Month: September 2018

Chowan University Sophomore receives National Scholarship

Jaime Calcagno, sophomore biology major at Chowan University, received the Jo Anne J. Trow Scholarship from Alpha Lambda Delta (ALD) National Honor Society for First-Year Success.  Calcagno of Cary, NC, said she is grateful for the support that she has received while at Chowan. “Chowan helped encourage my success by always pushing me to my […]

Words of Wisdom from Chowan University Graduates

With a history of naming superior students from the senior class to address their peers, family, and friends, Chowan University selected Kyle Davison, Zoe Beale, Richard Whitted, Chantel Roberts, Victoria Baez-Quiroz, and Rafael Goncalves to serve as commencement speakers for the 2018 ceremony. One hundred seventy years after the founding, Chowan University graduated the largest […]

Chowan University Gears up for 170th Anniversary Homecoming Week

Chowan University is gearing up for Homecoming 2018 with a weeklong celebration October 8th through 13th, and welcomes alumni, students, faculty, and staff to renew friendships and catch the Chowan spirit again. Homecoming is one of the largest alumni and community events hosted each year. Events begin with the return of Chowan favorite Amena Brown […]

Weather Alert: University to Reopen Monday

9/14 12:00pm update: Chowan University will reopen on Monday, September 17th. Classes will begin at 8:00 a.m. Offices will open at 8:30 a.m. Residential students may return to campus beginning Sunday, September 16. STUDENTS WILL NOT HAVE ACCESS TO RESIDENTIAL HALLS UNTIL SUNDAY. Chowan administration looks forward to the safe return to campus of all members […]

Dr. Robert Canoy to headline the Chowan University Taylor Religious Heritage Lecture

Dr. Robert Canoy will headline the Chowan University Taylor Religious Heritage Lecture on Monday, September 24, and Wednesday, September 26, at 11:00 AM in Turner Auditorium on the Chowan University campus. Dr. Canoy received the Ph.D. and Master of Divinity from The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary. He completed his bachelor's degree at Mississippi College. Dr. Canoy is […]

Chowan University introduces five new Faculty Members

In conjunction with the 2018-2019 academic year, Chowan University has added five new faculty members to the team: Dr. Shirley Alt, Cindy M. Britton, Theresa diLustro, Dr. Amin Rudaina Khalil, and Dr. Sarah Reed.                                                      Dr. Shirley Alt joins the Department of Psychology at Chowan as Associate Professor of Psychology. Dr. Alt earned the Ph.D. and […]

Chowan University Announces Six New Staff Members

Chowan University welcomes six new staff members. Devin Britt, Brianna Cooper, Kyle Davison, Alyssa Fairless, Stephanie Peede, and Crystal Powell recently joined the Chowan staff.  Devin Britt of Severn, NC, joined the Financial Aid Office as Administrative Assistant. He holds an associate degree in applied science with a major in business administration from Halifax Community […]

Chowan University Campus Ministry builds on past to strengthen future

Chowan University Campus Ministry, led by Reverend Mari Wiles, Minister to the University, and Reverend Drew Phillips, Associate Minister, is extremely active in the community and abroad. Introducing students to missions locally and globally is a priority of Chowan Campus Ministry. The experiences transform not only the lives of those served but the lives of […]

Chowan University Names Board of Visitors Chair and Vice Chair

Chowan University names Thomas “Tommy” Edwin Forbes as Chair of the Board of Visitors, and Walter “Walt” Fletcher Pierce as Vice Chair. Both have previous Board membership and involvement with Chowan. John M. Tayloe, Vice President for Development, said, "Tommy and Walt are both natives, businessmen, and invested in the community and the well-being of […]

Chowan University Hosts Student Involvement Fair

As part of our commitment to educating the total person- mind, body, and spirit, Chowan University hosts an involvement fair the beginning of each fall semester. Clubs and organizations showcased the many ways students can become involved on campus on August 29, 2018. Student activities complement the student's classroom experiences and lead to personal growth […]