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Barry Hawkins

barry-hawkins.jpgAssociate Director of Admissions


Barry Hawkins joined Catawba College as an Associate Director of Admissions in September 2020. A native of Warren County, and a graduate of Northern Vance High School, Barry is a proud North Carolinian. Barry holds a bachelor’s degree in cultural change and social development and a master’s degree in higher education. He has worked in admissions at the North Carolina School of Science and Mathematics (Durham, NC) for four years and NC A&T (Greensboro, NC) for three years. He is very passionate about education, higher education, student development, and leadership studies.

I am Admissions counselor for students from Connecticut, California, Idaho, Illinois, Iowa, Colorado, Massachusetts, Maine, Minnesota, Missouri, Montana, North Dakota, Nebraska, Alaska, Arizona, New Hampshire, South Dakota, Indiana, Michigan, Texas, Nevada, New York, Ohio, Oklahoma, Kansas, Oregon, Pennsylvania, Hawaii, Rhode Island, New Jersey, New Mexico, Utah, Vermont, Washington, Wisconsin, Wyoming, Arkansas, and Tennessee.

In addition, I am counselor for students from the following eastern NC counties: Anson, Beaufort, Bertie, Bladen, Camden, Carteret, Chowan, Columbus, Craven, Currituck, Dare, Duplin, Gates, Greene, Hertford, Hyde, Jones, Lenoir, Martin, North Hampton, Onslow, Pamlico, Pasquotank, Perquimans, Richmond, Robeson, Sampson, Scotland, Tyrell, and Washington.