Category: Academics

Chowan University’s 163rd Commencement Honored its Students

Chowan University held its 163rd Commencement on Saturday, May 7 at 10 am in the Hawks Athletic Center.  At the ceremony, 197 students received their diplomas. The ceremony was led by the chief faculty marshal, Dr. Hunter Taylor, Dean of the School of Business and Design.  Each school was led by its chosen gonfalonier and […]

Chowan Christian Service Association Recognizes Seven Graduating Seniors at Dinner Meeting

CCSA Dinner Seniors 2022

On Monday, April 25, 2022, the Chowan Christian Service Association held its spring dinner meeting. The meeting gave special emphasis to the 2022 graduating CCSA Scholars: Jordan Brown a religion major from Plymouth, NC; Steven Butler a history major from Raeford, NC; Miyah Eley a psychology major from Suffolk, VA; Patrick Krack a sports management […]

Parker Family Music Scholarship Endowment Established

Al and Mark Parker Schol Signing

Brothers Al and Mark Parker recently honored their family and their hometown of Murfreesboro by establishing the Parker Family Music Scholarship Endowment. The scholarship is in memory of their Grandmother, Brownie Gertrude Parker (class of 1901), their father, Dr. Alton W. Parker and his twin brother (their uncle) Elton C. Parker (both class of 1940), […]

Alumni Davis and Stewart Lead Department of Business Visiting Executive Program

Visiting Executives

On Friday, April 22, 2022, the Visiting Executive Program returned to in-person for the first time in over two years. Through the Department of Business’s Visiting Executive Program, business students have a unique opportunity to network with successful captains of industry in a wide variety of fields. This year two executives were welcomed back to […]

Chowan University’s First Community Reading Fest

Reading Fest 2022

Chowan University hosted its very first Reading Fest on Thursday, April 21st, 2022. This event ran from 5:00 pm to 7:00 pm in the Hawks Nest. Children and their parents/guardians came to enjoy the fun of reading. Many students and staff volunteered for the event to make sure the children had a blast! Guest readers […]

Commencement 2022 | May 7 at 10 am

grads

Chowan University has decided to hold the 2022 Commencement ceremony indoors at the Hawks Athletic Center on Saturday, May 7 at 10:00 a.m. It will also be available via live stream on YouTube. Candidates for Graduation – report to the parking lot on the Vincent Athletic Center side of HAC. Rehearsal is 7:30 a.m. The […]

Chowan University Announces 2022 Promotion and Tenure

Chowan front gate

On Thursday, April 21, 2022, the Chowan University Board of Trustees gathered for its annual spring meeting and voted on tenure and promotion. Tenure is defined as a permanence of position and is a multifaceted process that may take years for professors to achieve if achieved at all. Requirements for tenure include but are not […]

Chowan University Awards Day 2022

Chowan University celebrated the academic and student organization accomplishments of students and faculty for the 2021-2022 academic year at the Awards Day Convocation on April 22, 2022, with an in-person event for award winners and streamed live for guests. The awards are as follows: Vera Parker Womble Christian Service AwardPatrick Kevin Krack Commencement MarshalsAnnery Esther […]

Chowan University Exceeds Day of Giving Goals

Giving Day 22

Chowan University’s second annual day of giving was the most successful fundraising event of its kind in Chowan history. This year’s day of giving inspired 791 donors to give, totaling $285,427, surpassing the event’s fundraising goal of 600 donors and $225,000 to support various areas of the university. Alumni, friends, faculty, staff, and parents from […]