Month: January 2017

Chowan University Coach Latoya Jones Named CIAA Coach of the Week

CHARLOTTE, NC – The Central Intercollegiate Athletic Association (CIAA) in conjunction with the CIAA Women's Basketball Coaches Association and Sports Information Directors Association announced the CIAA Women's Basketball Player, Newcomer, Rookie, and Coach of the Week on Wednesday morning. CU's first year women's basketball coach, Latoya Jones, has earned Coach of the Week honors for the fourth time […]

Investment in Academic Success is Key to Student Retention and Engagement

MURFREESBORO, NC – Chowan University’s fall 2016 enrollment of 1,534 students was the largest in school history since returning to four-year status in 1992. The current semester also boasts record-breaking spring enrollment numbers, with an increase of 1.8 percent over last spring's record. This is the third consecutive spring the university has set an enrollment […]

Chowan Men’s Basketball Soars to Win over Livingstone

SALISBURY, NC – The Chowan University men's basketball team soared to a 95-77 win over Livingstone College in CIAA cross-divisional action on Monday night. The Hawks saw five players score double-figures and hit 65% from the field in route to the 18 point win. The Hawks improved to 14-6 overall and 7-4 in the CIAA […]

Chowan Women’s Basketball Stuns #2 Virginia Union University

RICHMOND, VA – The Chowan University women's basketball team overcame a twenty-point deficit over the course of three quarters to stun the #2 team in women's NCAA D2 basketball, Virginia Union University, 79-75. The Hawks mounted a steady but relentless come back that shocked the Lady Panthers, giving them their first loss of the 2016-17 […]

Chowan University Order of Omega Inducts New Members

MURFREESBORO, NC – On Wednesday, January 18, the Psi Chi Chapter of Order of Omega inducted seven new members: Makya Alexander of Forest Hill, MD (Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc.) Elisha Blowe of Newport News, VA (Zeta Phi Beta Sorority, Inc.) Tyjae Clayborne of Baltimore, MD (Delta Sigma Theta, Inc.) Brandon Giles of Baltimore, MD […]

Another Record Enrollment

Chowan University has set a new spring semester enrollment record with a total of 1,378 students attending classes in Murfreesboro and at the university's extended campus in Weldon. Spring enrollment has increased 1.8%, or 23 students, over last spring's record-setting 1,354 students enrolled. This is the thirdconsecutive spring the university has set an enrollment record. […]

CU Men’s Basketball Spreads the Wealth in Win Over Lincoln

Box Score MURFREESBORO, NC – Five Chowan players scored in double-figures as the Hawks rolled to a 96-76 win over Lincoln University at home on Wednesday night. The Hawks spread the wealth as eight different players scored in the game. Chowan was led by senior forward, Jeremy Smith, who dropped 25 points to lead all scorers on […]

CU Women’s Basketball Picks up Decisive Win Over Lincoln

MURFREESBORO, NC- The Chowan University women's basketball team picked up a decisive 81-64 win over Lincoln University Wednesday evening. The Hawks improve to 13-6 overall and 6-3 in the CIAA. Lincoln falls to 5-15 on the year and 3-7 in CIAA play. CU's Jordan Payne scored a season-high 28 points to help propel the squad to their […]

Reverend Dr. Boone to headline Rouson Lecture at Chowan University

MURFREESBORO, NC – Reverend Dr. Linwood Boone, D. MIN. will headline this year’s Rouson Memorial Lecture, held February 1st at 11am in Turner Auditorium inside McDowell Columns Hall on the Chowan University campus. Dr. Boone currently resides in Hampton, Virginia with his wife, formerly known as Amanda Battle.  He received his Bachelor of Arts in […]

CU Women’s Swimming Strokes by Competition at Greensboro College Invitational

GREENSBORO, NC – The Chowan University women's swimming team wrapped up regular season swim competition by sweeping their opponents at the Greensboro College Invitational on Friday night. Chowan won eight of the ten events they competed in at the invitational that featured Greensboro College, Guilford College, and Hollins University.  Chowan beat Hollins with a team score of 100-66. […]