Year: 2017

John Tayloe receives Spirit of Chowan Award

MURFREESBORO, NC – During the joint Board of Trustees and Board of Visitors luncheon on December 7, 2017, President Christopher White presented John Tayloe, Vice President for Development, the Spirit of Chowan Award. Dr. White stated, “Only eleven people have received this award over the period of 15 years. It is a very prestigious and […]

Chowan Adds Men’s Swimming As 19th NCAA Sport

MURFREESBORO, N.C. – Chowan University President, Dr. M. Christopher White, and Chowan Athletics announce the addition of men's swimming as the Hawks' 19th NCAA sport for the 2018-19 academic year to compete alongside the women's program.  Recruiting for the program will begin immediately. "We are thrilled to announce the addition of the men's swimming program here at […]

Arts collaboration gives local non-profit a happily-ever-after

Helen Keller famously stated, “Alone we can do so little; together we can do so much.” Her statement is borne out by the work of two Chowan University professors, their students, and local non-profit Princesses on a Mission. Each year Steve Harders, Professor of Communication & Drama, adopts a local non-profit, donating the proceeds from […]

Chowan Visualizes Path Ahead

Close your eyes and imagine a Christian university that is a national model for student success. Chowan University’s new strategic plan ensures just that through academic strength and excellence of the University. The Strategic Plan for 2017-2022 reflects two years of careful discussion and strategy by representatives across the University, led by President White. It […]

Chowan University Celebrates Retiree and Successor

MURFREESBORO, NC – Chowan University is ending another successful year with a celebration of service rendered and a new beginning to anticipate. After almost a quarter century of fine, dedicated, and loyal service, Portia Davis, Administrative Assistant to the President will retire at the end of this month. Her 24 years with Chowan University have […]

Chowan University Announces Promotions

Chowan University is proud to announce the following promotions.       As of December 1, Brooke Reich has been promoted to Assistant Vice President for Development, a role she will fill while continuing to serve as Director of University Relations and Communications. Reich joined the Chowan University Office of Development in 2014 as Associate […]

Chowan University Unveils New Visual Identity

Chowan University announced a new branding strategy this week, marking the most significant change to its visual identity in more than a decade. Designed by Chris Stagl, Associate Professor of Graphic Design, the official launch of the new logo is scheduled for January 1, 2018. The new logo honors Chowan's Christian heritage while incorporating everyone's favorite […]

Chowan University hires Danny Davis

MURFREESBORO, NC – Danny Davis, of Shelby, NC, joins Chowan University as Vice President of Business Affairs replacing Donnie Clary who has transitioned to Vice Chancellor of Business. He began his new role December 1, 2017 per the approval of the Executive Committee of the Board of Trustees. Davis stated, “Assuming a senior leadership role […]

CU Swims To Two Records In Day One Of SCAD Invite

SAVANNAH, Ga.- After the opening night of competition at the SCAD Invitational, the Chowan Swimming team sits in ninth place in a strong field. THE BASICS Day One Results | Chowan- Ninth 30pts LOCATION | Savannah, Ga. INSIDE THE LANES 200 Medley Relay Chowan picked up a ninth place finish in the event with a time […]

Baker and Lucci Named USCA All-Southeast Region

KANSAS CITY, Mo. – A pair of Chowan Soccer players were named to the 2017 Division II United Soccer Coaches Association All-Southeast Region team, the Association announced on Wednesday. Representing Chowan on the list is Carolina Lucci of the Women's Soccer Program and Josh Baker representing the Men's Soccer Program. Carolina Lucci continues to add to the list of first for […]