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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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  • Ferguson Center launches holiday food drive

    Ferguson Center launches holiday food drive
    The Ferguson Center for the Arts at Christopher Newport University is sponsoring its fifth annual “Spotlight on Hunger’ Food Drive in conjunction with the Foodbank of the Virginia Peninsula. The drive began Friday, Nov. 1, and continues...
  • Free queso for Moe's customers

    Free queso for Moe's customers
    At Moe's Southwest Grill locations, customers can get a free cup of queso on Thursday, Sept. 19. There are Moe's restaurants in the Jefferson Commons shopping center in the Patrick Henry area of Newport News; at 12368 Warwick Blvd., in Newport News near...
  • Peninsula instructors prepare youth for the zombie apocalypse

     Peninsula instructors prepare youth for the zombie apocalypse
    If you knew a zombie virus was spreading rapidly, infecting 21 people for every infected person, what would you do? Panic? Run? But where? "Preparedness 101: Zombie Pandemic," a graphic novella geared to teens and young adults prepared by the Centers...
  • Tyehimba Jess and Laurel Thatcher Ulrich to lecture at Hampton Roads events on Sept. 26

    Tyehimba Jess and Laurel Thatcher Ulrich to lecture at Hampton Roads events on Sept. 26
    This coming week promises to be another busy one on the Hampton Roads literary circuit. Pulitzer-prize winner speaks at CNU On Thursday, September 26, Christopher Newport University will host Pulitzer-prize winning historian Laurel Thatcher Ulrich...
  • Gallagher falls in match play at U.S. Senior Amateur | Community news

    Jim Gallagher of Yorktown ran into a buzz saw on Monday, losing to Hill Adams of Texas, 5 and 3, in the first round of match play at the U.S. Senior Amateur at the par-72 Wade Hampton Golf Course in Cashiers, N.C. Gallagher, who qualified for match play...
  • Transformed J.R. Collins leads Virginia Tech in ACC opener at Georgia Tech

    Transformed J.R. Collins leads Virginia Tech in ACC opener at Georgia Tech
    BLACKSBURG — When J.R. Collins reflects on all the ways he wasn't upholding his end of the bargain as a scholarship football player at Virginia Tech, he wonders about the true identity of the guy who was standing in his shoes. Who was the immature...
  • In tight race, Virginia elects Democrat McAuliffe as governor

    In tight race, Virginia elects Democrat McAuliffe as governor
    HERNDON, Va. – Democrats took the governor’s office in Virginia late Tuesday, as longtime party insider Terry McAuliffe outpaced his socially conservative rival in an election that raged with national arguments about the federal government...
  • New poetry by Newport News poet Ann Shalaski

    New poetry by Newport News poet Ann Shalaski
    Award-winning Newport News poet Ann Falcone Shalaski was born in Connecticut and “nurtured by a warm, loving, and at times loud Italian family,” according to her website. ┬áHer second and newest book of poems, “Without Pretense,” is...
  • Science-play festival debuts at Mad Cow Theatre

     Science-play festival debuts at Mad Cow Theatre
    Denise Gillman did not like science as a child. "Science and math were a mystery to me," she says. "I couldn't connect to it." But today Gillman routinely deals with science — even though she's a college professor in the theater department....
  • Election 2013: Gloucester Board of Supervisors York District candidates

    As part of our coverage of the 2013 Gloucester County Board of Supervisors election, we asked all seven candidates four questions via email. We are printing their answers in their entirety online here in the Gloucester Blog prior to the Nov. 5 election....
  • PFAC Artini on Nov. 15 features a bartenders' challenge

    PFAC Artini on Nov. 15 features a bartenders' challenge
    A bartenders’ challenge is the centerpiece of the Peninsula Fine Arts Center’s 3rd Annual Artini evening on Friday, Nov. 15. Bartenders will compete in an “Iron Chef”-inspired challenge, going head to head in pairs. Each pair...