Month: April 2018

Chowan University President unveils New Book at Anniversary Celebration

On April 20, 2018, Chowan University administration, faculty, staff, and special guests gathered in celebration of the school’s founding 170 years ago. However, this year also marked the 15th year of dedicated service of President M. Christopher and Mrs. White. In recognition of this significant occasion Dr. White published a book titled, Faith in your Future: The […]

Chowan University Students Receive Dominion Energy Scholarship

This article is reprinted in full with permission from Sandy M. Briscar at North Carolina Independent Colleges and Universities. RALEIGH, NC –  Chowan University freshman Harley Williams and senior Brianna Cooper, both of Seaboard, NC, each received a $2,000 Dominion Energy Scholarship from the Independent College Fund of North Carolina (ICFNC). Both students are majoring in Business […]

Ernest Leroy and Austine Odom Evans receive 18th Annual North Carolina Baptist Heritage Award

Ernest Leroy and Austine Odom Evans received the 18th Annual North Carolina Baptist Heritage Award in recognition of their exemplary giving and service to organizations associated with the Baptist State Convention of North Carolina. Married for 50 years, the Evans of Ahoskie, NC, have faithfully served a number of state Baptist institutions, including Chowan University. […]

Hawks Steal Bases and Series Against Trojans

  PETERSBURG, VA. – The Chowan Baseball team picked up the doubleheader sweep of Virginia State on the road to take the season series on Tuesday afternoon. THE BASICS FINAL | Chowan 6, Virginia State 4 | Chowan 9, Virginia State 2 RECORDS | Chowan 16-15-1, Virginia State 16-12-1 LOCATION | Petersburg, Va. (Whaley Colbert […]

The Department of Music at Chowan University Announces Spring Concerts

MURFREESBORO, NC –  April brings a host of performances from the Music Department at Chowan University. Hop into the spring season with the Department of Music at one of these upcoming events. Thursday, April 19, 7:30 PM in Turner Auditorium of the McDowell Columns Hall, the Chowan Wind Ensemble, with the Jazz Band, Percussion Ensemble, […]

W. Frank Rose, Jr. receives Spirit of Chowan Award

During the Board of Trustees luncheon on April 5, 2018, President M. Christopher White presented W. Frank Rose, Jr., Board of Trustees Chair, the Spirit of Chowan Award. “I want to honor a trustee whose service has been and continues to be extraordinary,” stated Dr. White. He described Rose as a churchman, businessman, leader, and […]

Jim Grimsley presents 2018 Hobson Lecture at Chowan University

“I dreamed of being a writer from the time I started reading books because books were a world I could get into and control, and I couldn’t control the world around me,” said North Carolina author Jim Grimsley as he presented the 2018 Mary Frances Hobson Lecture at Chowan University, April 2, 2018. His lecture […]

Chowan University Students selected as 2017 Best of Show for Printing Industry of the Carolinas Student Awards

Chowan University Graphic Communications students Shelby Barlowe of Nebo, NC, and Gabby Wilson of Suffolk, VA, were announced as the NAPCO “Best of Show Student Award” Winners in the 2017 Printing Industry of the Carolinas (PICA) Awards Collegiate Print Competition. The students worked under the guidance of Dr. Mitchell Henke, Associate Professor of Graphic Communications, […]

Chowan University Trustee Hugh Vincent receives Friends of Scouting Award

Chowan University Trustee Hugh C. Vincent received the Hertford and Bertie County Distinguished Citizen Award on March 15, 2018, from the Boy Scouts of America. In appreciation for his service to the scouts of Hertford and Bertie County, Lewis-Deanes district, and the East Carolina Council, he was presented with a Friends of Scouting Limited Edition […]