Category: Academics

Chowan University Inducts Seven Students to Psi Chi International Honor Society

MURFREESBORO, NC – On November 16 2022, Chowan University inducted seven students to the Psi Chi International Honor Society in Vaughan Auditorium, Marks Hall. Psi Chi is recognized as the primary honor society for junior and senior psychology students.  To be considered for membership, the student must: Leading the ceremony was Associate Professor of Psychology, […]

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, […]

Chowan University Biology Department Establishes STEM Mentorship Program

Chowan STEM logo

The Biology Department is excited to introduce Chowan STEM, a program for mentoring students majoring in STEM disciplines (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math). Chowan University was recently awarded a three-year NCICU Faculty-Student STEM Mentoring grant. The intent of the grant is to supplement our ongoing STEM mentoring activities and improve retention and graduation rates among […]

Study Abroad Experience Returns to Chowan University

Study Abroad 2023 trip with Portugal in the background

On the 8th of May 2023, sixteen Chowan University students will be the first since 2019 to travel internationally with the study abroad program. The trip will consist of eight days in Portugal and Spain, leading the group will be Chair for the Department of English, Dr. Tim Hayes and Instructor of English, Catherine Vickers. […]

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 […]

Calvin Baldwin Jr. Serves as Visiting Executive

Visting Executive with Students

The Business Department held its Visiting Executive Program on Monday, October 24.  The Visiting Executive Calvin Baldwin, Jr, owner of Baldwin Insurance Group, LLC, shared his experience with our students. Baldwin is a Chowan alum (2007) and a successful businessman, an owner of insurance companies that serve clients in Murfreesboro and Charlotte, NC.  The day […]

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 

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

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 […]