Month: November 2021

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

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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 […]

Newlyweds Begin Scholarship to Chowan University as a Wedding Gift

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Newlyweds Begin Scholarship to Chowan University as a Wedding Gift In celebration of their marriage on October 16, 2021, James “Jimmy” W. Smith ‘67 and Linda Motley Smith gave each other a gift, a scholarship to Chowan University.  The newlyweds have established the Friends of Teacher Education John Lee Smith, Sr., and Genevieve Brown Smith […]

Chowan Establishes Alumni Executive Partners to Prepare Students for Careers

McDowell Columns Building

Chowan Establishes Alumni Executive Partners to Prepare Students for Careers Alumni often ask how they can “give back” to their alma mater besides the traditional financial donations.  The Chowan University Alumni Council has discovered the answer – alumni are encouraged to become Executive Partners. Executive Partners are Chowan alumni who connect with current students for […]

Chowan University Campus Ministry hosts 2021 Chowan Cares Week

Chowan Cares

Chowan University Campus Ministry hosts 2021 Chowan Cares Week “For real?” questioned senior James Thomas as his eyes grew wide upon learning that an estimated 40.3 million people are enslaved around the world. This startling information from the Red Sand Project was shared with Thomas on Tuesday of Campus Ministries Chowan Cares Week. The Red […]

Chowan University Student Receives UPS Scholarship

Chowan University Student Receives UPS Scholarship RALEIGH, NC – LaGrange native, Ulyses Ortega-Espino, a sophomore at Chowan University majoring in Graphic Design, has received a $3,200 UPS Scholarship for the current academic year. The scholarship is provided by North Carolina Independent Colleges and Universities (NCICU) through its national partner, the Council of Independent Colleges (CIC) […]