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Sheri Shuck-Hall Named Outstanding American History Teacher of the Year

  Monday, May 08, 2017
— Dr. Sheri Shuck-Hall, associate professor of history and director of the Public History Center (PHC) at Christopher Newport, is a recipient of one of only two Outstanding American History Teacher of the Year Awards given by the National Society ...

James Allison Publishes Text on American Indians and Energy Development

  Tuesday, December 06, 2016
— Assistant Professor of History Dr. James Allison published Sovereignty for Survival: American Energy Development and Indian Self-Determination, which details how American Indians leveraged their possession of valuable energy resources during the ...

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 ...

Captains Spotlight: Ben Watkins

  Thursday, October 20, 2016
— During his days playing hoops for Christopher Newport, Ben Watkins ’16 contributed to the Captains’ success as both a player and a student assistant coach. He assumed the latter role from 2013–15 while working his ...

The History Sleuth

  Monday, October 17, 2016
— At the Smithsonian’s National Air and Space Museum, home to the world’s largest collection of aviation and space artifacts, one can see everything from the Wright Brothers’ first-flight airplane to the original ...

A Captain's Viewpoint: On Leadership

  Tuesday, September 01, 2015
— As a 17-year-old boy in the rural town of Hardyville, Virginia, I viewed my capacity to change the world in a limited light. Although I was intrigued by international diplomacy and history, the world outside of small-town baseball, roaming the ...
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