Category: Academics

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, […]

Chowan University Recognizes Winners of the 51st Annual Student Art and Design Exhibition

On March 5, 2021, Chowan University’s Department of Communication Arts announced the award winners for the 51st Annual Student Art and Design Exhibition. A virtual slideshow was sent to the Chowan community via email as well as posted on University social media platforms and the website.  The following is a list of the 2020- […]

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 […]

Chowan University launches new Quality Enhancement Plan (QEP) titled Lit Sphere

As part of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC) accreditation process, Chowan University launched a new Quality Enhancement Plan (QEP) titled Lit Sphere (Literature Spheres). The QEP is designed to create a culture of reading by increasing students’ pleasure and enjoyment in reading, leading to an increase in the overall quantity […]

National Book Award Finalist to Receive Hobson Prize at Chowan University – Bastard Out of Carolina Author Dorothy Allison on Campus April 27th

Dorothy Allison has been selected as the recipient of the 2015 Mary Frances Hobson Prize for Distinguished Achievement in Arts and Letters from Chowan University. The prize will be conferred on Monday, April 27th at 6:00 pm at a dinner in the Chowan Room. Following the dinner and conferral, Allison will deliver the Hobson Lecture […]

Chowan University Music Students Receive National Recognition

Two students from the Chowan University Department of Music have been selected to perform with the 2015 National Small-College Intercollegiate Band to be held March 25-28 at Vanderbilt University in Nashville, TN. Junior Music Education major Nick Gaffney (saxophone) of Waldorf, MD has been fully accepted to perform with the ensemble, while fellow Junior Music […]