Category: Academics

Chowan University Student Receives UPS Scholarship

Chowan University Student Receives UPS Scholarship RALEIGH, NC – LaGrange native, Ulyses Ortega-Espino, a sophomore at Chowan University majoring in Graphic Design, has received a $3,200 UPS Scholarship for the current academic year. The scholarship is provided by North Carolina Independent Colleges and Universities (NCICU) through its national partner, the Council of Independent Colleges (CIC) […]

New Galleries Celebrated with NostalgiaVision Opening at Chowan University

New Galleries Celebrated with NostalgiaVision Opening at Chowan University The Chowan University community celebrated the newly remodeled Juanita Kelly Pond and Charles & Frances Hinnant Galleries in Green Hall on Thursday, October 14. The celebration was held as a part of the opening of the NostalgiaVision exhibit featuring the work of graphic designers Owen Cassidy […]

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 […]