Category: Campus News

Chowan University Partners with Rise Against Hunger at Annual Missions Event

Students packing meals for Rise Against Hunger Event

On Thursday, August 25, Chowan Campus Ministry hosted Rise Against Hunger as a service event for the campus. In less than a couple of hours, 163 students, employees, and family members packed over 20,000 meals. Engaging students to become Gospel Global Citizens is the aim of Minister to the University Rev. Mari E. Wiles who […]

Rev. Mari Wiles represents Chowan University at Baptist on Mission Region One Rally

Rev. Mari Wiles speaking at Baptist on Missions Rally

On Tuesday, August 23, Minister to the University, Rev. Mari E. Wiles was one of the guest speakers at the North Carolina Baptists on Missions Region One Rally held at Askewville Baptist Church in Askewville, NC.   Rev. Wiles shared about the two mission trips Chowan Campus Ministry has taken to the Door of Hope in […]

Chowan University Criminal Justice Partners with Guardian ad Litem Program 

The Chowan University Criminal Justice Department established a partnership with the North Carolina District 6 Guardian ad Litem Program. Through this partnership, Chowan University students will have the opportunity to apply for, train, and become a Guardian ad Litem (GAL) for internship credit.  The North Carolina Guardian ad Litem accepts and trains community volunteers to […]

Alumna Jasmine Basnight to Serve as Area Director for Residence Life

Jasmine Basnight

Chowan University welcomes 2022 graduate Jasmine Basnight as Area Director for Residence Life. In this role, Basnight is responsible for the oversight of residence halls on the north side of campus which includes Belk Hall, Simons Hall, and Dunn Hall. A native of Fayetteville, NC, Basnight graduated from Chowan with a bachelor’s degree in sport […]

Chowan University Welcomes Ashleé Perry as Director of Student Life

Ashlee Perry

Chowan University welcomes Ashleé Perry as Director of Student Life. In this role, Perry is responsible for the design, implementation, and facilitation of campus-wide student activities and events. Perry received her bachelor’s degree in biology from North Carolina State University and most recently served as Recreation and Wellness Supervisor at Easterseals UCP EMPOWER Ahoskie. She […]

Eric Carey Hired as Executive Chef for Chowan University

Eric Carey

Pioneer College Caterers and Chowan University welcome Eric Carey as the new Executive Chef. Better known as “Mr. E,” Carey is a Hertford County, North Carolina native, graduating from Hertford County High School and furthering his education at Elizabeth City State University, where he received a bachelor’s degree in business management.  He also completed a […]

Alumna Olivia Gaither Joins Chowan University Admissions Staff

Olivia Gaither

Olivia Gaither joined the Chowan University Admissions team as an Admissions counselor.  A native of Fredericksburg, Virginia, Gaither is a 2022 graduate of Chowan with a degree in psychology. While a student, she competed on the women’s basketball team as a guard. As an admissions counselor, Gaither will work with prospective students and their families […]

Shardá Britt Joins the Office of Student Affairs

Sharda Britt

Shardá Britt joins Chowan University as the Administrative Assistant to the Vice President of Student Affairs. Responsible for day-to-day operations for the Office for Student Affairs, Britt will serve as the first point of contact for students when seeking advice from the Vice President, Dr. Montrose Streeter. Britt holds a master’s degree in adult education […]

“Protecting our Nest” update August 12, 2022

covid update

A message from the Vice President of Student Affairs, Dr. Montose Streeter, and Campus Nurse, Joy Taylor, sent on August 12, 2022: In the more than two years since COVID-19 first affected our campus, the collective determination and resilience of Hawks Nation have been demonstrated again and again. The university has discontinued the campus dashboard […]

Chowan University Signs Partnership Agreement with Bertie County Schools

Dr. Smallwood and Peterson

On Wednesday, August 10, Bertie County Schools leaders gathered at Chowan University to sign a partnership agreement that offers 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, and Dr. Otis Smallwood, Superintendent of Bertie County Schools, signed the agreement […]