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Academic Departments Form Schools at Catawba College

May 28, 2009
Category: Academics, Biology, Evening & Graduate, Sociology, Teacher Education, Theatre Arts
The academic structure at Catawba College is changing. In addition to different academic departments headed by chairs, academic departments will now be affiliated with five different schools, each headed by a dean. Overseeing the five schools and serving as the institution's chief academic officer…
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FACULTY BLOG: Witnessing Inaugural Preps and Gathering in D.C - Part I: Sunday

January 22, 2009
Category: Faculty, Sociology
Sunday, January 18thby Dr. Carla Eastis, Assistant Professor of Sociology;About 10 folks get on the Amtrak train with me in Salisbury at 8:30 on a Sunday morning. Several of us are going to D.C., and the conductor puts us in one of the rear-most cars. That car is almost full already, and there has…
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FACULTY BLOG: Witnessing Inaugural Preps and Gathering in D.C. - Part II: Monday

January 22, 2009
Category: Faculty, Sociology
Monday, January 19thby Dr. Carla Eastis, Assistant Professor of Sociology;I have a leisurely morning with my friend and don't get to the Metro station till 11 a.m. The train is full — some people are standing — but not crowded. I get off at the Smithsonian station and ride the escalator…
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Catawba Faculty Member Is Witness to Inaugural Preps and Gathering in D.C.

January 22, 2009
Category: Faculty, Sociology
Catawba College Assistant Professor of Sociology Dr. Carla Eastis was in Washington, D.C. on Monday, January 19th and witnessed the gathering of people in the capitol for Barack Obama's inauguration as the United States' 44th President. A colleague of hers at Brandeis University who is a member…
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Two Catawba College 2008 Graduates Head to South Korea

June 19, 2008
Category: Alumni, History & Politics, Religion & Philosophy, Sociology
Two Catawba College Alumni from the class of 2008, Jon Rhodes of Virginia Beach, Va. and Aileen Thomson of Burlington, Vt., have accepted positions in South Korea working as English teachers (English as a second language) at private language school operated by Reading Town. The school is…
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