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Catawba College Included in 2018 Wall Street Journal/Times Higher Education College Ranking

September 28, 2017
Category: Academics, Alumni, Students
Catawba College has received yet another recognition during the recent spate of college and university rankings.  This one comes from the 2018 Wall Street Journal/Times Higher Education College Ranking which included Catawba among the 1054 institutions that are nationally ranked. Catawba was ranked…
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Ol’ Sport, a Band of Catawba Alumni and Students, Announces New EP and Fall Bookings

September 25, 2017
Category: Academics, Alumni, Events, Music
Likely most are familiar with the adage, “That was then, this is now.”  But likely the saying has never been more appropriate than when speaking about Ol’ Sport, a band comprised of Catawba College alumni and current students. The four-person band was formed at Catawba through the college’s Artist…
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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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