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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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VIDEO: Leadership Rowan Visits the Center for the Environment at Catawba College

October 5, 2012
Category: Environmental Science, Events
The Rowan Chamber of Commerce's Leadership Rowan Class of 2012-13 visited the Center for the Environment at Catawba College.Watch a video of highlights from the visit below: RELATED CONTENT:Center for the Environment; 
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Wildlife Photographer Shares Wood Duck Adventures at Center for Environment at Catawba

October 4, 2012
Category: Environmental Science, Events
By Rebecca RiderConservation veteran Eugene Hester shared his wood duck adventures with 75 people September 27 at the Center for the Environment facility on the Catawba College campus.A wildlife photographer and author, Hester taught at N.C. State University and served as deputy director of the U.S.…
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Catawba College Lands $1.45 Million National Science Foundation Grant

October 2, 2012
Category: Academics, Biology, Chemistry, Environmental Science, Students, Teacher Education
Catawba College has received a $1.45 million grant from the Robert Noyce Scholarship Program of the National Science Foundation that will provide five years of support for scholarships and internships that help prepare Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM) majors for teaching…
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