Category: Academics

Baptists on Missions Leaders Relay Messages of Hope During Chowan University’s Taylor Religious Heritage Lectures

Richard Brunson receives gift from Brayden Conboy

Baptists on Missions Executive Director-Treasurer, Richard Brunson was the featured speaker at Chowan University’s annual Taylor Religious Heritage Lecture on Monday, September 19. Student ministry chaplain Brayden Conboy presented Brunson with a check to help Ukrainian refugees. Chowan Christian Service Association (CCSA) and Campus Ministry students hosted concession stands at a recent football game to raise money for BOM to serve Ukrainians.

2022 Honors College Induction

Honors College 2022

On the 22nd of September, Chowan University inducted fifty-one students into the Honors College at a ceremony conducted in Vaughan Auditorium. Dr. Whitaker and Prof. Patsy Taylor were guest speakers, while Myesha Faison and Rebekah Lucas spoke on behalf of the Honors College Student Association.  The Honors College is a curriculum designed for talented and […]

Alumna Claudia Everett Returns to Chowan as Library’s Public Services Assistant

Claudia Everett

Claudia Everett joins the Chowan University staff as Whitaker Library’s Public Services Assistant. Everett is a 2016 Chowan University graduate with a Bachelor’s degree in Social Science and a minor in Criminal Justice and History. While at Chowan, she was a member of Alpha Chi National Honor Society, Alpha Phi Sigma Honor Society, Pi Gamma […]

Chowan University Freshmen Serve Together to Help Elementary School Students

On Tuesday, September 6, Chowan University Freshmen in the CU 101 classes gathered in the Hawks Nest to create memories and beautiful pencil bags for the elementary school students at S.P. Morton in Franklin, VA.  “It was a pleasure to partner with the CU 101 classes to provide the service opportunity and bonding for the […]

Chowan Teacher Education Department Receives Grant via NCICU

Education classroom

The Chowan University Department of Teacher Education has been awarded a grant via the North Carolina Independent College and Universities (NCICU) to help better prepare prospective educators for teaching reading. The impact of the grant on a state scale is positive for supporting the teaching of reading across the state of North Carolina and aims […]

Dr. Mary Mitchell Joins Chowan University Psychology Department

Mary Mitchell

Dr. Mary Mitchell joins Chowan University as Assistant Professor of Psychology. A native of Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, Dr. Mitchell received her PhD in educational psychology from the University of North Texas. She also holds a MA in counseling from Dallas Baptist University and a BA in psychology with a minor in child and adolescent development […]

Chowan University Criminal Justice Partners with Guardian ad Litem Program 

The Chowan University Criminal Justice Department established a partnership with the North Carolina District 6 Guardian ad Litem Program. Through this partnership, Chowan University students will have the opportunity to apply for, train, and become a Guardian ad Litem (GAL) for internship credit.  The North Carolina Guardian ad Litem accepts and trains community volunteers to […]