Month: February 2023

Chowan University Campus Ministry Encourages the Chowan Family to “Share the Well”

Student Ministry Chaplain & Graduate Student, Patrick Krack led Wednesday Night Worship

During Chowan University Campus Ministry’s annual Share the Well Week, February 13-18, faculty, staff, and students were invited to intersect their lives with the gospel story found in John chapter 4.  Minister to the University, Rev. Mari Wiles shared, “Jesus asks a woman for water and it turns into a relationship of transformation. God is […]

Standing on the Word of God

Standing on the Word of God Ceremony at Chowan

On Tuesday, February 21st, a small group of Board of Trustee Members gathered to lay God’s word in the foundation of the Chapel.  Held at the Kerr Gazebo, adjacent to the site of the Chowan University Chapel, eight Trustees gathered for a brief ceremony while construction remained steady on what has been dubbed the most […]

WMU Focus Sunday at Ross Baptist Church features Chowan University

Chowan University Gospel Choir with Ross Baptist Members

On February 19, Chowan University was featured at Ross Baptist Church for WMU Focus Sunday. Director of Church and Community Relations, Lou Ann Gilliam, and the University Gospel Choir led the worship service. Gilliam gave greetings on behalf of the University and shared how Chowan ministers to and with students through Chowan Campus Ministry. She […]

Chowan University Department of Business Welcomes Nucor for Interactive Experience

Nucor Campus Visit

After visiting the Hertford County Plant in Cofield, NC, on February 16th, senior business students of Chowan University were afforded the opportunity to get “hands-on” in an interactive business model game hosted by executives from Nucor, the largest and safest producer of steel in the United States.  Four executives from Nucor’s Hertford County steel mill […]

Chowan University Participated in North Carolina Independent Colleges and Universities Ethics Bowl

Ethics Bowl

Chowan University is one of sixteen colleges and universities that competed in the North Carolina Independent Colleges and Universities Ethics Bowl, debating ethics in contemporary society, on February 10th and 11th at the North Carolina Legislative Complex in Raleigh. Five students represented Chowan University: Harley (Remus) Cox – EnglishMarcus Clarke – ReligionPatricia Anne (Flaire) Novak […]

Local Schools Visit and Cheer on the Hawks

Local Schools Visit and Cheer on the Hawks

 On Saturday, February 11th, Chowan University hosted local high schools for informative sessions and cheering on the Hawks at the home basketball games. A group of high school students from Tyrrell County visited Chowan University under the guidance of their DARE Officer, Deputy Frank.  These students were presented certificates to come to a sporting event […]

Chowan University Announces the Retirement of Marion Foster

Retirement of Marion Foster

Following a Chowan journey that has spanned over thirty-five years, in January of 2023, Secretary for the Department of Music and Dean of the School of Arts and Sciences, Marion Foster, retired. Prior to her role in the music department, Foster conducted administrative practices for the Education Department. Across Chowan University, she has had a […]

2023 Hobson Prize Winner Announced

Photo by Bethany Hamer

Chowan University is pleased to announce that David Sanchez is the recipient of the 2023 Mary Frances Hobson Prize for Distinguished Achievement in Arts and Letters. In making the announcement, the Hobson Prize Selection Committee noted, “David Sanchez’s All Day Is A Long Time, which is a lyrical, engaging, and hauntingly beautiful first novel, reminds us […]

Chowan University Recognizes Winners of the 53rd Annual Student Art and Design Exhibition

Chowan University 53rd Annual Student Art and Design Exhibition

On February 3, 2023, Chowan University’s Department of Communication Arts announced the award winners for the 53rd Annual Student Art and Design Exhibition during the opening reception.  Jan Gastal won First Prize of $150 and the Provost’s Award of $100 for “Self-Portrait,” which is charcoal on paper. There was a tie for Second Place with […]