Category: Alumni & Friends

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

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 […]

Chowan Well Represented at the North Carolina Independent Colleges and Universities Development Conference

Photo of Andy Wilson and John Tayloe

The Chowan University Advancement Office was well represented at the North Carolina Independent Colleges and Universities (NCICU) Development and Public Information Officers Virtual Conference on January 11 and 12.  NCICU represents the 36 private nonprofit colleges with advocacy and support especially on the matters of federal and public policy. The conference was designed to provide […]

Chowan Welcomes Three New Board of Visitors Members

Antenette Stokes

Chowan President Kirk E. Peterson, Andy Wilson, Vice President for Advancement, and Chairman of the Board of Visitors Tommy Forbes welcomed three new members into the Chowan University Board of Visitors.  Antenette Stokes, Philip Hein, and Dennis Helsel begin their appointments on January 1, 2022.  Antenette D. Stokes, LPC, NCC, QMHP-C, is a Licensed Professional […]