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Longtime Catawba Faculty Member Dies

July 23, 2014
Category: Faculty, Psychology
Roberts Dr. Albert E. "Robin" Roberts, professor emeritus and former chair of psychology at Catawba College, died Tuesday, July 22. He had retired from Catawba in 2010 after 40 years of service. The funeral service for Dr. Roberts was held Friday, July 25 in Salisbury. He is survived by wife…
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Bitzer Comments on Toll of NC State Budget Stalemate

July 22, 2014
Category: Faculty, History & Politics
Catawba College Provost, professor of politics and political expert Dr. J. Michael Bitzer spoke to WSOC-TV about the state budget stalemate and its toll. "This dragging out of where they need to be and what they need to be doing really is starting to raise some eyebrows," said Bitzer. Watch the…
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Bitzer Comments on State Budget Debate over Teacher Raises

July 17, 2014
Category: Faculty, History & Politics
Catawba College Provost, professor of politics and political expert Dr. J. Michael Bitzer spoke to WSOC-TV about the state budget debate over teacher raises. "I think this is a real tug-of-war within the Republican Party," said Bitzer, going on to say the disagreements between the governor and…
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Catawba Alumnus Receives Award for Distinguished Service

July 15, 2014
Category: Alumni, Staff
The Triad Association of Health Underwriters (TAHU) awarded 1974 Catawba College alumnus and Senior Development Associate Randy Southard its inaugural James "Randy" Southard Distinguished Service Award on June 3, 2014. The award recognizes a member's outstanding contribution to TAHU. Southard was…
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Catawba Alumna Represents North Carolina in 2014 Ms United States Pageant, Places Top 10

July 10, 2014
Category: Alumni, Communication Arts
Amanda Sowards, a 2010 Catawba College graduate, represented her homestate of North Carolina in the 2014 Ms United States pageant in Washington, DC July 1-6.  At the pageant, Amanda placed in the Top 10. Amanda graduated from Catawba with a B.A in Communications and later earned a Broadcast…
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