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Chowan Establishes Alumni Executive Partners to Prepare Students for Careers

McDowell Columns Building

Chowan Establishes Alumni Executive Partners to Prepare Students for Careers Alumni often ask how they can “give back” to their alma mater besides the traditional financial donations.  The Chowan University Alumni Council has discovered the answer – alumni are encouraged to become Executive Partners. Executive Partners are Chowan alumni who connect with current students for […]

Chowan University Campus Ministry hosts 2021 Chowan Cares Week

Chowan Cares

Chowan University Campus Ministry hosts 2021 Chowan Cares Week “For real?” questioned senior James Thomas as his eyes grew wide upon learning that an estimated 40.3 million people are enslaved around the world. This startling information from the Red Sand Project was shared with Thomas on Tuesday of Campus Ministries Chowan Cares Week. The Red […]

Chowan University Implements LEAP Program

Chowan University will provide students the opportunity to learn by doing with its new Learn – Experience – Apply – Prepare (LEAP) Program, which is an experiential learning in action program.  The LEAP Program emphasizes engaged student learning through direct experience and reflection. Beginning in their first year and continuing through their fourth year, students […]

Chowan Waives Application Fees for All Students During N.C. Countdown to College Initiative this October

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Chowan Waives Application Fees for All Students During N.C. Countdown to College Initiative this October Chowan University is waiving application fees for all fall 2022 students during the “N.C. Countdown to College Initiative October 2021.” this October The opportunity comes as a part of the College Foundation of North Carolina’s (CFNC) annual campaign to support college access […]

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

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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) […]