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Catawba College Recognizes Students, Faculty, Staff at Annual Awards Convocation

April 24, 2013
Category: Academics, Athletics, Biology, Business & Economics, Chemistry, Communication Arts, English, Environmental Science, Events, Faculty, History & Politics, Mathematics, Music, Psychology, Religion & Philosophy, Sociology, Sport & Health Sciences, Staff, Students, Teacher Education, Theatre Arts
Members of the Catawba College community gathered in Omwake-Dearborn Chapel on April 23 to celebrate achievement. The occasion was the annual Awards Convocation. Scheduled the day after Earth Day, the awards distributed were eco-friendly, made of Catawba blue, 100% recycled glass. They symbolized…
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An American Perspective on the Death of the Cambodian King

October 16, 2012
Category: Faculty, Mathematics
By Dr. Paul Baker, Catawba College Professor of Mathematics and Part-time MissionaryThe e-mails and Facebook postings began arriving about 9:00 Sunday night - 10:00 Monday morning in Cambodia. Norodom Sihanouk, the Pere-Roi, the Father King, who led Cambodia for the past seventy-one years, had…
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Scholarships Established in Recognition of a Current and a Retired Catawba College Employee

June 1, 2012
Category: Academics, Business & Economics, Gifts, Mathematics, Staff
A current and a retired Catawba College employee have been honored with new scholarships established in their honor. Joanna Jasper, Catawba's chief information officer, and David E. Setzer, who retired in 1997 as special assistant to the president after 36 years of service, were honored with the…
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Mathematics Honor Society Inducts Members

April 23, 2012
Category: Academics, Events, Mathematics, Students
The Catawba College Chapter of Kappa Mu Epsilon, the mathematics honor society, inducted five new members during an April 17 ceremony held in Ketner Hall on campus.Inductees included Andrew McCollister of Rockwell; Cameron Beard of Conover; Suzanne "Suzie" Williams of Efland; Jordan Hunsaker of…
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Catawba College Mathematics Professor Presents at Conference

March 23, 2012
Category: Academics, Events, Faculty, Mathematics
The Mathematical Association of America held its Southeastern Regional Section Meeting at the Clayton State University in Morrow, Georgia, on March 8-10. At the conference, Catawba College Mathematics Professor, Dr. Paul Baker, made a presentation: Using Topology to Solve a Geometric Existence…
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