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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. […]

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 Admissions Hosts Local Schools

Chowan University Admissions Hosts Local Schools

Over the past few weeks, the Office of Admissions at Chowan University has greeted over 150 students from six local schools. Through group visits and our academic outreach programs, students of all ages visit Chowan and learn from our expert faculty and staff, experience life on a college campus, and even enjoy a meal in […]