Month: March 2024

Chowan University Celebrates Easter with Holy Week Revival


Chowan University recently concluded its annual Holy Week Revival, a four day event filled with worship, testimonies, and spiritual growth. The campus community came together to celebrate the Easter season and deepen their faith through various religious activities. The Holy Week Revival commenced with a powerful worship service led by Senior Erica Mock at the […]

Chowan University Criminal Justice Students Gain Real-World Experience Through Local Law Enforcement Partnerships

Criminal justice

Chowan University’s Criminal Justice 305 class recently had the opportunity to visit the Franklin Police Department (FPD) and gain firsthand knowledge of the inner workings of law enforcement. The visit included a tour of the 911 dispatch area, where the students were able to witness the crucial role played by dispatchers in emergency situations. During […]

Chowan University Business Students partner with Nucor Hertford for Business Strategy Course


 Last week, students in the Chowan University Business Department had the unique opportunity to tour the mill at Nucor Hertford and engage with Nucor teammates over lunch. In the days following the tour, they put their newfound knowledge to the test by participating in Nucor’s Dollars & Tons simulation, where they had the chance to […]

Gregg Hecimovich Delivers Lecture on Hannah Crafts, the first female African American Novelist

Gregg Hechimovich

On Monday, March 25th, Chowan University had the privilege of hosting Gregg Hecimovich, a professor of English at Furman University. Hecimovich delivered a captivating lecture on his highly acclaimed biography, “The Life and Times of Hannah Crafts: The True Story of the Bondwoman’s Narrative.” This remarkable work has garnered significant recognition, including being selected as […]

Noel Engebretson Performs Concert at Chowan University Chapel

Noel Engbretson

On Sunday afternoon, renowned pianist Noel Engebretson graced the stage of Chowan University Chapel, captivating the audience with his exceptional musical talent. The concert, organized by the Friends of Music and the Music Department, showcased Engebretson’s extraordinary skills on the Steinway piano generously donated by Linda Briley Weaver. As a Steinway artist since 2014, Engebretson’s […]

Chowan University Welcomes Caleb Riggleman as Interim VP for Business Affairs

Chowan University is pleased to announce the appointment of Caleb Riggleman as the Interim Vice President for Business Affairs. Riggleman brings a wealth of experience and expertise to his new role, and the university is excited to have him on board. A native of Beverly, West Virginia, Riggleman holds a Bachelor of Science degree in […]

Chowan University’s Department of Music Showcases Faculty Talent in Spectacular Performance

Department of Music

On Sunday, March 17th, Chowan University’s Department of Music captivated audiences with remarkable faculty performances, highlighting their extraordinary range of talent. The event, held at the Chowan Chapel, left attendees in awe of the exceptional musical prowess displayed by the faculty members. The showcase commenced with an enchanting vocal performance by Jordan Cartrette, the Director […]

International Student Club Hosts Musical Event to Welcome President Thomas

ISC Music Event

Chowan University proudly welcomed its 24th President, Dr. Rosemary M. Thomas, with a captivating musical event night organized by the International Student Club. The evening showcased the remarkable talents of Chowan’s students, who mesmerized the audience with their guitar, piano, and electronic performances. Held in the Chowan Chapel, the event not only highlighted the students’ […]

Chowan University Students Serve Boldly and Share Faith in Ecuador

Mission Trip

 Over the spring break, Chowan University’s Campus Ministry group embarked on a transformative mission trip to Ecuador. The students, led by Reverend Mari Wiles, spent a week serving in four villages – Atapo, Jatun Loma, San Francisco, and Cajabamba. The ministry Rescue Ecuador, based in Cajabamba, provided the students with an opportunity to make a […]