Category: Faculty Features

Professor Jill Awuni Proclaims  “God is the God of Second Chances” at Chowan Chapel Service

Professor Jill Awuni

On Wednesday, November 9, Professor Jill Awuni was the guest proclaimer at the Chowan University Chapel service. Awuni serves as an Assistant Professor of Religion and Business Administration and Director of International Students. Many of her students affectionately call her “Mama Jill” because of her compassionate care for them. Professor Awuni a native of Bolgatanga, […]

Whitaker Library Hosts Reception for ‘When the Computer Wore a Skirt: NASA’s Human Computers’ Exhibit

Dr. Lia Walker presents "Women in STEM"

On Tuesday, October 25, Chowan University’s Whitaker Library hosted a closing reception for the Hampton History Museum’s exhibit, “When the Computer Wore a Skirt: NASA’s Human Computers.” The exhibit features Dorothy Vaughn, Katherine Johnson, and Mary Jackson, whose groundbreaking work was recognized in the book and film “Hidden Figures.”  As a part of the closing […]

Dr. Gregory S. Taylor Receives Highest Prize for North Carolina Historian

Dr. Gregory S. Taylor Receives Highest Prize for North Carolina Historian Dr. Gregory S. Taylor Distinguished Professor of History at Chowan University has received recognition by the North Carolina Literary and Historical Association (NCLHA). His most recent work, Central Prison: A History of North Carolina’s State Penitentiary was named the winner of the 2021 Ragan Old North […]

Chowan University Department of Biology collaborates with Bertie County on their “Tall Glass of Water” Project

Chowan University Department of Biology collaborates with Bertie County on their “Tall Glass of Water” Project Chowan University’s Department of Biology is proud to be collaborating with Bertie County on their “Tall Glass of Water” (TGOW) Project. The TGOW Project will leverage natural resources in the area, such as the Salmon Creek State Natural Area, […]

Music Department presents Dr. Mary Hellmann on Piano

Music Department presents Dr. Mary Hellmann on Piano The Chowan University Department of Music presents Dr. Mary Hellmann on piano, Sunday, September 12, at 2 pm in Turner Auditorium of McDowell Columns Hall.  In this first performance of the new academic year, Dr. Hellmann, chair of the Chowan University Department of Music will be performing […]

Hunter S. Taylor receives Chowan University Faculty Excellence in Teaching Award

On Sunday, May 9 at the 162nd Chowan University Commencement Ceremony, Dr. Hunter S. Taylor was honored as the recipient of the Faculty Excellence in Teaching Award for 2020-21. Dr. Taylor joined the University in 2015 and is the Dean of the School of Business and Design. Selection for this award is based on such […]

Book Talk on Central Prison with author Dr. Gregory S. Taylor

Please join Dr. Gregory S. Taylor, Distinguished Professor of History at Chowan University, for a Book Talk, on his latest publication, Central Prison. This virtual event will be held Thursday, May 2021 from 11:00 am-12:00 pm on zoom at https://chowan-edu.zoom.us/j/95555274723. Join Dr. Taylor as he discusses North Carolina as seen through its State Penitentiary: four centuries of politics, […]

Chowan Announces 2020- 2021 Faculty Award Finalists

Chowan University announced the 2020-2021 finalists for several esteemed faculty awards. The Excellence in Teaching Award is an especially noteworthy honor as it is bestowed on a faculty member chosen by his or her university colleagues. This year’s finalists are Robbin Buller, Assistant Professor of Art; Edward Snyder, Associate Professor of History; Hunter Taylor, Assistant […]