Category: Alumni & Friends

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 […]

Alumna Zoe Beale Hired as Admissions Counselor

Zoe Beale

Chowan University welcomes back Zoe Beale ‘18 to serve as Admissions Counselor. Beale, originally from Courtland, VA, is a Chowan graduate with a degree in Interdisciplinary Studies Degree with a concentration in Graphics Communication. She earned her Masters of Arts in Museum Cultures from the University of London, Birkbeck, in 2020. While in the UK, […]

Shakia Risby Joins Chowan University Student Affairs

Shakia Risby

Chowan University hires alumna Shakia Risby to serve as Student Affairs Area Director for Residence Life. A native of Prince George County, Maryland, Risby earned her BA in Business from Chowan University in 2021 and immediately began to pursue her Masters of Arts in Organizational Leadership from Chowan, which is slated to be completed in […]

Earlys Baptist Church establishes third Endowment for Chowan University’s Christian Service Association

Earlys Baptist Church establishes third scholarship agreement

Just before the annual spring Chowan Christian Service Association (CCSA) Dinner meeting, representatives of the Earlys Baptist Church in Ahoskie signed their third CCSA endowment agreement. The CCSA provides opportunities for students to learn and serve in Jesus’ name through tuition scholarships and missions endowments. Earlys Baptist Church was one of the first churches to […]

Chowan University Hires Alumna Lori Jenkins  

Lori Jenkins

Ten years after her graduation from Chowan, the University welcomes back Lori Coggins Jenkins to the Office of Financial Aid as Loan Officer and Financial Counselor. A lifelong resident of Conway, North Carolina, Lori completed her BS in Elementary Education from Chowan in 2012 and worked in the Office of Financial Aid as a student […]

Chowan University Charts New Flight Path with Director of Annual Giving and Brave Hawks Club

Ashley Gustafson

Ashley Gustafson is charting a new flight path at Chowan University as the new Director of Annual Giving and Brave Hawks Club. This new position reports to both the Department of Athletics and the Office of Advancement. This leadership role will manage the day-to-day operations connected to the annual giving program in Advancement and the […]

First-Year Honors College Project Produces A+ Work with Chowan University Traditions Book

Honors Class that produced the Traditions book

First-year honor students have notably left their mark at Chowan by completing their semester assignment with the production of The Blue and White: Chowan’s Traditions Book. Students in the 2022 spring Honors First-Year Experience class spent the semester pouring over old yearbooks, student newspapers, and catalogs; as well as reading Chowan histories to distill the […]

Chowan University Welcomes Job Williamson as Admissions Counselor

Job Williamson

Job Williamson, a native of Burlington, North Carolina, joined the Chowan University staff as Admissions Counselor.  In this role, he will be the first point of contact for prospective students and their families and school counselors in eastern North Carolina, Western Tidewater Virginia, and the western part of Virginia.   Williamson is a 2022 graduate of […]

Chowan Christian Service Association Recognizes Seven Graduating Seniors at Dinner Meeting

CCSA Dinner Seniors 2022

On Monday, April 25, 2022, the Chowan Christian Service Association held its spring dinner meeting. The meeting gave special emphasis to the 2022 graduating CCSA Scholars: Jordan Brown a religion major from Plymouth, NC; Steven Butler a history major from Raeford, NC; Miyah Eley a psychology major from Suffolk, VA; Patrick Krack a sports management […]