Month: October 2023

Chowan University Biology Students discuss Postgraduate study and Careers

Students in classroom

The Chowan University Biology department recently organized an insightful in-person panel discussion featuring three distinguished toxicologists, Robert Roth, PhD, DABT; Gina Hilton, PhD; and Lee Watson, PhD, DABT. The event aimed to provide students with valuable information about continuing education opportunities within the Biology department and post-graduate studies, further expanding their career prospects. This initiative […]

Chowan University Announces Outstanding Student Awards Recipients for 2023

Students walk across campus in front of the Column's Building

Chowan University is proud to announce the recipients of the 2023 Outstanding Student Awards. These exceptional students have demonstrated outstanding academic achievements, leadership skills, and a commitment to their community.  The following students have been recognized for their exceptional accomplishments: – Alexandra N. Bishop of Beulaville, NC, Psychology  – Malachi J. Cobb of Washington, NC, […]

Chowan University Hosts NERESA Meeting

President Charles Taylor addresses participants of the meeting in the Chowan Room

Chowan University welcomed the Northeast Regional Service Alliance (NERESA) to its campus on October 18th for their monthly business meeting. NERESA, composed of 18 local school superintendents, gathered to discuss matters of regional importance and collaborate on educational initiatives. During the meeting, President Taylor addressed the attendees, highlighting Chowan University’s new Life Skills focus and […]

Benjamin Conrad Sutton, Sr. Honored with Spirit of Chowan Award 

Ben Sutton

During the 175th Anniversary Gala Celebration on October 7, 2023, President Charles E. Taylor honored Benjamin Conrad Sutton, Sr., with the Spirit of Chowan Award. President Taylor shared, “I first heard the name Ben Sutton when my father came home from work one evening and announced that he had gotten an order for a classroom […]

Chowan University Alumna Donna Phillips Askew Returns with Visiting Executive Program

Visiting Executives

Chowan University alumna Donna Phillips Askew recently visited her alma mater as part of the prestigious visiting executive program. Askew, a business major and native of Murfreesboro, shared her insights and experiences with current students, emphasizing the significance of professionalism in today’s competitive job market. Currently employed at Duke Energy, Askew holds a special place in […]

Chowan University Announces Zoe Beale as Interim Director of Public Relations

Zoe Beale stands in the Chowan Gazebo

Chowan University is pleased to announce the appointment of Zoe Beale as the Interim Director of Public Relations. Beale, who joined the University staff in July 2022 as an Admissions Counselor, has proven her multifaceted skills and dedication during her tenure. After serving as an Admissions Counselor for over a year, Beale transitioned to the […]

Colleen R. Cloutier Shares Insights on Criminal Justice Work with Chowan University Students 

Criminal Justice class listens to Colleen R. Cloutier

Zoë R. BealeUniversity RelationsOctober 18th, 2023 MURFREESBORO, NC –  Colleen R. Cloutier, a distinguished member of the Northeastern District of the NC State Bureau of Investigation, visited Chowan University on Tuesday, October 17th, to engage with students in the Criminal Justice Department. During her visit, Cloutier provided valuable insights into her work and shared her […]

Chowan University Celebrates 175th Anniversary with Service and Time Capsule Ceremony

Time Capsule Ceremony

 On Wednesday, October 11, 2023, Chowan University proudly marked its 175th anniversary with a week-long celebration culminating in a memorable ceremony and time capsule burying. Founded in 1848 near the birthplace of American civilization and the early area of Baptist work in North Carolina, Chowan University has a rich history of providing quality education for […]

Chowan University Honors Young Alumnus, Zachary Andrew Cooper with Prestigious Award

Chowan University proudly recognized and presented the Young Alumnus Award to Zachary Andrew Cooper, a distinguished 2017 graduate of the institution, during a special ceremony held on October 7, 2023. The award was presented by Pamela C. Woodard, Associate Professor of Criminal Justice and Chair of the Department of Criminal Justice at Chowan University. Zack […]

Chowan University Honors Distinguished Alumnus Pastor Anthony M. Rawlings, Sr.

In a prestigious ceremony that marked a milestone in its 175-year history, Chowan University proudly presented the Distinguished Alumni Award to Pastor Anthony M. Rawlings, Sr., a 2011 graduate of the institution. The award was presented by M. Christopher White, Former President and Chancellor of Chowan University, who served from 2003 to 2020. Pastor Anthony […]