Month: August 2016

Art Exhibition Merges the Past and Future of Young Women in Rural NC

MURFREESBORO, NC – Leeta Harding’s artistic approach to merging the past and the future will be showcased in the Chowan University Green Hall Art Gallery from Thursday, September 1st at 5 pm to Thursday, September 29th. The exhibition is entitled The Past and Future Merge: Portraits of Young Women from Rural North Carolina. Harding’s photographic work has […]

Hawks Picked to Win CIAA Northern Division, Chase and Tschida Named Preseason All-CIAA

CHARLOTTE, NC- The Central Intercollegiate Athletic Association (CIAA) in conjunction with the Volleyball Coaches Association and Sports Information Directors Association announced the 2016 Predicted Order of Finish and Preseason All-CIAA Team on Wednesday afternoon.  The Chowan University volleyball team was voted to repeat as CIAA  Northern Division Champions and finish second overall in the preseason rankings.  Suraya Chase and Brittany […]

Chowan Hosts Exploration of Regional Treasures

MURFREESBORO, NC – Join Chowan University as they host an historical and archeological exploration of regional treasures. This event, “Hidden Gems of the Albemarle”, will take place on Wednesday, October 12th from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. in Vaughan Auditorium – Marks Hall.  The event proudly introduces NC Secretary of Cultural and Natural Resources, Susan Kluttz, […]

Chowan Graphics Students Win with Hands-On Technology

MURFREESBORO, NC – The Communication Arts Department at Chowan University provides students with knowledge and hands-on experience with technologies that will assist them in making the transition from school to work. This hands-on experience also makes them formidable competitors in events sponsored by the Paperboard Packaging Alliance (PPA), Printing Industries of the Carolinas (PICA), and […]

Upward Bound Program at Chowan University Offers Opportunity to High School Students

MURFREESBORO, NC – The Upward Bound Program at Chowan University has been making a difference in the lives of high school students for the past 40 years. The summer program, led by Frank Stephenson, targets first generation college students and helps push them to accomplish great things. “The program is as good as its great, […]

Chowan University Seniors Chosen to Receive Research Stipend

MURFREESBORO, NC –  Chowan University had two students receive stipends to support research that will be presented at the 2016 North Carolina Undergraduate Research and Creativity Symposium. The stipends were awarded by North Carolina Independent Colleges and Universities (NCICU) to students performing undergraduate research in the areas of science, technology, engineering or mathematics (STEM) fields […]

Chowan University to host Book Talk with Juanita Farrow

MURFREESBORO, NC – Chowan University’s Whitaker Library will host Juanita Farrow, author of the newly released book Common Good. The book takes the reader on a spiritual journey through America and shares the stories of ordinary people making an extraordinary difference in the lives of many. Farrow resides in Williamsburg, VA and will be talking […]

CU Softball Program to Host Youth Clinics

MURFREESBORO- The Town of Murfreesboro in conjunction with the Chowan University softball team will host youth softball clinics on September 10th and September 17th.  Registration begins immediately and can be completed at Town Hall on Broad Street in Murfreesboro.  The clinics will be geared towards youth ages 4-13.  Over the course of two Saturday's, Chowan University softball […]

Chowan Athletic Department Gears up for 8th Annual Community Night

MURFREESBORO- The Chowan University athletic department is proud to host the 8th Annual CU Community Night on August 18th at 6:30pm.  The event will take place on the upper athletic fields behind Hawkins Baseball Field.  CU Community Night is a free, fun night for the Roanoke-Chowan community and kicks-off the start of a new athletic year for […]

Hawks Give Back to Local Community

MURFREESBORO- Members of the Chowan University football team spent time preparing for the 31st Annual North Carolina Watermelon Festival on Friday afternoon.  Drew Buck, Demetrius Newberry, Kishon Roberts, and Nate Wyche lent a helping hand at the event, held in Historic Downtown Murfreesboro.  The group assisted with setup of dozens of vendor displays over the course of the morning and afternoon while interacting […]