Month: June 2021

Chowan Hosts Graphics Summer Camp

Graphics Camp 2021

The Graphic Communications faculty hosted a Graphics Summer Camp June 14-18. Campers were provided instruction in the offset press, screen printing, 3-D printing, photography, structural design, and a flatbed inkjet printer. Campers also had the opportunity to design and print their own notepad, t-shirt, poster, and postcard.  Throughout the week campers spent time on campus photographing images for their […]

Chowan University has Record Fundraising Year

Chowan University has Record Fundraising Year

Chowan University saw significant increases in both the number of donors as well as total giving for the fiscal year 2020-2021. Through the generous support of alumni, friends, and community members, Chowan University received more than $3.57 million from a record 1,815 donors.  The goal for total gifts was $2.5 million. “In all my years […]

Chowan’s Department of Communication Arts offers new Mass Communication Major


Starting in August 2021, Chowan’s Department of Communication Arts will begin offering a Mass Communication major. This major, which offers concentrations in Communication Studies and Sports Media, will prepare students for employment in a variety of careers in communication. The program will be headed by Dr. Samuel Miller, who holds a Ph.D. in Communication and […]

Graphic Communications Host Virtual Field trip for Alumna and Students

Chowan Graphic Communications alumna, Suzanna Christian ‘04 teaches Commercial Photography and Visual Arts at King William High School in King William, VA. She hurt for her students as they missed so many rites and rituals in their junior and senior years. Christian said that she “was pleased when her level four photography students came up […]

Pioneer Caterers Recognize Kennedy and Gains at Chowan University

Chowan University partners with Pioneer College Caterers for all its on-campus food service and catering needs. Pioneer employees Jon Kennedy and Derrick Gains were recognized by the company and celebrated by Chowan in receiving two awards in which they were competing among many talented Pioneer management teams across the country. Jon Kennedy, Food Service Director […]

Boy Scout Gifts Hand-built tables to Chowan University

Four new sturdy picnic tables grace the outside of the Hawks Nest at Chowan University.  These hand-built tables were gifted to the University on June 5, by Hertford County Early College rising junior, Hunter Nicholas “Nick” Adams in pursuit of his Eagle Scout Recognition.    In looking for a suitable project Nick brainstormed with his grandfather, […]

Hugh and Janet Vincent Establish Two New Scholarships at Chowan University

Harold F. Brown and Ella S. Brown Department of Graphic Communications Scholarship Endowment  Friendships that began seven decades ago led to the establishment of an outstanding scholarship at Chowan University.   Hugh and Janet Vincent were good friends and neighbors with Harold F. and Ella S. Brown.  The Browns met while students at Chowan in the […]

COVID19 Update XXXVII – June 3, 2021, 11:50 am

covid update

N.C. Gov. Roy Cooper updated his executive order relative to COVID-19 and lifted many restrictions to reflect the latest public health guidance from the NCDHHS and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention on May 14th. As has been the case under previous executive orders, college and university presidents retain the authority to impose public health requirements on their campuses […]