Category: Campus News

Alumna Claudia Everett Returns to Chowan as Library’s Public Services Assistant

Claudia Everett

Claudia Everett joins the Chowan University staff as Whitaker Library’s Public Services Assistant. Everett is a 2016 Chowan University graduate with a Bachelor’s degree in Social Science and a minor in Criminal Justice and History. While at Chowan, she was a member of Alpha Chi National Honor Society, Alpha Phi Sigma Honor Society, Pi Gamma […]

Chowan University Recognized by US News and World Report

Chowan front gate

Chowan University has been recognized among the best regional colleges in the south and for its social mobility in the south region in the U.S. News and World Report’s 2022-23 Best Colleges rankings. The report released on Monday, September 12th, evaluates colleges and universities nationwide. For the first time in fourteen years, Chowan University ranked […]

Chowan hosts Dr. Daynette Snead Perez at Chowan Christian Service Association Retreat

CCSA Students with Dr. Daynette Snead Perez

MURFREESBORO, NC –On Sunday, September 4, the Chowan Christian Service Association (CCSA) Scholars learned from Dr. Daynette Snead Perez at their annual retreat. Dr. Snead Perez shared personal experiences and led students through her book, CHURCH: What to do When Everyone Is Like You. Dr. Snead Perez is an ordained minister, successful business owner, entrepreneur, […]

John Yancey Named Vice President of Enrollment Management

John Yancey

 Chowan University is pleased to announce John Yancey as Vice President for Enrollment Management. “The opportunity to serve Chowan University is exciting as I searched to find a small institution in a location that served its community,” shared Yancey. “I was familiar with Chowan and believe this is the right mutual fit and look forward […]

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 […]