Category: Arts and Performance

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 […]

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 […]

Chowan University Department of Communication Arts Faculty Exhibition

Green Hall

Murfreesboro, NC –The Department of Communication Arts is proud to present its Faculty Exhibition, September 2 -30. The exhibit will feature the creative accomplishments of Tom Brennan, Rob Buller, Jason Fowler, Jennifer G. Newton, Steven Harders, Mitchell Henke, Samuel Miller, Chris Rupsch, and Michelle Surerus. Original works in graphic design, painting, printmaking, photography, textiles, ceramics, […]

Chowan Hosts Graphics Summer Camp

Graphics Camp 2021

The Graphic Communications faculty hosted a Graphics Summer Camp June 14-18. Campers were provided instruction in the offset press, screen printing, 3-D printing, photography, structural design, and a flatbed inkjet printer. Campers also had the opportunity to design and print their own notepad, t-shirt, poster, and postcard.  Throughout the week campers spent time on campus photographing images for their […]

Chowan’s Department of Communication Arts offers new Mass Communication Major


Starting in August 2021, Chowan’s Department of Communication Arts will begin offering a Mass Communication major. This major, which offers concentrations in Communication Studies and Sports Media, will prepare students for employment in a variety of careers in communication. The program will be headed by Dr. Samuel Miller, who holds a Ph.D. in Communication and […]

Graphic Communications Host Virtual Field trip for Alumna and Students

Chowan Graphic Communications alumna, Suzanna Christian ‘04 teaches Commercial Photography and Visual Arts at King William High School in King William, VA. She hurt for her students as they missed so many rites and rituals in their junior and senior years. Christian said that she “was pleased when her level four photography students came up […]

Hunter S. Taylor receives Chowan University Faculty Excellence in Teaching Award

On Sunday, May 9 at the 162nd Chowan University Commencement Ceremony, Dr. Hunter S. Taylor was honored as the recipient of the Faculty Excellence in Teaching Award for 2020-21. Dr. Taylor joined the University in 2015 and is the Dean of the School of Business and Design. Selection for this award is based on such […]

Chowan University Recognizes Winners of the 51st Annual Student Art and Design Exhibition

On March 5, 2021, Chowan University’s Department of Communication Arts announced the award winners for the 51st Annual Student Art and Design Exhibition. A virtual slideshow was sent to the Chowan community via email as well as posted on University social media platforms and the website.  The following is a list of the 2020- […]