Year: 2018

Chowan University appoints six Board of Trustee members

Chowan University announced six new Board of Trustee (BOT) members: James “Jimmy” Eason, Michael “Mike” Vance Hendley, Reverend Billy R. Howell, Milton “Mick” Allen Outten, Walter “Walt” Fletcher Pierce, and Lisa Liverman Turner, at a meeting on December 6, 2018.   Eason retired from the Murfreesboro Office of Southern Bank as Senior Vice President and City Executive. Due to […]

Chowan University Criminal Justice Club Honors Law Enforcement at Annual Officer Appreciation Dinner

The Chowan University Criminal Justice Club held its annual Officer Appreciation Dinner on Thursday, November 29th, at the Murfree Center in honor of local law enforcement.    Members of the Criminal Justice Club prepared a home-cooked meal for the Murfreesboro Police Department, Chowan Public Safety, Hertford County Sheriff’s Office, and Officer Bass from Nash County. Students […]

Brown retires, Duke appointed at Chowan University

After a decade of faithful service at Chowan University, Liz Brown will retire as Administrative Assistant to the Vice President of Development at the end of December. Brown will be succeeded by Twyla Duke, who has served the University in many capacities for over twenty years. Brown’s career at Chowan University has spanned a dual […]

Chowan University Professor selected for Distinguished Poet Series

Jennifer Newhouse, Assistant Professor of Creative Writing at Chowan University, will take part in the Gilbert-Chappell Distinguished Poet Series, selected by the North Carolina Poetry Society (NCPS). “I am honored to participate in the Gilbert-Chappell Distinguished Poet Series and to receive mentorship from Distinguished Poet, Deborah Doolittle. Poetry can be quiet work, but it requires a supportive […]

Chowan University Honors College recognizes student excellence

Six Chowan University students received individual awards at the Honors College Student Association annual Awards Dinner. The 1848 Award, presented to psychology major Loricia Martin of Henderson, NC, recognizes an Honors College member who has demonstrated exceptional commitment to the mission and vision of the University. Graphic communications major Naiyhani Etheridge of Suffolk, VA, received the Veritas […]

Chowan to invest $1 Million in Increased Financial Aid

Chowan University announced last week a surprising and welcome Christmas gift to students: a projected $1 million increase in Chowan-funded financial aid beginning fall 2019. This is on top of the over $17 million Chowan University awards annually, in addition to state and federal funds. Chowan unveiled the $1 million plan, dubbed Faith to Finish, in […]

Chowan University Financial Aid Office Celebrates Retirement and Promotions

Sharon Rose, Director of Financial Aid at Chowan University, announced her retirement effective December 31, 2018, as a result, Ruth Casper was promoted to Director of Financial Aid and Patricia Holland to Associate Director of Financial Aid. Rose joined Chowan in November 2006 as the Assistant Director of Financial Aid. She was promoted to Director […]

Chowan University Pi Gamma Mu recognizes students at Ceremony

The international honor society in social sciences, Pi Gamma Mu, at Chowan University held its awards and induction ceremony to recognize students and faculty, and welcome newest members. The North Carolina Alpha Beta Chapter Student Awards were presented to a Pi Gamma Mu member in each of the social science majors and one award to […]

Chowan University hires Evangela Harris

Evangela Harris joins Chowan University as Assistant to the Registrar. Harris, a Chowan alumna originally from San Bernardino, California, has called Hertford County home for eleven years. She earned her Bachelor of Science degree in social science with a minor in criminal justice in May of this year. Harris said, “This is the starting point of […]

Chowan University sophomore presents at North Carolina Symposium

Grace Arredondo, a sophomore English major, presented at the State of North Carolina Undergraduate Research and Creativity Symposium (SNCURCS) at North Carolina State University. Arredondo’s presentation, entitled "Should I Stay or Should I Go?: A Literary Analysis of Immigration in Kiran Desai's Novel The Inheritance of Loss," was based on an essay she wrote in Dr. […]