As part of the 2015 Commencement ceremonies at Chowan University, honorary degrees were conferred on two noteworthy community members. Murfreesboro Town Councilman Hal R. Thomas received an honorary Bachelor of Arts degree, and local historian E. Frank Stephenson, Jr.
A gift set in motion over twenty years ago came to fruition with the establishment of the Carol S. Neal Scholarship Endowment Fund on March 2, 2015. The permanently endowed scholarship will provide financial assistance to a worthy full-time student attending Chowan University.
Congratulations to Georgia Williams and Scott Parker, recipients of the Chowan University Staff of the Year Award at the annual Employee Recognition Day.
Georgia Williams is the University Librarian and Head of Chowan's Whitaker Library.
It was July 15, 1966 when I received the bad news in a mimeographed letter from Chowan College titled “Room Assignment.” I would be rooming with my TWIN SISTER – Jerry and I had been rooming together for the past 18 years. We were ready for someone new!
The Board members of the Chowan Christian Service Association (CCSA) at Chowan University held a special luncheon in the Chowan Room on April 15th to honor the achievements of one of their own, Dr. R. Hargus Taylor, and his life of dedicated service to others through higher education.
A comprehensive study of the economic impact of higher education in North Carolina has found that Chowan University created $23.7 million of added economic value to the Roanoke-Chowan region during the 2012-13 fiscal year, the equivalent of creating 527 new jobs.
Join Chowan University on Friday, April 17th from 5:00 to 7:00 pm for a special reception for the Senior Art Exhibition in the Green Hall Art Galleries honoring the talents of the 2015 graduating class of Visual Art majors.