Year: 2020

Chowan University Announces the Addition of Two New Members to the Board of Trustees

On Thursday, December 3 the Chowan University Board of Trustees appointed Jane Burke and Hugh “Butch” Wilson as new members of the board. They will assume their new roles on January 1, 2021.  “Both Jane and Butch bring a wealth of experience and expertise with them as they fill their new roles on the Board […]

Chowan University Announces Board Leadership Transition

On Thursday, December 3 the Chowan University Board of Trustees appointed a new Chair and Vice Chair with terms beginning on January 1, 2021. The new appointments follow the decade long, faithful service of Chairperson W. Frank Rose, and James W. “Jimmy” Mason’s as Vice-Chair since the passing of former Vice-Chair Preston Grissom in 2019.  […]

Former Brave, Kara Jackson, Returns Home As Coach

Head Women's Basketball Coach, Lenise Stallings, announced on Wednesday the addition of former Chowan College standout, Kara Jackson, as the assistant coach. Kara Jackson played for Chowan from 2001-2005 while etching her name into the Chowan record books as the program's all-time leader in assists (447) and steals (264).  Jackson ranks sixth in Chowan's Division III history in points […]

COVID19 Update XXXIV – December 8, 3:45 pm

Governor Roy Cooper and North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services Secretary Dr. Mandy Cohen announced that North Carolina will begin a Modified Stay at Home Order after a rapid increase in North Carolina’s key COVID-19 trends. The Order requires people to stay at home between 10 pm and 5 am and takes effect […]

Chowan Celebrates Elevated Learning Experience within the Graphics Department

Chowan University’s Graphics Department announces the recent acquisition of a new Xerox Iridesse 120 Production Press Printer. This top tier machine has several exciting features and has more capabilities than the department’s current digital press. The new printer has the ability to print a larger sheet, metallic gold, silver, white, and clear colors. It can […]

Chowan Graphic Communications Students Printed Own USB Drives

On Friday, November 20, 2020, Chowan University’s Graphic Communications students printed USB drives for the Fellows Seminar classes in the Horner Production Lab. This project was created after Dr. Mitchell Henke, Associate Professor of Graphic Communications, and Dr. Michelle Surerus, Professor of Graphic Communications, wanted to design an assignment that would bring their seminar classes […]

Chowan Welcomes Alt as Assistant to the Registrar

Chowan welcomes Ms. Sarah Alt as the University’s Assistant to the Registrar. Her mother, Dr. Shirley Alt, is the Associate Professor of Psychology and most recent recipient of the prestigious Alpha Chi Teacher of the Year Award. Sarah Alt received her B.A. in Psychology with a minor in Business from the University of St. Thomas […]

Chowan’s Graphics Department Hosts Virtual Alumni Talk

On Tuesday, November 10, 2020, Assistant Professor of Graphic Communications, Professor Jennifer Newton, was accompanied by colleagues Dr. Michelle Surerus, Professor of Graphic Communications, and Dr. Hunter Taylor, Dean of the School of Business and Design Assistant Professor of Business, as she hosted the virtual GC Alumni Talk. At the event, fourteen Graphic Communications alumni […]

Chowan University Welcomes Brown to Admissions Staff

Chowan University welcomes Mr. Lamont Brown to the Chowan Admissions Staff where he will be working as an Admissions counselor. The Suffolk, VA native graduated from Morgan State University with a degree in Public Relations and as a successful student-athlete. In his spare time, Brown maintains his love for athletics by coaching football at Hertford […]

Chowan Fellow Association Awards 2020

The Chowan Fellows Association held its annual awards program Tuesday evening via Zoom. Below are the award winners: Fellows Chowan Award The Fellows Chowan Award recognizes a faculty or staff member for exceptional dedication to the Fellows Program students through mentoring.  Edward Snyder, Associate Professor of History. Fellows Sua Sponte Award The Sua Sponte Award, which is the motto of the Chowan Fellows Association, recognizes exceptional contribution to the success of the Chowan Fellows Association. Tatyana […]