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Chowan University Earns 2024-2025 Military Friendly® Gold Status

Military Friendly School 24-25

Chowan University was recognized nationally for its support of military students, earning the status of a Military Friendly® university with a gold-level ranking for the 2024-25 academic year.  This designation by VIQTORY, a service-disabled veteran-owned publication focusing on post-military education and employment. Institutions earning the designation were evaluated using public data sources and responses from […]

Fourteen Students Tapped for Psi Chi Honor Society Induction

Chowan University is thrilled to announce the spring induction of 14 outstanding students into Psi Chi, the prestigious international honor society in psychology. These exceptional individuals have demonstrated exceptional academic achievements and a deep commitment to the field of psychology. The students tapped for induction are: – Tynasia Mazetta Bunting, Newport News, VA – Kacie […]

Chowan University Hosts NERESA Meeting

President Charles Taylor addresses participants of the meeting in the Chowan Room

Chowan University welcomed the Northeast Regional Service Alliance (NERESA) to its campus on October 18th for their monthly business meeting. NERESA, composed of 18 local school superintendents, gathered to discuss matters of regional importance and collaborate on educational initiatives. During the meeting, President Taylor addressed the attendees, highlighting Chowan University’s new Life Skills focus and […]

University Recognizes Staff Members of the Year

At the annual Faculty-Staff Appreciation Recognition Day on Tuesday, April 28 Julie W. Emory and Kimberly S. Bailey received the Staff Members of the Year Awards.  The staff members of the year award was established in 2004 to recognize the most outstanding members of the staff. Selection is based on years of service, commitment to the […]

Chowan University Celebrates Faculty and Staff for their Service

Interim President and Georgia Williams

On Tuesday, April 28, Chowan University hosted the annual Faculty-Staff Appreciation Recognition Day in McDowell Columns Turner Auditorium.  A welcome was given by Director of Human Resources Elizabeth Hedrick, followed by an invocation by Minister to the University, Rev. Mari Wiles. Interim President Charles E. Taylor gave remarks praising the Chowan Community for their service.  […]

Campus Ministry in Cuba

Mission team in Cuba

On May 7, the Chowan Campus Ministry Mission team went to Santiago de Cuba, Cuba for their first international mission trip since the Covid-19 pandemic. Read Minister to the University Rev. Mari Wiles’s reflection on the experience.  I have a map of the World that I found in a flea market in Brooklyn, NY.  It […]

Chowan University Alpha Chi Members Present at New Mexico Conference

Elijah Brown, Erica Mock, and Olivia Wheeler

On March 30, 2023, three students and one faculty member attended the Annual Alpha Chi National Convention in Albuquerque, New Mexico.  Alpha Chi student executives Elijah Brown, Erica Mock, and Olivia Wheeler were joined by Alpha Chi Faculty Sponsor Dr. Lia Walker, who served as a judge for presentations in the field of biology at […]

Lettie Pate Whitehead Foundation has Supported Chowan for Over Five Decades

Lettie Pate Whitehead portrait from

Trustees of the Lettie Pate Whitehead Foundation, Inc. recently announced a grant of $260,000 to Chowan University for the use of general scholarships during the 2023-24 academic year, which makes this the largest grant to Chowan since the partnership began in the early 1970s. For more than 50 years, the foundation has awarded in excess […]

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. […]