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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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Noyce and West Scholars Take Joint Leadership Retreat

November 15, 2015
Category: Academics, Events, Students, Teacher Education
The Noyce Scholars and the West Scholars went on a joint leadership retreat to Wilmington/Wrightsville Beach October 10-12, 2015, over part of fall break. Since both sets of scholars are education majors, the focus was on leadership and how to use leadership qualities to be an effective teacher. Dr.…
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Catawba's Student North Carolina Association of Educators Participates in Trick-or-Treating for Canned Goods

November 15, 2015
Category: Academics, Events, Students, Teacher Education
Again this year, Catawba College's chapter of the Student North Carolina Association of Educators (SNCAE) participated in Trick-or-Treating for Canned Goods. During the month of October, the students promote the event to the campus community, as well as to the Fulton Heights neighborhood in Rowan…
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Ceremony Marks Admission of Catawba Students and Faculty into Teacher Education Program

October 14, 2015
Category: Academics, Events, Students, Teacher Education
Thirty-one Catawba College students and four faculty members were honored in a formal pinning ceremony held in Tom Smith Auditorium on Tuesday, October 6. This event marked admission to the Teacher Education Program at Catawba College. The ceremony was sponsored by Catawba's Student North Carolina…
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Catawba Accepting Applications for New M.Ed. Program in STEM

October 13, 2015
Category: Academics, Evening & Graduate, Teacher Education
If you're a practicing teacher, licensed in middle grades mathematics, middle grades science, secondary mathematics, or secondary comprehensive science, and would like to pursue a master's degree, a new M.Ed. offered at Catawba College may be just right for you.  Catawba's Department of Teacher…
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