Month: November 2022

Office of Academic Affairs Celebrates Faculty Scholarship Service and Engagement

Faculty Awards

On November 15, 2022, the Office of Academic Affairs hosted the twelfth annual celebration of faculty scholarship and engagement in Vaughan Auditorium of Marks Hall. Provost Moore and Associate Provost Dr. DiLustro headed up the ceremony, announcing several awards.  Dr. Danny Moore congratulated recipients and finalists of the awards, offering thanks for their contributions to […]

Chowan University Inducts Seven Students to Psi Chi International Honor Society

MURFREESBORO, NC – On November 16 2022, Chowan University inducted seven students to the Psi Chi International Honor Society in Vaughan Auditorium, Marks Hall. Psi Chi is recognized as the primary honor society for junior and senior psychology students.  To be considered for membership, the student must: Leading the ceremony was Associate Professor of Psychology, […]

Alumnus Rev. Jason Villegas ’10 asks “What Kind of King?” in Chowan University Chapel Service

Jason Villegas

Chowan alumnus Rev. Jason Villegas ‘10 was the guest proclaimer at the Chowan University Chapel service on Wednesday, November 16. Rev. Villegas is the pastor of Murfreesboro United Methodist Church and the Youth Director for the North Carolina Conference of the United Methodist Conference. Rev. Villegas earned his Master of Divinity degree from Duke University […]

Chowan University Holds Nineteenth Annual Scholarship Luncheon

A packed J. M. Jenkins Center was home to the nineteenth annual Scholarship Luncheon on the 3rd of November, as over 100 scholarship donors joined students, faculty and staff in an afternoon of celebration and gratitude. Key speakers on the subject of scholarships were students Cristina Flores and Jaylon Boyd, and Trustee Cecil S. Hollomon, […]

Annual Christmas at Chowan Event Announced

A decorated Columns building at night, with Christmas at Chowan Event in front

The Chowan University Department of Music will present its annual Christmas at Chowan concert on Sunday, December 4 at 3:00 pm in Turner Auditorium of the historic McDowell Columns Hall.  The seasonal event is a community favorite as it celebrates the birth of Christ and rings in the holidays with the Chowan Winds and the […]

Professor Jill Awuni Proclaims  “God is the God of Second Chances” at Chowan Chapel Service

Professor Jill Awuni

On Wednesday, November 9, Professor Jill Awuni was the guest proclaimer at the Chowan University Chapel service. Awuni serves as an Assistant Professor of Religion and Business Administration and Director of International Students. Many of her students affectionately call her “Mama Jill” because of her compassionate care for them. Professor Awuni a native of Bolgatanga, […]

Chowan University Biology Department Establishes STEM Mentorship Program

Chowan STEM logo

The Biology Department is excited to introduce Chowan STEM, a program for mentoring students majoring in STEM disciplines (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math). Chowan University was recently awarded a three-year NCICU Faculty-Student STEM Mentoring grant. The intent of the grant is to supplement our ongoing STEM mentoring activities and improve retention and graduation rates among […]

Campus Ministry Hosts Annual Chowan Cares Week

Ethan Moxey putting Red Sand in sidewalk crack

Chowan Cares Week is a yearly tradition hosted each November by Chowan University Campus Ministry. Students were given hands-on opportunities each day to show kindness in very tangible ways. Many of the projects were completed around a big table in the Thomas Dining Hall during lunchtime. This format gave Minister to the University, Rev. Mari […]

Study Abroad Experience Returns to Chowan University

Study Abroad 2023 trip with Portugal in the background

On the 8th of May 2023, sixteen Chowan University students will be the first since 2019 to travel internationally with the study abroad program. The trip will consist of eight days in Portugal and Spain, leading the group will be Chair for the Department of English, Dr. Tim Hayes and Instructor of English, Catherine Vickers. […]

Theatre@Chowan Presents Two short Plays about Life & Death

MURFREESBORO—Theatre@Chowan will present two short, moving dramas about life and death on Nov 18, 19, and 20 at Chowan University. Thistle Blossoms by Rosanna Beth Whitlow tells the story of Lisa, a troubled college student, and Jo, her English professor. When Lisa submits an essay describing her own planned suicide, Jo unexpectedly intervenes, and both […]