Yes We Must Coalition

Chowan University has been a member of the Yes We must Coalition since 2014. Founded in 2010, it is made up of thirty-six private, non-profit colleges and universities whose undergraduate enrollment includes fifty percent or more Pell-eligible students. The Yes We Must Coalition strives to increase degree attainment of lowincome students. Specifically, its goals are to:

  • Contribute to the attainment of the national goal to increase the number of students achieving college degrees.
  • Be a national voice to advocate for students from low-income backgrounds and the role of institutions and organizations that effectively serve them.
  • Work collaboratively to improve graduation rates for low-income students.
  • Develop valid measurements for demonstrating the college success of low-income students.
  • Disseminate information, data, and models of success for low-income students.
  • Leverage resources to increase degree attainment of low-income students.
  • Secure funding to support the mission and goals of the Yes We Must Coalition.

Posts from January 2016

January 29, 2016
On Saturday, February 20, from 9:00 a.m. to 12 noon, in the McSweeney Labs, Chowan University financial aid officers will help students complete their Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) form.
January 29, 2016
On Sunday, January 31, Chowan University invites the community to view the classic film Psycho, the third film in the 2015-2016 Films@Chowan series. The free event begins at 2:00 p.m. in Vaughan Auditorium in Robert Marks Hall.
January 29, 2016
As Chowan announces another record-breaking spring enrollment, all indicating factors that the university utilizes for measurement show marked increases toward student success.
January 22, 2016
The 18th Chowan University Student Research Conference application deadline is Wednesday, February 24. “The purpose of the CUSRC is to provide a venue for students to present academic research, musical performances, and/or artistic presentations in an appropriate professional setting.