Month: April 2016

University-wide Awards

The Order of the Silver Feather is an honorary service fraternity, the purpose of which is to give recognition to those students who have been especially outstanding in their service to the campus community and whose loyalty to Chowan University has been extremely noteworthy. Not more than six students are selected each year, these having […]


R. Clayton Lewis Outstanding Resident Assistant Award Is presented to the RA who has best fulfilled his/her responsibilities. The recipients are Isiah McCullum and Taylor Porter. Passport to Fall Cash winners include Tracey Addison, Tia Fleming, and Tyler Webb. Amber Cunningham is the winner of the IPad. Alpha Lambda Delta Maria Leonard Book Award Is […]

Academic Awards

The Joseph Lee Parker Scholarship is awarded to a rising junior or senior Health and Physical Education major. He or she must be a good role model, demonstrate scholarly pursuits, and show evidence of leadership. The Joseph Lee Parker Scholarship is awarded to Sierra Burston. The Raymond Memorial Science Scholarship is awarded to a returning […]

Excellence in Leadership Awards

The following awards presented by Student Affairs are to recognize Excellence in Leadership at Chowan University. The Advisor Award is presented to the club advisor who exemplifies extraordinary leadership and dedication to the students of the organization. This year’s recipient is Pamela Woodard for the Criminal Justice Club. The Excellence in Leadership – Emerging Leader […]

Reich to Deliver Awards Day Address

Keith Reich, Chair of the Department of Religion and Assistant Professor of Religion, will deliver the Awards Day Convocation keynote address. The title of his address is “Who Is My Neighbor?” Dr. Reich holds a B.A. in history from Baylor University, a M.Div. from Princeton Theological Seminary, and a Ph.D. in religion from Baylor University. […]

Promoting Scholarship and Creative Work

The Chowan University Student Research Conference—CUSRC, as it is known—is now in its eighteenth year of providing students across the disciplines an opportunity to showcase their work. This year 144 students are making 139 presentations on Tuesday, April 19, from 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. in Marks Hall and Briley Recital Hall, Daniel Hall. A […]

Monsters Coming to Chowan

The theme for the twelfth annual Faculty Interdisciplinary Symposium is “Monsters and the Monstrous.” Thirty-five Chowan faculty members will make presentations. The symposium, which is sponsored by the Department of History and the Office of the Provost, is scheduled for Monday, April 18 from 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. in Marks Hall. Dr. W. Scott […]

Faile Receives Spirit of Chowan Award

Garth Faile, Distinguished Professor of Chemistry, received the Spirit of Chowan Award on April 7. Faile is only the eleventh person to receive this award. The Spirit of Chowan Award was conceived by a thoughtful member of the Chowan University Board of Trustees and is intended to honor extraordinary individuals who so embody the heart […]

Faculty Promotions

At the April 7th Board of Trustees meeting, the following faculty members were granted tenure, promoted with tenure, or promoted, effective June 1. Granted tenure and promoted to full professor: W. Thomas Collins (Sport Management) Granted tenure and promoted to associate professor: Jennifer Place (Psychology) Mukta Bhandari (Mathematics) Promoted to full professor: Heather McGuire (Biology) […]

Alpha Chi Members Present at National Convention

Led by Alpha Chi co-sponsor Syble Shellito and Alpha Chi alum Jennifer Humphrey, twenty-three members of the Chowan University North Carolina Phi Chapter of the Alpha Chi Honor Society are attending the Alpha Chi National Convention in Alexandria, Virginia, on April 7-9. During the convention, thirteen members will present their research and creative activities, competing […]