Department of English

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Writing Center student
Chowan University’s English Department offers a variety of English classes focusing on composition, literature, and creative writing.
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English (9-12) Education
Chowan University offers a specialized curriculum to prepare students for successful careers in English Education.
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Writing Center student
English, Creative Writing
Our majors have opportunities to play a major role in producing one of two publications at Chowan, The Brown Lady magazine and The Hawk Screech.
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English books
Chowan University offers a 20 credit hour writing minor is intended to benefit English majors.
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Learn by Doing

English majors have regular opportunities for unique experiences. They can work as a tutor in our Writing Center, helping fellow Chowan students work on their essays. They can participate and play a leadership role in our departmental club, Poets, Inc. (which has won the Mission & Vision Cup as the best club on campus). Our majors also present at the Chowan University Student Research Conference (CUSRC) each spring and several students have also presented at the prestigious State of North Carolina Undergraduate Research and Creativity Symposium.

As a major in the Department of English, you can connect your classroom knowledge with real-world experience. Our internships provide students with opportunities to gain practical experience in professional settings. The Chowan University chapter of the Sigma Tau Delta International English Honor Society, along with Poets, Incorporated offers students additional educational, service, and fellowship opportunities.

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Academics, Campus News

Chowan University Announces Spring 2022 President’s List Honors

Chowan University officially announced the President’s List honorees for Spring 2022.  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 2022: Annery Esther Abreu Haydon.

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Department of Education Continues Wavier for Certain Verification Requirments for 2022-23

Released on Monday, “The Department of Education recognizes the need to continue to provide relief to millions of students and colleges facing challenges and barriers resulting from the ongoing national emergency. Therefore, we are continuing our waiver of certain verification requirements into the 2022-2023 award year. This means we are maintaining verification requirements that strictly.

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PICA 2022

56th Annual PICA Awards: Student Competition

The Printing Industry of the Carolinas, Inc. (PICA) recognized Chowan University students as winners of the prestigious PICA Awards. Each year PICA hosts a competition among members of the print industry to recognize excellence within the industry. There are also high school and collegiate levels of competition. This year’s winners were announced at an Awards.

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Dr. Timothy Hayes Associate Professor of English; Chair, Department of English 252-398-6325

Meet English

Alegra Boone
Alegrea Boone
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Theresa Dilustro
Theresa Dilustro
Director of the Writing Center; Instructor of English
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Dr. Timothy Hayes
Associate Professor of English; Chair, Department of English
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Dr. Bryan Herek
Associate Professor of English
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Noel Mitchell
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Catherine Vickers
Instructor of English
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