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Religion Club Hosts Field Trip to Islamic Association of Raleigh

Paul Gilliam, Director of the Chowan University Religion Program, and Lou Ann Gilliam, Chowan University Director of Church and Community Relations, led a group of twelve students to the Islamic Association of Raleigh on Saturday, March 19. The group was met with warm hospitality, and a member of the Islamic community, Fiaz Fareed, led a […]

Chowan Hosts Annual SeniorFEST Virtually on March 22, 2022

SeniorFEST March 22, 2022

 Chowan University will host virtual SeniorFEST on Tuesday, March 22 from 10:00 am-12:00 pm.  For over a decade, Chowan University has hosted an annual SeniorFEST for senior adults. After sadly canceling in March 2020 at the beginning of the Covid-19 pandemic, SeniorFEST pivoted to a virtual format in March 2021. “I was hopeful that we […]

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 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 […]

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 […]

Chowan University Rotaract Club Fills Empty Bowls With Just a Little More Than Soup

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Chowan University Rotaract Club Fills Empty Bowls With Just a Little More Than Soup Soup tasting, friendly conversation, and comradery in purpose brought the Chowan community (students, faculty, and Murfreesboro citizens) together for an Empty Bowls Supper Monday evening. The Rotaract Club at Chowan University sponsored this event where attendees bought a hand-crafted bowl made […]

Two Chowan University Students Present at North Carolina Symposium

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On Saturday, November 13 Asuntha Fleming and Glenn Jordan, two English majors at Chowan, presented at this year’s State of North Carolina Undergraduate Research and Creativity Symposium (SNCURCS). The symposium was held virtually again this year with 320 presentations from over 30 institutions.  Asuntha Fleming, a junior majoring in English with a minor in psychology, […]

Newlyweds Begin Scholarship to Chowan University as a Wedding Gift

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Newlyweds Begin Scholarship to Chowan University as a Wedding Gift In celebration of their marriage on October 16, 2021, James “Jimmy” W. Smith ‘67 and Linda Motley Smith gave each other a gift, a scholarship to Chowan University.  The newlyweds have established the Friends of Teacher Education John Lee Smith, Sr., and Genevieve Brown Smith […]