Month: September 2019

Shots Fired at Whites Crossing, University Quick to Respond

In the early morning hours of September 22, 2019, shots were fired at Whites Crossing student housing. Thanks to immediate student action, campus, local, and state authorities were quickly on the scene. Two suspects were arrested by Campus Police on Union Street, near the intersection of Cotton Street. Neither suspect is affiliated with Chowan University. […]

Chowan University Community Chorus Begins Rehearsals

Under the direction of Dr. Benjamin Thorburn, Director of Choral Activities, the Chowan University Community Chorus will begin weekly rehearsals on Monday, September 9. Rehearsals will be held on Mondays from 6:30 to 8:00 pm at Briley Recital Hall in the lower level of Daniel Hall on the Chowan University campus. The Community Chorus is […]

Smith to Present Taylor Religious Heritage Lectures

Rev. Dr. Valerie Carter Smith, Executive Director/Treasurer of the Women’s Missionary Union of Virginia, will give this year’s Taylor Religious Heritage Lectures on Monday, September 23th, and Wednesday, September 25th, at 11:00 am in Turner Auditorium within Chowan’s historic McDowell Columns Hall. For the last ten years, Smith has led a ministry in The Prostitution […]

Dr. Julian R. Mills Embodies Christian Service

On Wednesday, August 28 in the parlor of the Camp President’s Home at Chowan University, Dr. Julian R Mills Sr. of Roanoke Rapids, NC officially signed the paperwork that completes his fifth endowed scholarship for Chowan University. The esteemed 1959 Chowan graduate continues to maintain his legacy of ministry and generosity by way of this […]

CU Debuts Team, Approach for Residence Life

Chowan University proudly introduces three new Residence Life employees, as well as the new Care Team approach, which will function in a broader scope to ensure that each student is safe and secure in their living and learning environments. Sher-Ron Laud becomes part of the Chowan family as the new Residence Life Director. The Springfield, […]

Weather Alert: Chowan University Resumes Normal Schedule Following Dorian

9/8 9:00 am Update: Chowan University will resume normal business operations at 10:00 am on Saturday morning, September 7, 2019. All classes and offices will operate under normal operating schedule. ………………………………………………………. 9/5 2:00 pm Update: Chowan University continues to monitor the progress of Hurricane Dorian. Please be aware of the following:  COUNTY-WIDE CURFEW IN EFFECT– A county-wide curfew will be […]