Category: Academics

Studying Abroad in Spain and Portugal

Study Abroad Group

Story and photos by Zoe Beale ’18 Chowan University, English Professors Dr. Timothy Hayes and Catherine Vickers led 29 Chowan University students, staff, faculty, and friends to explore the countries of Portugal and Spain. The ten-day itinerary featured over a dozen historical landmarks in nine different cities. From stepping off the plane, the group embarked […]

Chowan Announces Retirement of Disabilities Services Coordinator, Deborah Hinton

Deborah Hinton receives retirement gifts from Chuck Taylor

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Spring 2023 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 Spring 2023: Margaret Ahmes Veigar Alexandersson Mika Bates Jaylen Baucom Madeline Bell Alexandra Bishop Caryn Bowe Jordan Brown J’Shon Bryant Mika […]

Johnson Returns as Director of Information Technology 

Kyle Johnson

 On May 1, 2023, Chowan University welcomed back alumnus Kyle Johnson as Director of Information Technology. Johnson returns to assume supervisory responsibility of the IT department as Jay Howell, AVP for Information Technology, prepares for retirement effective May 31st. As the Director of Information Technology, Johnson will direct and oversee the university’s academic and administrative […]

Shannon Williams Receives the 2023 Chowan University Faculty Excellence in Teaching Award

Shannon Williams

On Saturday, May 6, at the 164th Chowan University Commencement Ceremony, Professor Shannon Williams was honored as the recipient of the Faculty Excellence in Teaching Award for 2022-2023. Professor Williams joined the faculty in 2007 and is the Associate Professor in Accounting. During the award presentation, Provost Dr. Danny Moore shared that the criteria for […]

Chowan University’s 164th Commencement Highlighted Its Students

Chowan University held its 164th Commencement on Saturday, May 6, at 10 am in the Hawks Athletic Center. The ceremony was led by chief faculty marshal James “Bo” K. Dame II, Professor of Physical Sciences and 2021-2022 Excellence in Teaching Award recipient. Each school was led by its chosen gonfalonier and candidates for graduation in […]

Chowan University Announces 2023 Promotion and Tenure 

Chowan Clock and Seal

On Thursday, April 20, 2023, the Chowan University Board of Trustees gathered for its annual spring meeting and voted on tenure and promotion. Tenure is defined as a permanence of position and is a multifaceted process that may take years for professors to achieve, if achieved at all. Requirements for tenure include but are not […]

Chowan University Awards Day Convocation 2023

Chowan University celebrated the academic and student organization accomplishments of students and faculty for the 2022-2023 academic year at the Awards Day Convocation on April 19, 2023. The awards are as follows: Vera Parker Womble Christian Service AwardShania Lashon Black of Greensboro, NC Commencement Marshals Dauquann Damarrie Capers of Jacksonville, NC Malachi Jar’quezs Cobb of Washington, NCAlex […]