Month: August 2020

Chowan Posts Record High 58 For D2ADA Academic Achievement Award

CLEVELAND, OHIO — The Division 2 Athletics Directors Association (D2 ADA) announced the 2019-20 recipients of the D2 ADA Academic Achievement Awards. The Academic Achievement Awards, in its 13th year, is a program that recognizes the academic accomplishments of student-athletes at the Division II level. Chowan posted 58 student-athletes to the list.  Since 2012, Hawks student-athletes have seen that number increase […]

Donations Covering Campus

Faced with the challenge of how to protect Chowan University from the coronavirus spurred senior Ginger Jordan, alumnus Jerry Bowman ’67 and faculty member Dr. Mitch Henke to action.  All three have individually used their talents to safeguard their Chowan community.     Creative writing major and Marine Corp veteran Ginger Jordan is an avid sewer.  While […]

Chowan Still Feels Like Home While Creating a New Teaching and Learning Environment

The faculty and staff worked tirelessly over the summer to alter the academic calendar and class delivery methods to accommodate our students' needs amid a pandemic while back in their living and learning environment. On Tuesday, August 25th, students began classes with altered delivery methods, in classrooms that have been reconfigured to ensure proper social […]

Chowan Adopts #CampusClear

On August 17th the University launched a new tool for daily health screening.  "As part of our comprehensive strategy for controlling the spread of COVID-19 on campus, we are deploying #CampusClear, a daily self-screening application," shared Emily Terry, Director of Human Resources.  "Everyone in our learning community is required to use #CampusClear to gain access to […]

Chowan Students Greeted By Reality of Moving In During A Pandemic

Move-in weekend looked quite different this year. Absent were many greater community members from local churches and businesses welcoming students and their family members to campus while serving them lunch. Absent were student-athletes and volunteers helping students move-in. On the other hand, processes were streamlined and the "welcome" to campus was adapted to accommodate the […]

Mary Breeden Honored with Spirit of Chowan Award

On Monday, August 17th, Dr. and Mrs. Peterson visited the home of Mary Breeden to present her with an award bestowed only twelve other times – The Spirit of Chowan Award.  Dr. Peterson shared, “Mary Breeden will never be found in the spotlight, but all of us recognize her special touch in helping Chowan put her […]

COVID19 Update XXV – August 17, 5:15 pm

As part of our comprehensive strategy for controlling the spread of COVID-19 on campus, we are deploying #CampusClear, a daily self-screening application. Everyone in our learning community is required to use #CampusClear to gain access to campus. It only takes a few seconds to self-screen, and your participation helps to keep our campus safe for […]

Conference Carolinas Postpones Fall Sports To Spring 2021

GREENVILLE, S.C. – The Conference Carolinas Board of Directors have postponed all fall sports competition until the spring of 2021 after extensive deliberation.   The decision was made in the best interest of Conference Carolinas student-athletes, coaches and administrators due to the continued challenges of the COVID-19 pandemic.   Conference Carolinas men's and women's cross country, […]

Making a Commitment

The Vice President for Student Affairs, Dr. Montorse Streeter in conjunction with the Student Government Association (SGA) compiled a community commitment to urge students, faculty, staff and community members to follow CDC and University guidelines to protect our campus and community.  Dr. Streeter shared, "responsibility to follow the university policies fall to individual faculty, staff, students, and […]

Chowan University will Offer a Variety of Course Delivery with the Aid of a New Instructional Designer

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. During the fall, social distancing will be practiced by limiting classroom occupancy and employing diverse course offering modes.  Courses have been designed to be delivered […]