Category: Campus News

2021-22 Outstanding Student Awards

2021-22 Outstanding Student Awards

Each year, a select group of third- and fourth-year students is called forward to accept one of the most prestigious honors the 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. On Thursday, February 24th the […]

Chowan University Recognizes Winners of the 52nd Annual Student Art and Design Exhibition


On February 10, 2022 Chowan University’s Department of Communication Arts announced the award winners for the 52nd Annual Student Art and Design Exhibition during the opening reception.  Destiny Vaughan won First Prize of $150.00 for her work, “Enigma” which is digital art based on a poem she wrote in her Creative Writing class. Ulyses Ortega-Espino, […]

Chowan University Students and Alumni “Share the Well”

Chowan University Students pack Valentine’s Day good bags for senior adults at the Hertford County Office of Aging.

During Chowan University Campus Ministry’s annual Share the Well Week, February 10-15, students were invited to engage with the gospel story found in John chapter 4. In this chapter, Jesus offers “living water” to a woman he encounters at the well. With this theme of living water, students were given the opportunity to “share the […]

Andy Wilson Presents in Three Sessions at CASE District Conference

Andy Wilson at Case

Andy Wilson, Vice President for Advancement was selected to lead three sessions at the CASE District III Annual Conference: Redefined.  The District III Annual Conference was held in Atlanta, Georgia from January 30th through February 2nd and over 750 professionals attend.  Wilson’s first session was titled “Analytics – the basics and how any shop size […]

2022 Hobson Prize Winner Announced

Daniel Wallace

Chowan University is pleased to announce that Daniel Wallace is the recipient of the 2022 Mary Frances Hobson Prize for Distinguished Achievement in Arts and Letters. In making the announcement, the Hobson Prize Selection Committee noted, “A Daniel Wallace novel lures readers quickly into the story and its magic holds on to their imagination until […]

Alumnus Calvin Carter hired as Inaugural Minster of Engagement

Calvin Carter

Calvin Carter, 2015 alumnus returned to Chowan University in January 2022 to fill the newly created position of Minister of Engagement.    The newly established role of the Minister of Engagement is to assist the Minister to the University in enhancing and supporting the ministry to students at Chowan University through creative areas of student lead […]

Chowan University Unveils its New Look with Website Launch

Road PIece

After a fifteen-month process of planning and work, the final major component of a brand refresh – a new website – launched on January 24, 2022. Last fall, Chowan began unveiling its new look beginning with Admissions pieces and marketing.  The launch of the new website is the latest in the University’s efforts to enhance […]

Chowan University President Appointed to the SACSCOC Board of Trustees

Chowan University President Appointed to the SACSCOC Board of Trustees - Kirk Peterson

Chowan University President, Kirk E. Peterson, was appointed to the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC) Board of Trustees, Class of 2024. Dr. Peterson’s three-year term began on January 1, 2022, and concludes on December 31, 2024. SACSCOC is the regional body for the accreditation of degree-granting higher education institutions in […]

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 […]