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Catawba Begins Renovations on Physical Education Center Locker Rooms

June 9, 2016
Category: Athletics, Events
Catawba College Athletic Director, Larry Leckonby, has announced the beginning of demolition and the renovation of the men's and women's basketball and volleyball locker rooms on the lower level of the Abernethy Physical Education Center. The project is set to be completed by the end of the summer.…
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Dr. Janice Fuller's Poem to Be Featured on Garrison Keillor's Radio Program

June 7, 2016
Category: English, Events, Faculty
Catawba College's Dr. Janice Moore Fuller, the Weaver Endowed Chair of Humanities, professor of English, and the institution's Writer-in-Residence, will have one of her poems featured on Garrison Keillor's daily radio program, "The Writer's Almanac," on Saturday, June 11. Fuller's poem, "My Aunt…
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77th Consecutive Session of Tar Heel Girls State to Be Held at Catawba College June 12-18

June 7, 2016
Category: Events
June 12-18 will be the 77th consecutive year of American Legion Auxiliary (ALA) Tar Heel Girls State, and for the fifteenth year, Catawba College will host the weeklong session. At the annual event, sponsored by the American Legion Auxiliary, Department of North Carolina, several hundred girls from…
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Catawba College Researchers Investigate the Hidden Microbiome of the Undergraduate Belly Button

June 2, 2016
Category: Academics, Biology, Students
By Shannon Garrick '17 Ever wonder what bacteria you have in your belly button? Although it may sound odd, learning what microbes reside in that cavernous space may tell to you a lot about your personal microbiome, and maybe your innate health. The microbiome is a major topic in popular…
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Remembering Ralph W. Ketner: Friend to Many, Second to None

May 31, 2016
Category: Academics, Business & Economics, Staff
Catawba mourns the loss of Food Lion co-founder Mr. Ralph W. Ketner, a dear friend and Trustee to the College. Mr. Ketner's funeral will be Sunday, June 5, 2016 at 2:30 p.m. in Keppel Auditorium, with a reception to follow in Peeler Crystal Lounge. Summersett Funeral Home is handling the…
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