Month: October 2022

Twenty-One Students Listed as Outstanding Students

Each year, a select group of juniors and seniors is called forward to accept one of the most prestigious honors the Chowan University community can bestow, the Outstanding Student Award. Selection is based on the student’s leadership, academic achievement, service to the community, contribution to the University, and good citizenship.  The 2022-2023 recipients are: Annery […]


List of Chowan Fellows Inductees 2022

Chowan University is pleased to announce it has inducted fifteen students into the Chowan Fellows Program. The Chowan Fellows program strengthens students’ leadership skills, prepares students for lives of service, and promotes students’ professional preparations. The program fosters its mission by: The Fall 2022 inductees are:  Laila Britten, Dry Fork, VAVictoria Brown, Cary, NCTa’Niya Eaton, […]

Chowan Chapel Service features Alumna Rev. Elizabeth Miller Villegas

Rev. Elizabeth Villegas

Rev. Elizabeth Miller Villegas, a 2012 psychology major, was the guest proclaimer at the Chowan University Chapel Service on Wednesday, October 26. She shares a unique relationship with Chowan in that she is the 5x great-granddaughter of Godwin Cotton Moore, Chowan’s founding father. While at Chowan, Villegas came to Christian faith and explored her calling […]

Day for Future Teachers at Chowan University 

Day for Future Teachers at Chowan University 

On October 19th the Teacher Education Department at Chowan University hosted Day for Future Teachers, an event for local high schools to bring their juniors and seniors who are interested in exploring careers in teacher education to Chowan’s campus to learn more about the profession and explore the program. Fifty-three students from three area high […]

Chowan University Inducts Nineteen Members into Alpha Chi National Honor Society

Chowan University Inducts Nineteen Members into Alpha Chi National Honor Society

On the 27th of October 2022, Chowan University inducted nineteen students into the North Carolina Phi Chapter of Alpha Chi. Vaughan Auditorium facilitated the well-attended twenty-sixth annual induction ceremony, which saw a student-led presentation accompanied by the 2021-2022 Alpha Chi Teacher of the Year, Jason Fowler. Alpha Chi is a coeducational academic honor society. Since […]

Homecoming Reunions | 25 years and Half Century

Homecoming Reunions | 25 years and Half Century

As a part of the 2022 Homecoming, alumni from the classes of 1971 and 1972 were invited to attend the Half Century Circle recognition and reception. The event was hosted by President and Mrs. Kirk E. Peterson at the Ella Cobb Camp President’s Home on Saturday, October 15 at 10:00 a.m. Inductees into the Half […]

Senior Jaylon Boyd Encourages Peers at Chowan Chapel Service

Jaylon Boyd

On Wednesday, Oct 19, Jaylon Boyd ’23 was the guest proclaimer at the Chowan University Chapel Service. Boyd is a running back and team chaplain for the Chowan Hawks Football Team. Boyd is a leader in Campus Ministry serving in the Praise Band and Team 4:13. Because of his Christian leadership and call to the […]

Chowan Featured at Harrellsville Baptist Church’s Homecoming Service

Gospel Choir at Harrellsville Baptist Church

On Sunday, October 16, Chowan University joined Harrellsville Baptist Church for their Homecoming Celebration. Director of Church and Community Relations, Lou Ann Gilliam brought greetings on behalf of the Chowan Christian Service Association (CCSA) and the University Gospel Choir led a portion of the worship service. The worship service featured a special homecoming message by […]

Chowan Announces The 2022 Distinguished Alumni and Community Service Award Recipients

Chowan Announces The 2022 Distinguished Alumni and Community Service Award Recipients

On Friday, October 14th, the 2022 Community Service Award and Distinguished Alumni recipients were recognized at a dinner event. Walter Gardner ‘74 and Barbara Leonard Dickinson ‘76 received Distinguished Alumni Award, Christina Joe Charity ‘11 received the Young Alumnus Award, and Jamie Johnson received the Community Service Award.  Gathering at a reception in the Wayland […]

How to Make Your Church and Community Dementia Friendly Webinar Event

Dementia Friendly Flyer

Join Chowan University on Tuesday, October 25 at 2 pm for the “How to Make your Church & Community Dementia Friendly” Webinar event. Dementia expert, Jean Matthews, MSN, RN, will share valuable information on how to help those affected by dementia feel welcome in our sacred and community spaces.     Jean Matthews is a nurse consultant […]