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Chowan University’s 163rd Commencement Honored its Students

Chowan University held its 163rd Commencement on Saturday, May 7 at 10 am in the Hawks Athletic Center.  At the ceremony, 197 students received their diplomas. The ceremony was led by the chief faculty marshal, Dr. Hunter Taylor, Dean of the School of Business and Design.  Each school was led by its chosen gonfalonier and […]

Chowan University Singers Perform at Carnegie Hall

Carnegie Hall

Months of rehearsal and anticipation finally paid off for members of the Chowan University Singers who traveled to New York City in March to perform at Carnegie Hall.  Designed by architect William Burnet Tuthill and built by philanthropist Andrew Carnegie in 1891, Carnegie Hall is one of the most prestigious concert venues in the world. […]

Chowan Esports Hosted Clemson Over The Weekend

Esports vs Clemson

MURFREESBORO, N.C. – The Chowan Esports Program took a step away from their normal competition schedule as the Hawks hosted the Clemson Esports Program over the weekend in some friendly competition. “We were excited to have a Division I program here on campus and to compete against them,” said Katie Harry.  “Both programs had a great time […]

Chowan University Unveils its New Look with Website Launch

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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, 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 […]

Board of Trustees Honors Two with Emeritus Status

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The Chowan University Board of Trustees authorized emeritus status for two faculty members, John Davis and Amy Wethington. This honor is bestowed by the University to recognize a recently retired professor’s dedication and distinguished career at Chowan.  Professor John Davis, Distinguished Professor of English, had an impressive forty-year career teaching at Chowan before retiring in […]

Dr. Gregory S. Taylor Receives Highest Prize for North Carolina Historian

Dr. Gregory S. Taylor Receives Highest Prize for North Carolina Historian Dr. Gregory S. Taylor Distinguished Professor of History at Chowan University has received recognition by the North Carolina Literary and Historical Association (NCLHA). His most recent work, Central Prison: A History of North Carolina’s State Penitentiary was named the winner of the 2021 Ragan Old North […]