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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, Religion & Philosophy
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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Former Teacher Education Faculty, Trustee and Namesake of Catawba’s Academy for Teaching Dies

November 20, 2015
Category: Alumni, Faculty, Religion & Philosophy, Sociology, Staff, Teacher Education
Dr. Shirley Peeler Ritchie of Salisbury, a 1952 Catawba alumna and former teacher education faculty member who also served on the College Board of Trustees, passed away Thursday, November 19. Ritchie served on the Board of Trustees from 2000 to 2014 and served in the role as secretary to the Board…
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Catawba Welcomes New Faculty

September 28, 2015
Category: Academics, Business & Economics, Chemistry, Communication Arts, Faculty, Music, Politics, Psychology, Religion & Philosophy, Sport & Health Sciences, Teacher Education, Theatre Arts
Catawba College welcomed new members to its faculty ranks this academic year and some faculty had title changes. NEW FACULTY - FALL 2015 New Full-Time Faculty:       Hogewood       Gibson       Burgess       Petrie       Liang       Woodhouse       Stephenson…
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Catawba's September Community Forum: "The Great Turning"

August 26, 2015
Category: Academics, Business & Economics, Events, Faculty, Religion & Philosophy
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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