Year: 2015

Fall 2015 Dean’s List

To make the Dean's List, a student must have a semester GPA between a 3.25 and a 3.79. The students listed below made the Fall 2015 Dean's List: Lurin I.T. Abu-Hamamah John Alexander Adams Miranda Kayleen Adams Tracey Delano Addison Daniela Santana Aguilar Makya Ann Alexander Krisean Devonte Allen Randy Allen Kiana Dhamee Alston Ulysses […]

Fall 2015 President’s List

To make the President’s List, a student must have a semester GPA of 3.8 or higher. The students listed below made the Fall 2015 President's List: Ashleigh Marie Ardis Carlos A Arroyo Gonzalez Heather Baker Ryan Michael Baker Des'monay My'chelle Barnes Kyle Nicholas Barrow Prashish Bhandari Andi Madison Blodgett Carrie Elizabeth Blowe Calvin Jerome Bowe […]

Pi Gamma Mu Announces Award

Chowan University recently inducted twenty-three new members into Pi Gamma Mu, the International Honor Society in Social Sciences, during a ceremony on November 17 in Vaughan Auditorium. Graduating seniors received their honor cords, and the recipients of the Pi Gamma Mu Faculty, Student, and Scholarship Awards were announced. The North Carolina Alpha Beta Chapter Faculty […]

Frank Stephenson Receives Award

Frank Stephenson, who is Chowan University’s Director of Upward Bound, was presented with the 2015 Christopher Crittenden Memorial Award by the North Carolina Literary and Historical Society. The award is presented annually to a person who has advanced North Carolina History. Stephenson was presented the award for “his tireless efforts to preserve the history and […]

Ponderings of the Provost

One of my favorite Chowan days each year is the Sunday before Thanksgiving. On that evening, the annual Honors College Student Association Awards Dinner is held off campus. This year 122 students, administrators, staff, and faculty attended the dinner at John’s Seafood. Following the dinner, a faculty member and sixteen members of the Honors College […]

Academic Bowl All-Stars Announced

The 2015 Honors College Student Association Brown Lady Academic Bowl AllStar tournament team was announced on Monday, November 30. Ryan Harris (Religion) was named the Student MVP. The student all-stars are Daniella Aguilar (English), Austin Munden (History), Deja Christopher (Biology), and Crystal Sarnor (Biology). Honorable mention goes to Charles Mustian (Music), Zach Cooper (Criminal Justice), […]

A Wild Ending to Academic Bowl Game

The end of the championship game of the 2015 Honors College Student Association Brown Lady Academic Bowl on Monday, November 30 brought elation to the unpopular Department of History team and its fans, which are non-existent, and total devastation to the Department of Biology and its fans, who filled Vaughan Auditorium. The lead in the game […]

Retired DEA Agent Meets with Criminal Justice Majors

Retired Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) Special Agent Brad Worrell, a native of Franklin, Virginia, gave advice to Chowan University's criminal justice majors on joining the agency, as well as sharing tales of his glory days as an undercover DEA agent in 1980’s Miami. The mission of the DEA is to enforce the controlled substances laws […]

Chowan Creates Marketing and Brand Management Committee

This is a time of great momentum at Chowan University. Coupled with a growing enrollment and an extreme since of pride permeating the campus, the University has decided this is an ideal time to launch a Marketing and Brand Committee, a committee with representation from Enrollment Management, Student Affairs, Development, Athletics, and Academic Affairs. “We […]

Sarnor & Jones Earn NSF REUs

Crystal Sarnor, a junior biology major, completed a National Science Foundation Research Experiences for Undergraduates (NSF REU) at the Yale University School of Medicine in Summer 2015. She worked with Drs. Megan King and Paolo Columbi to study the function of protein complexes embedded in the nuclear membrane and their role in human genetic diseases, […]