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Catawba Sociology Professor Co-Authors Book

August 27, 2015
Category: Academics, Faculty
Dr. Buster Smith, an assistant professor of sociology at Catawba College has co-authored a book that will soon be released by NYU Press. "American Secularism: Cultural Contours of Nonreligious Belief Systems (Religion and Social Transformation)" will be available in paperback on Sept. 25. Smith…
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Catawba's September Community Forum: "The Great Turning"

August 26, 2015
Category: Academics, Business & Economics, Events, Faculty
What do the Preppers, The Occupy Wall Street demonstrations, and the Ferguson protests have in common? They are each social actions that embody a profound sense of desperation and anxiety over the immediate future. Social collapse, soaring income inequality, racial tensions — why are there so many…
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Catawba Officially Convenes for Its 165th Year of Operation

August 20, 2015
Category: Academics, Events, Faculty, Staff, Students
Catawba College welcomed members of its Class of 2019 and officially kicked off the 2015-1016 academic year at Opening Convocation held Tuesday, August 18th in Omwake-Dearborn Chapel. Despite rain showers, new students were welcomed by faculty clad in academic regalia as they departed the chapel…
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Catawba Faculty Member Elected to National Office for Professional Association

August 14, 2015
Category: Business & Economics, Faculty
Dr. Eric Hake, a professor of economics at Catawba College, has been elected Executive Secretary/Treasurer for the Association for Evolutionary Economics.    Having served one five-year term as Secretary of the Association from 2010-2015, he will take on the additional responsibilities as the…
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Catawba Faculty Member Accepts Position as President of Food for Thought Board of Directors

August 3, 2015
Category: Faculty, Psychology
Dr. Erin Wood, an assistant professor of psychology at Catawba College, has just accepted the position of president on the board of directors of a local non-profit backpack program, Food for Thought. She follows Mrs. Paula Mead in the position, and will work closely over the next year with the…
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