Year: 2021

Chowan Welcomes Three New Board of Visitors Members

Antenette Stokes

Chowan President Kirk E. Peterson, Andy Wilson, Vice President for Advancement, and Chairman of the Board of Visitors Tommy Forbes welcomed three new members into the Chowan University Board of Visitors.  Antenette Stokes, Philip Hein, and Dennis Helsel begin their appointments on January 1, 2022.  Antenette D. Stokes, LPC, NCC, QMHP-C, is a Licensed Professional […]

Marcasia Smith Selected For Emerging Leaders Seminar

Marcasia Smith

MURFREESBORO, N.C. – The NCAA Leadership Development program selected Marcasia Smith to participate in the Emerging Leaders Seminar that will occur in February 2022. This professional development event provides leadership, educational and transitional programming for current graduate assistants and interns from NCAA member schools, conference offices and affiliate organizations. The three-day virtual program educates, develops and connects […]

Harri Lovett Named Scholar-Athlete of the Year

Harri Lovett

GREENVILLE, S.C. – Conference Carolinas has unveiled its fall of 2021 Scholar-Athletes of the Year on Friday afternoon. The Scholar-Athlete awards are presented annually to one individual in each Conference Carolinas sponsored sport. The Scholar-Athlete of the Year winners are chosen by the Conference Carolinas Student-Athlete Affairs Committee. Harri Lovett was named Conference Carolinas Scholar-Athlete of the […]

Chowan Esports Wins MCEA Valorant Fall Championship

The Chowan Esports program claimed their first championship in program history earning the MCEA Valorant Fall Championship after going 4-1 in the playoffs and defeating Clemson in the Grand Finals. Chowan started off the MCEA Valorant Playoffs with a 13-5 victory over College of Charleston in the Upper Round 1.  Bryce Shultz (dustee) led the team with […]

Board of Trustees Honors Two with Emeritus Status


The Chowan University Board of Trustees authorized emeritus status for two faculty members, John Davis and Amy Wethington. This honor is bestowed by the University to recognize a recently retired professor’s dedication and distinguished career at Chowan.  Professor John Davis, Distinguished Professor of English, had an impressive forty-year career teaching at Chowan before retiring in […]

Dr. Gregory S. Taylor Receives Highest Prize for North Carolina Historian

Dr. Gregory S. Taylor Receives Highest Prize for North Carolina Historian Dr. Gregory S. Taylor Distinguished Professor of History at Chowan University has received recognition by the North Carolina Literary and Historical Association (NCLHA). His most recent work, Central Prison: A History of North Carolina’s State Penitentiary was named the winner of the 2021 Ragan Old North […]

Chowan University Rotaract Club Fills Empty Bowls With Just a Little More Than Soup

empty bowls fundraiser

Chowan University Rotaract Club Fills Empty Bowls With Just a Little More Than Soup Soup tasting, friendly conversation, and comradery in purpose brought the Chowan community (students, faculty, and Murfreesboro citizens) together for an Empty Bowls Supper Monday evening. The Rotaract Club at Chowan University sponsored this event where attendees bought a hand-crafted bowl made […]

Two Chowan University Students Present at North Carolina Symposium

A Fleming

On Saturday, November 13 Asuntha Fleming and Glenn Jordan, two English majors at Chowan, presented at this year’s State of North Carolina Undergraduate Research and Creativity Symposium (SNCURCS). The symposium was held virtually again this year with 320 presentations from over 30 institutions.  Asuntha Fleming, a junior majoring in English with a minor in psychology, […]

The Chowan University Department of Music Presents the 2021 Christmas at Chowan Concert

Oh come let us join together for the annual Christmas at Chowan concert on Sunday, December 5th at 3:30 p.m. in Turner Auditorium, at the McDowell Columns Hall on the Chowan University campus. Each year the Chowan Singers join with the Chowan Wind Ensemble to present a holiday spectacular,with the retelling of the birth of Jesus […]