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Isenberg Elementary Gets an Extreme Makeover; Student Educators Help

April 7, 2016
Category: Academics, Events, Students, Teacher Education
(Video: Isenberg Elementary) Isenberg Elementary got an Extreme Makeover on April 2 thanks to an Outreach to Teach project involving teacher education students from Catawba College and 9 other college campuses across North Carolina. The project was funded by a $3,000 National Education…
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Catawba's International Honor Society in Education Inducts Members, Installs New Officers

March 8, 2016
Category: Academics, Events, Students, Teacher Education
Catawba College's Theta Phi Chapter of Kappa Delta Pi International Honor Society in Education installed new officers for the 2016-2017 year and inducted eleven new members in a ceremony held at 7:00 p.m. in Tom Smith Auditorium on the campus of Catawba College on March 1, 2016. Dr. James K.…
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Catawba Students Visit Hanford Dole for Teaching Practicums

December 11, 2015
Category: Academics, Events, Sport & Health Sciences, Students, Teacher Education
    Catawba College students majoring in Elementary Education and Sport and Health Sciences (which includes Athletic Training, Physical Education, Teacher Education, and Recreation Management) visited Hanford Dole Elementary School recently. These students were all enrolled in PER 1945 —…
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Catawba Hosts Winter Conference for North Carolina Association of Curriculum Materials Center Directors

December 11, 2015
Category: Academics, Events, Staff, Teacher Education
The North Carolina Association of Curriculum Materials Center Directors held their winter conference in the Goodman School of Education and the Lou Wilson Kasias Curriculum Materials Center on Catawba’s campus on Friday, December 11, 2015. A variety of professional presentations and dialogue were…
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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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