Year: 2019

Chowan Adds Acro & Tumbling, Becomes 28th Member

The Chowan University Department of Athletics in conjunction with the Office of the Chancellor and the Office of the President at Chowan University is excited to announce the addition of Acrobatics & Tumbling as the 20th varsity sport and 11th women's varsity sport in the athletic department. "This is clearly a rising sport that provides […]

Bradley Cash promoted to Director of Student Life at Chowan University

Chowan alumnus, Bradley Cash, was promoted to Director of Student Life at Chowan University. Cash, a 2012 Chowan graduate, joined the Chowan staff as the Jenkins Center Coordinator and Parker Hall Area Director after graduation and was promoted to Assistant Director of Student Life in 2017. Mari Wiles, Minister to the University, said, “We are […]

Chowan University to participate in NCICU Ethics Bowl

Chowan University is one of twenty-two colleges across North Carolina slated to participate in the 8th annual Ethics Bowl hosted by North Carolina Independent Colleges and Universities (NCICU) February 8 and 9, at the North Carolina Legislative complex in Raleigh with the topic of “Ethics and the Environment.” The Chowan University team is led by campus […]

Chowan University launches new Quality Enhancement Plan

As part of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC) accreditation process, Chowan University launched a new Quality Enhancement Plan (QEP) titled Lit Sphere (Literature Spheres). The QEP is designed to create a culture of reading by increasing students’ pleasure and enjoyment in reading, leading to an increase in the overall quantity […]

Chowan University Friends of Music Series to present Lisa Lowry and Paula Pressnell

The Department of Music at Chowan University will present the Friends of Music Artist Series featuring Dr. Lisa Lowry, soprano, and Paula Pressnell, pianist, performing an Evening of Canadian Art Song on February 2, at 7 p.m. in Turner Auditorium of McDowell Columns Hall. Lowry, Assistant Professor of Music at Chowan, completed her Doctor of Music degree, Master of Music degree, […]

CU’s Michelle Aiken Receives Terminal Degree in Athletic Training

Chowan University boasts a large number of faculty with terminal degrees. To be more exact, in a recent report released by the Provost's office in November of 2018, 79 percent of Chowan's 65 faculty members have terminal degrees in their respective teaching fields. Chowan University is also home to 162 staff members, representing seven different areas […]

Dr. Mollie Madden to discuss new book at Chowan University Lecture Series

On January 25, at 4 p.m. in Vaughan Auditorium of Robert Marks Hall, Dr. Mollie Madden will present as part of the William Bradley Salon Lecture Series with a discussion of her new book, The Black Prince and the Grande Chevauchée of 1355. On 19 September 1356, Edward of Woodstock, known as the Black Prince, and his […]

Dr. Arwin D. Smallwood to headline Chowan University Rouson Memorial Lecture

Dr. Arwin D. Smallwood will headline the Chowan University Reverend George T. and Luvenia B. Rouson Memorial Lecture on February 6, 2019, at 11 a.m. in Turner Auditorium of McDowell Columns Hall with the lecture titled, "Northeastern North Carolina in Red, Black and White: A History of African Americans, Native Americans, and Whites and their […]

Chowan University Announces Fall 2018 President’s and Dean’s List Honors

Chowan University officially announced the President’s and Dean’s List honorees for Fall 2018.  Students who receive President’s list have achieved a grade point average of 3.8 or better for the semester. Those who have attained a grade point average between 3.25 and 3.79 for the semester are awarded Dean’s List honors. These distinctions, for full–time students, […]

Chowan University to host 49th Student Art Exhibition

Beginning Thursday, January 24, 2019, at 5 p.m. with an opening reception, the Department of Communication Arts at Chowan University will host the 49th Annual Student Art Exhibition in Green Hall Gallery through Thursday, February 28. The annual art exhibition features individual bodies of original works in a wide variety of media determined by the student’s artistic […]