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Catawba Cited as One of Most Affordable Small Colleges for Psychology Degree

December 7, 2015
Category: Academics, Psychology, Students
Catawba College was recently ranked among the most affordable small colleges for a psychology degree in the U.S. by Best Psychology Degrees. The ranking was created using information from the National Center for Education Statistics' College Navigator database and Best Psychology Degrees editors…
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Catawba Lights Campus Christmas Tree and Poses for Photos with Santa

November 24, 2015
Category: Events, Staff, Students
The Catawba College community celebrated its annual Christmas Tree Lighting Service together on Monday, November 23 in the Cannon Student Center. The event is co-sponsored each year by the Student Government Association (SGA) and the President's Office. The event featured food, hot cocoa and…
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Catawba Students Become Guardians for Local Animals

November 24, 2015
Category: Events, Students
 Catawba Shelter Guardians spend time withthe animals awaiting adoption. (Photo: Todd Shinn) by Shannon Garrick ’17   In 2014, Shelter Guardians, a non-profit organization in Rowan County and all volunteer fundraising group, was founded by Nina Dix, a local dog behaviorist and trainer. The…
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Former Teacher Education Faculty, Trustee and Namesake of Catawba’s Academy for Teaching Dies

November 20, 2015
Category: Alumni, Faculty, Religion & Philosophy, Sociology, Staff, Teacher Education
Dr. Shirley Peeler Ritchie of Salisbury, a 1952 Catawba alumna and former teacher education faculty member who also served on the College Board of Trustees, passed away Thursday, November 19. Ritchie served on the Board of Trustees from 2000 to 2014 and served in the role as secretary to the Board…
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Students Give Back to Catawba with the Help of Piggy Banks

November 20, 2015
Category: Gifts, Students
By Anna Beth Carter '16 Loose change, piggy banks, and committed students teamed up to donate nearly $300 to Catawba's capital campaign, "Our Catawba: The Forward Path." This fall, Catawba College students were given piggy banks and encouraged to fill them with loose or spare change in an effort…
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