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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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  • Blue Angels to perform at Naval Air Station Oceana in Virginia Beach this weekend

    Blue Angels to perform at Naval Air Station Oceana in Virginia Beach this weekend
    VIRGINIA BEACH — Saturday is the first time Hampton native Matt Taraska has been able to show his family what he does in the military, as the Blue Angels, the Navy's flight demonstration squadron, takes to the sky for a two-day air show at Naval Air...
  • Home-garden news for Sept. 25: Volunteers sought for Virginia's natural resource effort

    Stewardship Virginia, a statewide campaign to encourage and recognize volunteer activities with a tangible impact on Virginia's natural resources, continues this year with events across the state. The campaign's fall activities run through Oct. 31, a...
  • How goes the Peninsula's tourism industry?

    How goes the Peninsula's tourism industry?
    Over the past summer, some Peninsula attractions reported spikes in attendance and multiple hotels reported being able to increase room rates despite the lingering effects of sequestration in the region. "I think we're starting to see it come back. I...
  • CNU will host forums on Scottish independence, church taxes

    CNU will host forums on Scottish independence, church taxes
    Christopher Newport University will host a two forums in the next few weeks, discussing Scottish independence and whether churches should be taxed. The CNU Public History Center will have a panel discussion titled "The Vote for Scottish Independence:...
  • 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 —...
  • 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...
  • New releases by Hampton Roads writers

     New releases by Hampton Roads writers
    Hampton Roads nonfiction writers tipped the scales on this month's list of new releases, with topics ranging from family life to military history. Fiction titles focus on teens and young adults. Take a look. You never know when you might discover a...
  • Approved construction permits for Newport News and Hampton in October

    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...
  • Musical theater star John Davidson joins `Wicked' cast

    Veteran television and musical theater star John Davidson heads up a quartet of new performers joining the Broadway production of "Wicked" when the tour opens Nov. 26 in Norfolk's Chrysler Hall. Davidson is returning to the role of the Wizard after...
  • Focus on the classroom

    Virginia's public universities represent a tremendous resource for the commonwealth, providing both preparation for the next generation of professionals and the type of research infrastructure that helps generate economic growth. Yet, in order to remain...
  • Boxing gym returns to former Newport News location

    Boxing gym returns to former Newport News location
    Lloyd Jones has relocated his boxing club back to its old Hilton Village location in a shopping center at the corner of Warwick Boulevard and Center Avenue. Newport News Boxing Club was back up and running Sept. 1 after a stint in York County. Over...