Category: Alumni & Friends

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 […]

Parker Family Music Scholarship Endowment Established

Al and Mark Parker Schol Signing

Brothers Al and Mark Parker recently honored their family and their hometown of Murfreesboro by establishing the Parker Family Music Scholarship Endowment. The scholarship is in memory of their Grandmother, Brownie Gertrude Parker (class of 1901), their father, Dr. Alton W. Parker and his twin brother (their uncle) Elton C. Parker (both class of 1940), […]

Alumni Davis and Stewart Lead Department of Business Visiting Executive Program

Visiting Executives

On Friday, April 22, 2022, the Visiting Executive Program returned to in-person for the first time in over two years. Through the Department of Business’s Visiting Executive Program, business students have a unique opportunity to network with successful captains of industry in a wide variety of fields. This year two executives were welcomed back to […]

Chapel Contractor Provides Rendering Video 

At the spring Board of Trustees meeting on April 21, 2022, Monteith Construction Corporation which was selected in March as the general contractor for the Chapel unveiled their rendering video. Monteith Construction is an established company out of Wilmington, North Carolina that brings a lot of experience and leadership to this important project. Construction on […]

Chowan University Exceeds Day of Giving Goals

Giving Day 22

Chowan University’s second annual day of giving was the most successful fundraising event of its kind in Chowan history. This year’s day of giving inspired 791 donors to give, totaling $285,427, surpassing the event’s fundraising goal of 600 donors and $225,000 to support various areas of the university. Alumni, friends, faculty, staff, and parents from […]