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Students Hope Their Classmates Will See Just How the Garden Grows

January 30, 2014
Category: Environmental Science, Students
It's deep in the winter season, but Catawba College  students, Jonathan Buffkin of Chadbourn and Sloan Kessler of Onalaska, Wis.,  are dreaming of fresh lettuce, spinach and kale. The two are making plans  to seed those crops in early February in the new Sustainable Garden at  Catawba. The garden,…
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Inaugural Group of Six Noyce Scholars at Catawba as NSF Grant Period Enters Year 2

December 18, 2013
Category: Academics, Biology, Environmental Science, Mathematics, Students, Teacher Education
Mitchell Payden Mitchell of Salisbury, a junior, entered Catawba College as a Noyce Scholar this fall. An Early College student at Rowan Cabarrus Community College (RCCC), Mitchell was one of six students who applied and received a Noyce Scholarship that offers them each $18,000 for their…
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Catawba Students Attend '13 Appalachian Energy Summit

July 22, 2013
Category: Academics, Environmental Science, Events, Students
Six Catawba College students recently attended the 2013 Appalachian Energy Summit held July 17-19 on the campus of Appalachian State University in Boone. The students, all of whom volunteered to participate in the Summit, attended plenary presentations, experienced panel discussions featuring…
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Students Reflect on 2013 National Environmental Summit at Catawba College

July 16, 2013
Category: Academics, Environmental Science, Events
By Rebecca Rider As Catawba College's third annual National Environmental Summit closed July 13, participants reflected on what they had learned and how they can use it to bring positive change to their hometowns. The National Environmental Summit for High School Students: Redesigning Our Future…
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Speaker at Catawba's National Environmental Summit Encourages Students to Redesign Future

July 11, 2013
Category: Environmental Science, Events
by Rebecca Rider ; High school students attending the National Environmental Summit gathered at Catawba College July 9 to hear keynote speaker Chad Pregracke talk about his vision for the future. Pregracke founded "Living Lands and Waters," the only industrial-strength, river clean-up non-profit…
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