Category: Faculty Features

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

Hunter Taylor

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 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 […]

Chowan University Plans for Fall 2021 In-person Instruction

Chowan University announced today, March 15, 2021, that it is planning for a return to primarily in-person instruction for fall 2021, enabling prospective and current students and their families to know our target in advance amid the uncertainties of the pandemic. With advancements in technology/understanding of the pandemic and COVID-19 vaccines becoming available to students, […]

Professor Awuni Selected to Serve with Baptist World Alliance

Assistant Professor of Religion and Director of International Students, Jill Awuni has been selected to serve with the world’s largest network of Baptists, the Baptist World Alliance (BWA).  For the next five years, Professor Awuni will serve on the BWA’s Theological Education, Evangelism, and Missions Commissions.  By serving on these commissions, Professor Awuni plans to […]

Chowan Announces This Year’s Distinguished Alumni and Community Service Award Recipients

During halftime at the Homecoming game Saturday, October 26, 2019, the Community Service Award and Distinguished Alumni recipients were recognized. There were two recipients of the 2019 Community Service Award and three individuals honored as Distinguished Alumni.  Robert Earl and Carolyn Early Brinkley, both Ahoskie NC natives, were presented as this year’s Community Service Award […]

Chowan’s Dr. Dame Recognized in Audubon Magazine’s 2019 Fall Edition

On October 10, 2019, Chowan University’s Dr. James “Bo” Dame, coastal ecologist and professor in biology, was mentioned in the Audubon Magazine’s fall 2019 edition. According to the National Audubon Society, their mission is to “conserve and restore natural ecosystems, focusing on birds, other wildlife, and their habitats for the benefit of humanity and the […]

CU Recognizes Faculty Community Service

On March 19, Chowan University recognized John Davis, Distinguished Professor of English, and Timothy Hayes, Assistant Professor of English with the 2018-19 Faculty Excellence in Community Service Award at a dinner honoring the award finalists. This is an annual award presented to faculty who are involved with charitable, nonprofit, church, public service, or similar organizations […]