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BLOG: Catawba College Newspaper Class Has End of Year Grill Out

May 13, 2010

Categories: Academics, Communication Arts, Students

By Cyndi Allison, Barbecue Master BlogMy 2010 college newspaper class took us from print to online with The Pioneer, so I am super proud of this hard working group. We like to end the year with a cook out. I do that now, because students were a bit challenged with grilling for groups. Hum. Let's…

Lecturer Explains North Carolina Barbecue Traditions for Tourists

January 8, 2010

Categories: Communication Arts, Faculty

"I can't think of anything I'd rather talk about than barbecue," says Cyndi Allison Wittum, a Communications lecturer at Catawba College. "That's my passion. Chopped pork on a white bun with a vinegar-based sauce. That is 'good eating.' "Wittum was excited when Jay Bemis, regional editorial director…

Catawba Alumni and Brothers Make Their Marks on Journalism

December 1, 2009

Categories: Alumni, Communication Arts

By Elizabeth Cook, salisburypost.comWhen former Post Sports Editor Ed Dupree took an interest in twins Benjy and Brad Hamm, he set in motion two award-winning journalism careers. Benjy is editorial director of Landmark Community Newspapers, guiding the news side of 56 paid-circulation papers, seven…

Catawba's Student Newspaper, "The Pioneer," Goes Out of Print

October 2, 2009

Categories: Academics, Alumni, Communication Arts, Students

Since 1926, Catawba College's student newspaper, The Pioneer, has been a printed publication. Not anymore; it's now online at enrolled in Communication Arts Instructor Cyndi Wittum's Applied Journalism course have been working on stories and photographs for the new…

Hot Off the Grill Was a Hot "Take Your Parents to Class" Session during Catawba's Family Weekend

September 28, 2009

Categories: Communication Arts, Events, Faculty, Students

Catawba News Service"I wasn't sure how many people would show up for "Take Your Parents to Class" on Friday [September 25th]," says Cyndi Allison Wittum, a Catawba College Communication Arts Instructor. "It's hard to compete with football games and ice cream socials when you're offering a class…