Category: Campus News

COVID-19 Update | September 15, 2021

covid update

A message from Dr. Montrose Streeter, Vice President for Student Affairs: Thank you to all members of the Chowan University campus community for continuing to embrace a spirit of concern and service by adhering to our community expectations. As we navigate this important time for our university and country, we must operate as ONE CHOWAN […]

Chowan University Breaks Ground for New Chapel

Chowan University Breaks Ground for New Chapel Chowan University was pleased to host a groundbreaking ceremony on Thursday, September 9 at the site of the new chapel. This new facility is to be built adjacent to the historic McDowell Columns Hall. The construction of the new chapel marks a significant step in the overall vision […]

Music Department presents Dr. Mary Hellmann on Piano

Music Department presents Dr. Mary Hellmann on Piano The Chowan University Department of Music presents Dr. Mary Hellmann on piano, Sunday, September 12, at 2 pm in Turner Auditorium of McDowell Columns Hall.  In this first performance of the new academic year, Dr. Hellmann, chair of the Chowan University Department of Music will be performing […]

Chowan University Welcomes New Faculty Members

New Faculty

In conjunction with the 2021-2022 academic year, Chowan University has added five new members to the faculty: Dr. Tomica Crosby, Professor Mary Earp, Professor Phillip Entzminger, Dr. Samuel Miller, and Dr. Lia Walker.   Dr. Tomica Crosby joins the Department of Education as Assistant Professor. Dr. Crosby holds a Doctorate of Education from the University of […]

NC Watermelon Queen hosts Watermelon Party for Students

NC Watermelon Queen

The Chowan University community was honored to have Miss Anna Young, 2021 North Carolina Watermelon Queen, on campus Friday, August 20. Miss Young enjoyed meeting CU students and offering them a delicious slice of melon. The event was sponsored by the North Carolina Watermelon Association and Murfreesboro Farms, Inc. Miss Young is the 20-year-old daughter […]

Chowan University Department of Communication Arts Faculty Exhibition

Green Hall

Murfreesboro, NC –The Department of Communication Arts is proud to present its Faculty Exhibition, September 2 -30. The exhibit will feature the creative accomplishments of Tom Brennan, Rob Buller, Jason Fowler, Jennifer G. Newton, Steven Harders, Mitchell Henke, Samuel Miller, Chris Rupsch, and Michelle Surerus. Original works in graphic design, painting, printmaking, photography, textiles, ceramics, […]

COVID-19 Update | July 2021

covid update

A message from Dr. Montrose Streeter, Vice President for Student Affairs: Chowan University administration communicated our intent to return to a more vibrant traditional campus experience for Fall 2021. Vaccinations are an essential tool in accomplishing this goal. We strongly encourage our students, staff, and faculty to get vaccinated. The research and data have demonstrated […]

Academic Outreach Hosts Girl Empowerment Day

On May 25, 2021, the Chowan University Academic Outreach was revived after being discontinued due to the COVID-19 pandemic. A group of eager students from Gates County Schools was hosted by Anna Eure, Chowan’s Admissions Counselor & Campus Visit Coordinator. The guests were treated to the University grand tour where they visited residence halls and […]

Department of Education waives most FAFSA verification requirements

In an effort to provide relief to millions of students and colleges facing barriers resulting from the ongoing Covid-19 pandemic, the Department of Education is focusing 2021-2022 verification efforts on select criteria. As a result, the department has waived most FAFSA verification requirements, excluding Identity/Statement of Education Purpose and High School Completion Status. Chowan University […]