Category: Alumni & Friends

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 […]

NC Watermelon Queen hosts Watermelon Party for Students

NC Watermelon Queen

The Chowan University community was honored to have Miss Anna Young, 2021 North Carolina Watermelon Queen, on campus Friday, August 20. Miss Young enjoyed meeting CU students and offering them a delicious slice of melon. The event was sponsored by the North Carolina Watermelon Association and Murfreesboro Farms, Inc. Miss Young is the 20-year-old daughter […]

Chowan University has Record Fundraising Year

Chowan University saw significant increases in both the number of donors as well as total giving for the fiscal year 2020-2021. Through the generous support of alumni, friends, and community members, Chowan University received more than $3.57 million from a record 1,815 donors.  The goal for total gifts was $2.5 million. “In all my years […]

A Letter from Palestine: by Chowan Alumnus George Zeidan

I am Palestinian, born in the Old City of Jerusalem and raised in its smal streets as well as in Bethlehem, where my dad is originally from. Straight after high school, I was told about an opportunity to attend an American university in North Carolina. When I started at Chowan back in 2009, it was my first experience travelling outside my small community. Moving […]

Alston Receives Service Award

On Saturday, October 11th, Dr. Michael C. Alston received the Community Service Award during the Alumni and Friends Luncheon at Chowan University. The Community Service Award is bestowed each year on a local community leader who has truly excelled in his or her chosen profession; has made a significant contribution to our society through his […]

Bradford Lance Jenkins Honored with Young Alumnus Award at Chowan University

On Saturday, October 11, Bradford Lance Jenkins received the Young Alumnus Award during the Alumni and Friends Luncheon at Chowan University. The Young Alumnus Award is bestowed each year on a recent Chowan graduate who has truly excelled in his or her chosen profession; has made a significant contribution to our society through his or […]