News from the Center for the Environment
03/22/15 by Guest Writer
The Center for the Environment at Catawba College presented a cooking demonstration and panel discussion March 19. Titled “The Healing Arts of Food,” the presentation educated the community about how food and health are intertwined. Panel speakers included Dr. Chris Magryta, Nicole Magryta and Dr. Christopher Nagy.
03/13/15 by Juanita Teschner
North Carolina has been ranked among the Top 10 statesin the nation for solar energy, according to the 2014 Solar Market Insight Report.
01/29/15 by Guest Writer
By Catawba College News Service
Catawba College is making a bold move in the area of solar power that will propel it ahead of all other North Carolina colleges and universities. Catawba will have the distinction of having the second-largest campus solar energy installation in the Southeast and will produce more solar electricity than all the other N.C. colleges and universities combined.
01/05/15 by Juanita Teschner
Solar panels are sprouting up in Salisbury and Rowan County, thanks to a community initiative that started in October.
Solarize Salisbury-Rowan informs residents of the advantages of solar power and helps them reduce costs through competitive bids by installers who have already been professionally vetted. It is a cooperative venture of SmartPower, a national non-profit organization that focuses on clean energy, and the Center for the Environment at Catawba College.