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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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  • CNU's Chelsie Schweers looks to shine in Final Four spotlight

    CNU's Chelsie Schweers looks to shine in Final Four spotlight
    When Carolyn Hunter was recruiting Chelsie Schweers to play basketball for Christopher Newport University, a big part of the pitch was that Schweers could lead the Lady Captains to an NCAA Division III Women's Final Four. "There were some Division I...
  • No. 1-ranked Cox defeats Jamestown 5-0

    No. 1-ranked Cox defeats Jamestown 5-0
    Jamestown High coach Bobby O'Brien knew Cox was good, which is exactly the reason he wanted to schedule the nation's No. 1 ranked boys soccer team in the first place. The Falcons turned out to be even better than O'Brien figured in beating the Eagles 5-...
  • VDOT projects are plenty on the Peninsula

    VDOT projects are plenty on the Peninsula
    With warmer weather finally here, it's a good time for a status update on VDOT projects that will affect Peninsula traffic and in some cases no longer be a hindrance. The Virginia Department of Transportation has five major road construction or...
  • From July 11, 2010: Hampton's David Watford decides on Virginia

    As many coveted football prospects will mention at some point during the recruiting process, the opportunity to get on the field in a hurry while getting a first-rate education are standard operating procedure factors that weigh heavily in a college...
  • Star Track: JJ Wilroy

    JJ Wilroy of Williamsburg, a budding tennis player and rising junior at Jamestown High, reached a personal best of No. 40 earlier this month in the boys 16-and-under standings for the Mid-Atlantic Section, which encompasses Virginia, Maryland, Washington,...
  • Grafton has new baseball coach in Matt Lewellen

    Few have been as intertwined with Grafton High's baseball history as Matt Lewellen, who will have the opportunity to add more to the program's lore as its new head baseball coach. Lewellen, 28, a physical education teacher and assistant athletic director...
  • Phoebus girls, Lafayette boys win CNU Invitational

    Two area high schools won their divisions in the 27th Annual Captains High School Track and Field Meet this weekend at Christopher Newport University. Phoebus won the girls' Blue Division with 107 points while Lafayette took the boys' Silver with 187....
  • Tomlin heads Lower Peninsula Hall of Fame inductees

    Tomlin heads Lower Peninsula Hall of Fame inductees
    Mike Tomlin, who has coached the Pittsburgh Steelers to two Super Bowls in four years, is among six inductees into the Athletic Hall of Fame of the Lower Virginia Peninsula. Tomlin will be joined by former NFL quarterback Aaron Brooks, sailor Gary Bodie,...
  • Experts slam lawmakers' effort on redistricting

    Virginia political experts on Wednesday published a damning analysis of the state redistricting maps passed by the General Assembly this week. The 17-page report, authored by Christopher Newport University professor Quentin Kidd and Dustin Cable of the...
  • Street Smart: Peninsula pedestrians urged to be cautious when crossing the street

    Street Smart: Peninsula pedestrians urged to be cautious when crossing the street
    The Peninsula isn't especially pedestrian friendly, aside from parts of Newport News near Christopher Newport University and Williamsburg in the vicinity of William and Mary. You will probably walk several city blocks before finding a crosswalk on...
  • Is Virginia on verge of a racial battle over voting?

    One Hundred and fifty years after the first shots of the Civil War, there's a looming battle over race in Virginia with the potential to turn ugly. The Republican-controlled House of Delegates and the Democrat-led Senate are already at odds over how to...
  • Ex-CNU coach Vince Brown will join Lower Peninsula hall of fame

    Longtime Christopher Newport track and field coach Vince Brown is one of six new members being inducted into the Athletic Hall of Fame of the Lower Virginia Peninsula on May 15. Brown coached at CNU from 1980-2005, leading athletes to 444 All-America...