Month: September 2023

Chowan University Commemorates the Opening of the Chowan Chapel: A Service of Thanksgiving

Chapel Doors

In a poignant ceremony that echoed with faith, unity, and gratitude, Chowan University celebrated the inauguration of the Chowan Chapel on Thursday, September 28, 2023, at 10:30 a.m. This momentous event, known as the “Chowan Chapel: Service of Thanksgiving,” marked a significant milestone in the institution’s history. The Chowan Chapel, situated within the serene confines […]

Chowan Christian Service Association Dinner Welcomes Rev. Dr. Carolyn Gordon as Keynote Speaker

Rev. Dr. Gordon pictured far right.

The Chowan Christian Service Association (CCSA) is excited to announce that Rev. Dr. Carolyn Gordon was the keynote speaker at the CCSA Dinner on September 19, 2023. The event took place at Chowan University in the Chowan Room of the Thomas Dining Hall. The Chowan Christian Service Association is an organization dedicated to providing students […]

Chowan University Inducts Thirty-Eight into Honors College

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On September 21, 2023, Vaughan Auditorium, Marks Hall, hosted the induction of thirty-eight students into the Chowan University Honors College Association. Prior to the pinning ceremony, attendees were treated to an extremely personal account by University Registrar Richard Todd on the importance of adaptation.  The Honors College is a curriculum designed for talented and extremely […]

The Rev. Dr. Carolyn L. Gordon Delivers Engaging 2023 Taylor Religious Heritage Lecture at Chowan University

The Rev. Dr. Carolyn L. Gordon gives her speech at the podium.

MURFREESBORO, NC –  The 2023 Taylor Religious Heritage Lecture was led by The Reverend Dr. Carolyn L. Gordon, an Associate Professor of Mass Communication and Acting Chair and Coordinator of the Convergent Media Graduate Program at Mississippi Valley State University. Serving also as the Associate Pastor of the Mt. Gaza Missionary Baptist Church in Stringtown, […]

Kyle Davison ‘18, Returns as Student Wellness Coordinator 

Kyle Davidson

Kyle Davison, who graduated from Chowan University with the class of 2018, is returning to serve as the Student Wellness Coordinator within the Student Life Department. Having furthered his education and professional career at West Virginia University, Davison will contribute towards the wellness of students while promoting positive and healthy initiatives across campus.  The Student […]

Chowan University Chapter of Alpha Chi Taps New Members


The Chowan University chapter of Alpha Chi, a general honor society, will hold its induction ceremony on Tuesday, October 24, at 7 p.m. in Vaughan Auditorium. The ceremony will recognize the academic achievements of 22 students who have been tapped for membership. To be eligible for membership, students must have completed 24 hours of class […]

Chowan University Chapter of Pi Gamma Mu Taps Students for Membership


The Chowan University chapter of Pi Gamma Mu, the International Honor Society in Social Sciences, has announced the tapping of eleven students for membership. The students who have been selected for membership are Zyanna K Amaker, Dauquann Damarrie Capers, Grace McKenzie Crawford, Ebony Kianna Gaither, Haley Lenay Jensen, Selene Willa Jean Kentish, Haley Rebekah Lowe, […]

Honors College Set to Induct 35 New Members

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The Honors College at Chowan University is proud to announce that 35 new members will be inducted into its prestigious program. The induction ceremony will take place on Thursday, September 21, at 7 p.m. in Vaughan Auditorium. The Honors College is a curriculum designed for talented and extremely motivated students who want to gain the […]

Derrick Wade Receives North Carolina Sheriffs’ Association Scholarship

Derrick Wade

Derrick Wade, a sophomore Criminal Justice major and member of the Chowan University baseball team has been successful in receiving a scholarship following an application to the North Carolina Sheriffs’ Association (NCSA). The NCSA created the Criminal Justice Scholarship Program to assist students who are dependents of law enforcement officials or who are studying in […]

 Mieya Petitt Joins Chowan as Admissions Counselor 

Mieya Peitti

On September 4, Chowan University welcomed Mieya Petitt as Admissions Counselor.  The Baltimore, MD native now calls northeastern North Carolina home. Growing up in Baltimore, Petitt, shared she is a proud graduate of Western Senior High School, the oldest all-female public school in the United States.  She earned her bachelor’s in management with a concentration […]