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Catawba Welcomes Four New Faculty Members

August 30, 2011
Category: Academics, Biology, Faculty, Sociology, Sport & Health Sciences
One is a Toastmaster and has authored four books, including one entitled, "Cows Are People Too: Lessons from Someone Out Standing in the Field." One signed his employment contract in Borneo and left his job at the Smithsonian Institution to come to Catawba College. Another is a nationally certified…
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Catawba Students Attend Southern Sociological Society Conference

April 8, 2011
Category: Academics, Events, Sociology, Students
Six Catawba College students, all majoring in sociology, are attending the Southern Sociological Society conference in Jacksonville, Fla., April 6-9. Those attending include Bianca Boone of Charlotte; Terri Christy of Salisbury; Susan Fisher of Lititz, Pa.; Megan Kittel of Mooresville; Mimi Medrano…
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Musician Jen Chapin Strikes a Chord with Students on Social Protest Music

October 7, 2010
Category: Academics, Events, Music, Sociology
For one class period, musician Jen Chapin turned professor and led some Catawba College honor students through a discussion about social protest music.She and the students talked about "Amazing Grace" and the history behind the well-loved and familiar hymn. They touched on Charles Mingus, a jazz…
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Singer Jen Chapin Coming to Catawba College

September 27, 2010
Category: Events, Music, Sociology
Musical artist Jen Chapin is bringing the unique style of music that she calls "urban folk" to Catawba College on Monday evening, October 4, 2010 at 7:30 p.m. in Hedrick Little Theater of the Robertson College-Community Center. The price of admission for the concert is a donation of canned goods or…
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1976 Catawba Alumnus Is 2009 National Outstanding Disabled Veteran of the Year

November 11, 2009
Category: Alumni, Sociology
Dale Wilson of Troutman, N.C., says he prefers to fly under the radar and keep a low profile. It's hard for him to do that right now since he learned in August that he was selected as the 2009 National Outstanding Disabled American Veteran of the Year.Nominated in 2007 as the North Carolina Disabled…
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