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Catawba College Honors '70 Alumnus with O.B. Michael Award

May 16, 2015
Category: Alumni, Events
Chester A. "Junie" Michael III was honored May 16 during Catawba College's Commencement Exercises as the recipient of the O. B. Michael Award. This prestigious award, presented annually since 1938 by the Catawba College Board of Directors of the Alumni Association, is given to a graduate of the…
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Retiring Faculty Member Recognized at Graduation Exercise

May 16, 2015
Category: Academics, Events, Faculty, Theatre Arts
 At Catawba's Baccalaureate Service, Anderson spoke to the graduates about the value of memories, asking them to "Be here now. Be somewhere else later." (View Full Remarks) Longtime Catawba College Theatre Arts Professor Dayna Anderson was recognized at the College's May 16th graduation…
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Baccalaureate Homilist Shares Message in Four Life Dimensions

May 16, 2015
Category: Alumni, Evening & Graduate, Events
Catawba’s 2015 Baccalaureate Homilist Gregory M. Alcorn ’79 admonished graduates to focus on four dimensions in their lives, the mental, emotional, physical and spiritual that combine to create overall well-being.  He called these four, “MEPS.” For the mental dimension, he advised them to be…
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For the Birds

May 14, 2015
Category: Environmental Science, Students
by Rebecca Rider Local children and the Center for the Environment at Catawba College have teamed up to provide new homes for the birds that frequent the Fred Stanback Ecological Preserve near the Center's building on campus. The mind behind the project is Catawba College senior and Environmental…
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Internship at NRI Opens Up a World of Possibilities for Noyce Scholar at Catawba

May 13, 2015
Category: Academics, Mathematics, Students, Teacher Education
Katherine Quijada of Cooleemee, a graduating senior at Catawba and a Noyce Scholar, says her summer 2014 internship at the UNC Chapel Hill Nutrition Research Institute in Kannapolis made her want "to strive for so much more." Quijada graduated from Catawba on May 16 with a mathematics major and a…
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