Category: Campus News

Chowan University Holds Nineteenth Annual Scholarship Luncheon

A packed J. M. Jenkins Center was home to the nineteenth annual Scholarship Luncheon on the 3rd of November, as over 100 scholarship donors joined students, faculty and staff in an afternoon of celebration and gratitude. Key speakers on the subject of scholarships were students Cristina Flores and Jaylon Boyd, and Trustee Cecil S. Hollomon, […]

Annual Christmas at Chowan Event Announced

A decorated Columns building at night, with Christmas at Chowan Event in front

The Chowan University Department of Music will present its annual Christmas at Chowan concert on Sunday, December 4 at 3:00 pm in Turner Auditorium of the historic McDowell Columns Hall.  The seasonal event is a community favorite as it celebrates the birth of Christ and rings in the holidays with the Chowan Winds and the […]

Professor Jill Awuni Proclaims  “God is the God of Second Chances” at Chowan Chapel Service

Professor Jill Awuni

On Wednesday, November 9, Professor Jill Awuni was the guest proclaimer at the Chowan University Chapel service. Awuni serves as an Assistant Professor of Religion and Business Administration and Director of International Students. Many of her students affectionately call her “Mama Jill” because of her compassionate care for them. Professor Awuni a native of Bolgatanga, […]

Campus Ministry Hosts Annual Chowan Cares Week

Ethan Moxey putting Red Sand in sidewalk crack

Chowan Cares Week is a yearly tradition hosted each November by Chowan University Campus Ministry. Students were given hands-on opportunities each day to show kindness in very tangible ways. Many of the projects were completed around a big table in the Thomas Dining Hall during lunchtime. This format gave Minister to the University, Rev. Mari […]

Murfreesboro Historic Commission Donates to the Columns Preservation Fund

Historic Commission Reps

 On Friday, October 28, Chowan University was presented with a donation from the Murfreesboro Historic Commission toward the Columns Preservation Fund. Present to receive the donation was Chowan President Kirk Peterson. On behalf of the Commission, James “Jimmy” Moore, Lynn Johnson, and John Parker presented the check at the foot of the historic McDowell Columns […]

Tiffany Anderson Joins Chowan University Admissions

Tiffany Anderson

Tiffany Anderson joined the Chowan University staff in the Office of Admissions as the Campus Visit Coordinator. “I am excited to be in this new role and have professional growth,” beamed Anderson.  “I love people, I love to love on people, and give encouragement, and now I have the opportunity to do that in a […]

Calvin Baldwin Jr. Serves as Visiting Executive

Visting Executive with Students

The Business Department held its Visiting Executive Program on Monday, October 24.  The Visiting Executive Calvin Baldwin, Jr, owner of Baldwin Insurance Group, LLC, shared his experience with our students. Baldwin is a Chowan alum (2007) and a successful businessman, an owner of insurance companies that serve clients in Murfreesboro and Charlotte, NC.  The day […]

Twenty-One Students Listed as Outstanding Students

Each year, a select group of juniors and seniors is called forward to accept one of the most prestigious honors the Chowan University community can bestow, the Outstanding Student Award. Selection is based on the student’s leadership, academic achievement, service to the community, contribution to the University, and good citizenship.  The 2022-2023 recipients are: Annery […]

Chowan Chapel Service features Alumna Rev. Elizabeth Miller Villegas

Rev. Elizabeth Villegas

Rev. Elizabeth Miller Villegas, a 2012 psychology major, was the guest proclaimer at the Chowan University Chapel Service on Wednesday, October 26. She shares a unique relationship with Chowan in that she is the 5x great-granddaughter of Godwin Cotton Moore, Chowan’s founding father. While at Chowan, Villegas came to Christian faith and explored her calling […]

Day for Future Teachers at Chowan University 

On October 19th the Teacher Education Department at Chowan University hosted Day for Future Teachers, an event for local high schools to bring their juniors and seniors who are interested in exploring careers in teacher education to Chowan’s campus to learn more about the profession and explore the program. Fifty-three students from three area high […]