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Bitzer Comments on Push for Quick NC Ruling on Gay Marriage

July 29, 2014
Category: Faculty, History & Politics
Catawba College Provost, professor of politics and political expert Dr. J. Michael Bitzer spoke to WSOC-TV about gay marriage supporters pushing for a quick ruling in North Carolina. Bitzer said Attorney General Roy Cooper is attempting to draw political lines between himself and Governor Pat…
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Catawba Appoints Interim Director of Its School of Evening and Graduate Studies

July 28, 2014
Category: Academics, Business & Economics, Evening & Graduate, Faculty
Catawba College Provost Dr. J. Michael Bitzer has named Jeffrey J. Bowe the interim director of Catawba's School of Evening and Graduate Studies (SEGS).  Bowe, who joined the college in 2012, has been serving as the current director of SEGS partnerships and assistant professor of business. Bowe has…
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Catawba Alumnus Recognized for Pioneering Work in the Field of Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders

July 25, 2014
Category: Alumni, Sociology
Catawba College Alumnus Philip A. May '69, Ph.D., a research professor at the UNC Nutrition Research Institute in Kannapolis, N.C., has been awarded the 2014 Henry Rosett Award for his internationally recognized work in the field of Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders. The award was presented to Dr.…
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Catawba College Professor’s Blog Site Registers 2 Million Visitors

July 23, 2014
Category: Communication Arts, Faculty
Cyndi Allison Wittum, a lecturer in Communication Arts at Catawba College, can tell you a lot about grilling.  And folks must like what she’s been sharing about grilling through her Barbecue Master Blog (http://barbequemaster.blogspot.com). Visitors to Wittum's blog site just crossed the 2 million…
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Longtime Catawba Faculty Member Dies

July 23, 2014
Category: Faculty, Psychology
Roberts Dr. Albert E. "Robin" Roberts, professor emeritus and former chair of psychology at Catawba College, died Tuesday, July 22. He had retired from Catawba in 2010 after 40 years of service. The funeral service for Dr. Roberts was held Friday, July 25 in Salisbury. He is survived by wife…
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