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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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  • Panel addresses transgender inclusion in Gloucester County schools

    Panel addresses transgender inclusion in Gloucester County schools
    Former School Board member Ronnie Cohen cautioned Gloucester County schools on how it addresses a proposed transgender restroom use policy. Cohen, a professor of business law at Christopher Newport University who previously served on the Gloucester...
  • State budget, construction drive tuition up at Christopher Newport University

    State budget, construction drive tuition up at Christopher Newport University
    Christopher Newport University's explosive growth has come at a price: It has the highest net attendance cost of any university in Virginia's public system. That's $21,672 a year, based on a calculation that takes total costs and backs out financial...
  • Flurry of "Nutcracker" productions crowd the holiday calendar

    Flurry of "Nutcracker" productions crowd the holiday calendar
    If there are visions of sugar plums dancing in your head, it must be the season for "The Nutcracker." Like presents under the tree, this popular holiday offering comes in all shapes and sizes. Large touring companies bring lavish sets and full orchestra...
  • Part 6: Giving gifts, and gaining influence?

    Part 6: Giving gifts, and gaining influence?
    Gifts have taken Virginia legislators far afield in recent years — to the Masters Tournament at Augusta National Golf Club, to Paris and even to Rabbit Lake, Saskatchewan. The last two were courtesy of Virginia Uranium, which has been working...
  • CNU prevails as Apprentice School celebrates 20 years of women's basketball

    NEWPORT NEWS -- Fourteen years ago, the Newport News Apprentice School team hosted Christopher Newport University, where then-head coach Karen Barefoot coached the Builders to a 90-58 win. Neither program saw each other again until Sunday, when the...
  • Want to see the forms? It's not always easy

    You can go online to check for ice on the road in far-off Highland County, get the name of the company that won the bid to tear down that one-story brick house on the Christopher Newport University campus at 72 Shoe Lane, read the hundreds of pages...
  • Check out the latest approved construction permits for Newport News and Hampton

    Check out the latest approved construction permits for Newport News and Hampton
    Check out the latest approved building permits in Newport News and Hampton in October. This information can be requested by the public from Newport News' Codes and Compliance Department and Hampton's city attorney's office. While approved, not all...
  • Notes and notables

    Notes and notables
    Ahead of the curve More and more these days, we are reminded that the key to creating (and filling) jobs in a 21st-century economy is keeping up with 21st-century technology. Over and over, we hear reports that there are plenty of jobs available —...
  • What do Smithfield Foods' donations really look like?

    Last week, Christopher Newport University completed it's annual Food for Thought food drive on behalf of the Virginia Peninsula Foodbank. There to help put a cap on the drive was Smithfield Foods, who donated a whopping 10,000 pounds of protein, which a...
  • Nature is beautiful -- until humans get ahold of it

    Nature is beautiful  -- until humans get ahold of it
    "Environmental Impact," a traveling exhibit at the Peninsula Fine Arts Center in Newport News, is intended to highlight what can happen when man interacts with Earth. And sometimes that’s not pretty. Mountaintops blasted off for mining,...
  • Some Virginia lawmakers turn an $18,000 salary into a $55,000 pension

    Some Virginia lawmakers turn an $18,000 salary into a $55,000 pension
    Earlier this summer, Bob Brink paused for a memory from his first days in the General Assembly "A few weeks before I was sworn into office in 1998 … I took a walk around the Capitol and I stopped outside the House chamber. The curtains were...