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Catawba College Awarded for Extraordinary Professional Programming

July 28, 2017

Category: Academics, Alumni, Business & Economics, Communication Arts, Students, Teacher Education

co-distinction.pngNational guide for colleges endorses schools for holistic professional education

Already recognized by Colleges of Distinction for its innovative approach to education, Catawba College has been honored further for its expert blending of the liberal arts with professional programming in Business and Education. The 21st-century job market now demands employees who are both stellar communicators and critical-thinkers, and it is with Catawba College's well-rounded approach to career development that its students are especially prepared to take on the postgraduate world.

"We are ecstatic to celebrate Catawba College for its exceptional commitment to student success," said Tyson Schritter, Chief Operating Officer for Colleges of Distinction. "Building upon its extensive liberal arts curriculum, as well as its impressive engagement of High-Impact Practices, Catawba continues to stand out through its stance as a leader in professional education."

Catawba College's new Field of Study badges are true marks of honor in the world of higher education. Colleges of Distinction granted these awards after a comprehensive vetting process, selecting schools based on such qualities as accreditation, breadth of program, and a track record for success.

Catawba College's future educators are bolstered by an enriching liberal arts perspective, allowing them to be empathetic, creative, and efficient mentors for their students. Catawba offers the following fields of study through the Enoch A. & Dorothy H. Goodman School of Education include:


The fast-paced, modern world of business requires effective communication and innovative strategies. Catawba College's programs offered through its Ketner School of Business keep their future leaders ahead of the curve and ready to grow alongside the industry. Program offerings include:

To view Catawba College's profile or to find more information about the innovative learning experiences it offers, visit


About Colleges of Distinction: Colleges of Distinction has recognized and honored schools throughout the U.S. for excellence in undergraduate-focused higher education for over 15 years. The member schools within the Colleges of Distinction consortium distinguish themselves through their focus on the undergraduate experience. For more information, visit

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