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Two Retiring Faculty Members Recognized at Catawba Graduation

May 12, 2012
Category: Biology, English, Events, Faculty
Two long-serving faculty members at Catawba College were recognized during the college's commencement exercises on Saturday, May 12. Dr. Michael Baranski, a professor of biology with 38 years of service, and Dr. Laurel Eason, a professor of English with 21 years of service, will retire at the end of…
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'56 Alumnus Who is a Six-Time U.S. Ambassador Receives O.B. Michael Award

May 12, 2012
Category: Alumni, English, Events, History & Politics, Religion & Philosophy
A 1956 Catawba College alumnus and six-time U.S. Ambassador, William Lacy Swing, received the O.B. Michael Award for 2012 at the college's 10 a.m. commencement exercise on May 12.Swing, a native of Lexington, N.C., has enjoyed a long career at the U.S. Department of State, serving as a six-time…
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English Professor's Swan Song Commemorates Books and Roses

April 24, 2012
Category: Academics, English, Events, Faculty, Students
Dr. Laurel Eason scurried to drape a table with books and roses before the 1:30 p.m. start time of her Southern Literature class at Catawba College on April 24th. She knew she was a day late for her celebration, but it did not matter."Even though it's April 24th, we're pretending it's April 23rd and…
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Catawba Students and Faculty Member Attend Alpha Chi Convention

April 12, 2012
Category: Academics, Business & Economics, English, Environmental Science, Events, Faculty, Sport & Health Sciences, Students
Three Catawba College students and one faculty sponsor represented the North Carolina Omicron chapter at the super-regional convention of Alpha Chi, the national college honor society, March 22-24 in Baltimore, Md. All three students, Sarah Robinson of Cumberland, Va., Sarah Matulis of Berlin,…
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Catawba Faculty Help Show Elvis in a Different Light

April 12, 2012
Category: English, Events, Faculty, Theatre Arts
EDITOR'S NOTE: Missy Barnes is an Associate Professor of Dance and Musical Theatre at Catawba College. Bethany Sinnott is a Professor Emerita of English. ;by Len Clark for SalisburyPost.com ;Are You Lonesome Tonight? Well put on your Blue Suede Shoes and Surrender yourself to an evening chronicling…
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