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We Did It Again! Catawba Remains 4th Best Regional College in the South

We Did It Again! Catawba Remains 4th Best Regional College in the South

Lynnsey Taylor, Writer

November 17, 2017


Filed under Student Life & News, Top Stories

U.S. News “Best Colleges” ranking for 2018 was released online September 12th, 2017. Our school continues to prove itself as the remarkable institution it is, as Catawba remains its fourth position among the Best Regional Colleges in the South. “Very pleased and not surprised”, was the initial reaction o...

The Cat-U Takeover: Catawba’s New Radio Source

The Cat-U Takeover: Catawba’s New Radio Source

Jalil Pack, Writer

November 12, 2017


Filed under Featured A&E, Music, Student Life & News, Top Stories

As diverse and connected as the Catawba community is, it would make sense to have something as influential and different as a radio show; one that not only shows support to those who do great things on our campus, but shows others outside of our community what we can essentially offer. Jeremiah Moss,...

Sam Gealy: A Man for all Seasons

Sam Gealy: A Man for all Seasons

Victoria Hedrick, Writer

November 12, 2017


Filed under Faculty, Health & Fitness, Sports, Student Life & News, Top Stories

If you are affiliated with Catawba College athletics, you know Sam Gealy. And chances are Sam knows you too. Gealy attended North Carolina State University and earned a degree in recreation. Throughout his time at NC State he lettered in golf and men's basketball. He was a member of the 1965 ACC championship...

What is SGA All About?

What is SGA All About?

Kelsey Diehl, Media Editor/Photographer

September 24, 2017


Filed under Politics, Student Life & News

The Student Government Association at Catawba College is one of many organizations that allow students to share their voice and opinions about ongoing issues on campus. The SGA Executive officers for the 2017-2018 school year are as follows: Gavin Wooten as President, Payton Coleman as Vice President,...

Ketner Renovations to Improve College Experience

Ketner Renovations to Improve College Experience

Megan Braun, Writer

September 24, 2017


Filed under Ketner School of Business, Student Life & News, Top Stories

One of the newest academic buildings on campus, Ketner Hall, is beginning to show some age after its 1987 original construction. There were several issues such as lifting and broken floor tiles, a leaking roof, and peeling paint. As you enter Ketner Hall this semester, you will see that some of these...

Curiosity: The Path to Fulfilling Dreams

President Brien Lewis, President at Catawba College

September 24, 2017


Filed under Student Life & News, Top Stories

Walt Disney once said, “All our dreams can come true, if we have the courage to pursue them”. It took me 22 years to discover my dream, then the next 22 years to prepare for it and pursue it. Now I get to fulfill my dream – serving as President of a remarkable educational institution. The way...

Catawba Honors Offers Travel Courses

Shannon Wright, Writer

September 24, 2017


Filed under Student Life & News, Top Stories

Catawba College offers its students many opportunities to broaden their horizons from the world they already know by offering the chance to meet people from all over the world or to travel there themselves. There are many clubs and societies at Catawba. Some, the students are asked to join and others...

Chasing Her Destiny

Brianna Hodges, Writer

September 24, 2017


Filed under Music, Spotlights, Student Life & News, Students, Top Stories

Catawba Junior Destiny Stone is working to make her dreams come true. During her three years here, she has debuted three singles: Colorblind, Gemini, and Have Your Way. In addition, she has also released an album entitled “Journey” last spring. Her music can be found on iTunes, Spotify, and Google Play. “As I...

Theatre Preview: Fall 2017

Jessica Pautz, Writer/Editor

September 24, 2017


Filed under Student Life & News, Uncategorized

Larissa GarciaA musical collaboration with Lee Street Theatre, a freshman showcase, a directed reading of an original play, and Catawba’s own student-directed play are what we have to look forward to this semester! The Theatre Program for Fall 2017 is going to be something that no one will ever forge...

Introducing The New Heart Of Campus!

Introducing The New Heart Of Campus!

Veronica Leasure, Photographer

September 24, 2017


Filed under Student Life & News, Top Stories

This fall, Catawba College welcomes a brand-new terrace to the campus. Located between the Hedrick Administration Building and the Cannon Student Center, the terrace is now available for all to enjoy. This addition is an area where students and faculty can spend time relaxing or studying outside. The...

Catawba Volunteers Around the World

Crista Clayton, Writer

September 24, 2017


Filed under Student Life & News, Top Stories

This December, twenty members of Catawba College’s Volunteers Around the World Club (VAWS) will board a flight to Cuzco, Peru to do their part in supporting an important cause. The Catawba College branch of VAWS will be taking a two week medical mission trip this winter break to provide medical s...

Catawba’s 2017 Athletic Upgrades

Madison Anselmo, Writer

September 24, 2017


Filed under Sports, Student Life & News, Top Stories

Since 1989 all sports at Catawba College have been apart of the South Atlantic Conference, also known as SAC. Since then, the staff members of the Athletic department have been constantly upgrading the school's facilities. Craig Turnbull, the associate Athletic Director and Director of Compliance,...

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