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Catawba Professor Emeritus Honored with North Carolina’s Order of the Long Leaf Pine

August 27, 2014
Category: English, Events, Faculty
Dr. Jesse McCartney, a professor emeritus of English and former provost at Catawba College, returned to that campus where he spent 26 years of his professional career in higher education on Tuesday, August 26.  Dr. McCartney was presented with North Carolina's highest civilian honor, the Order of…
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Squirrels? Flying? Catawba Biology Professor Documents and Reports His Sighting

August 22, 2014
Category: Biology, Faculty
VIDEO: Southern Flying Squirrel (First ever recorded in Rowan County) Editor’s Note:  Dr. Steve Coggin, Associate Provost and Professor of Biology at Catawba, recently documented the occurrence of a flying squirrel in Rowan County, a place these mammals had never been recorded to be.  In a…
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Catawba Professor and Her Former Student Have Paper Accepted for Publication

August 21, 2014
Category: Academics, Alumni, Faculty, Psychology
Dr. Sheila Brownlow, a professor and chair of psychology at Catawba College, and a former student of hers, now an alumna of Catawba’s Class of 2012, Sarah C. Robinson, have had their paper titled "Determinants of Proenvironmental Attitudes in College Students" accepted for publication in the British…
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Catawba Professor's First Novel Set on Fictional University Campus

August 18, 2014
Category: English, Faculty
Margaret Garrison, an adjunct professor of English at Catawba College, has completed her first novel, "Prez: A Story of Love," published this month by Abbott Press. The novel, which Garrison describes as "a story of love," is set on a fictitious university campus in North Carolina's Piedmont during…
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Bitzer Comments on Moral Monday Tough Odds

August 6, 2014
Category: Faculty, History & Politics
Catawba College Provost, professor of politics and political expert Dr. J. Michael Bitzer was featured in a Citizen Times article discussing the tough odds the Moral Monday protest movement will face in November. Bitzer said the Democrats will be successful if they can break the GOP super majority,…
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