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Catawba College Hires New Director of Human Resources and Legal Counsel

May 18, 2018
Category: Staff
Drew H. Davis of Beaufort, S.C., has been hired by Catawba College as Director of Human Resources and Legal Counsel, effective June 1.  Davis will report to Executive Vice President for Finance and Operations Nelson Murphy. Davis will replace Larry Farmer of Landis who retires May 31 after 20 years…
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Catawba College Awards Degrees to 305 at Annual Commencement Exercises

May 12, 2018
Category: Academics, Alumni, Biology, Business & Economics, Chemistry, Communication Arts, English, Environmental Science, Evening & Graduate, Events, Faculty, History, Mathematics, Music, Nursing, Politics, Psychology, Religion & Philosophy, Sociology, Sport & Health Sciences, Students, Teacher Education, Theatre Arts
Catawba College awarded baccalaureate degrees to 297 graduates and Master of Education degrees to eight individuals in two separate ceremonies held Saturday, May 12 in Keppel Auditorium on campus.  Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) degrees were awarded by Catawba for the first time in its…
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Longtime Catawba College H.R. Director to Retire and Is Recognized by National Organization

May 9, 2018
Category: Staff
Larry Farmer of Landis, who will retire May 31st after 20 years of service as Catawba College’s Director of Human Resources, was recently granted a special designation as an Honorary Life Member by the College and University Professional Association for Human Resources (CUPA-HR). The CUPA-HR…
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Service, Leadership, Academic Achievements and Special Merit Are Focus of Awards Convocation

April 19, 2018
Category: Academics, Athletics, Biology, Business & Economics, Chemistry, Communication Arts, English, Environmental Science, History, Mathematics, Music, Psychology, Religion & Philosophy, Sociology, Sport & Health Sciences, Staff, Students, Teacher Education, Theatre Arts
Once again, student achievement in service, leadership and academics were the focus of Catawba College’s annual Awards Convocation held April 19 in Omwake-Dearborn Chapel. Most awards distributed were eco-friendly, made of Catawba blue, 100% recycled glass to symbolize the college’s commitment to…
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Catawba College Students Compete/Win at State Leadership Conference of Phi Beta Lambda

April 17, 2018
Category: Academics, Business & Economics, Events, Students
Catawba College PBL members Catawba College sent the largest number of its students who have ever attended to the annual State Leadership Conference of the North Carolina State Chapter of Phi Beta Lambda (PBL), and netted six first place showings.  Many of those Catawba attendees, including…
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