Day: April 1, 2016

2017 Hobson Prize Announced

Kevin Wilson is the recipient of the 2017 Mary Frances Hobson Prize for Distinguished Achievement in Arts and Letters. In making its selection, the Hobson Prize Selection Committee noted that “Wilson’s Tunneling to the Center of the Earth and The Family Fang are the books you hope to find each time you enter a bookstore. […]

Chowan Undergraduate Prize for Writing

The winners and runners-up for the Chowan Undergraduate Prize for Writing are: Poetry WINNER: Shannon Lassiter, "Choices In Life" RUNNERS-UP: Haley Haggard, "Lost Stars" and Samara Hardiman, "Mark It By the Day" Fiction WINNER: Ieshia Clark, "Mirror Image" RUNNERS-UP: GermaNa Farrior, "Be Still" and Warren Powers, "Halloween Party"  Nonfiction WINNER: Samantha Pulliam, "Acceptance" RUNNERS-UP: Angelique' Jackson, "Standards" […]

2016 Graphics Summer Camp

High school students are making plans to attend the 2016 Summer Graphics Camp at Chowan University. It will be held on June 19-24. Twenty campers will experience “life as a college freshman” by living in a residence hall, attending classes and labs in Horner, enjoying the Hawk’s Nest for entertainment, and having meals in Thomas Dining […]

Rupsch to Lead New School of Fine and Applied Arts

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. Prior to that she […]