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Cleaning up the Mississippi River One Refrigerator, One Sink, One Tire at a Time

April 25, 2013
Category: Environmental Science, Events
Seven million pounds of garbage – 961 refrigerators, 143 sinks, 67,000 tires, 3,700 55-gallon barrels, 63 messages in bottles and much, much more. That's how much trash Chad Pregracke and his organization have dredged up from the Mississippi and 16 other major rivers over the past 15 years.…
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Catawba College Recognizes Students, Faculty, Staff at Annual Awards Convocation

April 24, 2013
Category: Academics, Athletics, Biology, Business & Economics, Chemistry, Communication Arts, English, Environmental Science, Events, Faculty, History & Politics, Mathematics, Music, Psychology, Religion & Philosophy, Sociology, Sport & Health Sciences, Staff, Students, Teacher Education, Theatre Arts
Members of the Catawba College community gathered in Omwake-Dearborn Chapel on April 23 to celebrate achievement. The occasion was the annual Awards Convocation. Scheduled the day after Earth Day, the awards distributed were eco-friendly, made of Catawba blue, 100% recycled glass. They symbolized…
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Children, Parents Learn about Air Quality and Environment at "Growing Green Kids" Event

April 24, 2013
Category: Environmental Science, Events
;Children made flower bursts while their parents learned about how to improve air quality at a "Growing Green Kids" family night on Earth Day, April 22. A joint venture of the Center for the Environment at Catawba College and Town Creek Commons Chick-Fil-A, the event site, the festivities drew…
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Catawba College Alumna Has Article Published in Award-Winning Solar Energy Magazine

April 17, 2013
Category: Academics, Alumni, Environmental Science
An article by 2011 Catawba College alumna Kacey Hoover is featured in the April 2013 issue of the award-winning magazine of the American Solar Energy Society, Solar Today.Hoover earned her degree in environmental science from Catawba in 2011 and is pursuing a master's in Technology with a…
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Catawba College Featured in 2013 "The Princeton Review's Guide to 322 Green Colleges"

April 16, 2013
Category: Academics, Environmental Science, Students
Catawba College is one of the 322 most environmentally responsible colleges in the U.S. and Canada, according to The Princeton Review (www.PrincetonReview.com). Catawba was also only one of 21 institutions among the 322 featured in the guide to be included in The Princeton Review's "Green Honor…
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