Month: January 2023

Chowan University Adds Four to Board of Visitors

Chowan gate

Chowan University is pleased to have welcomed four new members to the Chowan University Board of Visitors on January 1, 2023. Deborah “Debbie” Hill ‘71 of Murfreesboro, NC, graduated from Chowan with an associate degree in Secretarial Administration.  She has served as Director of Human Resources at Roanoke-Chowan Hospital in Ahoskie and  Director of Human […]

Andy Wilson Published in Monthly Journal

Chowan Sign

Andy Wilson, Vice President for Advancement, is featured in the February 2023 edition of Special Events Galore!, a monthly journal geared toward nonprofit professionals seeking tips on their events. Wilson contributed to the “Event Analytics Essentials” section titled “Event Formulas That Help Make Your Case.”  The article focuses on how to communicate with leadership and […]

Chowan Football Joins Gulf South, Conference Carolinas In 2025

Coach Paul Johnson

In an introductory press conference held in the Football Pond Center, the introduction of Head Coach Paul Johnson, along with the future of the Chowan Football program was announced on Thursday afternoon. For the 2023 and 2024 seasons, the Chowan Football program will compete in the Gulf South Conference (GSC).  This move guarantees the Hawks eight […]

Chowan’s First Semester Benefiting from NCICU Faculty-Student STEM Mentoring Program

Chowan’s First Semester Benefiting from NCICU Faculty-Student STEM Mentoring Program

A cohort of 40 Chowan University students has completed the first semester as part of North Carolina Independent Colleges and Universities’ (NCICU) Faculty-Student STEM Mentoring program. The three-year program, sponsored by a grant from the North Carolina GlaxoSmithKline Foundation, was implemented on 12 private college campuses in North Carolina to improve student retention and graduation […]

Chowan University Hosts NERSHA Meeting

Chowan University Hosts NERSHA Meeting

Chowan University hosted the monthly Northeast Regional Education Service Alliance (NERESA) meeting of superintendents from all over northeastern North Carolina. Over a dozen local superintendents joined to collaborate and work with a Department of Instruction (DPI) on current issues.  Hosting this event comes as “The President’s Partnership Initiative” continues to provide support and partnership opportunities […]

Join Chowan for the 2023 Rouson Memorial Lecture featuring Dr. Jonathan “Jay” C. Augustine

Jonathan C. Augustine

Join Chowan University for the Rev. George and Mrs. Luvenia Rouson Memorial Lecture featuring Rev. Dr. Jonathan “Jay” Augustine on Wednesday, February 1 at 11:00 am in Turner Auditorium, McDowell Columns Hall. This program was established by the Town of Murfreesboro, Chowan University, and local historian Alice Eley Jones to honor the contributions the Rousons […]

Chowan University Holds Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Day of Service

Chowan University Holds Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Day of Service

On Monday, January 16th, Chowan University Campus Ministry organized a Day of Service event in celebration of Martin Luther King, Jr.’s legacy and life serving others.  Over 200 faculty, staff, and students joined together to complete over 400 service hours.  The event began with the volunteers meeting in Chowan’s Thomas Dining Hall for lunch and […]

Chowan Well Represented at Annual NCICU Conferences

Jason Fowler NCICU Presentaiton

 The North Carolina Independent Colleges and Universities (NCICU) held their annual Communications & Marketing and Development conferences on January 10th and 11th, respectively. Chowan had six representatives at the conferences, and four presented.  The Marketing and Communications meeting was held at Elon University on Tuesday, January 10th. Kim Sherman Bailey, Assistant Vice President for Advancement […]

Paul Johnson Tabbed As Head Football Coach

Paul Johnson Tabbed As Head Football Coach

Formal Introduction on January 26 Chowan University and Vice President for Athletics, Patrick Mashuda, announced Friday afternoon Paul Johnson as the ninth Head Football Coach in program history. Johnson comes to Chowan by way of Bloomsburg University, where he served as the Offensive Coordinator along with coaching the Tight Ends and Wide Receivers for the […]

Zoe Beale Contributes to’s College Guide

Zoe Beale

Zoe Beale, Admissions Counselor, was recently featured as an expert in’s College Guide for Students with Learning Differences page. Zoe Beale shared their advice and experiences regarding learning about campus culture, aspects to consider when applying, and writing a stand-out personal statement. Read the full contribution and article at is a leading […]