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Christopher Newport University

Christopher Newport University
Christopher Newport University or CNU, is a four-year college located in Newport News, Virginia. It was established in 1961 as a 2 year college and became a four-year college in 1971. It acheived university status in 1992.
Christopher Newport University or CNU, is a four-year college located in Newport News, Virginia. It was established in 1961 as a 2 year college and became a four-year college in 1971. It acheived university status in 1992. « Show less

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  • NN forum focuses on 'Aging in Place'

    NN forum focuses on 'Aging in Place'
    The boomer generation is intent on "Aging in Place," or staying in their communities well into retirement age and beyond. The 31st Annual Community Forum on Aging, sponsored by the Peninsula Agency on Aging and Christopher Newport University, will speak...
  • Hampton Roads weekend events feature lots to love for readers and writers

    It's another busy weekend here in Hampton Roads for lovers of reading and writing. Take a look! 32nd Annual Writers Conference at CNU Friday and Saturday, Feb. 22 and 23 Friday highlights: - Book talk by David Robbins ("The Devil's Waters") - Speed...
  • Sequestration would reach far into the Virginia Peninsula community - and affect health services

    Sequestration would reach far into the Virginia Peninsula community - and affect health services
    Like a victim tied to buzz saw table in an old movie melodrama, federal, state and local agencies and departments, and a host of businesses and nonprofit organizations are watching with alarm as budget blades churn toward them. On Friday automatic...
  • Chick-Fil-As raise money for 13-year-old cancer patient on Feb. 6

    Chick-Fil-As raise money for 13-year-old cancer patient on Feb. 6
    Three Chick-Fil-As are holding a Spirit Night on Wednesday Feb. 6 to raise money for Nazea, a 13-year-old boy battling cancer. From 5 to 8 p.m., the Peninsula restaurants will donate 10 percent of their sales to Nazea and his family. Funds will help pay...
  • Today's young readers are tomorrow's authors

    Today's young readers are tomorrow's authors
    I don’t remember the first book I read, but I do have clear memories of sitting with a book in my lap, turning the cardboard-like pages and sounding out the words. (Yes, they taught phonics in my day.) The earliest books I remember reading are the...
  • Thursday's college roundup: CNU names four to Athletic Hall of Fame

    Former football standouts Rob Rodriguez and Roland Hilliard, basketball player Sherwin Green and track coach Louis Johnson were selected for the Christopher Newport University Athletic Hall of Fame. Induction will take place at halftime of the 4 p.m....
  • CNU advances to own tournament final | Men's college basketball

    NEWPORT NEWS — In a similar scenario to their last game 11 days ago, a second half defensive presence by Christopher Newport University put the hosts in position for another Holiday Inn Captains Shootout title. Sophomore Mike Cherry scored 14 of...
  • Learning opportunities abound for local writers

    Here we are, into the second full week of the new year. The kids are back at school, their big yellow buses once again dotting the streetscape of my morning drive. Coworkers are back at work too, and the parade of waist-thickening holiday goodies seems to...
  • Mental health care in Virginia needs funds

    Mental health care in Virginia needs funds
    The recent school shooting in Connecticut reverberated across Virginia five years after a mentally ill gunman, Cho Seung-Hui, took the lives of 32 of his fellow students at Virginia Tech in April 2007. Mental health professionals throughout the state...
  • Rare map collector explores evolving idea of Virginia

     Rare map collector explores evolving idea of Virginia
    The first time William C. Wooldridge held an antique map of Virginia, he was a young Army officer taking a meandering, homesick stroll through the streets of Heidelberg, Germany. Catching his eye from an old print shop window, the early 1600s map...
  • Newport News rock band Holly Would ... celebrates with charity show at The NorVa

    Newport News rock band Holly Would ... celebrates with charity show at The NorVa
    David Elliott, a 22-year-old English major at Christopher Newport University, said his rock band Holly Would ... is wrapping up an exciting year. The band is celebrating with a charity all-ages show Friday at The NorVa in Norfolk. The show, lasting 6 p....
  • Directory of Peninsula-area sports summer camps

    Baseball 3D Sports/Ozzie Smith Sports Academy. A.I.M. baseball hitters camps: 9 a.m.-noon July 8-13, Spratley Middle School, Hampton, and July 15-19, Hines Middle School, Newport News. For ages 8-14; cost $119. Info: 3dsportsinc.info. Apprentice...