Redhawk Publications is an initiative of Catawba Valley Community College whose purpose is to publish and distribute money-saving course textbooks as well as artistic and academic contributions from CVCC’s vast program offering.
Redhawk Publishing is an initiative of Catawba Valley Community College in Hickory, NC. Redhawk published books written by students, faculty, and staff of CVCC as well as members of the college's community partners, including the Historical Association of Catawba County in Newton, NC.
Redhawk’s initial publication Polio, Pitchforks, and Perseverance: How a North Carolina County Named Catawba Built a Miracle along with its companion documentary Miracle: How a North Carolina County Named Catawba Battled Polio and Won debuted in 2016. Both are available at the CVCC Bookstore as well as the Catawba County Museum of History in Newton. Polio, Pitchforks, and Perseverance is also available as an eBook using the Kindle format on Amazon.com.
January 2018 saw publication of We See What We Want to See: The Henry River Mill Village in Photography, Poetry, and History. The book is featured in the Henry River Mill Village gift shop as well as the CVCC Bookstore .
Books: Introduction to Ethics: Philosophy 240, Polio, Pitchforks, and Perseverance, We see What We Want to See: The Henry River Mill Village, and Newton: Then&Now.
Redhawk welcomes faculty who would like to create texts, course-packs, and manuals for courses. Redhawk will help you create low-cost version of these texts, created and written by faculty, that will improve student learning in your specialty and create a revenue opportunity for faculty and your program!
Redhawk’s first course workbook debuted in 2018; Jeff Kautz' Introduction to Ethics, a workbook to support PHI-240.
Summer 2018 saw the publication of EGR-110 Introduction to Engineering Technology by Ron Chownyk, Learning Critical Thinking through Astronomy by Joe Heafner for AST-151, and English Professor Alan Collie created Write it Write! Hate Writing LESS in Only One Semester! for use in ENG-111.
Coming soon is Newton: THEN&NOW, a collaboration with the Historical Association of Catawba County, the CVCC Photography Program, and Redhawk Publishing, as well as The Faith of Our Fathers Still Lives: Old St. Paul’s Lutheran Church.
Redhawk also publishes the CVCC literary journal Sanctuary. Please follow the link to the CVCC literary journal Sanctuary submission standards
Purchase one of our current books at the CVCC Bookstore.
Books: EGR-110-Introduction to Engineering Technology, English 111 - Write It Right!, Sanctuary, and Learning Critical Thinking Through Astronomy.