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Catawba College Environmental Students Help Preserve Uwharrie Longleaf Pine

February 6, 2013
Category: Academics, Biology, Environmental Science, Students
Catawba College Environmental Science and Sustainable Business students greeted the cold and clear first day of February by assisting the N.C. Zoological Park in management of a significant tract of longleaf pine in the Uwharrie region of northern Montgomery County.The Nichols Tract, a 116-acre…
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Faith, Spirituality & Environmental Stewardship Workshops at Center for Environment

January 28, 2013
Category: Environmental Science, Events
;The Center for the Environment at Catawba College will host Faith, Spirituality and Environmental Stewardship Workshops to bring together people who would like to share their experiences with green projects in their congregations with those who want to learn how to implement projects in their own…
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Center for Environment Accepting Applications Now for July National Environmental Summit

January 24, 2013
Category: Environmental Science, Events
The Center for the Environment at Catawba College is now accepting applications for its third annual National Environmental Summit for High School Students, scheduled for July 9-13.The summit, "Redesigning Our Future," is open to high school students from across the country who will be sophomores,…
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Catawba Ecological Preserve Named for Fred Stanback in Surprise Ceremony

November 8, 2012
Category: Environmental Science, Events
Catawba College's 189-acre environmental preserve was named for environmental champion Fred Stanback on November 8 in a special surprise ceremony honoring the longtime benefactor and advocate of the Center for the Environment.Dr. John Wear, the Center's executive director, recognized the Stanback…
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The Experience of an Internship and the Ability to Make a Difference

October 24, 2012
Category: Academics, Biology, Business & Economics, Communication Arts, English, Environmental Science, Events, Music, Religion & Philosophy, Sociology, Sport & Health Sciences, Students, Teacher Education, Theatre Arts
Fourteen Catawba College students employed their unique gifts and talents in service to others as interns with tax-exempt nonprofit organizations during the summer of 2012. Funding and coordination for the program were provided through the college's Lilly Center for Vocation and Values. While these…
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