Category: Campus News

John M. Tayloe Retires from Chowan University after Three Decades of Service Above Self

John Tayloe retires

Few individuals dedicate themselves to their work so fully; few put a cause – an institution – above themselves, time and time again. John M. Tayloe is one of those rare individuals. A Bertie County native and 1994 alumnus, Tayloe began his career at Chowan following his graduation, and time and time again, he has […]

Chowan University STEM Mentoring Program Travels to NCICU Workshop at Guilford College

Students pose for photo in Guilford College Library

On November 17th, seven student members of the STEM Mentoring Program at Chowan University, accompanied by Dr. Kyung-Hoon Lee, participated in the NCICU Career Workshop at Guilford College. The workshop provided an invaluable opportunity for these students to explore various career paths and gain insights into internship programs. As a Life Skills University, Chowan University […]

SPO Dupree Foster Engages with Criminal Justice Students in Campus Mentoring Session

Criminal Justice Class poses with SPO Dupree Foster

Criminal Justice students at Chowan University recently had the invaluable opportunity to engage with Dupree Foster, a distinguished Special Police Officer (SPO) from the Chesapeake Police Department. Foster, a passionate motivational coach, provided insights into the benefits of pursuing a Criminal Justice Degree in today’s workforce. This event was just one of the many networking […]

Professors Honored at 2023 Provost’s Award Ceremony

Provost's Awards

 On Tuesday, November 14th, the annual Provost’s Awards were held in Vaughan Auditorium. This annual ceremony recognizes faculty and staff members on campus for their outstanding work with students and dedication to Chowan University. The awards and recipients are as follows: Excellence in Student Engagement Award – Taylor Furlough, Coordinator of Student Life Excellence in […]

Annual Christmas at Chowan Concert Announced for Sunday, December 3rd

Christmas at Chowan

The Chowan Singers, Chamber Chorus, Jazz Band, Wind Ensemble and Community Chorus will present the annual Christmas at Chowan concert Sunday, December 3, 2023 at 3:00 PM. The Music Department, working with Smart Start, is collecting toys for the children of Hertford County. A huge, wrapped Christmas box will be at the entrance of Turner […]

Briley-Weaver Piano Dedication Service led by Maja Rajković and Dennis Krasnokutsy

Maja Rajkovió and Dennis Krasnokutsy perform for a crowd

On Sunday, November 6th, 2023, the Chowan University community gathered in the Chowan Chapel to witness the dedication of the Briley-Weaver Steinway piano. The grand event featured a captivating concert by renowned pianist Maja Rajkoviċ, accompanied by the talented Dennis Krasnokutsy on the viola. The Briley-Weaver Steinway piano, a magnificent instrument of unparalleled beauty and […]

Chowan University Welcomes Wendy Blythe as Assistant VP for Accounting in the Business Office

Chowan University is pleased to announce the appointment of a new Assistant VP for Accounting in the Business Office, Wendy Blythe. Wendy is a Franklin, VA native with extensive experience in the field, the addition of this individual to the Chowan family is expected to bring a fresh perspective and valuable expertise. Having obtained both […]

Twenty Students Inducted into Alpha Chi National Honor Society

Group Photo of Inductees

On October 24th, 2023, the NC Phi Chapter of Alpha Chi proudly welcomed twenty exceptional students into its esteemed ranks. These individuals have demonstrated outstanding academic achievements, leadership qualities, and a commitment to excellence.  The new inductees are: – Haydon Ahlers, Ft. Mitchell, KY | Biology – Cameryn Barrow, Grovetown, GA | Mathematics – Caryn […]

Chowan University Biology Students discuss Postgraduate study and Careers

Students in classroom

The Chowan University Biology department recently organized an insightful in-person panel discussion featuring three distinguished toxicologists, Robert Roth, PhD, DABT; Gina Hilton, PhD; and Lee Watson, PhD, DABT. The event aimed to provide students with valuable information about continuing education opportunities within the Biology department and post-graduate studies, further expanding their career prospects. This initiative […]

Chowan University Announces Outstanding Student Awards Recipients for 2023

Students walk across campus in front of the Column's Building

Chowan University is proud to announce the recipients of the 2023 Outstanding Student Awards. These exceptional students have demonstrated outstanding academic achievements, leadership skills, and a commitment to their community.  The following students have been recognized for their exceptional accomplishments: – Alexandra N. Bishop of Beulaville, NC, Psychology  – Malachi J. Cobb of Washington, NC, […]