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Persistence Pays Off for Catawba College Graduates in Class of 2017

May 13, 2017
Category: Academics, Alumni, Business & Economics, Evening & Graduate, Events
Morgan receives his diploma from President Lewis Catawba College awarded degrees to 265 of its graduates on Saturday, May 13th and Dustin Morgan of Mocksville was one of the recipients. He says he feels fortunate to have earned his degree and confides that he has faced and overcome adversity…
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Baccalaureate Speaker Uses Biblical Lesson of Elijah as Cautionary Tale

May 13, 2017
Category: Academics, Alumni, Events
Using the biblical tale of Elijah the prophet, the Reverend Kristin Gerner Vaughn ’00 spun a cautionary tale entitled, “Journey On,” to members of the Catawba’s Class of 2017 during her Baccalaureate Service homily on Friday, May 12.  The service, held in the Omwake-Dearborn Chapel, was a time for…
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Friendships Time Cannot Outwear: Lifelong Friends Graduate from Fair Catawba

May 13, 2017
Category: Academics, Alumni, Communication Arts, Events, Students
By Cyndi Wittum  Beal and Davis The Reverend Dr. Kenneth Clapp ’70, Senior Vice President and Chaplain of Catawba College, said he could not take credit for the rain stopping in time for graduation. It had been a gully washer going into the big day when the Class of 2017 crossed the stage with…
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Catawba Presents Awards at Commencement Exercises

May 13, 2017
Category: Academics, Alumni, Biology, Chemistry, Evening & Graduate, Events, Students, Teacher Education
Several Catawba College students and a college alumnus were recognized during the College's May 13th Commencement Exercises held in Keppel Auditorium. Two students from the day program were recipients of the Whitener Awards, while one student from the School of Evening and Graduate Studies was the…
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Service, Leadership, Academic Achievements and Special Merit Are Focus of Awards Convocation

April 21, 2017
Category: Academics, Alumni, Athletics, Biology, Business & Economics, Chemistry, Communication Arts, English, Environmental Science, Events, Faculty, History, Mathematics, Music, Politics, Psychology, Religion & Philosophy, Sociology, Sport & Health Sciences, Staff, Students, Teacher Education, Technology, Theatre Arts
 2017 Award Recipients Student achievement in service, leadership and academics were the focus of Catawba College's annual Awards Convocation held April 20 in Omwake-Dearborn Chapel. As is the tradition at Catawba, most awards distributed were eco-friendly, made of Catawba blue, 100% recycled…
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