Month: March 2021

Chowan Celebrates Dr. Gregory S. Taylor and Latest Work, Central Prison

Chowan University celebrates Dr. Gregory S. Taylor, Distinguished Professor of History at Chowan University, as his book entitled Central Prison has reached national recognition and praise. This masterfully written book details the history of North Carolina’s State Penitentiary as the first scholarly study to explore the prison’s entire history, from its origins in the 1870s […]

Tayloe Presents at CASE International All Districts Virtual Conference

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John M. Tayloe, Assistant to the President and Executive Director of Major Gifts and Planned Giving at Chowan University, was selected from a large field of more than 400 entries to lead one of 11 Roundtable sessions at the CASE (Council for Advancement and Support of Education) All Districts Virtual Conference – Better Together hosted […]

Chowan Prepares to Bid Farewell to Retiring Staff Member

At the end of the month, Chowan will bid a bittersweet farewell to Susan Alston, retiring after serving the University for fourteen years. Since 2007, Alston has been an instrumental member of the Blackboard and Macintosh technical support team that serves Chowan’s students, faculty and staff on a daily basis. As an integral member of […]

Chowan University Plans for Fall 2021 In-person Instruction

Chowan University announced today, March 15, 2021, that it is planning for a return to primarily in-person instruction for fall 2021, enabling prospective and current students and their families to know our target in advance amid the uncertainties of the pandemic. With advancements in technology/understanding of the pandemic and COVID-19 vaccines becoming available to students, […]

Chowan University Recognizes Winners of the 51st Annual Student Art and Design Exhibition

On March 5, 2021, Chowan University’s Department of Communication Arts announced the award winners for the 51st Annual Student Art and Design Exhibition. A virtual slideshow was sent to the Chowan community via email as well as posted on University social media platforms and the website.  The following is a list of the 2020- […]

Chowan University Earns 2021-2022 Military Friendly® School Designation

Chowan University announced today that it has earned the 2021-2022 Military Friendly® School designation.  Institutions earning the Military Friendly® School designation were evaluated using both public data sources and responses from a proprietary survey. Over 1,200 schools participated in the 2021-2022 survey with 747 earning the designation.  The 2021-2022 Military Friendly® Schools list will be […]

NCICU Congratulates Recipients of the 2020- 2021 CIC/UPS Scholarship

The North Carolina Independent Colleges and Universities (NCICU) has named 36 students to receive the CIC/UPS Scholarship for the 2020- 2021 academic year. These generous gifts are graciously funded by a grant from the Council of Independent Colleges (CIC) in Washington, DC, via the CIC/UPS Educational Endowment.  The CIC is an association of nonprofit, independent […]

Destination Murfreesboro

Did you know Murfreesboro, North Carolina is a great place to find a mate?  Senior Skadi Kylander and Professors Dr. Heather McGuire and Dr. James “Bo” Dame have found this true for the Prothonotary Warbler. These bright yellow birds migrate to Northeastern North Carolina from Central and South America to find a mate, breed, and […]

Chowan Commended for Strong Showing at 10th Annual NCICU Ethics Bowl

On Saturday, February 20, 2021, five members of Chowan University’s Ethics Team participated in the North Carolina Independent Colleges and Universities’ (NCICU) 10th Annual Ethics Bowl Competition. The team, comprised of seniors Grace Arredondo and Ryan Martin, junior Christopher Brooks, sophomore Alec Jackson, and freshman Dawson Cox, was led by the recently retired E. Lee […]

7th Annual CA Photography Competition Award Winners Announced

On February 12, 2021, Chowan University’s Assistant Professor of Graphic Communications, Jennifer Groves Newton, announced the 7th Annual CA Photography Competition Award Winners. The competition took place virtually through social media where Chowan friends and family could vote for their favorite photos on the Chowan University Facebook page. The accolades were distributed as follows: first […]