Category: Featured

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 […]

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 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 […]

Chowan University Announces 4+1 MOL Program

Chowan University offers an accelerated program beginning this fall, allowing students to earn their bachelor’s degree and a Master of Arts in Organizational Leadership degree in just five years. Commonly known as the 4+1 Program, this program allows students to complete an undergraduate and graduate degree in five (5) years. Students majoring in Mass Communication, […]

Chowan University Signs Partnership Agreements with Local School Leaders

Partnership Agreement Signing

On Thursday, July 28, regional school leaders gathered at Chowan University to sign partnership agreements with Chowan University. These agreements offer 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, signed agreements with Dr. Eric Cunningham, Superintendent of Halifax County […]

First-Year Honors College Project Produces A+ Work with Chowan University Traditions Book

Honors Class that produced the Traditions book

First-year honor students have notably left their mark at Chowan by completing their semester assignment with the production of The Blue and White: Chowan’s Traditions Book. Students in the 2022 spring Honors First-Year Experience class spent the semester pouring over old yearbooks, student newspapers, and catalogs; as well as reading Chowan histories to distill the […]

Chowan University’s 163rd Commencement Honored its Students

Chowan University held its 163rd Commencement on Saturday, May 7 at 10 am in the Hawks Athletic Center.  At the ceremony, 197 students received their diplomas. The ceremony was led by the chief faculty marshal, Dr. Hunter Taylor, Dean of the School of Business and Design.  Each school was led by its chosen gonfalonier and […]

Chowan University Singers Perform at Carnegie Hall

Carnegie Hall

Months of rehearsal and anticipation finally paid off for members of the Chowan University Singers who traveled to New York City in March to perform at Carnegie Hall.  Designed by architect William Burnet Tuthill and built by philanthropist Andrew Carnegie in 1891, Carnegie Hall is one of the most prestigious concert venues in the world. […]

Chowan Esports Hosted Clemson Over The Weekend

Esports vs Clemson

MURFREESBORO, N.C. – The Chowan Esports Program took a step away from their normal competition schedule as the Hawks hosted the Clemson Esports Program over the weekend in some friendly competition. “We were excited to have a Division I program here on campus and to compete against them,” said Katie Harry.  “Both programs had a great time […]

Chowan University Unveils its New Look with Website Launch

Road PIece

After a fifteen-month process of planning and work, the final major component of a brand refresh – a new website – launched on January 24, 2022. Last fall, Chowan began unveiling its new look beginning with Admissions pieces and marketing.  The launch of the new website is the latest in the University’s efforts to enhance […]