Month: May 2023

A Century of Knowledge Retires from Chowan University

Jay Howell, Julie Emory and Sherry Duncan

On May 31, a century’s worth of knowledge and skills, but most of all, valued colleagues retire from Chowan University. Sherry Duncan, Julie Emory, and Jay Howell together have served the university collectively for 100 years in their respective roles. All three have helped the University navigate through major transitions. They were each recognized for […]

Bernard Vaughan Retires from Chowan after 38 Years of Service

John “Bernard” Vaughan is literally one of Chowan University’s most colorful characters. In fact, all of Chowan’s color palette can be found somewhere on his clothes as he has served as University’s designated painter for the last thirty-eight years.   For the first ten years of his employment, Vaughan worked as a painter by day and […]

Chowan Announces Retirement of Disabilities Services Coordinator, Deborah Hinton

Deborah Hinton receives retirement gifts from Chuck Taylor

On May 31, Deborah Hinton will retire from Chowan University. Hinton, an elementary education major, graduated from Chowan in 2000. She came to Chowan in 2017 in a full-time capacity as the Disabilities Services Coordinator after retiring as a teacher at Willis Hare Elementary in Northampton County. For several years, she worked during Chowan’s Upward […]

Chowan Congratulates Debbie Joyner on her Retirement

Debbie Joyner has faithfully served Chowan University for over twelve years in multiple departments and is now retiring as the Secretary to the Dean of the School of Business & Design and Administrative Assistant to the Department of Sport Science.  Joyner is known throughout campus for her patience, kindness, and attention to detail.   During the […]

Spring 2023 Dean’s List

To earn a place on the Dean’s List, a student must complete 12 or more credit hours during the semester and earn a semester GPA of 3.25 to 3.79. The following students have been designated Dean’s List honorees for Spring 2023: Feidi Abreu Rodriguez A’Naya Adams Tasia Adams-Huntley Herbert Ademola Haydon Ahlers Christian Allen Jayden […]

Spring 2023 President’s List

To earn a place on the President’s List, a student must complete 12 or more credit hours during the semester and earn a semester GPA of 3.8 or higher. The following students have been designated  President’s List honorees for Spring 2023: Margaret Ahmes Veigar Alexandersson Mika Bates Jaylen Baucom Madeline Bell Alexandra Bishop Caryn Bowe Jordan Brown J’Shon Bryant Mika […]

Liverman and Matthews Join Chowan Business Office 

The Chowan University Business Office recently welcomed alumnus David Liverman as Accounts Receivable Associate and April Matthews as Manager of Business Services.  David Liverman, a 2023 graduate with a bachelor’s degree in business and a minor in management, will serve as a point of contact for student accounts for the university. While a student, he […]

Johnson Returns as Director of Information Technology 

Kyle Johnson

 On May 1, 2023, Chowan University welcomed back alumnus Kyle Johnson as Director of Information Technology. Johnson returns to assume supervisory responsibility of the IT department as Jay Howell, AVP for Information Technology, prepares for retirement effective May 31st. As the Director of Information Technology, Johnson will direct and oversee the university’s academic and administrative […]

Shannon Williams Receives the 2023 Chowan University Faculty Excellence in Teaching Award

Shannon Williams

On Saturday, May 6, at the 164th Chowan University Commencement Ceremony, Professor Shannon Williams was honored as the recipient of the Faculty Excellence in Teaching Award for 2022-2023. Professor Williams joined the faculty in 2007 and is the Associate Professor in Accounting. During the award presentation, Provost Dr. Danny Moore shared that the criteria for […]