Month: September 2015

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 […]

Honor Societies Tap Top Students

In the early weeks of September, upperclassmen at Chowan University secretly stalked the hallways, scouring classrooms for the best and brightest of their peers to surprise them with an invitation into the academically-elite honor societies. Almost 100 students were called forward for this fall’s “tapping” of the honors organizations, which now number 14 on the […]

Chase and Tutherow Grab CIAA Volleyball Weekly Honors

The Central Intercollegiate Athletic Association (CIAA) in conjunction with the Volleyball Coaches Association and Sports Information Directors Association announced the CIAA Volleyball Players and Coach of the Week honorees on Tuesday afternoon.  Chowan University's Suraya Chase and Ashley Tutherow were recognized as CIAA Player of the Week and CIAA Rookie of the Week, respectively.  Chase, a native of Arouca, Trinidad and […]

Tackett Earns CIAA Weekly Women’s Cross Country Honors

The Central Intercollegiate Athletic Association (CIAA) in conjunction with the Men's and Women's Cross Country Coaches Association and Sports Information Directors Association announced the CIAA Cross Country Runners and Coach of the Week honorees on Wednesday afternoon.  Chowan University's Ashley Tackett was recognized as CIAA Women's Runner of the Week. Tackett, whole hails from Norfolk, Virginia, had an impressive […]

Chowan’s Bryan Hill Named Coastal Plain League Coach of the Year

Chowan University Assistant Baseball Coach Bryan Hill had a standout summer as Head Coach of the Edenton Steamers.  Hill guided the team to victory in the Petit Cup Championship while earning Coastal Plains League Coach of the Year honors for the second time in three seasons.  Under Hill's direction, the Edenton Steamers posted a 40-15 record over […]

Men’s Basketball Program Gives Back to Community at Local Food Bank

The Chowan University men's basketball team and coaching staff spent time at the Albermarle Food Bank Mobile Unit at the Murfreesboro Baptist Church on September 8th.  The Hawks worked together to organize food packages that help to feed families in the local area. The team worked alongside community volunteers from a coalition of local churches, […]

Tyler Burden Called Up to Vancouver Canadians

Former Chowan University baseball stand out Tyler Burden has been called up to play with the Vancouver Canadians, a Class A, Northwest League Toronto Bluejay affiliate. Burden, who was drafted by the Bluejays in the 20th round in June earlier this summer, has already made two appearances since being called up from the Bluefield Bluejays (West Virginia).  […]

CU Men’s Soccer Blanks Goldey-Beacom

The Chowan University men's soccer program came away with a 3-0 shut out win over Goldey-Beacom College on Saturday afternoon, marking their second straight win and second straight shut out victory. The Hawks played brilliant in their second outing of the fresh 2015 season, out shooting the Lightning 23 to 15 in the match.  The […]

Hawks Down Fayetteville State in Season Opener

The Chowan University football team kicked-off the 2015 season with a 41-31 road victory over the Fayetteville State University Broncos on Saturday evening.  With the win, the Hawks tie the series against the Broncos (3-3) with Chowan claiming victories in three of the last four outings against Fayetteville State.  The Broncos tallied 414 total offensive yards in […]

Hawks Shut Down The Lincoln University

The Chowan University women's soccer team cruised to a 5-0 win over the visiting Lady Lions of The Lincoln University on Saturday evening.  The victory was the first for the Hawks since October 10th, 2014, and also the first for first year Head Coach Chris White. Chowan's five goals in Saturday's contest matches the total number of goals scored over the […]