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University Unveils New Website

  Friday, December 30, 2016
— On December 30 we launched a new design for the university website (cnu.edu), the first such effort in seven years. The main objectives of the project were focused on aesthetics and the separation of content based on the intended ...

Christopher Newport Named a 2017 Best College Value by Kiplingers Personal Finance

  Monday, December 19, 2016
— Christopher Newport University has been named a 2017 “Best Value College” by Kiplinger’s Personal Finance. CNU was ranked in the top 300 colleges nationwide out of 1,200 evaluated, and in the top 100 public colleges ...

Christopher Newport Hall Awarded LEED Certification

  Tuesday, November 15, 2016
 
— Christopher Newport Hall has achieved Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) silver certification by the U.S. Green Building Council. “LEED certification identifies Christopher Newport Hall as a showcase example of ...

Class of 2016 Campus Community Garden

  Tuesday, November 15, 2016
— Christopher Newport is in full bloom, thanks to a $5,000 gift from the Class of 2016 establishing a community garden on East Campus. The idea came up last year at a meeting of the Sustainability Committee, which has members from across campus. ...

Fall Career and Graduate Fair Sets Mark

  Tuesday, November 15, 2016
— Over the span of two days in September over 44 graduate schools and more than 100 employers filled the David Student Union Ballroom for the twice-annual Career and Graduate Fair, sponsored by the Center for Career Planning (CCP). It was the ...

Reimer Elected Honor Society Vice President

  Wednesday, November 09, 2016
— Dr. Mark U. Reimer, George and Mary Torggler Distinguished Professor of Music, has been elected vice president of Pi Kappa Lambda, the national music honor society. Founded in 1916, Pi Kappa Lambda recognizes and encourages musical achievement ...

Fear 2 Freedom and CNU Win First Place in National Competition

  Tuesday, November 01, 2016
— Dr. Lisa Spiller, Distinguished Professor of Marketing in the Joseph W. Luter, III School of Business won the first-place “Gold” award in the 2016 national case competition of the Jacobs & Clevenger Case Writers’ ...

University Unveils the Gregory P. Klich Alumni House

  Monday, October 31, 2016
— On Saturday, October 29, during Homecoming festivities, Christopher Newport University unveiled the name of the new alumni house, the Gregory P. Klich Alumni House, making it the first building in university history to bear the name of an ...

Office of Teacher Preparation Awarded Virginia Department of Education Grant

  Wednesday, October 26, 2016
— Dr. Marsha Sprague, Professor of English and Director of the Office of Teacher Preparation, was awarded a grant from the Virginia Department of Education to continue CNU’s clinical faculty program in partnership with Newport News Public ...

Jonathan White Named to Nau Center Board

  Friday, October 21, 2016
— Dr. Jonathan White, Associate Professor of American studies, has been named to the Board of Directors of the John L. Nau III Center for Civil War History at the University of Virginia. The Center was recently established to promote scholarship, ...

Alumni Society Award – Dr. Andrew Falk

  Thursday, October 20, 2016
— Collaboration with students motivates and inspires Dr. Andrew Falk’s teaching and scholarship. “I look at teaching and mentoring as very collaborative,” he explains of his approach. “Teaching is often ...

Brewer Named National Bonner Fellow

  Thursday, October 20, 2016
— Brad Brewer ’02, Director of the Center for Community Engagement (CCE) at Christopher Newport, has been named a National Bonner Fellow for the Corella & Bertram F. Bonner Foundation. This fellowship seeks to leverage and support ...

Kristin Skees Awarded Best-in-Show at Virginia Artists Exhibition

  Wednesday, September 28, 2016
— Studio art lecturer Kristin Skees’ large-scale photography portrait of artist Greg Henry is the winner of this year’s Best-in-Show award at the Virginia Artists Juried Exhibition at the Charles H. Taylor Arts Center in ...

2016 State of the University

  Tuesday, August 23, 2016
— President Paul Trible delivered his annual State of the University address on August 16, 2016, during which he celebrated university accomplishments and laid out priorities for the upcoming year. Academics This year’s freshman class ...

Christopher Newport Named a Model of Excellence by 'University Business' Magazine

  Friday, August 12, 2016
— Christopher Newport University is one of nine colleges and universities nationwide being honored by University Businessmagazine in its Summer 2016 Models of Excellence program, which recognizes innovative approaches to encouraging and ...

CNU Named a Top 5 Medium-Sized Public College in the South

  Wednesday, July 13, 2016
— Christopher Newport was named as one of the top five medium-sized public colleges in the South in Forbes Magazine’s 2016 list of America’s Top Colleges. “The reach and reputation of Christopher Newport ...

Christopher Newport Awarded Sustainability Grant

  Tuesday, June 21, 2016
— Christopher Newport University has been awarded a “30 in Thirty Grant” of $1,000 from Keep Virginia Beautiful to enhance the University’s recycling efforts.  The grant will support a new project developed ...

Cusher Wins $20K National Endowment for the Humanities Grant

  Friday, April 29, 2016
— Dr. Brent Cusher, assistant professor in the Department of Leadership and American Studies, has been awarded a grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) to develop a new course called The Promises and Perils of Ambition. ...

Professor Patricia D. Hopkins Receives Sankofa Award

  Friday, April 22, 2016
— Associate Professor of English and Director of African-American Studies Dr. Patricia D. Hopkins has received a​ 2016 Sankofa Award​ ​from CNU’s Student Diversity and Equality ...

Bloomberg Names Luter School One of America’s 100 Best Undergraduate Business Schools

  Friday, April 22, 2016
— The undergraduate program at the Joseph W. Luter, III School of Business has been included in the 2016 Bloomberg Businessweek Best Undergraduate Business Schools rankings. The program is ranked No. 93 among all ...

Rising Senior Brook Byrd Named Goldwater Scholar

  Tuesday, April 05, 2016
— Applied physics major Brook Byrd has been awarded the Barry Goldwater Scholarship, widely considered the most prestigious award bestowed on undergraduates studying the sciences and engineering. Byrd is the first student in the history of ...

Skees Wins VMFA Fellowship

  Wednesday, February 17, 2016
— Kristin Skees, lecturer in the Department of Fine Art and Art History, has been awarded an $8,000 fellowship from the Virginia Museum of Fine Arts, which recognizes artists in the commonwealth for their exceptional ...

Partners in Transformation

  Monday, February 01, 2016
— Since its founding in 1999, TowneBank has actively supported the University – from creating the Spirit of Excellence Scholarship for Luter School of Business students to supporting Captains athletics and partnering with Christopher ...

CNU Among Kiplinger's Best Values

  Thursday, December 17, 2015
— Christopher Newport has been named once again to Kiplinger’s Personal Finance’s lists of the Top 100 Best Public Colleges of 2016 and the Top 300 Best College Values out of 1200 public and private ...

Christopher Newport and Riverside Announce Performing Arts Medicine Partnership

  Monday, November 16, 2015
— Christopher Newport University and Riverside Health System are pleased to announce a new collaboration between Riverside’s Performing Arts Medicine Program and CNU’s performing arts academic programs ...

Professor Rebecca Wheeler Receives Fulbright Award

  Thursday, October 08, 2015
— The U.S. Department of State and the J. William Fulbright Foreign Scholarship Board announced that Dr. Rebecca Wheeler has been awarded a Fulbright U.S. Scholar grant to Tajikistan in teaching English as a foreign language. Wheeler will serve ...

Willy Donaldson Appointed to Governor’s Council on Youth Entrepreneurship

  Friday, October 02, 2015
— Dr. Willy Donaldson, assistant professor of management in the Luter School of Business, has been appointed to Virginia Governor Terry McAuliffe’s Council on Youth Entrepreneurship. The Council will be responsible for ...

Alumni Society Award – Dr. Linda Waldron

  Tuesday, September 01, 2015
— “I came here during a time when there were a lot of curriculum changes,” she says, recalling her role in developing new courses. “This forces you to constantly seek feedback from your students. That’s how I ...

CNU a Partner in New Virginia International Trade Alliance

  Monday, July 20, 2015
— Christopher Newport is among nine state universities that have signed on as partners of the Virginia International Trade Alliance (VITAL), a new initiative to increase international trade in Virginia. Speaking at the July 15 ...

Dr. George H. Ebbs Named Dean of Luter School of Business

  Monday, June 15, 2015
— Christopher Newport University is pleased to announce that Dr. George H. Ebbs, former president of Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University and former dean of the College of Business at Bloomsburg University, has been named Dean of the Joseph W. ...

Summer Scholars Program Launched

  Friday, May 22, 2015
— Undergraduate research at Christopher Newport University encourages young women and men to analyze and understand the world beyond the Great Lawn, form close mentoring relationships with faculty members and gain valuable skills that enhance their ...

Luter School of Business Maintains AACSB Accreditation

  Tuesday, February 24, 2015
— CNU’s Luter School of Business has successfully earned re-affirmation of its business accreditation by the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB) International. AACSB ...
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