac," on Saturday, June 11. Fuller's poem, "My Aunt…
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77th Consecutive Session of Tar Heel Girls State to Be Held at Catawba College June 12-18

June 7, 2016
Category: Events
June 12-18 will be the 77th consecutive year of American Legion Auxiliary (ALA) Tar Heel Girls State, and for the fifteenth 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…
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Catawba College Researchers Investigate the Hidden Microbiome of the Undergraduate Belly Button

June 2, 2016
Category: Academics, Biology, Students
By Shannon Garrick '17 Ever wonder what bacteria you have in your belly button? Although it may sound odd, learning what microbes reside in that cavernous space may tell to you a lot about your personal microbiome, and maybe your innate health. The microbiome is a major topic in popular…
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Remembering Ralph W. Ketner: Friend to Many, Second to None

May 31, 2016
Category: Academics, Business & Economics, Staff
Catawba mourns the loss of Food Lion co-founder Mr. Ralph W. Ketner, a dear friend and Trustee to the College. Mr. Ketner's funeral will be Sunday, June 5, 2016 at 2:30 p.m. in Keppel Auditorium, with a reception to follow in Peeler Crystal Lounge. Summersett Funeral Home is handling the…
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Award-Winning Student Designer at Catawba College Reflects upon the 2015-2016 Theatre Season

May 24, 2016
Category: Academics, Events, Students, Theatre Arts
By Jonathan Rife '19  Caleb S. Garner (Photo: Caitlin Billings) Upon his first time entering Keppel Auditorium, Caleb S. Garner was in awe of the overwhelming spirit of the building. He walked down the house left aisle, sensing the quiet anticipation and excitement left by years of…
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