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Trip to France Brings French Life and Culture to Life for Catawba Students

April 15, 2016
Category: Academics, Events, Faculty, Students
 Langhorne believes in the importance of teaching courses related to French language and culture at Catawba. (Photo: Dr. Steve Coggin) By Shannon Garrick ’17 “(I believe) the world is global and France has a huge impact on many countries and continents,” Dr. Marie Langhorne, a professor of…
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Open House Showcases a “CEED” Planted for Entrepreneurship Development

April 15, 2016
Category: Academics, Business & Economics, Events, Faculty, Students
"This is where new ideas will percolate and hopefully come to be," explained Ketner School of Business Dean Jay Abraham as he stood in the headquarters of a new Entrepreneurship program at Catawba College. He spoke to a group of students, faculty, and community leaders gathered April 13th for an…
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In Memoriam: Dr. J. Daniel Brown

February 26, 2016
Category: Faculty, Religion & Philosophy
Dr. J. Daniel Brown, a professor emeritus of religion and philosophy and former chair of the Catawba College Department of Religion and Philosophy, died February 26, 2016. His funeral will be held at 2 p.m. Monday, February 29, at St. John’s Lutheran Church in Salisbury.  Lyerly Funeral Home of…
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Catawba’s February Forum Explores Hamlet: The World's Most Famous Play

January 29, 2016
Category: English, Events, Faculty
William Shakespeare’s Hamlet has been translated into almost every known language and is still performed worldwide more often than any other play ever written.  For over 400 years, people have been fascinated by this tale of an ancient court of Denmark and its philosophical prince who is called to…
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Catawba Receives $600,000 Grant from Lilly Endowment

January 27, 2016
Category: Faculty, Gifts, Students
For the third time in 12 years, Lilly Endowment Inc. has provided a substantial grant to Catawba College. The latest grant, announced in December and totaling $600,000, will fund a program titled "DISCOVER" that will educate middle and senior high school youth about theology and ministry and help…
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