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Your Chowan Story: The Many Faces of Chowan, Celebrating 175 Years

Whitaker Library and the Department of Mass Communications are collaborating to make Your Chowan Story possible. Funding is provided by the Friends of Whitaker Library.


What is Your Chowan Story?

An oral history project to celebrate Chowan University's 175th anniversary.

Who should share their story?

Alumni, current students, both current and former faculty and staff, friends of the university, and community members. Anyone with a Chowan story!

How will the stories be used?

Many stories will be shared on social media or as a video compilation during Chowan University's 175th Anniversary Celebration.

Where will the stories be kept?

Your story will be preserved for future generations in the digital files of the A. Linda Hassell Archives of Whitaker Library. The A. Linda Hassell Archives are open to the public by appointment. To visit the archives, please contact Frances Cole at

 Who has access to my story?

My story may be used as part of educational programs, exhibits, and publications including, but not limited to social media, websites, and print.

For additional questions, please contact: