Month: September 2023

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

Chowan gate

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 […]

Dr. Christopher Cook Brings International Glamour to Chowan University 

Chowan front gate

Associate Professor of Music at Chowan University, Dr. Christopher Cook, has been voted by the Board of the Society for Electro-Acoustic Music in the United States (SEAMUS) to represent the society at the 41st International Confederation of Electroacoustic Music General Assembly (HELMCA). Dr. Cook’s electronic musical composition, Motor, has been selected by SEAMUS membership to […]

Chowan University Welcomes New Academic Year with 175th Anniversary Convocation and Ringing of the Bell Ceremony

Convocation 2023

On September 6, Chowan University ushered in the new academic year with the 175th Anniversary Convocation and Ringing of the Bell Ceremony. Donned in academic regalia, the platform party and faculty marched into Handel’s Bouree played by University Pianist Dejuan Lee.   After the procession, University President Charles E. Taylor welcomed the class of 2027 to […]

Chowan University Campus Ministry Hosts Retreat at The Gathering Place

CCSA Retreat 2023

On Sunday, September 3, Chowan University Campus Ministry and the Office of Advancement hosted the annual Chowan Christian Service Association (CCSA) Scholar Retreat at The Gathering Place in Ahoskie. “This year’s retreat emphasis was on poverty,” shared Minister to the University Rev. Mari Wiles. “We are trying to open our eyes to see the folks […]

Destiny Vaughan ‘23, Continues Chowan Journey as Learning Center Coordinator

Destiny Vaughan

Having graduated from Chowan University in the class of 2023, Destiny Vaughan has returned to Murfreesboro, NC, to serve as the Learning Center Coordinator. After double majoring in graphic design and studio art, Destiny brings a wealth of technical experience to an interactive student support position.  The mission of Accessibility Services and the Learning Center […]