Category: Alumni & Friends

Chowan Day of Giving 2022 is April 13th

Giving Day 2022

Midnight to Midnight!24 Hours of Celebrating Chowan UniversityGiving Day is YOUR chance to make a difference.Help us reach our goal of $225,000 and 600 donors. Giving Day HeadquartersVisit Giving Day Headquarters Central at the Felton University House. Experience the excitement of watching the leaderboard grow. A variety of tasty snacks will be available throughout the day […]

Bob and Jane Newsome Honored with NC Baptist Heritage Award

Newsome's Baptist Heritage Award

Chowan University honored R.A. “Bob” and Jane E. Newsome of Winton with the NC Baptist Heritage Award at an event co-sponsored by the Baptist State Convention of North Carolina and the North Carolina Baptist Foundation. Held at the Grandover Resort in Greensboro on Tuesday, April 5th, the awards program featured recipients from Baptist institutions and […]

Chowan Presents The Annual Scholarship Lucheon

2021 Scholarship Luncheon

Spirits were high on Thursday, March 31st, 2022, when the Hawks Athletic Center was prepared for the annual scholarship luncheon, albeit delayed from November 2021 due to the ongoing pandemic. Donors, recipients, and other valued guests gathered to share stories over a wonderful meal. Chowan University Singers performed while the Chowan University Jazz Band provided […]

Chowan University Singers Perform at Carnegie Hall

Carnegie Hall

Months of rehearsal and anticipation finally paid off for members of the Chowan University Singers who traveled to New York City in March to perform at Carnegie Hall.  Designed by architect William Burnet Tuthill and built by philanthropist Andrew Carnegie in 1891, Carnegie Hall is one of the most prestigious concert venues in the world. […]

Giving Day Challenges Announced

All Together Chowan Giving Day 2022

On Giving Day, April 13th, it’s not just how much you give, it’s how far your gift will go!  Match or challenge incentives give donors the opportunity to match or “unlock” extra funds for their designated gift. We are pleased to have inspiring challenges this year that will increase the value and importance of gifts […]

Be a 2022 Chowan Champion

Giving Day 2022

Chowan’s second annual Day of Giving is right around the corner, being held on April 13th, 2022. Chowan marked a successful first year as alumni, students, faculty and friends came together to support our Christian higher education institution. This year, a goal is to increase the number of Chowan Champions to help make an impact […]

Blake Blythe Joins Chowan University Board of Trustees

Blake Blythe Joins Chowan University Board of Trustees

Chowan University is pleased to announce that Joseph “Blake” Blythe joined the Board of Trustees in 2022.  Trustees serve overlapping terms of four years and work as a policy-making body for the University. Blake will attend his first meeting at the spring meeting of the board on April 21, 2022.  Blake grew up working for […]

More than Books: Whitaker Library offers Activities to Promote Student Wellness

University Librarian demonstrating crochet techniques to student

Freshman Sreshta Puducheri proudly holds up her first project to University Librarian, Georgia Williams. Williams then shows Sresta how to stitch the winding crocheted creation into a larger piece. Sresta along with other students participate in the CU Crochet and Knitting Group that meets weekly on the top floor of Whitaker Library. This activity is […]

Chowan Hosts Annual SeniorFEST Virtually on March 22, 2022

SeniorFEST March 22, 2022

 Chowan University will host virtual SeniorFEST on Tuesday, March 22 from 10:00 am-12:00 pm.  For over a decade, Chowan University has hosted an annual SeniorFEST for senior adults. After sadly canceling in March 2020 at the beginning of the Covid-19 pandemic, SeniorFEST pivoted to a virtual format in March 2021. “I was hopeful that we […]

Andy Wilson Presents in Three Sessions at CASE District Conference

Andy Wilson at Case

Andy Wilson, Vice President for Advancement was selected to lead three sessions at the CASE District III Annual Conference: Redefined.  The District III Annual Conference was held in Atlanta, Georgia from January 30th through February 2nd and over 750 professionals attend.  Wilson’s first session was titled “Analytics – the basics and how any shop size […]