Month: May 2021

Hunter S. Taylor receives Chowan University Faculty Excellence in Teaching Award

Hunter Taylor

On Sunday, May 9 at the 162nd Chowan University Commencement Ceremony, Dr. Hunter S. Taylor was honored as the recipient of the Faculty Excellence in Teaching Award for 2020-21. Dr. Taylor joined the University in 2015 and is the Dean of the School of Business and Design. Selection for this award is based on such […]

Chowan University Celebrates Commencement Ceremonies for Classes of 2020 & 2021


“This is the day that the Lord has made, let us rejoice and be glad in it” proclaimed Rev. Mari Wiles, Minister to the University for the 161st and 162nd Chowan University Commencement Ceremonies held respectively on May 8 and 9. This selection from Psalm 11:24 was a fitting acclamation for the year-delayed in-person ceremony […]

Chowan Awards Honorary Doctorate to Francis “Frank” M. Taylor

At the delayed in-person one hundred and sixty-first commencement held on May 8, 2021, Chowan University awarded an honorary doctorate to Francis “Frank” M. Taylor.  Dr. Taylor’s commitment to Chowan University runs deep. He has devoted countless hours to advancing the institution, first as the Team Physician and later as Director of Medical Services and […]

Book Talk on Central Prison with author Dr. Gregory S. Taylor


Please join Dr. Gregory S. Taylor, Distinguished Professor of History at Chowan University, for a Book Talk, on his latest publication, Central Prison. This virtual event will be held Thursday, May 2021 from 11:00 am-12:00 pm on zoom at Join Dr. Taylor as he discusses North Carolina as seen through its State Penitentiary: four centuries of politics, […]