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Catawba Students among 40 Interns Picking and Studying Fruit at N.C. Research Campus

August 12, 2014
Category: Academics, Biology, Chemistry, Students
Again this summer, five Catawba College students interning at the North Carolina Research Campus (NCRC) in Kannapolis helped to gather and organize data in a project that will ultimately result in a knowledge database to help improve human nutrition. The NCRC is a collaborative of 20 corporate,…
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Catawba College Hires New Vice President of Enrollment

August 7, 2014
Category: Staff
Catawba College has hired a new Vice President of Enrollment.  Cynthia "Cindy" Lawrence Barr, currently Associate Dean of Admissions at Elon University, will begin work at Catawba on September 15. "We are excited to add Cindy's enthusiasm, experience, and dedication to students to the team at…
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Bitzer Comments on Moral Monday Tough Odds

August 6, 2014
Category: Faculty, History & Politics
Catawba College Provost, professor of politics and political expert Dr. J. Michael Bitzer was featured in a Citizen Times article discussing the tough odds the Moral Monday protest movement will face in November. Bitzer said the Democrats will be successful if they can break the GOP super majority,…
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Catawba College Featured in The Princeton Review's "The Best 379 Colleges"

August 5, 2014
Category: Academics, Students
Again this year, Catawba College is one of the nation's best institutions for undergraduate education, according to The Princeton Review. The education services company features the school in the new 2015 edition of its annual college guide, "The Best 379 Colleges," that hit newsstands on August 5.…
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Students Work on College Handbooks and Manuals and Delve into Professional Communication

August 4, 2014
Category: Academics, English, Students
If Catawba students find the '14-'15 Student Handbook easier to navigate and understand, they can thank some of their peers for taking on the task of making it more student-friendly. Students in Dr. Margy Stahr's spring semester Professional and Technical Writing class took on that task as well…
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