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Catawba Lecturer Tells of Cookout Drama and Trauma on the Yadkin

June 2, 2009
Category: Communication Arts, Faculty
It started as just a cookout on the banks of the Yadkin River, but after a drowning teen was rescued from the rain-swollen water, the meal was especially comforting.Catawba College communication arts lecturer Cyndi Allison Wittum was excited about being selected to host a Foodbuzz 24, 24, 24 meal.…
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Catawba College Lecturer Fires Up the Grill for "Consumers Digest"

May 8, 2009
Category: Communication Arts, Faculty
"I thought perhaps a friend was playing a joke," says Cyndi Allison Wittum, a Catawba College Communication Arts lecturer. "It's not typical for an editor from a national magazine to send an e-mail about covering an assignment, especially when you've never written for the magazine."Tom Williams, an…
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Catawba Students in New Media Class Meet Facebook Co-Founder Chris Hughes

April 27, 2009
Category: Communication Arts, Students
Catawba News ServiceIt takes something pretty amazing to get college students out of the bed voluntarily before the sun rises. Not only were Catawba College students Brandon Lee Coble of Yadkinville, Amanda Sowards of Harrisburg, Rob Fields of Orangeburg, S.C., Jen Trout of Seaford, N.Y., and Skip…
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From Costa Rica to Kettle Bell Training, Students Learn to Blog for Course Credit

April 17, 2009
Category: Communication Arts, Students
Their topics were wide-ranging: travel in Costa Rica, kettle bell training, law and dis-order, what to do while in New York City, even a blog about World Missions Outreach. Students in the Online Publication class offered by Catawba College's Communication Arts program spent the semester learning…
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Communication Arts Instructor Fires up a Website on Outdoor Cooking

April 1, 2009
Category: Communication Arts, Faculty
"My passion is writing," says Cyndi Allison Wittum, Communication Arts instructor. "In the back of my mind, I dreamed of hosting my own web page at some point, but I was content to write for online magazines." The turning point came last year when an online magazine that housed a large collection of…
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