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Agreement Places Black Lake Conference Center under Catawba College's Supervision

February 29, 2012
Category: Academics, Religion & Philosophy, Students
Thanks to a new $1 a year lease agreement between Catawba College and the Southern Conference of the United Church of Christ, Catawba will assume management of the 306-acre Black Lake Conference Center in Asheboro. The property is located adjacent to the N.C. Zoological Park in Asheboro.According to…
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November Community Forum: Why Are Humans Selfish?

November 10, 2011
Category: Events, Religion & Philosophy
What causes humans to be self-serving and self-indulgent? Are there biological or other bases for this behavior? Are we incurably captive to it, or is it possible to overcome such tendencies? If so, how? Over the past several thousand years, theologians and philosophers have constantly wrestled with…
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Catawba Alumna to Deliver Initial Sermon at New Appointment in Granite Quarry

July 11, 2011
Category: Alumni, Religion & Philosophy
Source: SalisburyPost.comThe Rev. Angela Burris was recently appointed to Shiloh United Methodist Church in Granite Quarry and will preach her initial sermon Sunday, July 10, at 11 a.m. A graduate of Catawba College and Duke Divinity School and an ordained elder, she most recently served in an…
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Students Share Their Research at 2011 Interdisciplinary Research Symposium

April 28, 2011
Category: Academics, Biology, Chemistry, English, Events, History & Politics, Mathematics, Music, Psychology, Religion & Philosophy, Students, Teacher Education, Theatre Arts
Again this year, Catawba College students from various disciplines shared their diverse research projects during the 2011 Interdisciplinary Research Symposium held Thursday, April 21 in the Leonard Lounge of the Cannon Student Center. Faculty, staff and students on campus dropped by during the…
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Four Hundred Miles Away From Home: Two Catawba College Students Thrive and Grow

February 25, 2011
Category: Academics, Psychology, Religion & Philosophy, Students
Both of them are students at Catawba College in Salisbury, N.C., and although they're each 400 miles from their respective homes, they love life at their college.Ashley Acken of Marietta, Pa., and Kyle Hendrick of Palatka, Fla., have more in common than the 400 miles between Catawba College and…
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