Month: May 2018

Chowan Announces Conference Realignment

MURFREESBORO, N.C. – Chowan University's President, Dr. M. Christopher White, and conference commissioners, Dr. Alan Patterson (Conference Carolinas) and Jacqie McWilliams (CIAA), announced today plans to forge new partnerships for the University and the athletic department. Chowan's nineteen-sport athletic department will realign with the Conference Carolinas as a full-member while maintaining an associate relationship with the […]

Chowan University President receives Honorary Doctorate

Dr. M. Christopher White, Chowan University President, received the Honorary Doctorate degree May 5, 2018 during the 170th Chowan University Anniversary Commencement Ceremony in recognition of 15 years of loyal service. When Dr. White was named the twenty-second President of Chowan University in July 2003, Faith in your Future (the University motto) took on a […]

Cooperative Baptist Fellowship Leader visits Chowan University

Suzii Paynter, Executive Coordinator of the Cooperative Baptist Fellowship (CBF), visited Chowan University on March 14, 2018, and shared her experiences and insight with students and community members. A nationally recognized faith leader, ordained deacon, and Sunday school teacher of more than 40 years, Paynter has held positions of leadership in Baptist churches in Texas, […]

Rain or Shine SeniorFEST excels at Chowan University

Chowan University hosted over 375 senior adults for the 12th annual SeniorFEST event. SeniorFEST is held each spring on the historic campus, highlighting healthy lifestyles, Christian living, and shedding light on issues facing senior-adults today. With special guest speakers, informative breakout sessions, live entertainment, a classic southern buffet, and door prizes, SeniorFEST offered a day […]

Lettie Pate Whitehead Foundation Leader visits Chowan University

Carrie Conway, Senior Program Officer at the Lettie Pate Whitehead Foundation, recently visited Chowan University for the first time in the 45-year history of the partnership. The Lettie Pate Whitehead Foundation’s work includes supporting more than 200 educational institutions across the south with scholarship assistance for women. The foundation has been active since 1945 and […]

Chowan University Community Art Exhibition Accepting Entries

Chowan University will host a Community Art Exhibition June 1, 2018 through August 17, 2018. All artists in the Chowan University area are encouraged to enter their original artwork for the upcoming Community Art Exhibition and People’s Choice Awards. All media is acceptable. 2-D artworks must be matted and/or framed, with appropriate wire or saw […]