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Meeting President Lewis


Raven Canty, Writer, Tech Editor
September 10, 2012

Many wonder how it would be when they first meet their college president or even if they would ever meet him/her. For the first time, many students got the chance to meet Catawba College’s new president, Brian Lewis. Unlike various other colleges, President Lewis wants to have a close relation... Read more »

New Associate Provost Ready for the Challenge


Darby Reedy, Co-Editor
September 10, 2012

As President Lewis finishes moving into his new office, another transition is occurring at Catawba College. Replacing Dr. Carl Girelli as Associate Provost this year is Dr. Steven Coggin. Dr. Coggin took time to sit down with me to discuss his new job and all the duties associated with such a position.... Read more »

Catawba College Welcomes New President Brien Lewis

Rashad Brown, A&E Editor
April 10, 2012

A Refreshing Presence to the Campus Community It has been roughly a little more than a year since Catawba College’s then-president, Dr. Craig Turner, announced his resignation from his position. And though deeply saddened by the news, the faculty members of Catawba realized that it was their duty to... Read more »

KSB’s New Interim Dean


Megan Varnadore, Out and About Editor
January 31, 2012

Catawba’s Ketner School of Business has been open for over 20 years and has received many positive spotlights in local newspapers and in our own, The Pioneer.  I sincerely expect this positivity and increase in popularity to continue, especially after interviewing Dr. Pamela Thompson, who is one of... Read more »

Meet a New Addition to Catawba’s Biology Department: Dr. Jay Bolin

Steffi Cook, Writer
October 21, 2011

Catawba College is very fortunate to have outstanding group of professors within each academic department. I am lucky to have one of these professors as my Bioscience teacher. Dr. Jay Bolin is in his first year as a Catawba College Biology professor. He is very enthusiastic to be employed here and... Read more »

“This Whistling Is for You There in the Dark.”: The Backstory

RC, Writer
September 20, 2011

I sat down and talked to Dr. Janice Fuller about her poem “This Whistling Is for You There in the Dark.” The poem was just submitted to the North Carolina Arts Council for the anniversary of 9/11.The council was looking for local poets who had written poems about 9/11 and found Catawba’s own Dr.... Read more »

Make a Joyful Noise

Rashad Brown, Writer
September 6, 2011

“Team work is working together, even when apart.” There is no greater testament to this than to look at our very own Catawba Singers, who in four short years helped transform Catawba College’s music program into the prominent force that it has grown to be. It is said that it takes a collective... Read more »

Catawba College Welcomes Emily Schneider

Steffi Cook, Writer
September 1, 2011

Since the start of the Fall 2011 academic semester, freshmen and transfer students are not the only unfamiliar faces seen around campus. New professors, faculty, and staff are also included in this dynamic mixture. I was able to spend some time with Emily Schneider, a new staff member in the Student... Read more »

English Department Welcomes New Professor

Lizzle Davis, Writer
February 8, 2011

Catawba College’s English Department welcomes Dr. Forrest Anderson, 33, a native of Salisbury, North Carolina. Dr. Anderson is a graduate of UNC-Chapel Hill, the University of South Carolina, and Florida State University. We at the Pioneer wanted to catch up with the new professor to see how his first... Read more »

Catawba Faculty Members Can Dance Like An Egyptian Too!

Lili Kiefer, Writer
October 9, 2010

With this homecoming week’s “Dance like an Egyptian Dance Contest” hosted by Helen-Foil Beard Society, Catawba students are not the only ones who can dance  like those Egyptian Pharaohs back in the day. I am sure if we asked Jean Wurster, one of our library faculty members on campus,... Read more »