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1966 Catawba Alumnus to Co-Chair WCPSS Strategic Plan Work Team

August 1, 2014
Category: Alumni
Longtime education advocate and business leader Phil Kirk, a 1966 Catawba College alumnus, will serve as co-chair of a work team that will draft a new strategic plan for the Wake County Public School System. Kirk has served as the State Board of Education Chair, the president of the N.C. Citizens…
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Catawba Alumnus Recognized for Pioneering Work in the Field of Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders

July 25, 2014
Category: Alumni, Sociology
Catawba College Alumnus Philip A. May '69, Ph.D., a research professor at the UNC Nutrition Research Institute in Kannapolis, N.C., has been awarded the 2014 Henry Rosett Award for his internationally recognized work in the field of Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders. The award was presented to Dr.…
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Catawba Alumnus Receives Award for Distinguished Service

July 15, 2014
Category: Alumni, Staff
The Triad Association of Health Underwriters (TAHU) awarded 1974 Catawba College alumnus and Senior Development Associate Randy Southard its inaugural James "Randy" Southard Distinguished Service Award on June 3, 2014. The award recognizes a member's outstanding contribution to TAHU. Southard was…
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Catawba Alumna Represents North Carolina in 2014 Ms United States Pageant, Places Top 10

July 10, 2014
Category: Alumni, Communication Arts
Amanda Sowards, a 2010 Catawba College graduate, represented her homestate of North Carolina in the 2014 Ms United States pageant in Washington, DC July 1-6.  At the pageant, Amanda placed in the Top 10. Amanda graduated from Catawba with a B.A in Communications and later earned a Broadcast…
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First-Gen Students Who Benefitted from CIC/Walmart College Success Grant Graduate

June 26, 2014
Category: Academics, Alumni, Sociology, Students
Nine of the 17 students targeted by the funding persisted through four years of study at Catawba The core of Catawba College's first class of first-generation students targeted by a CIC/Walmart College Success Grant graduated in May. Most of these students said the extra assistance and…
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