CVCC Hosts College Fair November 10

Four Year University ArtworkCatawba Valley Community College  will host the annual Carolinas Association of College Registrars & Admissions Officers (CACRAO)  College Fair in the CVCC Student Center.

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CVCC Red Hawks Volleyball Player Katelyn Houser named NJCAA Player of the Week

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Katelyn Houser

Sophomore Libero Katelyn Houser (St. Stephens HS) was named the NJCAA DII Volleyball Player of the week for October 19th – 25th.

Houser helped lead the Red Hawks to a 3-0 week defeating Division I opponents Spartanburg Methodist and USC Lancaster as well as Brevard College JV.  In 9 sets of action, Houser led the team with 6.89 digs per set while posting a hitting percentage of .250. 
Houser is currently ranked #1 in the NJCAA Division II polls for total digs with 962 for the season and is averaging 6.5 digs per set which places her 7th in the rankings.

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CVCC Staffer & Author Publishes 8th Book of Poetry

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Tim Peeler at Henry River

Tim Peeler, author and staff member at Catawba Valley Community college, recently published his eighth book of poems. Entitled “Henry River: An American Ruin,” the collection shares an empathy and reverence for those who lived and worked in Henry River, located in the southeastern corner of Burke County.

Built at the turn of the 20th Century, the village, as it is often called now, has been mostly deserted since the 1970s when soon after a change in ownership, the mill burned. A film company chose Henry River as the location for the first “Hunger Games” movie, and interest in the site subsequently sky rocketed. Continue reading

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CVCC Emerging Leaders & Rotaract Club Visit Murray’s Mill

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Members of Catawba Valley Community College’s Emerging Leaders and Rotaract Clubs recently toured historic Murray’s Mill, a property of the Historical Association of Catawba County. Pictured (from left) are advisor Steve Hunt, Cassidy Burel of Hickory, Norma Patricia Chavez of Conover; Mackenzie Houser of Hickory, Maura Hertzler of Taylorsville, (back row) Devin Williams of Maiden, Madigan Nellenbach of Claremont, Larry Brown IV of Sherrills Ford, Blake Herman of Lenoir, and Alex Ekonomon of Newton. Not pictured are advisors Teresa Biggs and Mary Beth Sjaardema.
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CVCC Holds Discussion on Policing & Criminal Justice System in Conjunction with Interdisciplinary Read

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Melissa Neal

Catawba Valley Community College will host a presentation by Dr. Melissa Neal entitled “Liberty and Justice for All,” Wed., Oct. 21, at noon in room 582 of the Cuyler A. Dunbar Bldg. on the main campus in Hickory.

Open to the public, the discussion is part of a series that focuses on the college’s annual interdisciplinary read, “Blood Done Sign My Name” by Dr. Timothy B. Tyson. Continue reading

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