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Catawba College's Common Reading Provides Foundation for First-Year Students

August 7, 2006
Category: Academics, Students
When Catawba College's first-year students arrive on campus next week, they'll have read Khaled Hosseini's "Kite Runner" and be prepared to discuss this text in their first-year seminar classes. Hosseini's best-selling first novel about coming of age in Afghanistan is Catawba's common reading…
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Catawba College's Common Reading Provides Foundation for First-Year Students

August 7, 2006
Category: Academics, Students
When Catawba College's first-year students arrive on campus next week, they'll have read Khaled Hosseini's "Kite Runner" and be prepared to discuss this text in their first-year seminar classes. Hosseini's best-selling first novel about coming of age in Afghanistan is Catawba's common reading…
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Two Catawba College Faculty Members Attend Wye Institute

July 25, 2006
Category: Academics, Faculty, Politics, Sociology
Two Catawba College faculty members, Drs. Carla Eastis and J. Michael Bitzer, are participating in this summer's Wye Institute July 22-28 in Queenstown, Md. The focus of the institute, established in 1983 and co-sponsored by the Aspen Institute and the American Association of Colleges and…
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New Chair Named to Catawba College's Ketner School of Business

July 25, 2006
Category: Academics, Business & Economics, Faculty
Pamela L. Thompson, an associate professor of business and information systems, has accepted a two-year appointment as chair of Catawba College's Ralph E. Ketner School of Business, effective with the 2006-2007 academic year. Thompson joined the College in 1991 and served as interim chair of the…
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Two Academic Departments at Catawba College Merge

July 25, 2006
Category: Academics, Faculty, Politics
Beginning with the 2006-2007 academic year, two departments at Catawba College will merge into a single entity. The Departments of History and Classics and Political Science will become the Department of History and Politics. Dr. J. Michael Bitzer, an assistant professor of political science, has…
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