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’86 Alumnus Tapped to Chair Old Fort Banking Co. and Gillmor Financial Services

March 19, 2018
Category: Alumni, Business & Economics
(Photo by Randy Roberts) Catawba College 1986 alumnus Michael C. Spragg of Findley, Ohio, president and chief executive officer of The Old Fort Banking Co., will become chairman of Old Fort Banking Co. and Gillmor Financial Services in April.  Spragg will succeed Dianne Gillmor Krumsee who…
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Catawba Announces Recipients of 2018 Cross-Cultural Experience Awards

March 15, 2018
Category: Academics, Athletics, Business & Economics, Students
Three Catawba College students and two Catawba faculty members are the recipients of 2018 Cross-Cultural Experience Awards. The award application from junior and varsity tennis player Luca Picci (pictured at right) of Zimbabwe was deemed the most meritorious by the selection committee and he…
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Catawba College Students among Those Tackling Ethics, the Future of Community

February 21, 2018
Category: Academics, Business & Economics, English, Environmental Science, Events, History, Politics, Students
Front Row (L-R): Brianna Gordon, Taylor Cielo, and Cassie James; Back Row (L-R) Norris Feeney, Jon Rife, Ethan Chirico, and Darin Spencer. A team of six Catawba College students joined more than 120 other college students from 24 of North Carolina’s independent colleges and university in…
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Catawba College Faculty Continue to Present, Publish Papers, and Enjoy Professional Achievements

February 20, 2018
Category: Academics, Biology, Business & Economics, Environmental Science, Faculty, Nursing, Politics, Staff
Catawba College faculty members continue to have scholarly papers published or accepted for publication, or have enjoyed professional achievements outside the college. Following are details of their accomplishments. Bitzer Dr. J. Michael Bitzer, Provost, Chair and Professor of Politics Dr.…
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When an Internship Leads to Internships

February 19, 2018
Category: Academics, Alumni, Business & Economics, Students
It is pretty common to see graduates of an institution give back to their alma mater, whether that is through monetary donations, volunteering their time, or just spreading the word about their experience.  Emily Pearson, a 2013 Business Administration graduate, has a unique way of giving back to…
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