Month: July 2016

Getting to Know the New Public Voice of Chowan University

MURFREESBORO, NC – Although she’s no stranger to executing communication plans or developing brand strategies, she may be a stranger to you. In April Chowan University announced plans to restructure their approach to University Relations; plans that included promoting Brooke Reich to a new role as Senior Development Director and Director of University Relations and […]

Hawks Picked 4th in CIAA Northern Division, Newberry Tabbed Preseason All-CIAA

DURHAM, NC- The Central Intercollegiate Athletic Association (CIAA) in conjunction with the CIAA Football Coaches Association and Sports Information Directors Association announced the 2016 Preseason All-CIAA Team and Predicted Order of Finish on Wednesday evening.  The Chowan University Hawks were picked sixth overall and fourth in the CIAA Northern Division.  Demetrius Newberry was tabbed to the Preseason […]

Biology Department Receives Grant for Field Work

MURFREESBORO, NC – The Biology Department at Chowan University received funding from North Carolina Sea Grant in late April of 2016. The Community Collaborative Research Grant allows Chowan students to participate in coastal programs that strive to bring together academic and coastal communities to solve environmental problems. Under the leadership of Dr. James “Bo” Dame, Associate […]

Brewton Jr. Added to Women’s Basketball Coaching Staff

MURFREESBORO- The Chowan University athletic department along with Head Women's Basketball Coach LaToya Jones announced the addition of Eric Brewton Jr. to the coaching staff.  He will serve as an assistant coach with the women's basketball program.  Jones noted, "I am excited to welcome the final piece to an amazing staff.  Eric is a young, energetic, purpose-driven, hard worker […]

Department of Music Gifts Grand Piano to HCHS

MURFREESBORO, NC – As a result of recent renovations at Chowan University, the Music Department was able to gift Hertford County High School with a nine-foot grand piano according to Dr. Mary Hellmann, Chair of the Department of Music. The current band director at Hertford County High School (HCHS) is Chowan alumnus Juan Winstead. He […]

Will Gurganus Joins Admissions Department

MURFREESBORO, NC – In preparation for the new fall 2016 semester, Chowan University announces the hiring of Will Gurganus to their Admissions Department. Gurganus graduated in May with a bachelor’s degree in Criminal Justice. During his time at Chowan he spent four years on the baseball team and contributed to the team’s first CIAA conference […]

Heckler to Take over Men’s and Women’s Cross Country Programs

MURFREESBORO- The Chowan University athletic department has named Rick Heckler Head Men's and Women's Cross Country Coach.  Heckler is set to take over both programs for the 2016 season in addition to his current position of Head Women's Bowling Coach.  He enters his fifth season with Chowan athletics.  Heckler is no stranger to the Hawks' cross country […]

Mobley hired as Residence Life Coordinator and Area Director

MURFREESBORO, NC – Chowan University announces the hiring of 2016 graduate Alisha Mobley. Selected as Miss Chowan University by the student body during her senior year, Mobley was recently hired as Residence Life Coordinator and Area Director where she helps to create a safe environment for Chowan students. “We look forward to having her positive […]