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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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For Fourth Year, Catawba Is Ranked among "America’s Top Colleges" by Forbes

July 30, 2014
Category: Academics
For the fourth consecutive year, Catawba College is included in Forbes' "America's Top Colleges." Catawba is one of only 20 North Carolina public and private institutions included in this annual listing and is ranked 165 among colleges in the South, 381 on the list of private colleges, and 599 among…
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Bitzer Comments on Push for Quick NC Ruling on Gay Marriage

July 29, 2014
Category: Faculty, History & Politics
Catawba College Provost, professor of politics and political expert Dr. J. Michael Bitzer spoke to WSOC-TV about gay marriage supporters pushing for a quick ruling in North Carolina. Bitzer said Attorney General Roy Cooper is attempting to draw political lines between himself and Governor Pat…
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Catawba Appoints Interim Director of Its School of Evening and Graduate Studies

July 28, 2014
Category: Academics, Business & Economics, Evening & Graduate, Faculty
Catawba College Provost Dr. J. Michael Bitzer has named Jeffrey J. Bowe the interim director of Catawba's School of Evening and Graduate Studies (SEGS).  Bowe, who joined the college in 2012, has been serving as the current director of SEGS partnerships and assistant professor of business. Bowe has…
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Catawba Alumnus Recognized for Pioneering Work in the Field of Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders

July 25, 2014
Category: Alumni, Sociology
Catawba College Alumnus Philip A. May '69, Ph.D., a research professor at the UNC Nutrition Research Institute in Kannapolis, N.C., has been awarded the 2014 Henry Rosett Award for his internationally recognized work in the field of Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders. The award was presented to Dr.…
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