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Catawba Recognizes, Thanks Employees for Years of Service

May 14, 2014
Category: Academics, Events, Faculty, Staff
Carolyn Peeler was recognized for 35 years of service to the College Catawba College reinstated its employee recognition program on Wednesday, May 14 at a special luncheon held in honor of faculty and staff. During the luncheon, a number of faculty and staff members were recognized for their…
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Bitzer Comments on Big Issues to Be Discussed at Short Session

May 13, 2014
Category: Faculty, History & Politics
Catawba College Provost, professor of politics and political expert Dr. J. Michael Bitzer spoke to WSOC-TV about how North Carolina politicians will take up big issues during this week's short session. "Republicans control it, but who exactly is leading the Republican brand?" Bitzer said, stating…
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New Members Inducted into Kappa Mu Epsilon, Catawba’s Mathematical Honor Society

May 12, 2014
Category: Academics, Events, Mathematics, Students
Nine new members were inducted into Catawba College’s Zeta Chapter of the mathematics honor society, Kappa Mu Epsilon, on May 6th at a ceremony held in Ketner Hall. The inductees included Brooke Baumgarten of Hayesville; Jonathon Boles of Salisbury; Nadine Brockmann of Hamburg, Germany; Juliana…
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New Scholarship at Catawba Established Through Estate Gift

May 12, 2014
Category: Academics, Alumni, Business & Economics, Gifts
A recently established scholarship at Catawba bears the names of a 1939 alumnus and his wife thanks to a gift designated for that purpose in his estate. The Ralph and Eloise Sturkey Endowed Scholarship was created after the August 2012 death of Catawba alumnus Ralph Jefferson Sturkey, Jr. Sturkey,…
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Catawba Mathematics Professor Attends Mathematical Association Meeting

May 9, 2014
Category: Events, Faculty, Mathematics
Dr. Paul Baker, a professor of mathematics and computer science at Catawba College, attended the Southeastern Region Section Meeting of the Mathematical Association of America held in April at Tennessee Tech University in Cookeville, Tennessee. At the meeting Baker chaired a contributed session…
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