Albert R. Floyd, Jr., of Apalachicola, graduated with a bachelor of science in social sciences. A 2004 graduate of Apalachicola High School, Floyd is the son of Albert Floyd and Madolyn Wallace, both of Apalachicola.


During a sunny ceremony on May 5, Chowan University celebrated its commencement ceremony in Squirrel Park, bestowing 131 bachelor’s degrees and 30 master’s degrees, This is the inaugural graduation year for Chowan’s first graduate school degrees.



Albert R. Floyd, Jr., of Apalachicola, graduated with a bachelor of science in social sciences. A 2004 graduate of Apalachicola High School, Floyd is the son of Albert Floyd and Madolyn Wallace, both of Apalachicola.



Floyd played football for the Chowan University Hawks after transferring from Urbana University when Urbana head coach Tim Place took over the head coaching job at Chowan.



Chowan University, a Christian liberal arts university founded in 1848, enrolls more than 1,300 students each year and is located in the historic Inner Banks community of Murfreesboro in northeastern North Carolina.



Accredited with the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Chowan offers more than 80 undergraduate academic programs among the schools of arts and sciences, education and business, and offers masters degrees through the school of graduate studies.



Chowan offers 14 varsity sports, as well as co-ed cheerleading, with 11 programs in the Central Intercollegiate Athletic Association (CIAA), the oldest African-American athletic conference in the nation. Chowan’s varsity programs all have dual-affiliation in the NCAA D-II and NCCAA.



For more information about Chowan, visit www.chowan.edu