Month: November 2023

Chowan University STEM Mentoring Program Travels to NCICU Workshop at Guilford College

Students pose for photo in Guilford College Library

On November 17th, seven student members of the STEM Mentoring Program at Chowan University, accompanied by Dr. Kyung-Hoon Lee, participated in the NCICU Career Workshop at Guilford College. The workshop provided an invaluable opportunity for these students to explore various career paths and gain insights into internship programs. As a Life Skills University, Chowan University […]

SPO Dupree Foster Engages with Criminal Justice Students in Campus Mentoring Session

Criminal Justice Class poses with SPO Dupree Foster

Criminal Justice students at Chowan University recently had the invaluable opportunity to engage with Dupree Foster, a distinguished Special Police Officer (SPO) from the Chesapeake Police Department. Foster, a passionate motivational coach, provided insights into the benefits of pursuing a Criminal Justice Degree in today’s workforce. This event was just one of the many networking […]

Board of Trustee Member and Alumna Jessica Drake Graduates from Virginia Rural Leadership Institute

Jessica Drake accepts award for completeing Virginia Rural Leadership Institute Program

Jessica Drake, a Board of Trustee Member and alumna of Chowan University was among the 28 graduates from the second cohort of the Virginia Rural Leadership Institute (VRLI). VRLI is a prestigious leadership program that aims to develop and support highly skilled leaders dedicated to revitalizing rural communities across Virginia. The graduation ceremony, held on […]

Professors Honored at 2023 Provost’s Award Ceremony

Provost's Awards

 On Tuesday, November 14th, the annual Provost’s Awards were held in Vaughan Auditorium. This annual ceremony recognizes faculty and staff members on campus for their outstanding work with students and dedication to Chowan University. The awards and recipients are as follows: Excellence in Student Engagement Award – Taylor Furlough, Coordinator of Student Life Excellence in […]

Annual Christmas at Chowan Concert Announced for Sunday, December 3rd

Christmas at Chowan

The Chowan Singers, Chamber Chorus, Jazz Band, Wind Ensemble and Community Chorus will present the annual Christmas at Chowan concert Sunday, December 3, 2023 at 3:00 PM. The Music Department, working with Smart Start, is collecting toys for the children of Hertford County. A huge, wrapped Christmas box will be at the entrance of Turner […]

Briley-Weaver Piano Dedication Service led by Maja Rajković and Dennis Krasnokutsy

Maja Rajkovió and Dennis Krasnokutsy perform for a crowd

On Sunday, November 6th, 2023, the Chowan University community gathered in the Chowan Chapel to witness the dedication of the Briley-Weaver Steinway piano. The grand event featured a captivating concert by renowned pianist Maja Rajkoviċ, accompanied by the talented Dennis Krasnokutsy on the viola. The Briley-Weaver Steinway piano, a magnificent instrument of unparalleled beauty and […]

Chowan University Welcomes Wendy Blythe as Assistant VP for Accounting in the Business Office

Chowan University is pleased to announce the appointment of a new Assistant VP for Accounting in the Business Office, Wendy Blythe. Wendy is a Franklin, VA native with extensive experience in the field, the addition of this individual to the Chowan family is expected to bring a fresh perspective and valuable expertise. Having obtained both […]

Chowan Cares Week Highlights Campus Community Involvement

Hand holding a bad of sand for the Red Sand Project

Chowan University recently concluded its annual Chowan Cares Week, a dedicated initiative aimed at giving back to the community. Students actively participated in various projects and events, led by esteemed individuals such as Reverend Mari Wiles, Taylor Furlough, and Dr. Alan Scott. The week was filled with Chowan students giving back to the community, from […]

Chowan University Criminal Justice Department Visits White House

Criminal Justice in White House Press Room

On Saturday, October 28th, a group of Chowan University students embarked on an unforgettable educational journey to the nation’s capital. Led by Dr. Pamela Woodard and John Tayloe, the students had the opportunity to explore Washington, DC, and engage in enriching experiences that will leave a lasting impact on their lives. The day began with […]

Twenty Students Inducted into Alpha Chi National Honor Society

Group Photo of Inductees

On October 24th, 2023, the NC Phi Chapter of Alpha Chi proudly welcomed twenty exceptional students into its esteemed ranks. These individuals have demonstrated outstanding academic achievements, leadership qualities, and a commitment to excellence.  The new inductees are: – Haydon Ahlers, Ft. Mitchell, KY | Biology – Cameryn Barrow, Grovetown, GA | Mathematics – Caryn […]