Year: 2020

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 […]

Conference Carolinas Unveils Plans for its Fall Championships

GREENVILLE, S.C. – Conference Carolinas has unveiled its plans for its traditional fall championships in the spring of 2021.   "We are excited to officially unveil our plans for the spring of 2021 for our fall sports," Commissioner Chris Colvin said. "I cannot thank all of our Directors of Athletics and the head coaches of each […]

Chowan Hire Brings Alumna Home

Chowan welcomes Anna Eure, class of 2009, as the University’s Admissions Counselor & Campus Visit Coordinator. Anna resides with her husband, Clay Eure, and one-year-old daughter Kennedi, thirty minutes south of Murfreesboro in Roxobel, NC. The Chowan alumna enjoys spending time with her family in nature, whether on their farm hauling grain, grilling out, hunting […]

Conf. Carolinas Basketball To Begin In January 2021

GREENVILLE, S.C. – The Conference Carolinas Board of Directors unanimously agreed to officially start the conference basketball season in January of 2021. The decision was made in the best interest of Conference Carolinas student-athletes, coaches and administrators due to the continued challenges surrounding the COVID-19 pandemic. Conference Carolinas men's and women's basketball teams will officially return […]

Chowan Admissions Welcomes New Hire

Chowan University welcomes its newest addition to the Admissions’ staff, Vera Landrum, as the Assistant Director of Admissions Communication (Marketing). The Butler, Alabama native received her BS in Communication Studies from Troy University and furthered her education at The University of Southern Mississippi, earning her MA in Communication Studies. Apart from her hobbies, which include roller […]

CIAA Opts Out Of Football Season

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 recommended the conference opt not to sponsor a championship season for football during the 2020-21 athletic year. "The leadership within our conference remains committed to ensuring the safety, health, […]

CU Esports Set To Begin With Rocket League

Collegiate Sports are back on the Chowan campus, but in a new exciting different way as the Chowan Esports program kicks off the 2020-21 season.  The newly added Esports program under the direction of TJ Snelson, the Hawks will compete in the National Association of Collegiate Esports (NACE) Rocket League Fall Season starting on October 6.   […]