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1939 Catawba Alumnus Has Homecoming 73 Years After He Went Missing during World War II

September 24, 2017
Category: Alumni, Events
Captain Lamar Russell ’39 finally returned home to Rowan County, more than 73 years after this World War II serviceman went missing, a passenger on a B52 that crashed in New Guinea in 1944.  He was buried in his hometown of Gold Hill on September 24, 2017 with full military honors. Russell joined…
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Catawba College Included in The Princeton Review Guide to 375 Green Colleges

September 20, 2017
Category: Academics, Alumni, Environmental Science, Students
Catawba College is one of the 375 most environmentally responsible colleges, according to The Princeton Review (www.PrincetonReview.com). The education services company features Catawba in the 2017 edition of its free book, The Princeton Review Guide to 375 Green Colleges. Published September 19,…
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Five Former Catawba College Quarterbacks Pay It Forward By Joining the Chiefs Club

September 18, 2017
Category: Alumni, Athletics, Events, Students
 Avent Five former Catawba College quarterbacks are paying it forward for the college's current student athletes. These five alumni and their playing years include Ken Avent '90-'93, Kevin Brown '94-'97, Luke Samples '01-'04, Brad Roach '04-'07, and Michael Sheehan '13-'16. By joining the…
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Catawba College Distinguished Alumni Award Recipients to Be Recognized October 14

September 15, 2017
Category: Alumni, Events
Catawba College will present four Distinguished Alumni Awards on Saturday, October 14th during Homecoming Weekend activities. Those to be honored include Gary Blabon '91 of Salisbury; David '77 and Anne Cleveland '76 Renkes of Roswell, Ga. (joint award); Dr. Katharine Phelps Walsh '05 of…
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2018 U.S. News “Best Colleges Rankings” Cite Catawba as #4 Best Regional College in the South

September 12, 2017
Category: Academics, Alumni, Business & Economics, Nursing, Students, Teacher Education
Catawba College maintains its #4 position among the Best Regional Colleges in the South in the 2018 U.S. News “Best Colleges” rankings. Catawba moved up 11 positions to the number 4 slot among Best Regional Colleges in the South in the 2017 U.S. News & World Report Best Colleges rankings and…
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