Category: Academics

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 

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 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 […]

First-Year Honors College Project Produces A+ Work with Chowan University Traditions Book

Honors Class that produced the Traditions book

First-year honor students have notably left their mark at Chowan by completing their semester assignment with the production of The Blue and White: Chowan’s Traditions Book. Students in the 2022 spring Honors First-Year Experience class spent the semester pouring over old yearbooks, student newspapers, and catalogs; as well as reading Chowan histories to distill the […]

Chowan University Announces Spring 2022 President’s List Honors

Chowan Clock and Seal

Chowan University officially announced the President’s List and Dean’s List honorees for Spring 2022.  To earn a place on the President’s List, a student must complete 12 or more credit hours during the semester and earn a semester GPA of 3.8 or higher. The following students have been designated President’s List honorees for Spring 2022: Annery […]

Department of Education Continues Wavier for Certain Verification Requirments for 2022-23

Chowan front gate

Released on Monday, “The Department of Education recognizes the need to continue to provide relief to millions of students and colleges facing challenges and barriers resulting from the ongoing national emergency. Therefore, we are continuing our waiver of certain verification requirements into the 2022-2023 award year. This means we are maintaining verification requirements that strictly […]

56th Annual PICA Awards: Student Competition

PICA 2022

The Printing Industry of the Carolinas, Inc. (PICA) recognized Chowan University students as winners of the prestigious PICA Awards. Each year PICA hosts a competition among members of the print industry to recognize excellence within the industry. There are also high school and collegiate levels of competition. This year’s winners were announced at an Awards […]