Month: August 2018

Chowan University Rotaract Club Remains Active in the Community

The Chowan University Rotaract Club has been busy over the last academic year. Members of the club are responsible for multiple fundraisers and service projects on campus and throughout the community, raising over $2000 for charities and causes in Hertford County and abroad. Their activities and accomplishments earned them the Chowan University Mission and Vision […]

Chowan University Places in Phi Beta Lambda State Conference

Chowan University ranked in the awards at the 64th Annual Phi Beta Lambda (PBL) State Leadership Conference. Not only was the Chowan University chapter of PBL awarded second place in Eastern Region Chapter Membership, but the three student representatives placed in the top ten when they competed in conference events. Malek Leach of Petersburg, VA, […]

CU Athletics Gearing Up for 10th Annual Community Night

The Chowan University athletic department is proud to host the 10th Annual CU Community Night August 16th at 6:30pm.  The event will be held rain or shine. Barring poor weather, the event will be hosted on the upper athletic fields behind the Helms Center. The rain location is the Helms Center. CU Athletics Community Night is a free, […]

John Hinton retires from Chowan University after 20 years of service

John Hinton, Vice President for Human Resource and member of the senior staff (former Mayor of Murfreesboro), retired in May from Chowan University after 20 years of loyal service.  Hinton is originally from Portsmouth, VA. He graduated from Virginia Military Institute and went on to serve his country in the United States Army. Following his […]

Chowan University Presents Excellence in Community Service Awards

Each year, Academic Affairs at Chowan University celebrates the spirit of service by honoring professors with the Faculty Excellence in Community Service Award. The 2017-2018 awardees are Dr. William Collins, and Dean Christina Rupsch. Dr. Danny Moore, Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs commented, “The finalists are the types of people that Theodore Roosevelt […]

Chowan University launches inclusive-access textbook program

It is a truth universally acknowledged that college textbooks seem to cost a small fortune these days. The College Board estimates that students spend an average of $1,200 a year on textbooks and supplies, an increase of 82% in the past decade. As part of its commitment to fostering student success, Chowan University will launch the […]

Former Chowan hoops player retires in style

This article is reprinted in full with permission from Gene Motley, News/Sports Desk at Roanoke Chowan Publications. TIJUANA BAJA CALIFORNIA. – Trayvon Lathan was thinking of only one sure thing as the games were winding down in the Circuito de Baloncesto de la Costa del Pacífico, or Pacific Coast Basketball Circuit (CIBACOPA), and its 2018 playoffs […]

Chowan University Launches New Degree Programs

Chowan University will launch two new degrees fall of 2018. In an effort to provide additional structure to an already existing interdisciplinary studies degree, Chowan will launch integrative studies and general studies Bachelor of Science and Bachelor of Arts degrees. The integrative studies program will replace the interdisciplinary studies program. Both integrative studies and general […]