Category: Campus News

COVID19 Update XXXII – November 11, 4:00 pm

Message to students, faculty and staff: Thank you for your continued cooperation during this period of precautionary isolation.   Our on-campus active, positive cases remain low, but there was a rise in quarantine numbers last week.  This week we have seen an increase in positive cases of asymptomatic people.  It is imperative that we remember […]

COVID19 Update XXIX – September 30, 5:00 pm

Today NC Governor Roy Cooper “North Carolina will ease cautiously some restrictions while continuing safety measures to combat the spread of COVID-19 as the state’s metrics remained stable in September.”  The state will move into phase III begins Oct. 2 at 5 p.m. and continues for three weeks through October 23. The full release can […]

COVID19 Update XXVIII – September 7, 7:00 pm

Many steps to protect the health and safety of our campus have been taken, but it takes the effort of the entire community to protect our campus.  With the return of employees and students, the likelihood of positive COVID-19 tests increases. We have expectations to be embraced and practiced on a consistent basis by our students, […]

COVID19 Update XXVII – September 3, 12:00 pm

Chowan University’s Provost, Dr. Danny Moore released the revised Spring 2021 Academic Calendar along with the announcement that the in-person Commencement for the Class of 2020 has been postponed a second time to May 2021. Please check your Chowan email for details.

COVID19 Update XXVI – September 1, 4:00 pm

Today NC Governor Roy Cooper “North Carolina will take a modest step forward move into Phase 2.5 starting this Friday, September 4th at 5pm. Mask mandates and other prevention methods remain in effect and are even more important to contain the virus.”  The full release can be found here.  All current  Chowan University guidelines remain in place.

COVID19 Update XXV – August 17, 5:15 pm

As part of our comprehensive strategy for controlling the spread of COVID-19 on campus, we are deploying #CampusClear, a daily self-screening application. Everyone in our learning community is required to use #CampusClear to gain access to campus. It only takes a few seconds to self-screen, and your participation helps to keep our campus safe for […]

COVID19 Update XXIV – August 5, 4:30 pm

Today NC Governor Roy Cooper “announced that North Carolina will remain paused in Safer At Home Phase 2 for another 5 weeks as students and staff return to schools, colleges and universities and the state doubles down on efforts to decrease COVID-19 numbers.” The full release can be found here. 

Pulitzer Prize Winner to Receive Hobson

Pulitzer Prize-winning author Edward P. Jones is the recipient of the 2016 Mary Frances Hobson Prize for Distinguished Achievement in Arts and Letters. Initiated in 1995 by the Hobson Family Foundation of San Francisco, the award serves as a memorial to Mary Frances Hobson (1912-1993), a journalist and poet, who was the first woman to […]

Chowan to Dedicate Bob Burke Court January 30th

Chowan University will honor long-time men’s basketball coach Bob Burke on Saturday, January 30th as the Helms Center court will be formally named “Bob Burke Court”.  The dedication will be held at halftime of the men’s basketball game against Virginia Union University with former players, coaches, and fans in attendance.  Tip-off is slated for 4:05pm. Burke spent […]

Scholarship Established to Honor Dr. Garth D. Faile

A science scholarship has been established in honor of Dr. Garth D. Faile, a Distinguished Professor of Chemistry. The donor, who wishes to remain anonymous, is a medical doctor who was taught and mentored by Dr. Faile. The scholarship expresses the donor’s love and appreciation for Dr. Faile as a professor and mentor and her […]