Month: November 2019

Chowan Hosts Seventeenth Annual Scholarship Luncheon

On Thursday, November 7, 2019, Chowan University’s Jenkins Center transformed into an elegant banquet hall prepared to welcome scholarship recipients, their donors, and esteemed guests with warm, seasonal greetings. The event opened with host, President Dr. Kirk E Peterson, extending the official welcome to all attendees. Mari E. Wiles, University Minister, proceeded to give the […]

Chowan Cares Week Encourages Missions and Ministry

Chowan Cares is a week-long event hosted by Chowan University Campus Ministry.  This annual event was created by Minister to the University, Rev. Mari Wiles, to give the entire campus an opportunity to serve with Campus Ministry.  Now in its thirteenth year, Chowan Cares Week creatively invites the talent of students, faculty, and staff for […]

Theatre@Chowan presents glowing drama Aura

Theatre@Chowan will present three performances of Tommy Lee Johnston’s glowing drama, Aura, on November 22, 23, and 24, 2019. Aura depicts the story of an eccentric man named Mike. Mike has the ability to see the color auras that surround others. Instantly, he can see their vitality or their imminent death. With his own death […]

Chowan’s 1979-80 Football Team Honor Legendary Coach Jim Garrison

Members of the 1979-80 Chowan Football Team converged on campus Saturday, November 2 for the final home game of the season. Mike Grant, Hall of Famer and reunion organizer, presented each alumnus a Chowan Blue t-shirt which read, "Inspired By The Legend —Coach Garrison." Jody Schultz, who was a second round draft pick for the […]

Chowan’s Sports Science Students Participate in Annual Competition

A group of Chowan University’s sport science majors and professors made a strong showing at the North Carolina Alliance for Athletics, Health, Physical Education, Recreation, Dance and Sport Management (NCAAHPERED-SM) in Winston-Salem on October 23-25. Professor Jim Hammond gave two presentations, and six students participated in student competitions: Carneal Hall, Justin Robinson, Deja King, Dinah […]

Chowan Announces This Year’s Distinguished Alumni and Community Service Award Recipients

During halftime at the Homecoming game Saturday, October 26, 2019, the Community Service Award and Distinguished Alumni recipients were recognized. There were two recipients of the 2019 Community Service Award and three individuals honored as Distinguished Alumni.  Robert Earl and Carolyn Early Brinkley, both Ahoskie NC natives, were presented as this year’s Community Service Award […]

Chowan Announces Addition Of eSports

The Chowan University Department of Athletics in conjunction with the Office of the President at Chowan University is excited to announce the addition of Esports beginning Fall of 2020.  Esports is competitive gaming using video games on various platforms, most often in the form of organized, multiplayer competitions.  "Coupled with the University's other men and […]

Chowan’s Dr. Dame Recognized in Audubon Magazine’s 2019 Fall Edition

On October 10, 2019, Chowan University’s Dr. James “Bo” Dame, coastal ecologist and professor in biology, was mentioned in the Audubon Magazine’s fall 2019 edition. According to the National Audubon Society, their mission is to “conserve and restore natural ecosystems, focusing on birds, other wildlife, and their habitats for the benefit of humanity and the […]