Year: 2022

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

Theatre at Chowan Logo

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 […]

Whitaker Library Hosts Reception for ‘When the Computer Wore a Skirt: NASA’s Human Computers’ Exhibit

Dr. Lia Walker presents "Women in STEM"

On Tuesday, October 25, Chowan University’s Whitaker Library hosted a closing reception for the Hampton History Museum’s exhibit, “When the Computer Wore a Skirt: NASA’s Human Computers.” The exhibit features Dorothy Vaughn, Katherine Johnson, and Mary Jackson, whose groundbreaking work was recognized in the book and film “Hidden Figures.”  As a part of the closing […]

Murfreesboro Historic Commission Donates to the Columns Preservation Fund

Historic Commission Reps

 On Friday, October 28, Chowan University was presented with a donation from the Murfreesboro Historic Commission toward the Columns Preservation Fund. Present to receive the donation was Chowan President Kirk Peterson. On behalf of the Commission, James “Jimmy” Moore, Lynn Johnson, and John Parker presented the check at the foot of the historic McDowell Columns […]

Tiffany Anderson Joins Chowan University Admissions

Tiffany Anderson

Tiffany Anderson joined the Chowan University staff in the Office of Admissions as the Campus Visit Coordinator. “I am excited to be in this new role and have professional growth,” beamed Anderson.  “I love people, I love to love on people, and give encouragement, and now I have the opportunity to do that in a […]

Calvin Baldwin Jr. Serves as Visiting Executive

Visting Executive with Students

The Business Department held its Visiting Executive Program on Monday, October 24.  The Visiting Executive Calvin Baldwin, Jr, owner of Baldwin Insurance Group, LLC, shared his experience with our students. Baldwin is a Chowan alum (2007) and a successful businessman, an owner of insurance companies that serve clients in Murfreesboro and Charlotte, NC.  The day […]

Twenty-One Students Listed as Outstanding Students

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 […]