Category: Alumni & Friends

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

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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 […]

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

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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 […]