Month: February 2016

Graduate Shares Life Story

Anthony Rawlings, who graduated from Chowan in 2011 with a degree in Religion, shared his life’s journey with members of the Talon Club. Pastor of Baptist Creeksville Church in Murfreesboro, Rawlings was the first in his family to attend college. Since then he has been elected to two terms on Chowan University’s Board of Trustees. […]

Nicholson Selected for Leadership Academy

Cynthia Nicholson has been selected as one of the participants in the 2016-2017 Senior Leadership Academy, which is sponsored by the Council of Independent Colleges and the American Academic Leadership Institute. The Senior Leadership Academy is a year-long program for midlevel administrators in higher education who aspire to senior leadership positions in independent colleges or […]

Finalists Announced for the Faculty Advisor of the Year Award

The Chowan University Faculty Advisor of the Year Award is given each year to recognize excellence in academic advising. All students, faculty, and staff were invited to nominate an academic advisor. The finalists for the 2015-2016 Faculty Advisor of the Year Award are: James Hammond, Assistant Professor of Physical Education Lewis Nicholson, Associate Professor of […]

CU Invites Community to Attend Film

On Sunday, February 28, Chowan University invites the community to view the classic film The Terminator, the fourth and final film of the 2015-2016 Films@Chowan series. The event will begin at 2:00 p.m. in Vaughan Auditorium, Robert Marks Hall. The afternoon will begin with introductory remarks from Gregory Taylor, Associate Professor of History. Thomas Eisenmenger, […]

Eleven Students Bring Home Six Awards

The Printing Industry of the Carolinas (PICA) has announced the winners in the 2015 PICA Awards Competition. It is one of the largest printing contest in the nation. On January 16, a panel of judges with extensive experience in printing and print production was brought in to examine the work of six postsecondary schools in […]

Chowan Ethics Bowl Team Competes

The Chowan University Ethics Bowl team competed in the 2016 NCICU Ethics Bowl on February 5-6 at Meredith College in Raleigh. The team finished 3-1, defeating Wake Forest, Mars Hill, and Salem. The victory over Wake Forest prevented Wake Forest from advancing in the tournament. This is the first time that Wake Forest did not […]

Fall 2015 Dean’s List Released

To make the Dean’s List, a student must have a semester GPA of 3.25 to 3.79. The students listed below made the Fall 2015 Dean’s List: Lurin Abu-Hamamah John Adams Miranda Adams Tracey Addison Daniela Aguilar Makya Alexander Krisean Allen Randy Allen Kiana Alston Ulysses Amanfu Connor Arcobasso Antoinette Armstrong Monique Arrington Heather Baccus Victoria […]

Another Upward Bound Success Story

Upward Bound is a program that prepares students for college. Goals include: Empowering socially and economically challenged students to successfully graduate from high school. Aiding students and families in the college admissions process. Motivating students to enroll and graduate from an institution of postsecondary education. Enriching students’ lives academically, socially, and culturally.

Faculty Community Service Award Finalists Announced

The Excellence in Faculty Community Service Award is presented annually to a faculty member in recognition of his or her record of service to the university and community. The criteria for the award include:  involvement with charitable, nonprofit, church, public service, or similar organizations in his or her community;  dedication to strengthening the spirit of […]

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 Ardis Carlos Arroyo Gonzalez Heather Baker Ryan Baker Des'monay Barnes Kyle Barrow Prashish Bhandar Andi Blodgett Carrie Blowe Calvin Bowe Onyx Burns Sierra Burston Jordan Butner Marendy Cannon […]