Category: Campus News

Chowan Christian Service Association Fall Meeting features Baptists on Mission Disaster Relief Coordinator Tom Beam

CCSA students with Mari Wiles and Tom Beam

On Tuesday, September 20, Chowan University hosted the annual Chowan Christian Service Association (CCSA) Fall Dinner. Baptists on Mission (BOM) Disaster Relief Coordinator Tom Beam was the keynote speaker. The evening also highlighted CCSA student leaders and the donors that support them.  The meeting was opened with a welcome from CCSA President, Rev. Robbie Parker.  […]

Chowan University Welcomed Roanoke Rapids Early College Students 

Roanoke Rapids Early College High School

On Thursday, September 29, almost sixty 9th and 10th grade students from Roanoke Rapids Early College High School visited Chowan University.  According to Mrs. Angela Rowe, School Counselor, this is “the first college visit we have been able to take since covid, and we have thoroughly enjoyed the day.” The students arrived and were greeted […]

Baptists on Missions Leaders Relay Messages of Hope During Chowan University’s Taylor Religious Heritage Lectures

Richard Brunson receives gift from Brayden Conboy

Baptists on Missions Executive Director-Treasurer, Richard Brunson was the featured speaker at Chowan University’s annual Taylor Religious Heritage Lecture on Monday, September 19. Student ministry chaplain Brayden Conboy presented Brunson with a check to help Ukrainian refugees. Chowan Christian Service Association (CCSA) and Campus Ministry students hosted concession stands at a recent football game to raise money for BOM to serve Ukrainians.

Chowan University Celebrates University Admissions and Welcome House Opening

On Thursday, September 15, 2022, Chowan University hosted a ribbon cutting and open house for the newly renovated University Admissions and Welcome House. The celebratory event featured remarks by Kirk E. Peterson, President; Kemper Baker, Chairman of the Board of Trustees; John Yancey, Vice President for Enrollment Management, and dedicatory prayer by Rev. Mari E. […]

Alumna Claudia Everett Returns to Chowan as Library’s Public Services Assistant

Claudia Everett

Claudia Everett joins the Chowan University staff as Whitaker Library’s Public Services Assistant. Everett is a 2016 Chowan University graduate with a Bachelor’s degree in Social Science and a minor in Criminal Justice and History. While at Chowan, she was a member of Alpha Chi National Honor Society, Alpha Phi Sigma Honor Society, Pi Gamma […]

Chowan University Recognized by US News and World Report

Chowan front gate

Chowan University has been recognized among the best regional colleges in the south and for its social mobility in the south region in the U.S. News and World Report’s 2022-23 Best Colleges rankings. The report released on Monday, September 12th, evaluates colleges and universities nationwide. For the first time in fourteen years, Chowan University ranked […]

Chowan hosts Dr. Daynette Snead Perez at Chowan Christian Service Association Retreat

CCSA Students with Dr. Daynette Snead Perez

MURFREESBORO, NC –On Sunday, September 4, the Chowan Christian Service Association (CCSA) Scholars learned from Dr. Daynette Snead Perez at their annual retreat. Dr. Snead Perez shared personal experiences and led students through her book, CHURCH: What to do When Everyone Is Like You. Dr. Snead Perez is an ordained minister, successful business owner, entrepreneur, […]

John Yancey Named Vice President of Enrollment Management

John Yancey

 Chowan University is pleased to announce John Yancey as Vice President for Enrollment Management. “The opportunity to serve Chowan University is exciting as I searched to find a small institution in a location that served its community,” shared Yancey. “I was familiar with Chowan and believe this is the right mutual fit and look forward […]