Category: Academics

Chowan University Implements LEAP Program

Chowan University will provide students the opportunity to learn by doing with its new Learn – Experience – Apply – Prepare (LEAP) Program, which is an experiential learning in action program.  The LEAP Program emphasizes engaged student learning through direct experience and reflection. Beginning in their first year and continuing through their fourth year, students […]

Chowan University hosts “Viruses and Vaccines: Are the Rumors True?”

Chowan University hosts “Viruses and Vaccines: Are the Rumors True?” Entering Turner Auditorium in McDowell Columns Hall, students viewed the large screen with the familiar picture of the spiky sphere virus, SARS-CoV-2 that causes COVID-19. Students were there to attend the presentation, “Viruses and Vaccines: Are the Rumors True?”  This session was led by Chowan’s […]

Norfolk Police Chief Larry Boone Visits Chowan University

Chief Boone

On Monday, October 11 Norfolk, Virginia Police Chief Larry Boone visited Chowan University to speak about his motivating personal story of success and his vision for the future of the criminal justice system.  Chief Boone, although a native of New Jersey, moved to Northampton County, North Carolina to live with his grandparents after numerous unfavorable […]

Chowan University Celebrates New Galleries with NostalgiaVision Exhibition

Chowan University Department of Communications Arts is pleased to host the NostalgiaVision exhibit opening on Thursday, October 14 from 5 to 7 pm. This show will feature graphic design work by two renowned graphic designers, Owen Cassidy and Jimmy Henderson. The opening will begin with a celebration of the newly remodeled Juanita Kelly Pond and […]

Chowan University Hosts Lisa Sharon Harper for Taylor Religious Heritage Lectures

Lisa Sharon Harper near Susan Parker Kerr Gazebo

Chowan University Hosts Lisa Sharon Harper for Taylor Religious Heritage Lectures Chowan University was pleased to host Lisa Sharon Harper as the 2021 Taylor Religious Heritage Lecturer on Monday, September 20, and Wednesday, September 22.  Ms. Harper is a speaker, writer, activist, and artist. Ms. Harper earned her master’s degree in Human Rights from Columbia […]

Chowan University Department of Biology collaborates with Bertie County on their “Tall Glass of Water” Project

Chowan University Department of Biology collaborates with Bertie County on their “Tall Glass of Water” Project Chowan University’s Department of Biology is proud to be collaborating with Bertie County on their “Tall Glass of Water” (TGOW) Project. The TGOW Project will leverage natural resources in the area, such as the Salmon Creek State Natural Area, […]

Whitaker Library Hosts Virtual Visit with Dr. Carla Hayden, Librarian of Congress

Whitaker Library Hosts Virtual Visit with Dr. Carla Hayden, Librarian of Congress The Whitaker Library Learning Lab was one of the virtual hosts for a “Special Afternoon with Dr. Carla Hayden, Librarian of Congress” on Thursday, September 16. This unique opportunity for librarians and guests was made possible by the Association of Southeastern Research (ASERL) […]

Music Department presents Dr. Mary Hellmann on Piano

Music Department presents Dr. Mary Hellmann on Piano The Chowan University Department of Music presents Dr. Mary Hellmann on piano, Sunday, September 12, at 2 pm in Turner Auditorium of McDowell Columns Hall.  In this first performance of the new academic year, Dr. Hellmann, chair of the Chowan University Department of Music will be performing […]

Chowan University Welcomes New Faculty Members

New Faculty

In conjunction with the 2021-2022 academic year, Chowan University has added five new members to the faculty: Dr. Tomica Crosby, Professor Mary Earp, Professor Phillip Entzminger, Dr. Samuel Miller, and Dr. Lia Walker.   Dr. Tomica Crosby joins the Department of Education as Assistant Professor. Dr. Crosby holds a Doctorate of Education from the University of […]

Chowan University Department of Communication Arts Faculty Exhibition

Green Hall

Murfreesboro, NC –The Department of Communication Arts is proud to present its Faculty Exhibition, September 2 -30. The exhibit will feature the creative accomplishments of Tom Brennan, Rob Buller, Jason Fowler, Jennifer G. Newton, Steven Harders, Mitchell Henke, Samuel Miller, Chris Rupsch, and Michelle Surerus. Original works in graphic design, painting, printmaking, photography, textiles, ceramics, […]