Category: Academics

Alumna Claudia Everett Returns to Chowan as Library’s Public Services Assistant

Claudia Everett

Claudia Everett joins the Chowan University staff as Whitaker Library’s Public Services Assistant. Everett is a 2016 Chowan University graduate with a Bachelor’s degree in Social Science and a minor in Criminal Justice and History. While at Chowan, she was a member of Alpha Chi National Honor Society, Alpha Phi Sigma Honor Society, Pi Gamma […]

Chowan University Freshmen Serve Together to Help Elementary School Students

Chowan University Freshmen Serve Together to Help Elementary School Students

On Tuesday, September 6, Chowan University Freshmen in the CU 101 classes gathered in the Hawks Nest to create memories and beautiful pencil bags for the elementary school students at S.P. Morton in Franklin, VA.  “It was a pleasure to partner with the CU 101 classes to provide the service opportunity and bonding for the […]

Chowan Teacher Education Department Receives Grant via NCICU

Education classroom

The Chowan University Department of Teacher Education has been awarded a grant via the North Carolina Independent College and Universities (NCICU) to help better prepare prospective educators for teaching reading. The impact of the grant on a state scale is positive for supporting the teaching of reading across the state of North Carolina and aims […]

Dr. Mary Mitchell Joins Chowan University Psychology Department

Mary Mitchell

Dr. Mary Mitchell joins Chowan University as Assistant Professor of Psychology. A native of Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, Dr. Mitchell received her PhD in educational psychology from the University of North Texas. She also holds a MA in counseling from Dallas Baptist University and a BA in psychology with a minor in child and adolescent development […]

Chowan University Criminal Justice Partners with Guardian ad Litem Program 

Chowan University Criminal Justice Partners with Guardian ad Litem Program 

The Chowan University Criminal Justice Department established a partnership with the North Carolina District 6 Guardian ad Litem Program. Through this partnership, Chowan University students will have the opportunity to apply for, train, and become a Guardian ad Litem (GAL) for internship credit.  The North Carolina Guardian ad Litem accepts and trains community volunteers to […]

Alumna Melanie Eddleman Joins Faculty in Sport Science Department

Melanie Eddleman

Melanie (Harris) Eddleman, a two-time graduate of Chowan University, joins the faculty as Assistant Professor of Exercise Science in the Sport Science Department.  Eddleman, a Belhaven, NC native, graduated from Chowan with a bachelor’s in exercise science and a minor in coaching, and a Master of Education in elementary education.  She received a second master’s […]

Chowan University Signs Partnership Agreement with Bertie County Schools

Dr. Smallwood and Peterson

On Wednesday, August 10, Bertie County Schools leaders gathered at Chowan University to sign a partnership agreement that offers a framework for sharing resources to increase quality education and allow greater access to Chowan’s teacher education graduates. Chowan President, Dr. Kirk E. Peterson, and Dr. Otis Smallwood, Superintendent of Bertie County Schools, signed the agreement […]

Chowan University Announces 4+1 MOL Program

Chowan front steps

Chowan University offers an accelerated program beginning this fall, allowing students to earn their bachelor’s degree and a Master of Arts in Organizational Leadership degree in just five years. Commonly known as the 4+1 Program, this program allows students to complete an undergraduate and graduate degree in five (5) years. Students majoring in Mass Communication, […]

Chowan University Signs Partnership Agreements with Local School Leaders

Partnership Agreement Signing

On Thursday, July 28, regional school leaders gathered at Chowan University to sign partnership agreements with Chowan University. These agreements offer a framework for sharing resources to increase quality education and allow greater access to Chowan’s teacher education graduates. Chowan President, Dr. Kirk E. Peterson, signed agreements with Dr. Eric Cunningham, Superintendent of Halifax County […]