Month: July 2020

Chowan Record Holder Kjahna O Embracing Opportunity to Work in the NFL With the Atlanta Falcons

ATLANTA, GA. – When friends of Kjahna O are asked to describe her in one word, the inevitable responses are: trailblazer, pioneer or record-setter. That reputation started early for the former star Chowan University student-athlete. At the tender age of three, one of her aunts threw her in a public pool in Orlando, Fla. O embraced the sink-or-swim […]

Campus Modifications for a Safe Reopening

Chowan University has made adjustments to the fall 2020 semester to support health and encourage learning. As always, our goal is to offer an outstanding academic experience to every student. In preparation for the fall, the University has made, and will continue to make, a variety of changes to campus facilities to assist students, faculty, […]

Conference Carolinas Approves Plan to Proceed in Fall of 2020

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Wednesday, July 22, 2020 Contact: Brian Hand ( GREENVILLE, S.C. – The Conference Carolinas Board of Directors unanimously approved a plan to proceed with intercollegiate competition in conference-sponsored sports in the upcoming fall semester. Intercollegiate competition may begin no earlier than Sept. 18, 2020.  The decision was made in the best interest of Conference […]

Harris Joins Chowan Women’s Lacrosse Staff

MURFREESBORO, N.C. – Former Northside High School Men's and Women's Lacrosse coach, Chris Harris, joins the Chowan Women's Lacrosse staff as an assistant coach for the 2021 season.  Harris will also serve as the Head Coach of the Men's and Women's Cross Country programs. Harris comes to Chowan after five seasons at Northside High School in various positions.  […]

CIAA Suspends NCAA Competition for Fall 2020

CHARLOTTE, N.C. – After thorough analysis the Board of Directors for the Central Intercollegiate Athletic Association (CIAA), in conjunction with its Athletic Directors Association (ADA), has voted that NCAA sport competition sponsored by the conference will not occur during the fall of 2020 due to ongoing safety concerns associated with COVID-19. The decision is informed by the […]

Chowan launches Fall 2020 Safe Reopening Webpage

The top priority of the University is the health and safety of our students, faculty, staff, and campus community. The University will continue to develop and revise guidelines that address the expectations of all members of the community, personal safety practices, staffing options, workplace environments, emotional wellbeing, on-campus visitors, modification of facilities, and workplace education as we prepare to resume on-campus […]

A Message from the Board of Trustees | July 2, 2020

Below is a message from Chairman W. Frank Rose Jr., and the Board of Trustees: One of the important cornerstones of a University is academic freedom, where ideas should be openly discussed and debated, allowing both sides of an issue to be heard. The Board of Trustees acted in true liberal arts practice by listening […]