Month: October 2016

Hargus Taylor Passes, Funeral Set for Wednesday

Dr. Raymond Hargus Taylor, Chaplain and Religion Faculty Emeritus of Chowan, died peacefully on Sunday, October 30, 2016, at Vidant Roanoke-Chowan Hospital in Ahoskie, North Carolina. Beginning as Chaplain to the College (now University) in 1963, Dr. Taylor held many positions on the historic campus throughout his career, including Director of Denominational Relations and Chair of […]

The Brown Lady, 19th-century ghost in taffeta, still haunts Chowan

This article is reprinted in full with permission from Josh Shaffer at the Raleigh News and Observer. MURFREESBORO – In one story, the ghost known as the Brown Lady is enrolled at a tiny Baptist college during the Civil War when her promised blue-blood husband commits a pair of unthinkable sins: One, he fights for the Yankees; […]

Hawks Outlast Rams 5-4

Box Score COLUMBIA, SC- The Chowan University men's soccer team survived a late rally by Columbia International University to capture a 5-4 win on Saturday afternoon.  The Hawks improve to 8-6-2 on the year with the win while the Rams drop to 5-12 on the season with the setback.  In the 18th minute, Lee Wattam put the Hawks on […]

Hawks Conclude 2016 Season with Double Overtime Draw against Columbia International

Box Score COLUMBIA, SC- The Chowan University women's soccer team fought through two overtime periods before settling for a 0-0 draw against Columbia International University.  The Hawks end the 2016 season with a Division II program-best record of 8-6-2 while the Rams move to 5-6-3 on the year.  Chowan recorded 10 shots over the course of […]

CU Volleyball Splits Pair of Non-Conference Matches Saturday

Box Score 1 | Box Score 2 MISENHEIMER, NC- The Chowan University volleyball team split a pair of matches in non-conference play on Saturday afternoon.  The Hawks came up short in a 3-2 decision against Belmont Abbey College but recovered with a 3-0 win against Pfieffer University in their second match of the day.  In Saturday's first match, […]

Hawks Capture First Dual-Meet Victory in Program History

MURFREESBORO- FULL RESULTS The Chowan University women's swim team earned their first dual-meet victory in program history on Saturday afternoon in the Bynum Brown Aquatic Center.  The Hawks scored 136 points over the course of the competition to earn the win over Columbia College.  The Koalas compiled a team score of 84 over the course of the […]

Rotaract Club of Chowan University Puts Service Above Selfies

MURFREESBORO, NC – While their peers are busy posting selfies and scrolling social media, 79 Chowan University students are dedicated to community service.  The Rotaract club, sponsored by the Murfreesboro Rotary Club, is part of the larger Rotary International civic organization. These students work with various organizations in the surrounding community on projects like campus […]

Dinkins Joins CU Athletic Staff

MURFREESBORO – Chowan University's Vice President for Athletics, Ozzie McFarland, announced the hiring of Charlotte Dinkins as Internal Operations Assistant this week. Dinkins, a native of New York City, joined the Hawks' administrative staff after last working at Cedar Crest College in Allentown, Pennsylvania. "We are excited to add Charlotte to our athletic administrative team here at Chowan," […]

Przestrzelski Joins Football Coaching Staff

MURFREESBORO- The Chowan University athletic department along with Head Football Coach Tim Place announced the addition of Nate Przestrzelski to the football coaching staff.   Przestrzelski serves as Equipment Coordinator for the program.   In this role, Przestrzelski oversees all football equipment, field and fieldhouse facility maintenance, video operations, and assists with the daily operations of the football program.  Additionally, he […]

Hawks Capture Five Set Win over Limestone

Box Score GAFFNEY, SC- The Chowan University volleyball team earned a hard fought 3-2 win over Limestone College on Tuesday evening.  The Hawks improve to 17-7 with the victory while the Saints slide to 7-16 overall with the loss.  Tuesday's win marked the seventh straight victory for the Chowan Blue and White.   Chowan earned 25-17 […]