Year: 2019

Chowan Announces New Academic Programs

Chowan University is pleased to announce the addition of three new academic programs to its offerings, starting fall 2020: E-commerce, Educational Studies, and Business and Design.  A Bachelor of Science in Business Administration with a concentration in E-commerce prepares graduates for several jobs that are projected to grow over the next eight years. The Program combines elements of information systems, marketing, […]

Chowan’s Accreditation Reaffirmed by SACSCOC

The Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC) announced on December 10 that accreditation for Chowan University is reaffirmed for an additional ten years following a comprehensive review of Chowan's academic and administrative programs. Reaffirmation signifies that Chowan programs meet high standards as the result of a rigorous internal and external review process […]

Christmas at Chowan Arrives Sunday, December 8, 2019

The Chowan Singers, Chamber Chorus, Jazz Band, Wind Ensemble and Community Chorus will present the annual Christmas at Chowan concert Sunday, December 8, 2019 at 3:30 PM. The Music Department, with the Murfreesboro Rotary, are collecting Toys for Tots to provide Christmas gifts to Hertford County children. We are asking all who attend this free […]

Chowan Hosts Seventeenth Annual Scholarship Luncheon

On Thursday, November 7, 2019, Chowan University’s Jenkins Center transformed into an elegant banquet hall prepared to welcome scholarship recipients, their donors, and esteemed guests with warm, seasonal greetings. The event opened with host, President Dr. Kirk E Peterson, extending the official welcome to all attendees. Mari E. Wiles, University Minister, proceeded to give the […]

Chowan Cares Week Encourages Missions and Ministry

Chowan Cares is a week-long event hosted by Chowan University Campus Ministry.  This annual event was created by Minister to the University, Rev. Mari Wiles, to give the entire campus an opportunity to serve with Campus Ministry.  Now in its thirteenth year, Chowan Cares Week creatively invites the talent of students, faculty, and staff for […]

Theatre@Chowan presents glowing drama Aura

Theatre@Chowan will present three performances of Tommy Lee Johnston’s glowing drama, Aura, on November 22, 23, and 24, 2019. Aura depicts the story of an eccentric man named Mike. Mike has the ability to see the color auras that surround others. Instantly, he can see their vitality or their imminent death. With his own death […]

Chowan’s 1979-80 Football Team Honor Legendary Coach Jim Garrison

Members of the 1979-80 Chowan Football Team converged on campus Saturday, November 2 for the final home game of the season. Mike Grant, Hall of Famer and reunion organizer, presented each alumnus a Chowan Blue t-shirt which read, "Inspired By The Legend —Coach Garrison." Jody Schultz, who was a second round draft pick for the […]

Chowan’s Sports Science Students Participate in Annual Competition

A group of Chowan University’s sport science majors and professors made a strong showing at the North Carolina Alliance for Athletics, Health, Physical Education, Recreation, Dance and Sport Management (NCAAHPERED-SM) in Winston-Salem on October 23-25. Professor Jim Hammond gave two presentations, and six students participated in student competitions: Carneal Hall, Justin Robinson, Deja King, Dinah […]

Chowan Announces This Year’s Distinguished Alumni and Community Service Award Recipients

During halftime at the Homecoming game Saturday, October 26, 2019, the Community Service Award and Distinguished Alumni recipients were recognized. There were two recipients of the 2019 Community Service Award and three individuals honored as Distinguished Alumni.  Robert Earl and Carolyn Early Brinkley, both Ahoskie NC natives, were presented as this year’s Community Service Award […]

Chowan Announces Addition Of eSports

The Chowan University Department of Athletics in conjunction with the Office of the President at Chowan University is excited to announce the addition of Esports beginning Fall of 2020.  Esports is competitive gaming using video games on various platforms, most often in the form of organized, multiplayer competitions.  "Coupled with the University's other men and […]