Month: June 2017

Chase Nominated for NCAA Woman of the Year

INDIANAPOLIS, IND.- A record 543 female college athletes have been nominated by NCAA member schools for the 2017 NCAA Woman of the Year award. Chowan University's Suraya Chase was nominated for the Hawks after a stellar collegiate career for the Blue and White.  Chase is also nominated for CIAA Woman of the Year in the conference.  The Arouca, […]

Zack Cooper named to NCCSIA All-State Squad

GREENSBORO, N.C. – The 2017 North Carolina Collegiate Sports Information Association (NCCSIA) College Division All-State Teams were released Friday.  Zack Cooper was named to the Second Team as an infielder and as a relief pitcher. On the defensive side of the plate, Cooper tallied 165 putouts and 47 assists.  Cooper also produced on the mound with a […]

Chowan University announces Faculty tenure and promotion

MURFREESBORO, NC – Chowan University proudly takes advantage of every opportunity to exercise use of the tagline, "Faith in your future." Not only does Chowan encourage students to excel, but also takes pride in the promotion of faculty and staff members who go above and beyond the call of duty. As of June 1st, Dr. […]

Chowan University Junior spends summer conducting Field Research

MURFREESBORO, NC – Carrie Blowe, a Junior Biology major at Chowan University, has chosen to spend her summer with turtles in local ponds rather than vacationing to the beaches or mountains. As part of graduation requirements for biology majors, Blowe is obligated to complete either an outside internship, or a research project with a current […]

Chowan University Professor, Dr. Cynthia Nicholson, receives Alpha Kappa Alpha Regional Award

MURFREESBORO, NC – During the 64th Mid-Atlantic Regional Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority Conference Dr. Cynthia Nicholson, the chapter’s president received the Evelyn Reid Syphax Creative Expression Award for Outstanding Graduate Writer. Dr. Nicholson serves as the president of the Lambda Psi Omega Chapter of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority. She is also the Dean of the […]

Baccus and Robins named NCCSIA All-State

GREENSBORO, N.C. – The 2017 North Carolina Collegiate Sports Information Association (NCCSIA) College Division All-State Teams were released Thursday.  Chowan notched two First Team selections in Danielle Baccus and Kayla Robins. Chowan senior Kayla Robins garnered D2CCA Third Team All-America laurels after twirling a 24-10 record with 367 strikeouts and a 0.95 ERA in 213.1 innings. The Central Intercollegiate Athletic Association (CIAA) […]

Carlyle R. Wimbish, Jr. Football Scholarship Endowed at Chowan University

MURFREESBORO, NC – The Carlyle R. Wimbish, Jr. Football Scholarship Endowment Fund was established at Chowan University on March 17, 2017. The endowment was initiated in 2016 by Carlyle R. Wimbish, Jr. to benefit his alma mater, Chowan University, and in grateful appreciation for the education and nurturing he received while attending. Wimbish is committed […]

L. M. Wallace, Jr. Passes Service Set for Saturday, June 17th

Mr. Linyear Mayo (L. M.) Wallace, Jr., age 85, passed away on May 29, 2017, at the Vidant Medical Center of Greenville, NC. L. M. served Chowan as a faculty member in the School of Business from 1958 to 1998. L. M. dedicated his life to education and teaching others what he knew. After serving 25 years at […]

CU tennis in ITA Final Regional Rankings

MURFREESBORO, N.C.- The Chowan University Men's and Women's Tennis programs finish the 2016-17 campaigns with top-10 regional rankings according to Oracle/ITA Collegiate Tennis Rankings. The men's program finished their season in the NCAA DII Tennis Championships falling in the Sweet 16 at Ferris State, stayed at No. 41 in the nation.  Chowan finished second in the […]