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Norfolk Police Chief Larry Boone Visits Chowan University

Chief Boone

On Monday, October 11 Norfolk, Virginia Police Chief Larry Boone visited Chowan University to speak about his motivating personal story of success and his vision for the future of the criminal justice system.  Chief Boone, although a native of New Jersey, moved to Northampton County, North Carolina to live with his grandparents after numerous unfavorable […]

Chowan Announces Second Year of No Tuition Increase

Chowan front gate

Following a vote by the Board of Trustees, tuition rates will not increase for the 2022-2023 academic year.  Chowan University students will pay the same tuition rate as they did in the 2020-2021 academic year.  “This is the second year in a row that the Chowan University Board of Trustees has approved the recommendation of […]

Chowan University Celebrates New Galleries with NostalgiaVision Exhibition

Chowan University Department of Communications Arts is pleased to host the NostalgiaVision exhibit opening on Thursday, October 14 from 5 to 7 pm. This show will feature graphic design work by two renowned graphic designers, Owen Cassidy and Jimmy Henderson. The opening will begin with a celebration of the newly remodeled Juanita Kelly Pond and […]

Chowan University Hosts Lisa Sharon Harper for Taylor Religious Heritage Lectures

Lisa Sharon Harper near Susan Parker Kerr Gazebo

Chowan University Hosts Lisa Sharon Harper for Taylor Religious Heritage Lectures Chowan University was pleased to host Lisa Sharon Harper as the 2021 Taylor Religious Heritage Lecturer on Monday, September 20, and Wednesday, September 22.  Ms. Harper is a speaker, writer, activist, and artist. Ms. Harper earned her master’s degree in Human Rights from Columbia […]

Chowan University Department of Biology collaborates with Bertie County on their “Tall Glass of Water” Project

Chowan University Department of Biology collaborates with Bertie County on their “Tall Glass of Water” Project Chowan University’s Department of Biology is proud to be collaborating with Bertie County on their “Tall Glass of Water” (TGOW) Project. The TGOW Project will leverage natural resources in the area, such as the Salmon Creek State Natural Area, […]

Whitaker Library Hosts Virtual Visit with Dr. Carla Hayden, Librarian of Congress

Whitaker Library Hosts Virtual Visit with Dr. Carla Hayden, Librarian of Congress The Whitaker Library Learning Lab was one of the virtual hosts for a “Special Afternoon with Dr. Carla Hayden, Librarian of Congress” on Thursday, September 16. This unique opportunity for librarians and guests was made possible by the Association of Southeastern Research (ASERL) […]

Chowan University Breaks Ground for New Chapel

Chowan University Breaks Ground for New Chapel Chowan University was pleased to host a groundbreaking ceremony on Thursday, September 9 at the site of the new chapel. This new facility is to be built adjacent to the historic McDowell Columns Hall. The construction of the new chapel marks a significant step in the overall vision […]

Music Department presents Dr. Mary Hellmann on Piano

Music Department presents Dr. Mary Hellmann on Piano The Chowan University Department of Music presents Dr. Mary Hellmann on piano, Sunday, September 12, at 2 pm in Turner Auditorium of McDowell Columns Hall.  In this first performance of the new academic year, Dr. Hellmann, chair of the Chowan University Department of Music will be performing […]

Chowan University Welcomes New Faculty Members

New Faculty

In conjunction with the 2021-2022 academic year, Chowan University has added five new members to the faculty: Dr. Tomica Crosby, Professor Mary Earp, Professor Phillip Entzminger, Dr. Samuel Miller, and Dr. Lia Walker.   Dr. Tomica Crosby joins the Department of Education as Assistant Professor. Dr. Crosby holds a Doctorate of Education from the University of […]

NC Watermelon Queen hosts Watermelon Party for Students

NC Watermelon Queen

The Chowan University community was honored to have Miss Anna Young, 2021 North Carolina Watermelon Queen, on campus Friday, August 20. Miss Young enjoyed meeting CU students and offering them a delicious slice of melon. The event was sponsored by the North Carolina Watermelon Association and Murfreesboro Farms, Inc. Miss Young is the 20-year-old daughter […]