Month: October 2020

CIAA Cancels 2020-21 Bowling Season And Championship

CHARLOTTE, N.C. – After careful consideration, the Board of Directors for the Central Intercollegiate Athletic Association (CIAA), in conjunction with its Athletic Directors Association (ADA), has voted to cancel women's bowling championships. Additionally, the Board of Directors approved the cancellation of all women's bowling regular season competition, as recommended by the CIAA Bowling Coaches Association […]

Chowan Presents Psychology Graduate Speaker Series | CJ Wright

On Tuesday, October 20, 2020, Chowan University’s Psychology Department continued its alumni lecture series with graduate, Charles Wright Jr., who obtained his B.S. in Psychology in 2014. Charles, better known as CJ, now works as an addiction counselor and is currently pursuing an M.S. in Clinical Mental Health Counseling at the Chicago School of Professional […]

Chowan Presents Psychology Graduate Speaker Series | Joanette Smith

On Monday, October 26, 2020, Chowan University's Psychology Department concluded its virtual alumni lecture series featuring 2016 graduate, Joanette Smith. Currently, Joanette uses her B.S. in Psychology on a daily basis working as a Registered Behavior Technician with the S.P.A.R.K.S. Group, specializing with autistic clients ranging from ages 2- 21 years old. Joanette was motivated […]

“Christmas at Chowan” Dates Set for November

This week, the University announced that the Department of Music plans to hold its annual Christmas at Chowan program. The seasonal event is a community favorite as it celebrates the birth of Christ and rings in the holidays in the holidays with the Chowan Winds and the beautiful voices of the Chowan Singers, with narration […]

PICA Student Competition

Chowan University students have again been recognized as winners of the prestigious PICA Awards, presented by the Printing Industry of the Carolinas, Inc. (PICA). Each year PICA hosts a competition among members of the print industry to recognize excellence within the industry. There are also high school and collegiate levels of competition. This year’s winners were announced at the annual awards banquet, […]

Chowan’s Business Colloquium Class Welcomes Guest Speaker

On Tuesday, October 20, 2020, Greenville, NC’s WITN news anchor, Liz Bateson, Zoomed in to speak with Chowan’s Business Colloquium class. Over the course of her 40-minute discussion, Liz shared through personal anecdotes how important proper elevator pitches, resumes, and cover letters are in the interview process. She also discussed a positive mindset and attitude […]

Chowan Waives Application Fees for All Students During N.C. Countdown to College Initiative

The opportunity comes as a part of the College Foundation of North Carolina’s (CFNC) annual campaign to support college access called NC Countdown to College (formerly known as CFNC College Application Week). Chowan, in addition to 42 other colleges and universities, is offering free applications through the CFNC website.   “College application week is an awesome […]

Chowan Presents Psychology Graduate Speaker Series | Shaneka Dicks ’14

On Tuesday, October 13, 2020, the Psychology Department kicked off a virtual lecture series featuring Chowan University graduate speakers. Shaneka Dicks, class of 2014, led the initial lecture. The Prince George County, Maryland native opened Tuesday’s lecture with a heartfelt message describing how honored and privileged she felt to have the opportunity to come back […]

Chowan Announces No Tuition Increase for 2021-2022

Chowan University continues to take steps to support its students during the coronavirus pandemic. On Thursday, October 8, 2020, the Board of Trustees unanimously approved a tuition and fee proposal that does not increase undergraduate tuition for the 2021-2022 school year. This decision follows Chowan’s historical pattern of having a notably low percent increase in […]

Board of Trustees Honors Three Retirees with Emeritus Status

The Chowan University Board of Trustees authorized emeritus status for three retired faculty members who retired from their teaching positions on May 31, 2020. This honor is bestowed by the University to recognize a recently retired professor’s dedication and distinguished career at Chowan. Approved for faculty emeritus designation are J Brabban, Christina Rupsch, and Tom […]