Month: July 2019

Hayley Nejman To Lead Acrobatics & Tumbling Program

The Chowan Athletic Department and Vice President of Athletics, Patrick Mashuda, welcome Hayley Nejman as the first-ever head coach of Acrobatics & Tumbling at Chowan. Hayley comes to Chowan following a season at Urbana University as Assistant Acrobatics & Tumbling Coach in the program's inaugural season.  Nejman helped Urbana to a third-place finish at the Mountain East Conference Championship. […]

Chowan Football Picked Fourth In CIAA Preseason

The Central Intercollegiate Athletic Association (CIAA) released the 2019 Football Preseason Order of Finish and Preseason Team in Salem, VA on Thursday. The Hawks were picked fourth overall and third in the Northern Division, the highest overall selection under head coach Tim Place.  Chowan finished the 2018 season with a 6-4 record and a 4-2 mark in […]

New League, New Opponents: King University

As Chowan Athletics transitions into the Conference Carolinas, each week throughout the summer, will profile a different Conference Carolinas school as a way to introduce our new league opponents in 2019-20. This week's profile features King University. Location: Bristol, TN Nickname: Tornado Founded: 1876 Colors: Blue and Red Enrollment: 2,357 Athletics Website: President: Mr. Alexander Whitaker Twitter: @KingAthletics Athletics Director: David Hicks Facebook: KU Tornado Conference History: Has […]

CU Basketball’s Ugljesa Portic Selected To NABC Honors Court

The National Association of Basketball Coaches (NABC) today announced the 2018-19 NABC Honors Court, recognizing those men's collegiate basketball student-athletes who excelled in academics during the past season. The NABC Honors Court recognizes the talents and gifts that these men possess off the court and the hard work they exhibit in the classroom. Ugljesa Portic was […]

Chowan University Awards Clary Honorary Doctorate

Donnie Odell Clary was conferred an honorary doctorate of business administration during the spring commencement ceremony at Chowan University to recognize his exemplary service to the institution. Clary, now Vice Chancellor for Business Affairs, has been with the university since 2005. Under his leadership as Vice President for Business and Finance, Chowan University garnered a […]

Young Joins CU Athletic Training Staff

The Chowan Athletic Department and Director of Sports Medicine, Eric Gustafson, announced the hiring of Jessica Young as an assistant athletic trainer. Jessica Young comes to Chowan after completing her masters' in Human Development and Leadership at Murray State in May 2019.  While with the Racers, Young assisted with volleyball, women's soccer, football, men's and women's cross country, track and […]

CU Bookstore Hosts School Supply Drive

The CU Bookstore is partnering with Hertford County to collect donations of school supplies in order to help K-12 students in the community prepare for the 2019-20 school year. The school supply drive begins now and runs through August 31st.  Any and all supplies are needed and welcome. Donations may include notebooks, binders, folder, pencils, […]

CU Football Team Mentors Youth

Members of the Chowan University football team participated in the Young Gentlemen's Forum at Riverview Elementary School, a mentoring program targeting male fifth-graders. The program focuses on mentoring these students socially and emotionally while developing valuable skillsets, such as study skills and conflict resolution. "It is truly a humbling experience to have these young guys […]

CU Students Hone Teaching Skills

Students from SSPE 310 visited Riverview Elementary School to practice teaching skills for their future careers as Health and Physical Education teachers. The Chowan students led sixth-graders in games of volleyball, badminton, and Frisbee. "This was amazing," said Shane Price-Lloyd. "We got to see the students grow, have fun, and we also got experience teaching […]

GEO Group, Inc. Funds Annual Scholarship at Chowan University

In June, The GEO Group, Inc. made another generous donation to student scholarship at Chowan University. With the addition of this year’s donation, GEO Group has given more than $35,000 to Chowan University to support students in their academic efforts. The Group’s scholarship supports seven Chowan students annually in the majors of business and criminal […]