Year: 2018

Chowan to Increase Financial Aid Beginning Fall 2019

Chowan University cares about helping students finance their education. To make a Chowan education more affordable the University has revamped its financial aid awards to include a projected $1 million increase in Chowan-funded direct aid beginning fall 2019. Chowan already awards over $17 million in aid each year, in addition to state and federal funds. To […]

Chowan University Phi Beta Lambda recognized at State Leadership Conference

The Chowan University North Carolina Phi chapter of Phi Beta Lambda (PBL) earned three awards at the NC Phi Beta Lambda State Leadership Conference and Brianna Johnson received a scholarship award from NCPBL Professional Division-Foundation, Inc. Patsy Taylor, Associate Professor of Marketing and Phi Beta Lambda advisor, accompanied seven PBL members: Jessica Lewis, Ryan Martin, […]

Chowan Campus Ministry promotes culture of giving through Chowan Cares

The week of November 5th-10th Campus Ministry at Chowan University hosted its annual Chowan Cares to engage students in community service and instill in them the importance of giving back. The week kicked-off with Christmas Cards for Door of Hope staff in South Africa in the Hawks Nest. Campus Ministry will partner with Door of Hope […]

Chowan University presents Christmas at Chowan Concert

The Chowan Singers, Chamber Chorus, Jazz Band, Wind Ensemble, and Community Chorus will present the annual Christmas at Chowan concert Sunday, December 2, 2018, at 3:30 PM. Christmas time is near. The hustle and bustle of the holidays is in full swing. Take a break from the chaos, and come inside from the cold to […]

Dr. Amy Wethington awarded Chowan University McDowell Columns Prize

Dr. Amy Wethington, Associate Professor of Biology, is the 2018 recipient of the Chowan University McDowell Columns Scholar Prize. Sponsored by the Office of the Provost, the McDowell Columns Scholar Prize is presented to a faculty member for his or her scholarly and/or creative activities during the previous academic year. Wethington’s research primarily focused on freshwater mollusks […]

Hertford County Courthouse Hosts Chowan University Students for Courtroom Learning

Chowan University students enrolled in American Judicial Systems visited the Hertford County Courthouse in Winton, NC, on Tuesday, October 30, 2018, where they learned from seasoned professionals in their prospective field. Dr. Cicely Cottrell, Assistant Professor of Criminal Justice, accompanied 22 students to observe criminal court procedures and receive valuable education and insight from key […]

Chowan University Professor chosen for National Leadership Program

Chowan University Associate Provost and Professor of Biology Dr. John Dilustro was one of forty-five mid-level administrators nationwide chosen to participate in the year-long Senior Leadership Academy (SLA) cosponsored by the Council of Independent Colleges (CIC) and the American Academic Leadership Institute (AALI).   CIC and AALI developed the Senior Leadership Academy in response to […]

Chowan University Hosts 9th Boy Scout Merit Badge College

Chowan University welcomed the Boy Scouts of America East Carolina Council in October for Merit Badge College – approximately 200 Scouts and adults participated in the event. Thirty-two faculty, staff, and community members taught twenty-two merit badge classes. All day classes included environmental science, graphic arts, and chemistry. Morning and afternoon badges included an array […]

Dream comes true with Chowan University Farris Prayer Room

On Thursday, November 1, 2018, an intimate group of Chowan supporters and administrators gathered in the newly created Farris Prayer Room to dedicate the space funded by Mrs. Edith “Edie” Vick Farris in memory of late husband LTC (U. S. Army) Phil Farris. The audience stood back in silence as Farris entered the prayer room […]

Theatre@Chowan to present Nothing Serious

Theatre@Chowan will present three performances of Rich Orloff’s comic play collection, Nothing Serious, on November 16, 17, and 18, in Turner Auditorium of McDowell Columns Hall on the Chowan University campus. Nothing Serious is a collection of seven ten-minute sketch comedies by New York playwright Rich Orloff. In this collection, Orloff takes aim at marriage, relationships, and […]