Month: September 2015

President White to Deliver Taylor Religious Heritage Lectures

M. Christopher White, President of Chowan University, will give this year’s Taylor Religious Heritage Lectures on Monday, September 28th, and Wednesday, September 30th, at 11:00 am in Turner Auditorium within Chowan’s historic Columns building. Established in 1994, the Taylor Religious Heritage Lectures are funded by a generous endowment given by Dr. and Mrs. Hargus Taylor in order […]

Honors College Inducts New Members

The newest class of Honors College students at Chowan University were formally inducted on Sunday, September 20th during a special ceremony in Vaughan Auditorium. Keith Reich, Assistant Professor of Religion and Chair of the Department of Religion, served as the keynote Chowan University’s Honors College is a curriculum designed for talented and extremely motivated students who want to gain […]

Chowan Professor Pens Book on NC Poet Laureate

Chowan University’s Associate Professor of History, Dr. Greg S. Taylor, has released his third book highlighting the history of the Tar Heel State,James Larkin Pearson: A Biography of North Carolina’s Longest Serving Poet Laureate. “Although he reached the pinnacle of his field, Pearson’s life was one of true struggle and this biography demonstrates his lifelong […]

Chowan Salon Series Opens September 25th

Conjuring images of dusty landscapes spotted with cactus and tumbleweeds, gunslingers squinting into the sun at high noon, and poker game brawls that spill out of the saloon and into the streets, Professor of English Dr. John Davis will present “More of a Stranger Than Fiction: Evolution of the Western Genre” as he hosts the first Chowan […]

Chowan to Host Wind Quintet

Join Chowan University on Sunday, September 27th at 3:30 pm in Briley Recital Hall as we host the Hampton Roads Wind Quintet. Briley Recital Hall is Chowan’s recently renovated performance space located on the first floor of the Music Department’s Daniel Hall. The concert is free and open to the public. The Hampton Roads Woodwind Quintet […]

Chowan and Northeast Collaborative to host 100+ New Teachers

The Collaborative to Support Initially Licensed Professionals, also known as the Northeast Collaborative, is kicking off their 24th year with local events including a Fall Drive-In Conference at Chowan University on Saturday, September 26th. The conference is open to members within the Northeast Collaborative’s 14 school systems, including Hertford, Halifax, Bertie and Gates among others, and […]

Hawks Outlast Shaw in Five Set Thriller

The Chowan University volleyball team concluded play at the CIAA Round-Up on Sunday afternoon with a thrilling 3-2 win over the Shaw University Lady Bears.  The Hawks improve to 4-3 overall with the victory and advance to 3-0 in conference play.  Chowan won the first set 25-22 and the third set 25-20.  The Lady Bears […]

Hawks Earn Historic Win over Delaware State

The Chowan University football team held off a late rally by Delaware State University and took home a thrilling 31-30 victory against the Hornets on Saturday afternoon.  The victory was the first win over an NCAA Division I opponent for the football team in program history.  The Hawks improve to 2-1 on the season with […]

Hawks Take Two on Opening Day of CIAA Round-Up

The Chowan University volleyball team kicked-off CIAA play on Saturday with two crossover wins against Saint Augustine's University and Fayetteville State University in the opening day of the CIAA Round-Up.  The Hawks even their record to 3-3 overall with the victories and post a 2-0 record in conference play.  Chowan blanked Saint Augustine's University 3-0 in their […]

Chowan University Enrollment Exceeds 1,500

The official numbers are in and Chowan University’s Fall 2015 enrollment of 1,532 is the largest in school history since returning to four-year status in 1992. This growth represents an increase of 3.2 percent over the previous record of 1,484 in the fall of 2014. “It is the eighth consecutive year of undergraduate student growth […]