Category: Student Life

Chowan Christian Service Association Recognizes Seven Graduating Seniors at Dinner Meeting

CCSA Dinner Seniors 2022

On Monday, April 25, 2022, the Chowan Christian Service Association held its spring dinner meeting. The meeting gave special emphasis to the 2022 graduating CCSA Scholars: Jordan Brown a religion major from Plymouth, NC; Steven Butler a history major from Raeford, NC; Miyah Eley a psychology major from Suffolk, VA; Patrick Krack a sports management […]

Chapel Contractor Provides Rendering Video 

At the spring Board of Trustees meeting on April 21, 2022, Monteith Construction Corporation which was selected in March as the general contractor for the Chapel unveiled their rendering video. Monteith Construction is an established company out of Wilmington, North Carolina that brings a lot of experience and leadership to this important project. Construction on […]

Commencement 2022 | May 7 at 10 am

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Chowan University has decided to hold the 2022 Commencement ceremony indoors at the Hawks Athletic Center on Saturday, May 7 at 10:00 a.m. It will also be available via live stream on YouTube. Candidates for Graduation – report to the parking lot on the Vincent Athletic Center side of HAC. Rehearsal is 7:30 a.m. The […]

Campus Worship features Educator & Coach Darren O. Parker, Sr.

On Sunday evening, March 27, Chowan Campus Ministry hosted Campus Worship, featuring speaker Mr. Darren Oliver Parker, Sr. principal of Conway Middle School. Before coming to Conway Middle, Mr. Parker was the principal of a middle school in Franklin, VA. Additionally, he was the head football coach for fourteen years where he led the team […]

Chowan University Welcomes Valeria Day as the University’s Director of Residence Life

Valeria L Day

Valeria Day, a native of Silver Spring, Maryland, joined the Chowan University staff on March 14, 2022, as the new Director of Residence Life. As director, Day will oversee the staff of Residence Life and all services provided by the department and provide leadership in the implementation of the opening and closing of all housing […]

Theatre@Chowan presents Furry Tails with a Twist!

Furry Tales Promo

Theatre@Chowan will present three performances of Jennifer Hickok DeFratis’s fast-moving funny play for kids Furry Tails with a Twist on April 8, 9, 10, 2022. Follow the improvised adventures of a trio of actors as they stumble and bumble their way through the telling of three classic fairy tales. When a sudden mishap causes the […]

More than Books: Whitaker Library offers Activities to Promote Student Wellness

University Librarian demonstrating crochet techniques to student

Freshman Sreshta Puducheri proudly holds up her first project to University Librarian, Georgia Williams. Williams then shows Sresta how to stitch the winding crocheted creation into a larger piece. Sresta along with other students participate in the CU Crochet and Knitting Group that meets weekly on the top floor of Whitaker Library. This activity is […]

Chowan Hosts Annual SeniorFEST Virtually on March 22, 2022

SeniorFEST March 22, 2022

 Chowan University will host virtual SeniorFEST on Tuesday, March 22 from 10:00 am-12:00 pm.  For over a decade, Chowan University has hosted an annual SeniorFEST for senior adults. After sadly canceling in March 2020 at the beginning of the Covid-19 pandemic, SeniorFEST pivoted to a virtual format in March 2021. “I was hopeful that we […]

2022 Senior Banquet & Commencement Speakers and Gonfaloniers Named

2022 Speakers An important part of the annual Senior Banquet and Commencement Ceremony are the speeches delivered by members of the graduating class. By having studentsspeak, it acknowledges the centrality of students in the life of the University. The five-minute speeches provide an opportunity for the university community to hear thevoices of the students. Typically, […]

2021-22 Outstanding Student Awards

Each year, a select group of third- and fourth-year students is called forward to accept one of the most prestigious honors the University community can bestow, the Outstanding Student Award. Selection is based on the student’s leadership, academic achievement, service to the community, contribution to the University, and good citizenship. On Thursday, February 24th the […]