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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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Music Faculty Member Named 2015 National Music Educator of the Year

January 8, 2016
Category: Academics, Faculty, Music
(Photo: Rebecca Rider/Salisbury Post) Gordon Snyder, Adjunct Faculty in Music at Catawba College, was recognized as the 2015 National Music Educator of the Year by Music and Arts, a retail chain that sells and rents music and orchestra instruments, among other products. One of nearly 2,000…
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