Category: Campus News

Chowan University Hosts 2024 Senior Banquet, Celebrating Graduating Class

Ringing of the Bell

On Thursday, April 25th, Chowan University hosted its annual Senior Banquet, a cherished tradition that brings together students, faculty, and staff to reflect on their Chowan experience. The event was a resounding success, filled with heartfelt speeches and memorable moments. The evening commenced with a warm welcome from Kay Thomas, Director of Alumni Relations, who […]

Chowan University Announces Registration for Campapalooza 2024


Campapalooza, Chowan University’s highly anticipated 5-day academic summer camp, is now open for registration. We are excited to extend an invitation to your friends and family to join us for this immersive experience. Campapalooza is specifically designed for rising sophomores, juniors, and seniors who are eager to explore their academic interests while enjoying the college […]

Chowan University Honors Retirement of “Coach” Jim Hammond

Coach Hammond Retires

Chowan University announces the retirement of esteemed basketball coach and professor Jim Hammond. After 16 years of dedicated service to the university, Coach Hammond will be transitioning into the next chapter of his life, leaving behind a legacy of mentorship and inspiration. Coach Hammond’s journey at Chowan University began as a basketball coach, where he […]

Chowan Recognizes Students at 2024 Awards Day Convocation 

Student Awards

Chowan University held its 2024 Awards Day Convocation on April 17, 2024, in Turner Auditorium, McDowell Columns Hall. This momentous occasion served as a platform to honor and recognize the outstanding accomplishments of students throughout the 2023-24 academic year bringing together students, faculty, and staff, and highlighting the profound purpose of a university.  President Rosemary […]

Chowan University Hosts Speed Interview Event for Students

Speed Interviews

On Thursday, April 18th, Harri Lovett, Director of Business and Industry Partnerships, hosted “Speed Interviews” for students and local business professionals to connect on campus through a series of brief interviews lasting just three minutes each. This initiative aimed to equip students with essential networking skills and the ability to present themselves effectively in an […]

Chowan University Welcomes Jeffrey Loudin as Assistant Vice President for Enrollment

Jeff Loudin

Chowan University is thrilled to announce the appointment of Jeffrey Loudin as the Assistant Vice President for Enrollment. With his extensive experience in the hospitality industry and his passion for staff development, Loudin is poised to make a significant impact on the enrollment management processes at Chowan. Originally from Elkins, WV, Loudin earned a double […]

Chowan Gives 2024 Exceeds Fundraising Goal, Raising Over $212,000 to Support Students’ Future

Give back to the future!

Chowan University surpassed its iconic goal of $175,000 for the 2024 Chowan Gives event while continuing to celebrate its 175th anniversary. In the 1,848 minutes of fundraising, 664 generous donors came together to surpass the goal, and $212,647 was raised. The campaign ended with a total funding percentage of 121% and encompassed a variety of […]

Mary Jo Thomas Establishes Scholarship in honor of President Rosemary M. Thomas

President Thomas

On Tuesday, April 2, Mary Jo Thomas, the mother of President Thomas, along with family and friends, announced the establishment of a scholarship in honor of Dr. Rosemary M. Thomas. This scholarship, a testament to President Thomas’ groundbreaking tenure as the first female President in Chowan University’s history, aims to support young women in their […]

Join us for Chowan Gives 2024 on April 10th and 11th 

Give back to the future!

The Chowan Gives 2024 campaign is set to launch next Wednesday, April 10th at 8:00 am, and will continue until 2:48 pm on April 11th. This annual giving campaign aims to inspire students, alumni, and staff to Give Back to the Future, ensuring that current and future Chowan students can reap the maximum benefits. The […]