Year: 2014

Student Earns Environmental Research Grant

At the 10th Annual State of North Carolina Undergraduate Research and Creative Symposium held on the campus of NC State University in November, Chowan University junior Forrest Robinson presented his undergraduate research as one of 500 symposium presenters. His work was supported by one out of only five research grants awarded by North Carolina Independent […]

Christmas at Chowan Concert and Tree Lighting

Chowan University’s Department of Music will present its annual Christmas at Chowan concert featuring a wide range of modern and classic Christmas favorites on Sunday, December 7th at 4:30 pm in Turner Auditorium. You are invited for an afternoon of music that will include a variety of styles from the Nigerian carol “Betelehemu,” to the […]

Chowan Hosts Day for Future Teachers

On November 5th, a crowd of more than 75 high school students from Gates, Hertford and Northampton County schools gathered in Tyler Auditorium on the Chowan University campus to get a taste of their possible futures. The School of Education’s annual prospective event, Day for Future Teachers, highlights the education program at Chowan to high […]

Doane Earns Columns Prize

Chowan University’s 2014 McDowell Columns Scholar Prize was presented to Dr. Ashley N. Doane, Assistant Professor of Psychology, during the annual Celebration of Faculty Scholarship and Creative Achievement on Wednesday, Nov. 5th. The prize consists of a cash award and a book-style clock, showcasing the historic McDowell Columns building and engraved with Doane’s name. “What […]

Harrell Receives Spirit of Chowan Awards

Chowan University’s Vice President of Student Affairs and Enrollment Management Randy Harrell received the Spirit of Chowan Award on Wednesday night, November 5th, in front of a large and lively crowd gathered in the Helms Center for Midnight Madness. Randy Harrell has proudly served the students of Chowan with distinction and dedication since coming to […]

Films@Chowan Screens Union Pacific

Chowan University will offer its second “Films @ Chowan” seminar on Saturday, November 15th at 10:00 am in Vaughan Auditorium, located on the ground floor of Marks Hall on the Chowan campus. A new offering to the public this fall from Chowan, the series considers films from 1939 in their 75th anniversary. For this session […]

Theatre@Chowan Presents Hamlet II

Theatre @ Chowan will present three performances of Sam Bobrick’s comedy Hamlet II (Better than the Original) on November 21st, 22nd, and 23rd in Turner Auditorium at Chowan University. If you took a heaping of Shakespeare’s Hamlet, mixed in Mel Brooks, the Marx Brothers, Monty Python, and a dash of George Burns, you’d serve up something that […]

Chowan Community Garden

When a community comes together to create something special, the fruits of their endeavors, or in this case the vegetables, end up benefitting the whole area. With funding sponsored by the Hertford County Public Health Authority and in partnership with the Hertford Soil and Water Conservation District, Chowan University has tilled the soils with hard […]

Browns Gift Flagpole to Pond Football Center

A dedication ceremony was held at Chowan University on Friday, October 17th honoring the patriotic donation of longtime Chowan patrons Wayne and Shirley Brown of Murfreesboro, NC. Owners of Brown’s Mobile Home Sales and WRB Rentals Inc. in Murfreesboro, the Browns support multiple aspects of the local community including Wayne Brown as a past Trustee […]

“Life of Christ in Art” Exhibition

Showcased this fall in the Green Hall Art Galleries until Nov. 25th, the dramatic works of Robert Doares entitled “Immanuel, God With Us: The Life of Christ in Art” allow the viewer to travel both space and time to scenes of biblical interpretation displayed in stunning detail. To ensure his works captured both historical and […]