Month: May 2020

Steinrock and Vann Retire from Human Resources

Lynn Vann, Human Resources Coordinator, and Tim Steinrock, Director of Human Resources both enter retirement beginning June 1, 2020.  Lynn Vann has been employed as the Human Resources Coordinator for Chowan University since March 2008. A lifetime resident of Hertford County, prior to Chowan, she spent sixteen years as the Bookkeeper at The Corner Shop […]

CU Athletics Launches COVID-19 Task Force to Prepare for Return to Play

Chowan University's Vice President for Athletics, Patrick Mashuda, announced Thursday the formation of a small working task force within the athletic department in response to the  COVID-19 pandemic. "The overall health and safety of our student-athletes and staff are our number one priority so forming this task force will help prepare for a hopeful return […]

Chowan University on-boarding digital HawksCard with Google and Apple Pay

Last year, Chowan University began implementation plans to use Transact Mobile Credentials starting fall 2020.  This tool allows for easy access to facilities and the ability to make contactless payments on campus. Until the addition of Android mobile devices launched last week, users could only have access to mobile credentials on Apple mobile devices.   Chowan […]

Chowan University’s Virtual Commencement Celebration

For the first time in the history of Chowan University, a virtual commencement celebration was held for the class of 2020.  The in-person Commencement Ceremony was postponed due to the coronavirus pandemic but will take place on December 19, 2020.  Graduation is one of the most celebrated days of many families, but with the pandemic […]

Fall 2020 Reopening Task Force

As the global understanding of COVID-19 evolves, it is imperative that the University research and recommend safe, effective, and efficient ways to reopen for fall 2020. On Monday, May 11th, Dr. Peterson named thirteen key personnel who will lead a task force that will coordinate the University's preparedness, operational effectiveness, and continuity as it relates […]

Hall Era Begins With 2020 Football Schedule Release

The dawn of a new era will begin for Chowan Football in 2020 as Head Coach Mark Hall releases the 2020 football schedule. The Hawks finished the 2019 season with a 3-7 overall record and 2-5 mark in the CIAA.  Chowan finished the last four games under Hall with a 2-2 record with both loses against Virginia Union […]

Academic Advancement

Following the April Board of Trustees meeting, Chowan University shared with its faculty, staff, and Board of Visitors updates across the University.   Perhaps the most monumental was the University's plans to update and enhance its academic offerings.  In a previous release,  Dr. Danny Moore shared a statement announcing that student learning opportunities at Chowan University will be […]

Chowan University Announces 2020 Faculty Promotion and Tenure

Chowan University proudly takes advantage of every opportunity to exercise the use of the tagline, "Faith in your future." Not only does Chowan encourage students to excel, but also takes pride in the promotion of faculty and staff members who go above and beyond the call of duty. Following the April 2020 Board of Trustee […]

Chowan University is preparing to be open for fall 2020

President Peterson shared with the Board of Trustees in a virtual meeting on April 30th that the University intends to safely resume in-person teaching and residential life for the fall 2020 semester. Along with the senior team, he has been working through various scenarios to resume on-campus operations this fall. The plans are contingent upon […]

PBL Members Adapt and Succeed at Virtual Conference

Learning to adapt is a valuable business skill. Adapting is just what Associate Professor of Marketing and Phi Beta Lambda advisor, professor Patsy Taylor, and her students did to yield successful results at this year’s Phi Beta Lambda (PBL) competition. The annual North Carolina PBL conference they had eagerly prepared for all year was canceled […]