Month: August 2018

New Finish Program helps Chowan students graduate faster, with less debt

Chowan University introduced a new program this fall to help students finish their degrees faster and with less debt. To combat the financial burden additional semesters can place on students and parents, the Finish Program ensures that students have the tools they need to graduate with a bachelor’s degree in no more than four years. […]

Chowan University Introduces First-Year and Second-Year Experience

Retention rates are a top focus for colleges and universities across the country. With this in mind, Chowan University will initiate a First-Year Experience program to help students successfully navigate the transition to college life and a Second-Year Experience program to further assist and encourage students to complete their degrees within four years. The First-Year […]

Chowan University Community Chorus seeks local talent

The Chowan Community Chorus invites singers of high school and adult age of all musical backgrounds from Murfreesboro, NC, and surrounding areas to join. Rehearsals begin Monday, September 10, 2018, and are held Mondays 6:30pm-8:00pm in Briley Recital Hall. The Chorus combines local talents with the talents of students, faculty, and staff at the University. The […]

Chowan University Announces Promotions and Tenure

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. Chowan University's Board of Trustees approved tenure and […]

Bembry Named As Preseason NFL Defensive Hopeful

MURFREESBORO, N.C. – With the 2018 Football season in the coming days, for one of Chowan's football players, this season needs to be the best one of his career. Tyler Bembry, senior defensive lineman from Disputanta, Va., was named to the 2018 NFL Regional Combine Preseason Defensive NFL Hopefuls Watch list.  Bembry is one of 14 […]

Chowan University recognizes 2017-2018 employees of the year

Chowan University recognized Frances Eason Cole, Alice Linda Hassell, and Dr. John Dilustro as the 2017-2018 employees of the year. Female Employee of the Year recognized two exceptional women who share several similarities. Both Cole and Hassell work in the Whitaker Library, are local, and have served Chowan for more than twenty years. In fact, […]

Former CU hoopster retires to second career

This article is reprinted in full with permission from Gene Motley, News/Sports Desk at Roanoke Chowan Publications. For the second time this summer, a former Chowan University men’s basketball player has left the professional ranks, but he leaves an outstanding career behind. Suffolk native Quinton McDuffie officially announced his retirement in July, ending a five-year […]

Chowan University Campus Ministry to host Chowan Cares

On Thursday, August 23, Chowan University Campus Ministry will host Chowan Cares at the Jenkins Center on the Chowan campus at 5pm. In partnership with Ahoskie Food Bank and the Chowan Rotaract Club, Campus Ministry will pack Backpack Buddies for the children of Riverview Elementary and other area schools.  Each backpack will be filled with […]

Dr. Jennifer Place is awarded Excellence in Teaching from Chowan University

Chowan University awarded Dr. Jennifer Place, Chair of the Department of Psychology, the Excellence in Teaching Award. Dr. M. Christopher White, 22nd President of Chowan University and current Chancellor, stated, “She is small but she has enthusiasm. She is dynamite. She has become a mainstay on the faculty and chairs one of the most vibrant […]

Chowan University Partners with Community to Welcome New Students

On August 18, 2018, twenty-five local businesses and churches will gather from 11am-1:30pm on the Chowan University campus to welcome new students to Chowan and the Murfreesboro community. This southern hospitality is an annual tradition where the community demonstrates the love it has for Chowan students through fellowship. Located in the Hawk’s Nest, Chowan faculty […]