Category: Alumni & Friends

Newlyweds Begin Scholarship to Chowan University as a Wedding Gift

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Newlyweds Begin Scholarship to Chowan University as a Wedding Gift In celebration of their marriage on October 16, 2021, James “Jimmy” W. Smith ‘67 and Linda Motley Smith gave each other a gift, a scholarship to Chowan University.  The newlyweds have established the Friends of Teacher Education John Lee Smith, Sr., and Genevieve Brown Smith […]

Chowan Establishes Alumni Executive Partners to Prepare Students for Careers

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Chowan Establishes Alumni Executive Partners to Prepare Students for Careers Alumni often ask how they can “give back” to their alma mater besides the traditional financial donations.  The Chowan University Alumni Council has discovered the answer – alumni are encouraged to become Executive Partners. Executive Partners are Chowan alumni who connect with current students for […]

Chowan University Announces the 2021 Distinguished Alumni and Community Service Award Recipients

Homecoming Awards Dinner

Chowan University Announces the 2021 Distinguished Alumni and Community Service Award Recipients During halftime of the Homecoming 2021 game on October 16th four special guests were recognized: 2021 Distinguished Alumni Award Recipients Winslow Carter, ’71 and Ann E. Levy, ’83, ’95, 2021 Young Alumnus Award Recipient Austin Tallant, ’14, and 2021 Community Service Award Recipient […]

Changes Announced to Annual CU Athletics Hall of Fame Induction

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Changes Announced to Annual CU Athletics Hall of Fame Induction The Chowan University Department of Athletics announced changes to the 2021 CU “Jim Garrison” Hall of Fame induction and banquet on Friday morning. This year’s induction class features five well-deserving inductees who continue to contribute to the athletic department’s overall success.  As with past Hall […]

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 […]

Homecoming 2021 Worship Service features Hertford County Public School Superintendent, Dr. William Wright

Dr. Wright

Homecoming 2021 Worship Service features Hertford County Public School Superintendent, Dr. William Wright Chowan University’s Homecoming 2021 was “kicked off” with a worship service on Tuesday, October 12, hosted by Campus Ministry and Student Life. This annual event featured Hertford County Public Schools Superintendent Dr. William Wright, who has served in this role since 2015.  […]

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 Breaks Ground for New Chapel

Chowan University Breaks Ground for New Chapel Chowan University was pleased to host a groundbreaking ceremony on Thursday, September 9 at the site of the new chapel. This new facility is to be built adjacent to the historic McDowell Columns Hall. The construction of the new chapel marks a significant step in the overall vision […]