Category: Alumni & Friends

Biology Graduate Dorian Mitchell Shares Journey from Chowan University to Campbell University Medical School

Stem Mentoring

Alumni Dorian Mitchell recently spoke about his educational journey, from completing his Bachelor of Science in Biology at Chowan University to pursuing a medical degree at Campbell University. Mitchell, who graduated from Chowan in 2020, earned his master’s degree in Biomedical Sciences from Campbell in 2023. Since then, he has been actively engaged in his […]

Chowan University’s Harri Lovett Hosts First Business and Industry Coffee Event

Business and Industry

 The first Business and Industry Coffee Event was held at the Hawks Nest on February 21st, and was a resounding success. Harri Lovett, Director of Business and Industry Partnerships for Chowan University, hosted students, faculty, and local business professionals to network with current students. The event took place in the ideal setting of the Life Skills […]

Betty Jo Shepheard Joins Chowan University’s Board of Trustees

Betty Jo Shepheard

Chowan University is pleased to announce the appointment of Betty Jo Shepheard to its Board of Trustees. Born and raised in Edgecombe County, Shepheard attended Edgecombe Public Schools before pursuing continuing education courses at Edgecombe Community College. She also served on the Board of Trustees at the college, demonstrating her commitment to education in the […]

Chowan University Alumni turn out for Annual Alumni Game

Alumni Relations

Chowan University held its annual alumni appreciation game on Saturday, February 17th. The event, which aimed to honor and celebrate the university’s alumni, saw graduates come from all over to celebrate their time at Chowan.  The women’s and men’s basketball teams took to the court in front of a lively crowd consisting of students, alumni, […]

2024 Rouson Memorial Lecture Featuring The Reverend Pamela Taylor Held in the CHowan Chapel


The 2024 annual Rouson Memorial lecture, held in the Chowan Chapel, was a wonderful celebration of individuals in the local communities serving as beacons of success and pioneers of their communities. The lecture made possible in collaboration with the Murfreesboro Historical Association, showcased the remarkable achievements and contributions of three outstanding individuals. It is a […]

Grace Graham Brown Joins Chowan University Board of Trustees

Grace Graham Brown

Chowan University is pleased to announce the appointment of Grace Graham Brown as one of its newest Board of Trustee members. With a strong connection to the university and a wealth of experience, Brown brings valuable insights and expertise to the board. Born and raised in Murfreesboro, NC, Brown currently resides in Palm Beach, Florida. […]

Austine Evans Named Chowan University’s Board of Trustees Chair

Austine Evans

Austine Evans, a distinguished alumna of Wake Forest University, has been named chair of Chowan University’s Board of Trustees, effective January 1, 2024. With an impressive background in education and a deep commitment to student success, Evans brings a wealth of experience and passion to her new role. Having served previously as a Board of […]

Cecil Hollomon Named Vice Chair of Chowan University’s Board of Trustees

Cecil Hollomon

Chowan University’s Board of Trustees has named Cecil Hollomon as the Vice Chair, effective January 1. Hollomon, having been recognized as a distinguished alumni of the university, attended the university following in his family’s footsteps to pursue a degree in Business. After graduating with the class of 1968, he obtained a BS and MS and […]

Join Chowan for the 2024 Rouson Memorial Lecture, Featuring The Reverend Pamela Taylor

Rev. Pam Taylor

Join Chowan University for the Rev. George and Mrs. Luvenia Rouson Memorial Lecture featuring Rev. Pamela Taylor on Wednesday, February 7 at 11:00 am in the Chowan Chapel. This program was established by the Town of Murfreesboro, Chowan University, and local historian Alice Eley Jones to honor the contributions the Rousons made in Hertford County.   […]

Chowan University Welcomes Harri Lovett as Director of Business and Industry Partnerships

Harri Lovett takes on New Role

Chowan University is pleased to announce the appointment of Harri Lovett as the Director of Business and Industry Partnerships. Lovett, a recent graduate of Chowan University, brings a wealth of experience and a passion for fostering connections between the university and the business community. His work will play an integral part in the University’s new […]