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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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Academics, Campus News

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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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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Hunter Taylor
Dr. Hunter Taylor Dean to the School of Business and Design; Associate Professor of Business 252-398-6339

Message from the Dean

Welcome to the School of Business and Design, a school which strives to build a community of talented and ethical professionals well-equipped to communicate, contribute, and excel in the global marketplace.  Students can expect a familial atmosphere with a caring faculty and staff that devote their time to helping their students before, during, and after class.  

The School is comprised of two departments: The Department of Business and the Department of Communication Arts. Students can choose from one of our majors in Business, Graphic Design, Mass Communication, or Studio Art.  In addition, students can also earn a minor in Drama and Cybersecurity. Regardless of the major, students will encounter experienced and driven faculty that will guide them on the path to achieve their academic goals.  

Business students will gain vital skills and knowledge in one of our concentrations, including Accounting, E-commerce, Information Systems, Management, and Marketing.  In Graphic Design, students focus on the creation of visuals, including elements and principles of design, typography, image editing, and web and video production.  In Studio Art, students will develop their creative ideas and artistic ability through exciting courses in drawing, painting, ceramics, and sculpting.  Finally, our Mass Communication students master the skills to create written and visual media that are used to target large audiences.  

Our students receive an educational experience that extends beyond the classroom.  Students will develop relationships with faculty and peers through one of our many clubs and organizations, including Phi Beta Lambda, the Mass Communication Club, and the Graphic Design Club.  Additionally, students can apply their knowledge and gain valuable career experience through our exciting internship programs.