Led by Alpha Chi co-sponsor Syble Shellito and Alpha Chi alum Jennifer Humphrey, twenty-three members of the Chowan University North Carolina Phi Chapter of the Alpha Chi Honor Society are attending the Alpha Chi National Convention in Alexandria, Virginia, on April 7-9.
The winners and runners-up for the Chowan Undergraduate Prize for Writing are:
WINNER: Shannon Lassiter, "Choices In Life"
RUNNERS-UP: Haley Haggard, "Lost Stars" and Samara Hardiman, "Mark It By the Day"
Christina Rupsch will assume leadership of the new School of Fine and Applied Arts at Chowan University on June 1, 2016. She will begin her role this summer after more than seven years at Tidewater Community College where she is a Professor of Art and Director of the Visual Arts Center.
Since its inception in 1870, the North Carolina State Prison housed a variety of notable inmates, including “Carbine” Williams, who invented semiautomatic firearms while incarcerated; Otto Wood, who managed several daring escapes from the prison; and Velma Barfield, the “death row granny” who in