The winners and runners-up for the Chowan Undergraduate Prize for Writing are:
WINNER: Shannon Lassiter, "Choices In Life"
RUNNERS-UP: Haley Haggard, "Lost Stars" and Samara Hardiman, "Mark It By the Day"
Christina Rupsch will assume leadership of the new School of Fine and Applied Arts at Chowan University on June 1, 2016. She will begin her role this summer after more than seven years at Tidewater Community College where she is a Professor of Art and Director of the Visual Arts Center.
Since its inception in 1870, the North Carolina State Prison housed a variety of notable inmates, including “Carbine” Williams, who invented semiautomatic firearms while incarcerated; Otto Wood, who managed several daring escapes from the prison; and Velma Barfield, the “death row granny” who in
Academic Affairs celebrated the spirit of service by honoring Brenda Tinkham, Associate Provost for External Relations and Professor of Education, with the Faculty Excellence in Community Service Award on Tuesday, March 15. Tinkham was one five finalists for the 2015-2016 award.
The Chowan University Department of Psychology’s Psi Chi National Honor Society chapter inducted sixteen new members and elected new officers during a special ceremony held in Vaughan Auditorium on Wednesday, March 2. Those inducted: