Month: March 2018

Theatre@Chowan to present children’s play, The Wind of a Thousand Tales

Theatre@Chowan will present three performances of John Glore’s play, The Wind of a Thousand Tales, on April 13, 14, and 15, 2018. The Wind of a Thousand Tales conveys the story of a young girl named Kimberly-Kay. Kimberly-Kay doesn’t believe in make-believe. In fact, she prefers encyclopedias to fairy tales. But one night, Kim-Kay is […]

Chowan University announces 2018 Mary Frances Hobson Award Recipient

MURFREESBORO, NC –  Chowan University is pleased to announce Jim Grimsley as the 2018 recipient of the Mary Frances Hobson Prize for Distinguished Achievement in Arts and Letters. Grimsley’s most recent work is titled How I Shed My Skin, a memoir about school desegregation in North Carolina.  The memoir marked his return to Algonquin Books […]

Chowan University NAACP to host Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Commemoration

The Chowan University Chapter of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People announces the “Honoring the Life and Legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Commemoration on the 50th Anniversary of his Assassination.”  The event will be held April 4, 2018 at 7pm at Chowan University in Turner Auditorium of McDowell Columns Hall. […]

Chowan University to host Susan Sparks at SeniorFEST 2018

Chowan University will host the 12th annual SeniorFEST on March 20, 2018, from 9:30am to 2:30pm on the Chowan University campus. Chowan University's Annual SeniorFEST, a senior-adult event held each spring on the historic campus, highlights healthy lifestyles, Christian living, and sheds light on issues facing senior-adults today. With special guest speakers, informative breakout sessions, […]

Chowan University Singers to perform in Norfolk, VA and Winton, NC

The Chowan University Singers and Men’s Chorus, the premier choral ensembles of Chowan University, have three upcoming performances on the road: Friday, March 16 Central Baptist Church  Norfolk, VA 7:00 PM Concert   Sunday, March 18 First Baptist Church Winton, NC 11:00 AM service   Sunday, March 18 St. Paul's Episcopal  Norfolk, VA 4:00 PM Concert The repertoire for these performances […]

Chowan University team finishes Second in NCICU Ethics Bowl

The Chowan University team placed second at the annual Ethics Bowl hosted by North Carolina Independent Colleges and Universities (NCICU). One hundred and twenty-seven students from 24 schools across North Carolina competed on February 16 and 17 at the North Carolina Legislative complex in Raleigh. The topic this year was “Ethics and the Future of Community.” “The Ethics Bowl […]