Year: 2019

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 […]

Aiken Promoted to Head Athletic Trainer

The Chowan Athletic Department announced the promotion of Michelle Aiken, DAT to Head Athletic Trainer. Michelle enters her fourth season with the Blue and White after spending her first three years as an Assistant Athletic Trainer.  Aiken provides coverage for men's soccer, men's and women's swimming, and softball. Last year, Aiken received her Doctorate of Athletic Training from […]

Seese Tabbed To Lead Chowan Men’s Lacrosse Program

The Chowan Athletic Department announced the hiring of Josh Seese as the head coach of the Men's Lacrosse program. Seese comes to Chowan after spending three seasons as the head coach at Potomac State College (NJCAA).  During his stint with the Catamounts, Seese saw improvement in two seasons competing against Division I programs and several NJCAA top-25 programs. […]

CU Swimming Adds Another CSCAA Scholar All-American

The College Swimming and Diving Coaches Association (CSCAA) has named the Chowan Men's and Women's swimming teams to its Scholar All-America team for the Spring 2019 Semester. This marks the fourth consecutive semester the Women's program has achieved this distinction, while the Men's program has posted their second in as many semesters. CSCAA Executive Director Greg Earhart noted: "Chowan shows […]

Nikki White Promoted To Director Of Swimming

The Chowan Athletic Department announces the promotion of Nikki White as Director of Swimming on Wednesday morning. "I couldn't be more excited and grateful for the opportunity to continue my career with the Hawks as Director of Swimming. The growing women's and men's teams have such a bright future ahead of them, and I cannot wait to […]

Ashley Gustafson Named Head Softball Coach

The Chowan Athletic Department announced the hiring of Ashley Gustafson as the head coach of the Chowan Softball program. Ashley Gustafson is no stranger to Chowan athletics after spending three seasons as an assistant coach under former coach Brian DeWitt from 2014-2017. Gustafson returns to Chowan after spending the past two years as a middle school teacher at […]

Erica Blubaugh Joins Chowan Staff

The Chowan Athletic Department announced the hiring of Erica Blubaugh as the Chowan Women's Lacrosse assistant coach and head Men's and Women's Cross Country coach. Blubaugh comes to Chowan after spending a season as an assistant coach at WT Woodson High School in Fairfax, Virginia.  She helped lead the Cavaliers to an 11-5 record. Prior to coaching, Blubaugh […]

Chowan Supports Students Called to Ministry with Recent Milestone

“When I first arrived on Chowan’s campus, I still had serious doubts about whether or not I was called to serve the church in ministry,” says graduate Sean Timmons, a four-year CCSA Scholar bound for Duke Divinity School on a full scholarship in the fall. “But today, I am more confident than ever before and […]