Month: April 2016

Byrd Receives Award

Vaughn Byrd is the recipient of the Vera Parker Womble Christian Service Award. The award was presented to Byrd at the Senior Banquet on Thursday, April 28. The university instituted the award to be presented to a student in recognition of Christian faith and commitment expressed in service and good works benefiting the university and community, classmates […]

Respect, Recognition, and Reward

Garth Faile, Distinguished Professor of Chemistry, will retire on May 7 after forty-five years of service. Tom Whiteman, Assistant Professor of Graphic Communications, will retire on May 31 after sixteen years of service. Patsy Taylor was inducted into the Order of Lux Et Veritas for her twenty-five years of service to the University. Nancy Cox, […]

Faile Receives Teaching Award

Garth Faile, Distinguished Professor of Chemistry, is the recipient of the 2015-2016 Excellence in Teaching Award. The recipient of the award is selected by his or her faculty colleagues. The criteria for the award are as follows: Is the faculty member available during office hours and beyond? Is the faculty member conscientious and dedicated to […]

Seniors Selected to Speak at Senior Banquet and Commencement Ceremony

Each year President Chris White, with the assistance of his Senior Staff, selects graduating students to serve as speakers for the Senior Banquet and Commencement Ceremony. Student speakers at the Senior Banquet, which was held on Thursday, April 28, included: Miranda Adams Des’monay Barnes Leanne Crabtree Issa Farhoud Kinsey Modlin Kaitlin Moore Mackenzie Reid Christina […]

CUSRC Awards of Excellence

Over 140 students gave presentations during the Chowan University Student Research Conference, which was held on Tuesday, April 19. The Chowan University Student Research Conference Awards of Excellence honor students for outstanding presentations in each one of the conference's nine divisions. By the quality of their participation, these students exemplify what is best in the […]

Advisor of the Year Award

Professor Patsy Taylor received the 2015-2016 Chowan University Faculty Advisor of the Year Award. The award is given each year to recognize excellence in academic advising. All students, faculty, and staff were invited to nominate an academic advisor. Selection is based on the following criteria:   Availability to advisees, Approachability, Monitoring of student progress toward academic […]

Senior Ambassador Award

The purpose of the Senior Ambassador Award is to acknowledge student ambassadors for their outstanding service to the University. This year, the recipients are: Vaughan Byrd Sarah Davis Issa Farhoud Melanie Harris Kinsey Modlin Charles Mustian Christina Thomas

Commencement Marshals Announced

Commencement Marshals are selected from those members of the junior class (2013 cohort) with the highest grade point average. Marshals serve in three capacities: Awards Day Convocation, the Senior Banquet, and the Commencement Ceremony. The 2016 marshals are: Carlos Arroyo Gonzalez Calvin Bowe Brook Bowen Sierra Burston Carolyn Goodman Melissa Hernandez Trevor Marshall Chantel Roberts […]

Lewis Nicholson is Alpha Chi Teacher of the Year

The student body chose Professor Lewis Nicholson, Associate Professor of Criminal Justice as the 2015- 2016 Alpha Chi Teacher of the Year. The award is based on: superior grasp of subject matter, outstanding presentation skills, help outside the class-room, advising, and extracurricular involvement. With this honor, Professor Nicholson will serve as the keynote speaker for […]

Departmental Awards

Our students are a bright and gifted group that Chowan is proud to have as members of our community. There are several annual academic awards available to students that encourage engagement in teaching, learning, service, and scholarship. On Wednesday, April 20, we gathered to celebrate and acknowledge the academic achievements of our students. The Cheryl […]