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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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  • Author Lynne Cheney will speak at CNU in November

    Author Lynne Cheney will speak at CNU in November
    Author and commentator Lynne Cheney has been added to the 2014-2015 Distinguished Speaker Series at Christopher Newport University. Cheney will talk about her 2014 book, “James Madison: A Life Reconsidered,” at 7:30 p.m. on Thursday, Nov. 20...
  • Farmers market guide: A list of Peninsula markets

    Farmers market guide: A list of Peninsula markets
     The number of farmers markets in the commonwealth has more than doubled over the past 10 years, according to the state's department of agriculture and consumer services.      On the Peninsula, seasonal markets will begin dusting off their booths in...
  • Sordid public corruption trial for Virginia ex-Gov. McDonnell, wife

    It is the kind of corruption case that would attract attention even from jaded voters in places like Illinois or Louisiana, with long-established records of shady government dealings. But for Virginians, who have enjoyed generations of relative purity...
  • CNU seeks videographer and director of web services

    Christopher Newport University is hiring for a videographer and a director of web services in the Office of Communications and Public Relations. Review of applications will begin Aug. 14. Read the videographer job description here. Read the director...
  • Shakespeare gets performance art treatment at Norfolk festival

    Shakespeare gets performance art treatment at Norfolk festival
    Norfolk Festevents and Virginia Stage Company are again teaming up for a free outdoor performance art event July 25-27 in Norfolk's Town Point Park. "Moon Take Thy Flight" will explore the story of Shakespeare's "A Midsummer Night's Dream" using actors,...
  • Tuition costs in Virginia climb after budget impasse

    Tuition costs in Virginia climb after budget impasse
    Tuition jumped by 5.2 percent on average at public four-year colleges and universities and by 4.6 percent at community colleges, according to data released Wednesday by the State Council on Higher Education for Virginia. According to Kirsten Nelson, a...
  • Hampton University's Bill Thomas wants change in education

    Hampton University's Bill Thomas wants change in education
    He's served as commissioner of welfare reform for former Gov. George Allen. He's helped raise funds for candidates across the political spectrum — Democrats and Republicans. Walk into his office at Hampton University and you'll see photos of him...
  • Bolling calls for redistricting reform

    Bolling calls for redistricting reform
    NEWPORT NEWS — Virginia's badly gerrymandered congressional and legislative districts are poisoning our politics and leading the state toward a Washington-style gridlock, former Lt. Gov. Bill Bolling told a small group of Peninsula business...
  • CNU's Kelchner: D-III football model a more realistic approach in summer

    CNU's Kelchner: D-III football model a more realistic approach in summer
    On a mid-July morning at Christopher Newport University World Football Headquarters, activity and energy levels were set to medium. Coordinators finalized playbooks and coaches met informally to discuss terminology and techniques. Other coaches were due...
  • Tennis: Area's best looking for state titles

    Anne Arundel County hasn't had an individual state tennis champion since Troy Demers of Annapolis took home the title in 2000. Severna Park's Alex Cauneac has a good shot of ending that drought this weekend. Cauneac, who finished third in the state last...
  • College Roundup: Griffin scores 5 goals in Maryland women's lacrosse win

    NAVY MEN'S TRACK: Navy men's track tallied 78.75 team points to finish second in the 23-team field at the George Mason Invitational Saturday. The Mids recorded 10 IC4A performances and three top-two finishes. Navy finished 13.25 points behind UMBC (92)...
  • College roundup: Towson rallies past George Mason in baseball

    TOWSON BASEBALL: Kurt Wertz collected three hits and drove in seven runs to to lead Towson (18-17) to a 13-9 come-from-behind victory over George Mason. TOWSON MEN'S LACROSSE: After a lengthy lightning delay, No. 10 Penn (8-3) handed Towson (8-6) a 15-...