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Non-Traditional Student Develops Self-Defense Curriculum for 8th Graders

November 23, 2016
Category: Academics, Events, Students, Teacher Education
Chad Springer is a non-traditional student in every sense of the word. And, the chances are very good that when he lands a job as a physical education teacher after graduating from Catawba College, his teaching style will be as well. This 30-year-old teacher education student spent five years on…
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New Members Inducted into Mathematics Honor Society at Catawba College

November 21, 2016
Category: Academics, Events, Mathematics, Students
Eight new members were into the Catawba College chapter (North Carolina Zeta) of Kappa Mu Epsilon mathematics honor society on Friday, November 18.  Kappa Mu Epsilon is a specialized honor society in mathematics, founded in 1931 to promote the interest of mathematics among undergraduate students.…
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Professor of Music Has Paper Accepted for Presentation at International Conference

November 14, 2016
Category: Academics, Events, Faculty, Music
Dr. Renee McCachren, a professor of music at Catawba College, has had a paper accepted for presentation at the international conference of the College Music Society in Sydney, Australia, next July, 2017.  Her paper is entitled “Aboriginal Inspiration in Dreamtime Ancestors by Chris Theofanidis.”…
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Catawba Students Present Research at N.C. Undergraduate Research and Creativity Symposium

November 9, 2016
Category: Academics, Biology, Chemistry, Environmental Science, Events, Psychology, Sociology, Sport & Health Sciences, Students
Catawba College was well represented at the 12th Annual State of North Carolina Undergraduate Research and Creativity Symposium (www.sncurcs.org) on November 5, 2016, demonstrating Catawba College’s commitment to experiential learning and undergraduate research. The conference was hosted by North…
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Catawba Hosts Middle Schoolers at "Solving Mysteries through Chemistry" Event

November 8, 2016
Category: Academics, Chemistry, Events, Students
By Shannon Garrick '17 As a way to celebrate National Chemistry Week, Catawba College's American Chemical Society (ACS) hosted area middle school students, their families and teachers at a "Solving Mysteries through Chemistry" event on campus October 22. The event, held from 8:30 a.m. to 12:30…
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