Category: Student Life

WMU Focus Sunday at Ross Baptist Church features Chowan University

Chowan University Gospel Choir with Ross Baptist Members

On February 19, Chowan University was featured at Ross Baptist Church for WMU Focus Sunday. Director of Church and Community Relations, Lou Ann Gilliam, and the University Gospel Choir led the worship service. Gilliam gave greetings on behalf of the University and shared how Chowan ministers to and with students through Chowan Campus Ministry. She […]

Rouson Memorial Lecture features Dr. Jonathan “Jay” C. Augustine

Rev. Jonathan "Jay" Augustine gives Rouson Lecture

On February 1, Rev. Dr. Jonathan “Jay” Augustine was the guest speaker at the Rev. George T. and Mrs. Luvenia B. Rouson Memorial Lecture hosted by Chowan University and the Town of Murfreesboro.  The occasion began with a word of welcome from Minister to the University, Rev. Mari Wiles followed by an invocation by Rev. […]

Sarah B. Wood receives Minnie Wood Perkins Humanitarian Award at Rouson Memorial Lecture

Sarah B. Wood receives Minnie Wood Perkins Humanitarian Award at Rouson Memorial Lecture

On February 1, 2023, Sarah Bishop Wood was honored with the 2023 Minnie Wood Perkins Humanitarian Award at the Rev. George T. and Mrs.Luvenia B. Rouson Memorial Lecture in Turner Auditorium hosted by Chowan University and the Town of Murfreesboro. Sarah B. Wood is a matriarch to her family and community. A Hertford County native, […]

Eure Baptist Church Highlights Chowan University during Sunday Service

Lou Ann Gilliam, Destiny Vaughan and Dr. Wayne Proctor at Eure Baptist Church

On Sunday, January 29, Eure Baptist Church highlighted Chowan University during their morning worship service. Pastor Dr.Wayne Proctor, a member of the Chowan Ministerial Board of Associates, shared that he has enjoyed being a liaison between the church and the University and warmly welcomed the Chowan guests.  Director of Church and Community Relations Lou Ann […]

Join Chowan for the 2023 Rouson Memorial Lecture featuring Dr. Jonathan “Jay” C. Augustine

Jonathan C. Augustine

Join Chowan University for the Rev. George and Mrs. Luvenia Rouson Memorial Lecture featuring Rev. Dr. Jonathan “Jay” Augustine on Wednesday, February 1 at 11:00 am in Turner Auditorium, McDowell Columns Hall. This program was established by the Town of Murfreesboro, Chowan University, and local historian Alice Eley Jones to honor the contributions the Rousons […]

Chowan University Holds Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Day of Service

Chowan University Holds Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Day of Service

On Monday, January 16th, Chowan University Campus Ministry organized a Day of Service event in celebration of Martin Luther King, Jr.’s legacy and life serving others.  Over 200 faculty, staff, and students joined together to complete over 400 service hours.  The event began with the volunteers meeting in Chowan’s Thomas Dining Hall for lunch and […]

Christmas Cheer in the Hawks Nest

Hawks Nest Tree

The Office of Residence Life and Student Life worked together to deck the Hawks Nest with a Christmas Tree adorned with ornaments made by students.  Under the direction of Residence Life Director Valeria Day and Student Life Director Ashleè Perry, the offices orchestrated events in residence halls for students to come together and make ornaments, […]

Lou Ann Gilliam Serves as Guest Proclaimer at Advent Chapel

Lou Ann Gilliam

Lou Ann Gilliam, Director of Church and Community Relations, was the guest proclaimer for the Chowan University Chapel service on Wednesday, November 30. Her message focused on the special relationship between Mary, the mother of Jesus, and Elizabeth, the mother of John the Baptist, which is recorded in the first chapter of Luke’s gospel. In […]

Alumnus Rev. Jason Villegas ’10 asks “What Kind of King?” in Chowan University Chapel Service

Jason Villegas

Chowan alumnus Rev. Jason Villegas ‘10 was the guest proclaimer at the Chowan University Chapel service on Wednesday, November 16. Rev. Villegas is the pastor of Murfreesboro United Methodist Church and the Youth Director for the North Carolina Conference of the United Methodist Conference. Rev. Villegas earned his Master of Divinity degree from Duke University […]