Category: Academics

Chowan’s First Semester Benefiting from NCICU Faculty-Student STEM Mentoring Program

A cohort of 40 Chowan University students has completed the first semester as part of North Carolina Independent Colleges and Universities’ (NCICU) Faculty-Student STEM Mentoring program. The three-year program, sponsored by a grant from the North Carolina GlaxoSmithKline Foundation, was implemented on 12 private college campuses in North Carolina to improve student retention and graduation […]

Join Chowan for the 2023 Rouson Memorial Lecture featuring Dr. Jonathan “Jay” C. Augustine

Jonathan C. Augustine

Join Chowan University for the Rev. George and Mrs. Luvenia Rouson Memorial Lecture featuring Rev. Dr. Jonathan “Jay” Augustine on Wednesday, February 1 at 11:00 am in Turner Auditorium, McDowell Columns Hall. This program was established by the Town of Murfreesboro, Chowan University, and local historian Alice Eley Jones to honor the contributions the Rousons […]

Fall 2022 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 Fall 2022: Christian AllenJustin AndersonDesiree AskewRasheed BaldwinMika BatesMadeline BellAlexandra BishopJordan BrownHarrison BuckmanJade BurnetteDauquann CapersDavid ClarkLydia CollinsGrace […]

Fall 2022 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 Fall 2022: Annery Abreu Haydon Ahlers Margaret Ahmes Zyanna Amaker Karla Artolozaga Daylan Askew Jayden Bailey […]

Miller Visits With Potential Majors

Sam Miller

During the winter break, Samuel Miller of the Mass Communication program visited two high schools in the seven cities region to talk to students about Chowan University. Dr. Miller talked to students at Churchland High School in Portsmouth, Virginia, on December 7th and followed that trip with a visit to Woodside High School in Hampton, […]

Dr. Torrence Gill Awarded Sloan Foundation Grant with Co-Principals 

Assistant Professor of Biology Dr. Torrence Gill, a co-principle investigator along with professors from three other universities led by Pennsylvania State University (PSU), was recently awarded a Sloan Foundation Equitable Pathways to Graduate STEM Education Grant titled, “INterdisciplinary Studies in Science, Education, Communication and Technology NETwork (INSSECT NET).   The purpose of the grant, as noted […]

Department of Business Clinch Academic Bowl Success in Enthralling Final  

Without a seat left sat on, a bursting Vaughan Auditorium, Marks Hall, was the venue for the final of the 2022 Brown Lady Academic Bowl Championship. The Department of Business was victorious over an outstanding Criminal Justice team, in a battle that went right to wire. Student and faculty all-stars were also announced, which concluded […]

The Chowan Graphic Design Club FAITH Poster Show

On Thursday, November 28th, the Department of Communication Arts hosted “The FAITH Poster Show” opening reception in the Juanita Kelly Pond Gallery and Charles and Frances Hinannt Gallery in Green Hall.  A display of student work, the poster show is an exploration of what faith looks like from different perspectives. Whether through poster design or […]

Dr. Thorburn Receives Choral Impact and Artistry Award

Dr Benjamin Thorburn

Dr. Benjamin Thorburn was awarded the Choral Impact and Artistry Award at the North Carolina Chapter of the American Choral Directors Association fall luncheon during the North Carolina Music Educators Association Conference in Winston-Salem. This award honors the work of educators in the state that are making an impact on their community through choral arts. […]

Office of Academic Affairs Celebrates Faculty Scholarship Service and Engagement

Faculty Awards

On November 15, 2022, the Office of Academic Affairs hosted the twelfth annual celebration of faculty scholarship and engagement in Vaughan Auditorium of Marks Hall. Provost Moore and Associate Provost Dr. DiLustro headed up the ceremony, announcing several awards.  Dr. Danny Moore congratulated recipients and finalists of the awards, offering thanks for their contributions to […]