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Catawba Students Collect Backpacks for the Homeless

March 29, 2013
Category: Academics, Sociology, Students
; ;Students from Catawba College's Sociology Capstone Seminar class recently participated in the annual "Point in Time" homeless person count in Rowan County organized by Rowan Helping Ministries. The students left the experience wanting to do something more to help the people they interviewed.…
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Catawba Professor Serves as Moderator

January 18, 2013
Category: Faculty, Sociology
; Dr. Buster Smith, an assistant professor of sociology at Catawba College, recently served as a moderator for a panel discussion on Arts of Faith held at Waterworks Visual Arts Center in Salisbury.   The discussion was held Jan. 17. Smith, who joined the Catawba faculty at the start of the…
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The Experience of an Internship and the Ability to Make a Difference

October 24, 2012
Category: Academics, Biology, Business & Economics, Communication Arts, English, Environmental Science, Events, Music, Religion & Philosophy, Sociology, Sport & Health Sciences, Students, Teacher Education, Theatre Arts
Fourteen Catawba College students employed their unique gifts and talents in service to others as interns with tax-exempt nonprofit organizations during the summer of 2012. Funding and coordination for the program were provided through the college's Lilly Center for Vocation and Values. While these…
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Community Service Required for Incoming Catawba Students to Graduate with Honors

June 11, 2012
Category: Academics, Biology, English, Faculty, Sociology, Students
Beginning with this fall's incoming first-year class, Catawba College students will need to complete community service hours to officially graduate with honors. That proposal was approved unanimously last year by both the Student Council and the Honors Faculty Board at Catawba.;According to Dr.…
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New President, Former U.S. Ambassador, and Special Speakers to Figure in Catawba's May 12 Graduation Exercises

May 4, 2012
Category: Academics, Evening & Graduate, Events, Sociology, Students
Catawba College's new president, a Catawba alumnus who has served as a six-time U.S. Ambassador, and a Fox Network television show star will figure in the college's commencement exercises slated for Saturday, May 12 in Keppel Auditorium of the Robertson College-Community Center.On that day, the…
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