CVCC ATHLETIC DEPARTMENT – Catawba Valley Community College is excited to announce the campaign “Our School, Our Brand” in which a new mascot will be selected to represent CVCC. The new brand at CVCC looks to embody all of the past and future success of CVCC and the Catawba Valley area through the naming of a new mascot. To achieve the best representative of CVCC they are asking the CVCC Faculty, Staff, and Students, along with everyone in the Catawba Valley area to submit ideas of a new mascot to All submissions will be considered and submission of mascot ideas is open on Wednesday, February 26 and will go through Friday, March 21. The top ideas will be selected from the submissions and will be made public for a final vote on Wednesday, March 26 through Thursday, April 3. The selection of the new brand will be announced at CVCC’s annual Spring Fling hosted by SGA on Wednesday, April 9.

The current mascot for CVCC is the Buccaneers, and while this has served the community well in the past, the move into the new era of CVCC calls for a brand that encompasses the history and tradition of CVCC and of the Catawba Valley Region.

In the past years CVCC has seen a multitude of success in the classroom, on the athletic fields, and through our student organizations. CVCC has had national and state champions in academic programs such as Skills USA, cosmetology, and entrepreneurship. The CVCC athletics program has accumulated 12 Conference titles, 11 Region titles, 7 District titles, and 7 appearances in the NJCAA National Tournament in just the past 9 years. In the past 3 years we have had a least 1 team represent CVCC in the National Tournament.