Year: 2019

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 […]

Valerie Carter Smith Ministers to Chowan University at Annual Religious Heritage Celebration

Valerie Carter Smith blessed Chowan University with her encouraging testimony for a span of three days the week of September 23, 2019. On Monday and Wednesday, in Turner Auditorium, Smith delivered her autobiographical addresses. Tuesday evening, Smith attended an event where she spoke to Chowan Chrstian Service Association (CCSA) donors and distinguished guests about the […]

Chowan Hosted the Inaugural Dan and Sallie Surface Lecture in History on October 14, 2019

On Monday, October 14, 2019, Chowan University hosted the inaugural Dan and Sallie Surface lecture in History. The lecture was funded by long time supporter Warren Chauncey of Virginia Beach, VA and delivered by Matthews, VA resident, Robert Garnett. Garnett’s lecture, entitled “Civil War Prison Camps: an Ancestor at Hellmira” explored the life, death, and […]

Students Lead Founders’ Day Convocation and Ringing of the Bell Ceremony for Chowan University’s Class of 2023

On Wednesday, September 4, 2019, Chowan University’s freshman class filed into Turner Auditorium for the annual Founders’ Day Convocation and Ringing of the Bell Ceremony. University president, Dr. Kirk E. Peterson, presided over the ceremony clad in his ceremonial robe radiating Chowan’s signature blue. Esteemed members of this year’s graduating class led the ceremony not […]

CU Day Saturday, October 19, 2019

CU Visit Day is a perfect day for your campus visit! When you attend one of our CU Visit Days, you'll get a glimpse into the life of a Chowan University student by exploring what our campus has to offer. You will also receive insider tips on how to navigate the admissions process, and learn […]

Fall Break 2019

Fall break begins at the conclusion of classes on Wednesday, October 9th. Classes will resume on Monday, October 14th. We wish all of our students and faculty a restful and safe fall break!

Shots Fired at Whites Crossing, University Quick to Respond

In the early morning hours of September 22, 2019, shots were fired at Whites Crossing student housing. Thanks to immediate student action, campus, local, and state authorities were quickly on the scene. Two suspects were arrested by Campus Police on Union Street, near the intersection of Cotton Street. Neither suspect is affiliated with Chowan University. […]

Chowan University Community Chorus Begins Rehearsals

Under the direction of Dr. Benjamin Thorburn, Director of Choral Activities, the Chowan University Community Chorus will begin weekly rehearsals on Monday, September 9. Rehearsals will be held on Mondays from 6:30 to 8:00 pm at Briley Recital Hall in the lower level of Daniel Hall on the Chowan University campus. The Community Chorus is […]