Promoting Scholarship and Creative Work

The Chowan University Student Research Conference—CUSRC, as it is known—is now in its eighteenth year of providing students across the disciplines an opportunity to showcase their work. This year 144 students are making 139 presentations on Tuesday, April 19, from 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. in Marks Hall and Briley Recital Hall, Daniel Hall. A luncheon for presenters, faculty sponsors, moderators, judges, and organizers is scheduled for 12 noon in Thomas Dining Hall. The keynote speaker is Dr. W Scott Poole, Professor of History at the College of Charleston. Poole is the author of several histories, including The Palmetto State, Never Surrender, and South Carolina’s Civil War. The CUSRC and luncheon is sponsored by the Department of Interdisciplinary Studies and the North Carolina Phi Chapter of the Alpha Chi Honor Society.

Posts from April 2016

April 29, 2016
Vaughn Byrd is the recipient of the Vera Parker Womble Christian Service Award.
April 29, 2016
Garth Faile, Distinguished Professor of Chemistry, will retire on May 7 after forty-five years of service. Tom Whiteman, Assistant Professor of Graphic Communications, will retire on May 31 after sixteen years of service.
April 29, 2016
Garth Faile, Distinguished Professor of Chemistry, is the recipient of the 2015-2016 Excellence in Teaching Award. The recipient of the award is selected by his or her faculty colleagues. The criteria for the award are as follows:
April 29, 2016
Each year President Chris White, with the assistance of his Senior Staff, selects graduating students to serve as speakers for the Senior Banquet and Commencement Ceremony. Student speakers at the Senior Banquet, which was held on Thursday, April 28, included: