Month: August 2022

Chowan University Welcomes Ashleé Perry as Director of Student Life

Ashlee Perry

Chowan University welcomes Ashleé Perry as Director of Student Life. In this role, Perry is responsible for the design, implementation, and facilitation of campus-wide student activities and events. Perry received her bachelor’s degree in biology from North Carolina State University and most recently served as Recreation and Wellness Supervisor at Easterseals UCP EMPOWER Ahoskie. She […]

Eric Carey Hired as Executive Chef for Chowan University

Eric Carey

Pioneer College Caterers and Chowan University welcome Eric Carey as the new Executive Chef. Better known as “Mr. E,” Carey is a Hertford County, North Carolina native, graduating from Hertford County High School and furthering his education at Elizabeth City State University, where he received a bachelor’s degree in business management.  He also completed a […]

Office of Alumni Relations Launches Alumni Verification

CU Alumni

Chowan University recently launched a comprehensive alumni verification project in preparation for our 175th Anniversary. Our 175-anniversary celebrations will begin on October 11, 2022 (Chowan’s 174th birthday) and run through Homecoming 2023. We’ve assembled the information currently listed in our alumni files and need your help to confirm the accuracy of your record and fill […]

Kruse Selected To Lead Chowan Acrobatics & Tumbling Program

Madison Kruse

8/12/2022 2:52:00 PM MURFREESBORO, N.C. – Chowan Athletics and Vice President of Athletics, Patrick Mashuda, announced the hiring of Madison Kruse as the Head Coach of the Acrobatics and Tumbling program. “We are thrilled to have Madison join the Hawks Family,” stated Mashuda.  “Her career as a student-athlete at Baylor, competing for national championships along with the culture it […]

Alumna Olivia Gaither Joins Chowan University Admissions Staff

Olivia Gaither

Olivia Gaither joined the Chowan University Admissions team as an Admissions counselor.  A native of Fredericksburg, Virginia, Gaither is a 2022 graduate of Chowan with a degree in psychology. While a student, she competed on the women’s basketball team as a guard. As an admissions counselor, Gaither will work with prospective students and their families […]

Shardá Britt Joins the Office of Student Affairs

Sharda Britt

Shardá Britt joins Chowan University as the Administrative Assistant to the Vice President of Student Affairs. Responsible for day-to-day operations for the Office for Student Affairs, Britt will serve as the first point of contact for students when seeking advice from the Vice President, Dr. Montrose Streeter. Britt holds a master’s degree in adult education […]

“Protecting our Nest” update August 12, 2022

covid update

A message from the Vice President of Student Affairs, Dr. Montose Streeter, and Campus Nurse, Joy Taylor, sent on August 12, 2022: In the more than two years since COVID-19 first affected our campus, the collective determination and resilience of Hawks Nation have been demonstrated again and again. The university has discontinued the campus dashboard […]

Chowan University Signs Partnership Agreement with Bertie County Schools

Dr. Smallwood and Peterson

On Wednesday, August 10, Bertie County Schools leaders gathered at Chowan University to sign a partnership agreement that offers a framework for sharing resources to increase quality education and allow greater access to Chowan’s teacher education graduates. Chowan President, Dr. Kirk E. Peterson, and Dr. Otis Smallwood, Superintendent of Bertie County Schools, signed the agreement […]

Chowan University Donates iMacs to Ridgecroft School

Barbara Outland and Joe Valenti

Chowan University’s Information Technology Department donated eight iMac computers to Ridgecroft School of Ahoskie, NC. Chowan also donated keyboards and mice to accompany the systems.  Ridgecoft School shared that the iMac will be used to enhance learning across the school on all levels. Barbara Outland, Upper and Middle School Director and Director of Admissions at […]

Powell Tabbed To Lead CU Competitive Cheer Program

Latoya Powell

8/6/2022 11:35:00 AM MURFREESBORO, N.C. – Chowan Athletics and Vice President of Athletics Patrick Mashuda announced the addition of Latoya Powell as the Head Coach of the Chowan Competitive Cheer program “We are excited for Latoya to join the Hawks family,” said Patrick Mashuda.  “Latoya will be a great addition to our staff with her knowledge of the area and expertise […]