Day: February 13, 2019

Gertrude Revelle honored with Chowan University Community Service Award

Gertrude Revelle received the Futrell/Ruffin Community Service Award on February 6, 2019, at the Chowan University Reverend George T. and Luvenia B. Rouson Memorial Lecture. Following her collegiate education and marriage, this Salem College graduate settled down in Murfreesboro, NC, with husband, Guy, who practiced law with his uncle. Gertrude taught at the local high school. […]

Dr. Benjamin F. Speller honored with 2019 Chowan University Humanitarian Award

Bertie County native Dr. Benjamin F. Speller, Jr. was honored with the Chowan University Minnie Wood Perkins Humanitarian Award at the Reverend George T. and Luvenia B. Rouson Memorial Lecture on February 6. An avid historic preservationist, Speller played a vital role in the preservation of African American history and culture in North Carolina. Speller’s […]