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Incoming Freshmen Are Positive about Freshman Retreat Experience

July 2, 2014
Category: Events, Students
Incoming freshman Amanda Fuller of Salisbury says she "absolutely loves Catawba already." Fuller was one of two groups of students, all incoming members of Catawba College's Class of 2018, who gathered June 26-28 to participate in freshman retreats, held in two different locations away from campus.…
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Robertson Family Foundation Gift Will Help Catawba Launch RN to BSN Program

June 26, 2014
Category: Academics, Gifts, Students
Catawba College will launch a nursing program that will take a student from Registered Nurse to Bachelor of Science in Nursing thanks to a $1 million gift from the Blanche & Julian Robertson Family Foundation.  The grant to Catawba was approved in early May at the Foundation's annual meeting.…
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Catawba’s Writer-in Residence Has Poem Published, Launches New Book of Poetry

June 26, 2014
Category: English, Faculty
Janice Fuller (Photo by Sean Meyers) Dr. Janice Fuller, Writer-in-Residence and Professor of English at Catawba College, has just had her poem "Hiraeth" (based on a Welsh word meaning longing) accepted for publication in Kakalak 2014, an annual magazine for North and South Carolina poets.…
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First-Gen Students Who Benefitted from CIC/Walmart College Success Grant Graduate

June 26, 2014
Category: Academics, Alumni, Sociology, Students
Nine of the 17 students targeted by the funding persisted through four years of study at Catawba The core of Catawba College's first class of first-generation students targeted by a CIC/Walmart College Success Grant graduated in May. Most of these students said the extra assistance and…
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Catawba College Presidential Honor Roll Announced

June 26, 2014
Category: Academics, Students
A total of 133 students have been named to the Presidential Honor Roll List for the 2013-2014 academic year at Catawba College, according to Dr. J. Michael Bitzer, Provost of the College. Students named to the Presidential Honor Roll List have achieved a 3.7 grade point average in 30 or more…
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