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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Deborah Hinton receives retirement gifts from Chuck Taylor
Academics, Alumni & Friends, Campus News

Chowan Announces Retirement of Disabilities Services Coordinator, Deborah Hinton

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.

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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.

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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.

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

Meet English

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