Category: Student Life

Chowan Serves Boldy in Portland, Maine

Maine Mission Team 2024

From May 6th to May 11th, eleven Chowan University students, three employees, and one employee’s spouse embarked on a transformative mission trip to Portland, Maine, where they served for 266 hours. This marked the third mission trip to Preble Street, an organization dedicated to providing free services for those experiencing homelessness, hunger, and poverty. The […]

Chowan University Announces Formation of Student Leadership Board to Enhance Student Engagement and Leadership Skills

Chowan University

Chowan University is excited to announce the establishment of the Student Leadership Board, a transformative initiative aimed at further enhancing the university’s commitment to developing well-rounded individuals equipped with essential life skills. Beginning in the fall of 2024, the Student Leadership Board will replace the former Student Government Association, ushering in a new era of […]

Chowan University Celebrates Easter with Holy Week Revival


Chowan University recently concluded its annual Holy Week Revival, a four day event filled with worship, testimonies, and spiritual growth. The campus community came together to celebrate the Easter season and deepen their faith through various religious activities. The Holy Week Revival commenced with a powerful worship service led by Senior Erica Mock at the […]

International Student Club Hosts Musical Event to Welcome President Thomas

ISC Music Event

Chowan University proudly welcomed its 24th President, Dr. Rosemary M. Thomas, with a captivating musical event night organized by the International Student Club. The evening showcased the remarkable talents of Chowan’s students, who mesmerized the audience with their guitar, piano, and electronic performances. Held in the Chowan Chapel, the event not only highlighted the students’ […]

Chowan University Students Serve Boldly and Share Faith in Ecuador

Mission Trip

 Over the spring break, Chowan University’s Campus Ministry group embarked on a transformative mission trip to Ecuador. The students, led by Reverend Mari Wiles, spent a week serving in four villages – Atapo, Jatun Loma, San Francisco, and Cajabamba. The ministry Rescue Ecuador, based in Cajabamba, provided the students with an opportunity to make a […]

Chowan University’s Harri Lovett Hosts First Business and Industry Coffee Event

Business and Industry

 The first Business and Industry Coffee Event was held at the Hawks Nest on February 21st, and was a resounding success. Harri Lovett, Director of Business and Industry Partnerships for Chowan University, hosted students, faculty, and local business professionals to network with current students. The event took place in the ideal setting of the Life Skills […]

The International Student Club Showcases Life Skills at ISC Fashion Show

ISC Fasion Show

The International Student Club at Chowan University hosted a spectacular fashion show on February 15th in Turner Auditorium, showcasing the diverse talents and fashion styles of students from over 31 countries. The event, held in honor of breast cancer survivor Libby Whitaker and in memory of Dawn Formo, aimed to raise funds for Relay for […]

Chowan University Athletics Hosts Night Full of Honors at Home Basketball Games

Play 4 Kay

 The Chowan University Athletic Department hosted its annual cancer awareness basketball game on Wednesday, February 14th. The Chowan men’s and women’s basketball teams played host to Conference Carolinas rival the University of Mount Olive in a thrilling doubleheader that saw the Hawks come away with two decisive victories.  Not only did the Hawks celebrate two […]

2024 Rouson Memorial Lecture Featuring The Reverend Pamela Taylor Held in the CHowan Chapel


The 2024 annual Rouson Memorial lecture, held in the Chowan Chapel, was a wonderful celebration of individuals in the local communities serving as beacons of success and pioneers of their communities. The lecture made possible in collaboration with the Murfreesboro Historical Association, showcased the remarkable achievements and contributions of three outstanding individuals. It is a […]

Dr. Alan Scott Empowers Students to Create Professional Profiles during Career Services Workshop

Alan Scott

Dr. Alan Scott, Chowan’s Career Services expert and mentor, recently conducted an interactive session with students, guiding them on the art of crafting a professional profile. The session, held in Marks Hall, focused on optimizing resumes to enhance job prospects. During the session, Dr. Scott emphasized the significance of maintaining a clean and professional online […]