Category: Student Life

Shakia Risby Joins Chowan University Student Affairs

Shakia Risby

Chowan University hires alumna Shakia Risby to serve as Student Affairs Area Director for Residence Life. A native of Prince George County, Maryland, Risby earned her BA in Business from Chowan University in 2021 and immediately began to pursue her Masters of Arts in Organizational Leadership from Chowan, which is slated to be completed in […]

Christy Hull Retires after Twelve Years of Service at Chowan

Christy Hull

Christy Hull, Administrative Assistant for the Vice President of Student Affairs, officially begins her retirement on June 17, 2022. Serving all of her tenure in Student Affairs, Christy has always been widely known on campus and a student favorite, not only for her caring and compassionate nature but also for her festive spirit for every […]

Earlys Baptist Church establishes third Endowment for Chowan University’s Christian Service Association

Earlys Baptist Church establishes third scholarship agreement

Just before the annual spring Chowan Christian Service Association (CCSA) Dinner meeting, representatives of the Earlys Baptist Church in Ahoskie signed their third CCSA endowment agreement. The CCSA provides opportunities for students to learn and serve in Jesus’ name through tuition scholarships and missions endowments. Earlys Baptist Church was one of the first churches to […]

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 

Capital Projects

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


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 […]