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Catawba College First-Year Students Move In

August 22, 2005
Category: Academics, Students
;More than 200 of Catawba’s first-year students moved into their residence hall rooms on Saturday, August 20 and are participating in an orientation session prior to the first day of classes, August 25. The students and their families were assisted in their move by Alphas, a group of…
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Catawba College President Receives Black Belt

August 19, 2005
Category: Faculty, Students
;Catawba College President Dr. Robert Knott became a black belt in karate recently during a rare and special tribute paid to him August 13 by the grandmaster and founder of a Houston-based martial arts establishment. Grandmaster Kim, founder of Kim Soo Karate and Chayon Ryu Martial Arts,…
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Catawba College's Position on NCAA Ruling

August 19, 2005
Category: Athletics
We at Catawba College take very seriously the recent announcement and actions of the NCAA with regard to Native American nicknames and mascots.   We disagree strongly with the categorization of Catawba College’s use of “Indians” as “hostile and abusive.”   Over the past…
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Catawba College Mathematics Professor Contributes to Textbook Revision

August 19, 2005
Category: Academics, Faculty, Mathematics
Dr. John T. Zerger, chair and professor of mathematics at Catawba College, will be recognized for his contribution in helping W.H. Freeman and Company develop a revision plan for a mathematics textbook.   Zerger assisted with the revision of the Consortium of Mathematics and Its Applications’…
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Catawba College Employee Participates in Theatre Conferences

August 19, 2005
Category: Academics, Staff, Theatre Arts
Linda Kesler, a staff/adjunct faculty member in Catawba College’s Theatre Arts Department, recently participated in the Alternate Regional Organization of Theatres South Conference.  While there, Kesler presented her experimental development process for an original company-developed work,…
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