Category: Academics

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 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 […]

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

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 […]