Category: Campus News

Halifax County School Students Takeover Chowan University

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 […]

Christy Hull Retires after Twelve Years of Service at Chowan

Christy Hull

Christy Hull, Administrative Assistant for the Vice President of Student Affairs, officially begins her retirement on June 17, 2022. Serving all of her tenure in Student Affairs, Christy has always been widely known on campus and a student favorite, not only for her caring and compassionate nature but also for her festive spirit for every […]

Tanner Luffman Tabbed Chowan Esports Coach

Tanner Luffman, Esports

MURFREESBORO, N.C. – Chowan Athletics and Vice President of Athletics, Patrick Mashuda, announced the hiring of Tanner Luffman as the head coach of the Esports program. “We are excited to have Tanner join the Hawks Family,” stated Patrick Mashuda. “Tanner’s experience in several Esports games along with his ability to connect with both the stateside […]

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 Welcomes Joe Valenti as PC Technician

Joe Valenti

Chowan University welcomed Joseph “Joe” Valenti as a PC Technician. Valenti joins the Chowan family after 28 years of service in the printer service industry. He began his career at a family-owned business named New Laser. Eight years later, it was acquired by ESI and, most recently, by Xerox; he remained on board through the […]

Chowan University Congratulates Carl Nicely on Retirement

Carl Nicely

After eleven years at Chowan University, Carl Nicely, PC Technician, and his infamous clipboard are retiring. He has faithfully served the university and its employees, saving the day for many who called him in to fix their computers and printers. Carl shared with faculty and staff via email that “it has been a fun and […]

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 […]

Chowan University Welcomes Back Kim Earley

Kim Earley

 Chowan announces the hiring of Kimberly Earley, who will serve as Clerical Support in the Office of Financial Aid.  A lifelong resident of Eure, North Carolina, Kim is no stranger to Chowan. She worked in both the Bookstore and Business Office a little over two decades ago, sharing that she decided to return to Chowan […]