Category: Campus News

Chowan University Donates iMacs to Ridgecroft School

Barbara Outland and Joe Valenti

Chowan University’s Information Technology Department donated eight iMac computers to Ridgecroft School of Ahoskie, NC. Chowan also donated keyboards and mice to accompany the systems.  Ridgecroft School shared that the iMac will be used to enhance learning across the school on all levels. Barbara Outland, Upper and Middle School Director and Director of Admissions at […]

Chowan University Announces 4+1 MOL Program

Chowan University offers an accelerated program beginning this fall, allowing students to earn their bachelor’s degree and a Master of Arts in Organizational Leadership degree in just five years. Commonly known as the 4+1 Program, this program allows students to complete an undergraduate and graduate degree in five (5) years. Students majoring in Mass Communication, […]

Chowan University Signs Partnership Agreements with Local School Leaders

Partnership Agreement Signing

On Thursday, July 28, regional school leaders gathered at Chowan University to sign partnership agreements with Chowan University. These agreements offer a framework for sharing resources to increase quality education and allow greater access to Chowan’s teacher education graduates. Chowan President, Dr. Kirk E. Peterson, signed agreements with Dr. Eric Cunningham, Superintendent of Halifax County […]

Dr. Alan Scott Promoted to Assistant Dean of Students

Allan Scott

Dr. Alan Scott has been promoted to Assistant Dean of Students at Chowan University. Dr. Scott will continue to coordinate the university’s Career Services and serve as Title IX Coordinator. Along with his new title, he will oversee the university’s Greek Life and serve on the Student Affairs Administrative Team. “I am humbled and extremely […]

Chowan University Welcomes Christy Klemiuk

Christy Klemuik

Chowan University welcomes Christy Klemiuk to serve as Admissions Counselor. Klemiuk comes to Chowan from Tarrant County College in Fort Worth, Texas, where she served as the Registrar at their Northwest and Northeast Campuses. She holds a Bachelor of Arts in Church Ministries from the University of Mount Olive and a Master of Arts degree […]

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 Nature beauty

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 […]

Geraldine Branch Recognized at Pioneer College Caterers National Conference

Geraldine Prize

Geraldine Branch, Assistant Director of Food Services at Chowan University for Pioneer College Caterers (PCC), was recognized at the PCC National Conference in Nashville, Tennessee, earlier this summer. Recognition at the national conference came for her 30 years of continuous service with Pioneer College Caterers. In her honor, a photo presentation was shared in front […]

Halifax County School Students Takeover Chowan University

Media Day

Over 350 Halifax County Public School (HCPS) students, from elementary to high school, visited Chowan University on Wednesday, June 22nd. Dr. Mitchell Henke coordinated the visit with Dr. Tyrana Battle, Assistant Superintendent of Halifax County Schools, and other HCPS officials.  Dr. Henke created mini-block scheduling for the students, allowing them to attend various activities.  The […]

Hertford County High Schoolers Visit Chowan University for “College Day Experience”

Hertford Co High Visit

On Tuesday, June 21st Chowan University hosted over fifty Hertford County Public School students from Hertford County High School and CS Brown High School STEM School. The students visited Chowan to learn about life on a college campus. The students started their day at the Hawks Athletic Center by learning about how one would enroll […]