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Dr. O Feted by Students and Colleagues at Retirement Reception

May 2, 2013
Category: Academics, Events, Faculty, Students, Teacher Education
The professor whom students call "Dr. O" was recognized by the students and her colleagues in the Catawba College Department of Teacher Education at a retirement reception held April 30 in the atrium of Ketner Hall. Dr. Cynthia B. Osterhus, an associate professor of teacher education and director of…
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Catawba College Recognizes Students, Faculty, Staff at Annual Awards Convocation

April 24, 2013
Category: Academics, Athletics, Biology, Business & Economics, Chemistry, Communication Arts, English, Environmental Science, Events, Faculty, History & Politics, Mathematics, Music, Psychology, Religion & Philosophy, Sociology, Sport & Health Sciences, Staff, Students, Teacher Education, Theatre Arts
Members of the Catawba College community gathered in Omwake-Dearborn Chapel on April 23 to celebrate achievement. The occasion was the annual Awards Convocation. Scheduled the day after Earth Day, the awards distributed were eco-friendly, made of Catawba blue, 100% recycled glass. They symbolized…
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STUDENT BLOG: Catawba's West Teaching Scholars Experience Charleston, S.C.

April 16, 2013
Category: Academics, Students, Teacher Education
 by Sydney Smith of Salisbury, West Scholars Cohort '11Eighteen Catawba College sophomores and juniors who are West Teaching Scholars ventured to Charleston, S.C., to gain firsthand experience of the historic town. The April 5-9 excursion was led by Dr. Rhonda Truitt, associate professor of…
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Prospective Teachers Participate in Campus Workshop

March 20, 2013
Category: Academics, Events, Students, Teacher Education
by Lizzle Davis, Class of '13 ;;Catawba College students pursuing careers in teaching participated in a free workshop on campus that will help better prepare them for their pending jobs. Catawba's Teacher Education Department hosted the Spencer Kagan workshop, "From Survival to Success:…
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N.C. Teacher of the Year Discusses Importance of Global Education, Integration of Technology in Classroom

February 26, 2013
Category: Academics, Events, Students, Teacher Education
;by Rachel Shelton (West Scholar Cohort '11)As part of its annual teacher of the year presentation, the Academy for Teaching at Catawba College welcomed the 2012-2013 Teacher of the Year, Darcy Grimes. Grimes, a teacher for the past six years, has spent the last three at Bethel Elementary School…
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