Category: Academics

Twenty-One Students Listed as Outstanding Students

Each year, a select group of juniors and seniors is called forward to accept one of the most prestigious honors the Chowan University community can bestow, the Outstanding Student Award. Selection is based on the student’s leadership, academic achievement, service to the community, contribution to the University, and good citizenship.  The 2022-2023 recipients are: Annery […]


List of Chowan Fellows Inductees 2022

Chowan University is pleased to announce it has inducted fifteen students into the Chowan Fellows Program. The Chowan Fellows program strengthens students’ leadership skills, prepares students for lives of service, and promotes students’ professional preparations. The program fosters its mission by: The Fall 2022 inductees are:  Laila Britten, Dry Fork, VAVictoria Brown, Cary, NCTa’Niya Eaton, […]

Day for Future Teachers at Chowan University 

Day for Future Teachers at Chowan University 

On October 19th the Teacher Education Department at Chowan University hosted Day for Future Teachers, an event for local high schools to bring their juniors and seniors who are interested in exploring careers in teacher education to Chowan’s campus to learn more about the profession and explore the program. Fifty-three students from three area high […]

Chowan University Inducts Nineteen Members into Alpha Chi National Honor Society

Chowan University Inducts Nineteen Members into Alpha Chi National Honor Society

On the 27th of October 2022, Chowan University inducted nineteen students into the North Carolina Phi Chapter of Alpha Chi. Vaughan Auditorium facilitated the well-attended twenty-sixth annual induction ceremony, which saw a student-led presentation accompanied by the 2021-2022 Alpha Chi Teacher of the Year, Jason Fowler. Alpha Chi is a coeducational academic honor society. Since […]

Inaugural Alumni Executive Partners Forum 

Alumni Forum

On Friday, October  14, the Office of Alumni Relations hosted the first Executive Partners Forum, established by the Alumni Council. This year’s panelists were: Dr. Harold Babb, ‘70, Zack Cooper, ‘17, Debra Maingi, ‘12, Angela Felton Salerno, ‘88, and Antenette Stokes, ‘11. The forum brought a near-capacity crowd to Vaughan Auditorium. Dr. Pamela Woodard, Chair […]

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 […]

The President’s Partnership Initiative 

Chowan Scores High in National Survey

 Chowan University seeks to partner with local public schools, private schools, home school associations, and other community groups. Coordinating this effort is Dean of Accessibility Services and Professor of Education Dr. Ella Benson. She shared, “the goal of these partnerships is to help alleviate the teacher shortage, to bring local students to Chowan’s campus for […]