Feb 29, 2012

CNU to Host Model Arab League High School Conference

(Newport News, Va.) -

The Christopher Newport University Model Arab League Club invites high school students and CNU students to participate in its first annual Model Arab League High School Conference March 16-17. Registration is required at

Students will represent one of the Arab League's 22 member states and discuss political, social and defense affairs. They will learn about the Middle East, Arab politics and will also have the opportunity to sample Middle Eastern cuisine. Model Arab League helps prepare students to be knowledgeable, well-trained, and effective citizens as well as civic and public affairs leaders.

For more information, contact Dr. Tina Reuter, CNU faculty advisor, at tina.reuter@cnu.edu or Oanh Huynh, president of the CNU Model Arab League Student Club at oanh.huynh.08@cnu.edu.

A four-year public university in Newport News, Virginia, Christopher Newport University enrolls 5,000 students in rigorous academic programs in the liberal arts and sciences through the College of Arts and Humanities, the College of Natural and Behavioral Sciences, and the College of Social Sciences, including the Luter School of Business. CNU offers great teaching and small class sizes with an emphasis on leadership, civic engagement and honor.

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Lori Jacobs
Director of Public Relations

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