Month: October 2018

Chowan University dedication ceremony celebrates generous supporters

On September 20, 2018, at 4:00 PM Chowan University dedicated the Jesse E. Vaughan Chancellor’s Cottage and the Felton University House, named in honor of Jesse E. Vaughan and Ray and Judy Felton, respectively, for their generosity in support of the campus.  Chair of the Board of Trustees W. Frank Rose Jr., President Kirk E. […]

Chowan University participates in NC Science Festival Kick-off

Chowan University partnered with the University of North Carolina (UNC) Morehead Planetarium and Science Center on Friday, September 21, prior to the Gates County High School football game to demonstrate STEM (science, technology, engineering, and mathematics) activities during the STEM Street Fair. Chowan students Tiffany Sharp, Shatay Deshields, and Ronald Howard, as well as Director […]

Geo Group Inc. supports Chowan University Students with Annual Scholarship

The Geo Group Inc. provided scholarships to seven Chowan University students at the end of September for the 2018-2019 academic year. Since 2000, The Geo Group, Inc. has partnered with Chowan University to provide financial support for students on their journey to higher education. In June 2018, The Geo Group Inc. made another generous donation […]

Chowan University hires Director of Human Resources

Timothy Steinrock joins the Chowan University staff as Director of Human Resources.  Following an extensive search and review process, numerous highly qualified applicants were identified. Ultimately, the search committee selected Steinrock for the recently redeveloped position of Director of Human Resources. He reports to the Vice President of Business Affairs and oversees the Human Resources […]

Chowan Alumni Council celebrates 170 years with Giving Challenge

The Chowan University Alumni Council issued a giving challenge to alumni culminating at Homecoming on October 13th in recognition of the 170th anniversary of the University’s founding, inviting alumni to give to their alma mater in increments of 170. The challenge encourages alumni to become further engaged with their alma mater and creates awareness of the 170th Homecoming. “We want […]

Chowan University Cultural Arts Celebration Commences

The Chowan University School of Fine and Applied Arts will host a weeklong Cultural Arts Celebration beginning Friday, October 5, through Friday, October 12. The theme of the Cultural Arts Celebration is The Healing Arts. Throughout the week an array of arts events to include music, theater, and visual arts are scheduled. All events are free […]