Year: 2024

Chowan University Hosts Five Day Campapalooza

Chowan University recently hosted over forty high school students from June 23 to 28 at its annual “Campapalooza” academic summer camp. The five-day event provided rising sophomores, juniors, and seniors with a unique opportunity to experience university life and engage in exciting academic activities. During Campapalooza, students had the chance to live on campus, dine […]

Chowan Athletics Names Madisen Lavelle as Director of Athletic Communications

Chowan Athletics Names Madisen Lavelle as Director of Athletic Communications

Associate Vice President for Athletics, Patrick Mashuda, announced in July 2024 that Madisen Lavelle will be the department’s new Director of Athletic Communications.  Before taking on this position, she excelled as a collegiate softball player at Davis and Elkins College, where she played for five years, and has NCAA tournament experience. The Pittsburgh, PA native graduated in May of 2024 […]

Chowan University’s Department of Biology Provides Immersive Field Experience for Students

Chowan University’s Department of Biology continues to offer its highly popular field ecology class on the northern Outer Banks. Since 2015, this immersive course has provided students with invaluable hands-on experience in taxonomic identification, data collection techniques, and participation in ongoing research and monitoring projects. This summer, students had the opportunity to contribute to various […]

Conference Carolinas Announces the Addition of Women’s Flag Football for 2025-26

Flag football

7/2/2024 12:06:00 PM GREENVILLE, S.C. – Conference Carolinas announced today the addition of women’s flag football as a conference-sponsored sport starting in 2025-26. Conference Carolinas is the first NCAA Division I or II conference to sponsor women’s flag football, and second NCAA conference, joining Division III’s Atlantic East. The league will have at least six institutions […]

Chowan University Welcomes Allyson Leggett as New Print Production Technician

Allyson Leggett

Chowan University is pleased to announce Allyson Leggett as the new Print Production Technician. Leggett, a native of Conway, NC, brings a wealth of experience and a passion for graphic design to her new role. Leggett’s journey in the field of graphic communications began at Chowan University, where she studied from 2013 to 2015. She […]

President Thomas’ 100 Days Message

President Rosemary Thomas

On June 20, 2024, Dr. Rosemary M. Thomas concluded her 100 days as the first female president of Chowan University.  Below is a message from her to the campus community: Greetings! As I think back on the past 100 days, I am humbled to have been given this opportunity to serve as your president. The […]

Rawls Museum Arts Hosts Opening Reception for Chris Whaley’s Exhibition ‘Liminal’

Chris Whaley

The Rawls Museum Arts in Courtland, VA, celebrated the opening of two new exhibitions on Saturday, June 15th. One of them showcased the remarkable talent of Chris Whaley, a Chowan alumnus, and the University’s Graphic Designer. Whaley’s first solo exhibition, titled ‘Liminal,’ is currently on display in the Francis Gallery of the Rawls Museum. His […]

CU’s Skyler Davies Selected Recipient of Conference Carolinas All-Sportsmanship Award

Skyler Davies

GREENVILLE, S.C. –Skyler Davies of Chowan has been selected the recipient of the Conference Carolinas All-Sportsmanship Award. This is the first Conference Carolinas All-Sportsmanship Award that a student-athlete from Chowan University has garnered since entering the league as a full member four years ago.  In a February contest at Belmont Abbey, Davies acted when a member […]

Senior Ronaldo Williams Receives NCICU Grant

Ronaldo Williams

Yesterday, North Carolina Independent Colleges & Universities (NCICU) revealed the names of the exceptional students who have been selected as the recipients of the prestigious 2024 Undergraduate Research Award. This year, 11 outstanding students from various NCICU institutions across the state were chosen for their work in science, technology, engineering, mathematics (STEM), and psychology. Among […]