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Junior Marshals and a Senior Marshal Commissioned at Catawba

August 23, 2012
Category: Academics, English, Events, Faculty, Students
Catawba College President Brien Lewis commissioned sixteen junior marshals from the day program and a new senior marshal from the faculty for service in the 2012-2013 academic year during a ceremony held August 22 in the Hurley Room on campus.These Junior Marshals, who assist College Marshal David…
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Professor of English Discusses Finding the "Write" Success by Writing

August 13, 2012
Category: English, Events, Faculty
Dr. Forrest Anderson, assistant professor of English at Catawba College, led a recent discussion on how author Wiley Cash came to write his bestselling book and learned from repeated rejections. The talk was held at Trinity Oaks Retirement Community, where the author spoke with attendees via…
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Catawba Alumnus is Fundamental for Piedmont Players

July 12, 2012
Category: Alumni, English, Theatre Arts
EDITOR'S NOTE: Reid Leonard is a 1976 graduate of Catawba College, where he majored in Theatre Arts and English. Leonard later taught playwriting classes at Catawba in the 1980s. ;By Lawrence Toppman, ;If you're Reid Leonard, the best thing about running Piedmont Players…
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Community Service Required for Incoming Catawba Students to Graduate with Honors

June 11, 2012
Category: Academics, Biology, English, Faculty, Sociology, Students
Beginning with this fall's incoming first-year class, Catawba College students will need to complete community service hours to officially graduate with honors. That proposal was approved unanimously last year by both the Student Council and the Honors Faculty Board at Catawba.;According to Dr.…
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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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