A la Mode Accounting Club Africa Project, The Alpha Chi (General Honor Society), VA Zeta Chapter Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc. (AKA, NPHC Sorority), Nu Epsilon Chapter Alpha Kappa Psi (Professional Co-Ed Business Fraternity), Iota Pi Chapter As a non-profit corporation, Alpha Kappa Psi strives to promote higher ideals in the fields of commerce, accounts and banking. Membership candidates must have completed two years of education toward a degree in commerce, economics, business or business administration. Alpha Phi Fraternity, Theta Phi Chapter The
Theta Phi chapter of Alpha Phi has been a proud member of the CNU
community since 1995. Alpha Phi enhances and promotes each member's
growth by focusing on sisterhood, service, scholarship, and character
development. The Alpha Phi Foundation, the fraternity's national philanthropy,
supports women's heart health, development of leadership, excellence in
academics and sisters in need. Through our philanthropic efforts and
participation in other clubs and organizations, the sisters of Theta
Phi exemplify how a group of committed young women can make a difference.
We share a unique bond of sisterhood that will truly last a lifetime. Alpha Phi
welcomes you to learn more about them by checking out their website and other
social media. Website: www.alphaphicnu.com Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/CNUAlphaPhi Twitter: https://twitter.com/CNUAlphaPhi
Instagram: @cnualphaphi Pinterest: http://pinterest.com/alphaphicnu/ Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity, Incorporated The mission of the Upsilon Beta Chapter of Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity, Incorporated is to develop leaders, promote brotherhood and academic excellence, while providing service and advocacy for our communities. Our vision shall be to stimulate the ambition of its members; to prepare them for the greatest usefulness in the causes of humanity, freedom, and dignity of the individual; to encourage the highest and noblest form of manhood; and to aid down-trodden humanity in its efforts to achieve higher social, economic and intellectual status. Alpha Phi Omega ( APO , Co-Ed Service Fraternity), Alpha Delta Xi Chapter Alpha Psi Omega (Theater Honor Society), Alpha Zelta Theta Cast Alpha Sigma Alpha (ASA, Panhellenic Sorority), Theta Gamma Chapter Altered Xpressionz American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) American Red Cross of CNU (ARCC) Anime, CNU, See CNU Anime Anthropology Club Arabic Club Asian Culture Club Association for Computing Machinery (ACM) Ballroom Dancing Society of CNU Barefoot Poets’ Society Be The Match Because Christ Matters (BCM) Beta Beta Beta (TriBeta) Beta Gamma Sigma (Business Honor Society) Biology Club Campus Activities Board (CAB) Campus Crusade for Christ Campus Girl Scouts (CGS) Canterbury Club at Christopher Newport University, The The Captain's Log Catholic Campus Ministry (CCM) Chemistry Club Chess Club Cigar Club Circle K Class Council Class of 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012 Classics Club Club Tennis CNU Anime CNU Blue Crew CNU College Independents CNU Croquet Club CNU Cycling Club CNU Fishing Club CNU Ice Hockey Club CNU Jaycees CNU Mathematics Club CNU Men’s Lacrosse CNU Motorsports CNU Tonight CNU Virginia Association of Teachers of English (VATE) CNU Voices College Music Educators National Conference (CMENC) College Republicans Colleges Against Cancer Coloring Club Currents Dance Dance Revolution Club of CNU Dance Fusion Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc. (DST, NPHC sorority) Omicron Tau Chapter Direct Marketing Association (DMA) Disney Club Dominican Republic Educational Aide Movement (D . R . E . A . M . ) Dressage Ecology Club Economics and Finance Club Equestrian Team Expansion All-Male Acappella Extravaganza Fellowship of Campus Unitarian Universalists @CNU (FOCUU) Fellowship of Christian Athletes of CNU Femme Sole Women’s Studies Journal of CNU Field Hockey Club (Women's) Fishing Club, CNU, French Club Fusion at CNU Futbol Club Gamma Phi Beta (Panhellenic Sorority), Epsilon Iota Chapter Gamma Sigma Epsilon (Chemistry Honor Society) Gay-Straight Student Union (GSSU) Greek InterVarsity Habitat for Humanity ay CNU Hampton Roads Church Student Fellowship HERO Hillel Horticulture Club Hypnotic Control of CNU Ice Hockey, CNU Initiative Student Theater Group iNSPIRE Institute of Electric and Electronic Engineers (IEEE) Interclub Association (ICA) Interfaith Leadership Council Interfraternity Council (IFC) InterVarsity Christian Fellowship (IVCF) Investment Club Kappa Delta Rho (KDR, IFC Fraternity), Beta Gamma Chapter Kappa Pi (Honorary Art Fraternity) Zeta Alpha Tau Chapter Kappa Kappa Psi Karl Hess Society for American Radicalism KIVA CNU Ladies Adding Distinction in Every Stride (L.A.D.I.E.S.) Lambda Pi Eta (Communications Honor Society) Later Day Saints Student Association (LDSSA) Latin American Cultural Association (LACA) The Limelight Luter School of Business Honor Council Lutheran Student Association (LSA) Making the Impossible Possible Mathematics Club, CNU, Martial Arts Club Men of Vision and Excellence (MOVE) Men’s Lacrosse, CNU, MissionCNU Model Arab League Model United Nations (MUN) Motorsports, CNU, Multicultural Student Association (MSA) National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) at CNU National Contract Management Association National Pan-Hellenic Council (NPHC) National Residence Hall Honorary (NRHH), Elite Captains Chapter Newport Pearls Nu Kappa Epsilon (Music Sorority), Beta Chapter Omicron Delta Kappa (ODK, Leadership Honor Society) Operation Smile Order of Omega (Greek Leadership Honor Society), Iota Iota Chapter Outdoor Adventure & Recreation Pagan and Earth-Based Spirituality Organization of CNU (PESO) Panhellenic Council Pennies for Peace Pershing Rifles (Professional Military Fraternity), Company Y-4 Phi Alpha (Social Work Honor Society), Chi Kappa Chapter Phi Alpha Delta (PAD, Professional Pre-Law Fraternity) Phi Alpha Theta (History Honor Society), Alpha Zeta Mu Chapter Pi Kappa Phi (Pi Kapp, IFC Fraternity), Eta Iota Chapter Phi Mu (Panhellenic Sorority), Lambda Epsilon Chapter Phi Mu Alpha Sinfonia (National Music Fraternity), Omicron Nu Chapter Phi Sigma Tau (Philosophy Honor Society) Photography Club Pi Sigma Alpha (Political Science Honor Society) Pokémon League of CNU Psi Chi (Psychology Honor Society) Psychology Club Quidditch Club Raising Educational Awareness through Compassion and Humanity (REACH out) Ratio Christi CNU Reformed University Fellowship REFUGEE Outreach Organization Residence Hall Association (RHA) Revolution Student Ministries Roblealto Rockclimbing Roots and Shoots Rotaract Rugby Club (Men's) Running RUSH (Reaching Unreached Student Harvest) Campus Ministries S.A.I.L. – Sharing Awareness of Intercultural Living Scientific Research Club Scuba Diving Club Sigma Alpha Omega (Christian Sorority) Sigma Phi Epsilon (Sig Ep, IFC Fraternity), VA Pi Chapter Sigma Tau Delta (English Honor Society), Iota Omicron Chapter Sigma Tau Gamma (Sig Tau, IFC Fraternity) (Greek – IFC), Delta Omicron Chapter Soccer Club (Men's) Social Work Association Societa’ Italiana Society of Composers, Inc.| Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM) Sociology Club Socrates Cafe Sports/Recreational Clubs Stammtisch (German Club) STAND Stargazing Club of Christopher Newport University Students for Christ Students in Free Enterprise (SIFE) Student Government Association (SGA) Student Honor Educators and Assistants (SHEA) Student Media Board Student Virginia Education Association (SVEA) Students Helping Honduras Students in Free Enterprise (SIFE) Swimming Club Take Note Tau Delta Phi (IFC Fraternity), Delta Nu Chapter TEA Caucus of CNU TOMS Christopher Newport Campus Club To Write Love On Her Arms (TWLOHA) Trebled Youth A Capella Choir of CNU Uncommon Ground United Campus Ministries University Sounds Up ‘til Dawn at Christopher Newport University Virginia21 Chapter of Christopher Newport University Virginia Association of Teachers of English (VATE), CNU Virginia Organizing Campus Chapter at CNU Volleyball Club (Men's) Volleyball Club (Women's) Where is the Line Where is the Line is the college branch of the nonprofit organization Fear2Freedom started by our very own Mrs. Trible. Where is the Line is focused on raising awareness on the issues of sexual assault, domestic violence, and sex trafficking. We strive to educate the CNU community, create an open dialogue on the issues, and donate supplies and resources to those that are in need. Website: https://www.facebook.com/whereistheline Women Inspired by Success through Health (W.I.S.H) is an organization whose purpose is to encourage collegiate level women to strive for total health, to provide support, motivation, and tools to promote healthy lifelong success physically and mentally. Writers Association of CNU The Writers Association’s primary purpose is to integrate members into the real world of literature. We will focus on supporting each other with our goals as professional writers in various fields. We also aim to stimulate creativity and personal writing. 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A la Mode is a club for those who are interested in hair and makeup design, fashion, interior design, photography, and personal styling. Their activities include traveling to NYC to attend Teen Vogue Fashion University, business internships with Macy*s in NYC, listening to speakers discuss fashion and design, and various other events. A la Mode strives to promote a healthy beauty image for all CNU students.
The Accounting Club seeks to enhance the student experience by encouraging interaction among accounting majors and with departmental faculty and accounting professionals. In addition to monthly meetings, the club sponsors an annual picnic and an Accounting Banquet for students, alumni and accounting professionals.
The Africa Project is seeking to raise money to build an orphanage in Africa through International Cooperating Ministries (ICM).
Alpha Chi promotes academic excellence and exemplary character among college students. One of the most elite honors a college student can earn, membership is limited to the top 10 percent of the junior and senior classes.
Founded on the campus of Howard University in Washington, DC in 1908, Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority is the oldest Greek-letter organization established by African American college-trained women. The goals of its program activities center on significant issues in families, communities, government halls and world assembly chambers.
Alpha Phi Omega was founded on the principles of the Boy Scouts of America: to develop leadership, promote friendship and provide service to humanity. Students volunteer with such community groups as the Red Cross, the Virginia Peninsula Food Bank and the Virginia Living Museum .
Alpha Psi Omega is devoted to recognizing and encouraging participation in theatrical arts. The Society is involved in a number of activities, including plays, shows and festivals; fundraising initiatives; trips; and workshops. Member eligibility is determined by the accumulation of points awarded for participation in Theater CNU or professional productions.
Alpha Sigma Alpha was founded in 1901 at Longwood College . The sorority’s national philanthropies are the Special Olympics and the S. June Smith Center, a non-profit agency for developmentally disabled and delayed children and infants.
Altered Xpressionz, CNU’s break-dancing club, fosters student-wide interest and participation in break-dancing activities by providing lessons, teaching students community service skills and serving as an outlet for physical exercise.
The ACLU is a nonprofit, nonpartisan public interest organization devoted exclusively to protecting the basic civil liberties of all Americans. It fights back when the government tries to expand its authority at the expense of individual liberty. The ACLU will provide networking and volunteer opportunities through social and other events.
In working with the Hampton Roads Chapter of the Red Cross, ARCC aims to serve the community in various capacities. Volunteer opportunities include providing disaster relief to local victims, educating local elementary students on safety, manning first aid stations at events, among many others.
Email address: ARCC@cnu.edu
The Anthropology Club is an educational, interactive community that focuses on the discipline of anthropology. Additionally, the club takes an activist position in the community, encouraging humanitarianism and awareness of other cultures.
The Arabic Club aims to introduce CNU’s students to Arabic culture and language and to foster greater understanding of the Arabic world.
The Asian Culture Club exposes the campus to East Asian culture through movie screenings, presentations and other culturally-oriented activities. It also assists students in developing East Asian language skills.
ACM serves as a forum for students interested in computing. Members benefit from exposure to co-op opportunities and presentations from professionals and campus faculty and staff. Among the group’s other activities, ACM sponsors video game tournaments and conducts campus-wide computer training sessions.
The Ballroom Dancing Society aims to foster student interest and participation in traditional forms of ballroom and Latin dance by providing instruction and a social setting. Any full-time CNU student may become a member of the Society.
Barefoot Poets’ Society provides to interested students a forum for their poetic creations and a community to discuss and hone their original work.
Be the Match strives to raise awareness for life-threatening illnesses that cause donors to need bone marrow transplants, and the National Marrow Donor Program. Their goal is to increase the number of registered donors in the National Marrow Donor Registry through various fund-raising efforts.
Because Christ Matters is a student-led, Baptist affiliated organization open to all denominations and anyone exploring their faith. It provides opportunities for Bible study, discipleship, fellowship, and missions. We strive to cultivate strong community and develop church leaders. Because Christ Matters at CNU is a part of a nation-wide organization known as Baptist Collegiate Ministries.
Biological Honor Society is an honor and professional society for students, particularly undergraduates, dedicated to improving the understanding and appreciation of biological study and extending boundaries of human knowledge through scientific research. Potential inductees must have a cumulative GPA of 3.10; a Major GPA of 3.25 (in BIOL courses required for the major); and completion of a minimum of 16 BIOL credits with no more than 8 at 100-level.
Beta Gamma Sigma is organized to encourage and reward scholarship and accomplishment among students of business and administration, to promote the advancement of education in the art and science of business, and to foster integrity in the conduct of business operations. The corporation is organized exclusively for charitable and educational purposes, and is the successor entity to Beta Gamma Sigma, a national honor society.
In sponsoring films, lectures and field trips, the Biology Club works to stimulate greater interest in biology and promote deeper knowledge of the field. The group hosts an annual cookout and enjoys a number of outdoor activities, including camping, canoeing and hiking.
CAB, the premiere entertainment programming organization on campus, provides everything from afternoon events to large-scale concerts. This exciting group of student leaders is actively engaged in bringing the campus together with great activities and acts.
Campus Crusade for Christ is a CNU organization that desires to help students explore the relevance of a faith in God and its relationship to personal, academic and social concerns. The organization seeks to develop a supportive community for those who choose to trust Christ and follow him in discipleship.
In its efforts to aid college-age Girl Scouts in the transition from teen- to adult-level Scouting, the CGS provides its members exposure to programs, leadership opportunities and volunteer activities. Members conduct workshops for middle and high school-age Scouts and participate in a number of on-campus activities.
The purpose of the Canterbury Club at Christopher Newport University is to be in communion with fellow Episcopalians attending Christopher Newport University and any other people or students who wish to discuss their views on faith, doctrine, mission, and life in a peaceful and respectful environment.
The Captain's Log is CNU's official weekly newspaper, written and edited by students. The staff is always looking for writers, photographers, cartoonists, designers and salespeople. We're located in DSU Suite 393 and would love for you to stop by!
CCM is dedicated to the continuous acquisition of knowledge about and understanding of the Catholic faith. Group retreats and service opportunities supplement weekly campus mass and prayer groups.
The Chemistry Club provides a forum for students of common interest to share ideas and educate the campus and community about the field and study of chemistry. The club also aids chemistry students in finding research opportunities and provides services for the community and other campus chemistry students.
The Chess Club was established to foster a wide student interest and participation in activities by providing programs and service to serve the CNU community by enriching the student body with opportunities to enhance their experience while at CNU as well as to assist students in developing skills and leadership.
The purpose of the Cigar Club provides CNU students with the opportunity to enhance their taste and knowledge of fine cigars and cigar etiquette among friends and to assist with learning the culture and history surrounding the time-honored tradition of cigar smoking.
Circle K is an international collegiate service organization devoted to developing students into future leaders and active citizens concerned with improving their community’s quality of life. Service projects – including fundraisers, food drives and on-site community service projects – cover a wide range of interests and level of commitment.
The Class Council is made up of the executive boards of the freshman, sophomore, junior and senior classes. Collectively, the members coordinate major student events such as Homecoming and class elections.
As the governing bodies for the freshman, sophomore, junior and senior classes, the respective classes of 2009, 2010, 2011 and 2012 organize fund-raising projects and activities that promote a sense of community and fellowship within each class.
By providing educational travel, lecture and reading events, leadership opportunities and social programs, the Classics Club seeks to foster wide student interest and participation in activities relating to classic literature and drama.
The Club Tennis Team provides an environment of organizational recreation for students interested in competitive club tennis, both on- and off-campus.
CNU Anime serves fans of Japanese animation and graphic novels and other aspects of anime culture. Members seek a greater understanding of Japanese language and culture.
The Blue Crew works towards fostering a wide student interest and participation in CNU Athletics. Their goal is for the fans to share in the athletic success of CNU by creating as atmosphere where the Captains love playing in and fans love attending.
CNU College Independents goal is to host weekly discussions on one major political issue per week. The goal of the discussion is to bring in as many people with different views as possible and then aim for a middle ground or a compromise. This is not seen as merely for debate, but compromises will be recorded and detailed.
Website: College Independents Facebook
The Croquet Club established Fall 2010, aims to provide both a cultural and recreational activity to the CNU student body. Croquet is a lawn game that involves hitting plastic or wooden balls with a mallet through hoops embedded into the grass playing court. The club has several pick-up games a semester.
Website: Croquet Facebook
If you love riding or racing…join CNU Cycling club. The purpose of the club is to: foster student interest and participation in activities by providing recreational rides; to assist and provide training; and the ability to compete within their field. The club offers Saturday rides and enters into local mountain bike competitions when available. The club is an USA cycling collegiate team.
Website: Cycling Facebook
The Fishing Club is geared toward students who enjoy outdoor activities. Its members are coached in fishing technique and participate in competitive events.
CNU Ice Hockey provides students the opportunity to play hockey at a competitive collegiate level. Players meet new people; travel; and develop leadership, teamwork and responsibility.
The mission of the Jaycees of Christopher Newport University is to create a better world by empowering young people. The Jaycees are a people development organization that seeks to create positive change in ourselves, our organization and our community by helping people through personal growth, leadership development and community involvement.
The Mathematics Club assists students in the further exploration of math-related activities and provides a social atmosphere for members to congregate and interact with students of similar interest.
The Men’s Lacrosse Club helps players further develop their skills in a competitive atmosphere while building team unity and friendship on and off the playing field.
CNU Motorsports promotes skillful, safe and responsible driving; knowledge of vehicle systems; hands-on mechanical experience; and exposure to sanctioned organized racing opportunities.
Members of the CNU Tonight troupe write and perform skit-oriented comedy that showcases its student cast’s talents and abilities. The group typically stages four productions each academic year and is open to all students interested in writing, performing or assisting in stage production.
This campus chapter of VATE is open to anyone interested in the advancement of the English Language Arts curricula. Members meet to discuss both public and private language arts instruction in a forum that encompasses preschool- through graduate-level education.
The purpose of this club shall be to provide students with the opportunity to perform choral works ranging from the renaissance to contemporary periods in a small group setting, and to facilitate knowledge of choral repertoire, rehearsal technique, and performance practice.
Through participation in programs, demonstrations, discussions, workshops and performances, CMENC presents students with opportunities to meet leaders in the music profession.
The College Republicans exists to provide a mechanism for conservative political education and activism on campus.
The members of CNU’s Colleges Against Cancer – which is part of a national collaboration of college students, faculty and staff – seek to reduce total cancer incidence and mortality through education and support. This involves such efforts as volunteering for the American Cancer Society and improving college communities by installing and supporting American Cancer Society programs.
The Coloring Club was created to foster an appreciation of and interest in both coloring and doodling. Members have the opportunity to share and discuss their own work with one another. Anyone with an interest in these activities is welcome to join.
Currents is an annual literary magazine that provides students, faculty, staff and alumni the opportunity to express their artistic voice. Through its publication of prose, poetry and art, Currents helps to encourage and spotlight the creativity of the CNU community.
The purpose of Dance Dance Revolution shall be to bring a variety of students interested in the game “Dance Dance Revolution” together to participate in a fun, competitive and productive environment of exercise, music and self expression through this medium. This includes friendly competition, advice and aide in performance among members and cooperation amongst all members to promote club well being and order.
Dance Fusion seeks to provide Christopher Newport University students with a venue and experiences that will allow them to expand their dance vocabulary. The club is designed to give students the opportunity to try dance styles not necessarily offered in the CNU dance curriculum and provide opportunities to teach as well as be taught by guest instructors with professional backgrounds.
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DST was founded for and by black women in 1913 at Howard University . This public service organization emphasizes the importance of community service and scholastic excellence. Sisters focus their philanthropic efforts on five areas: economic development, educational development, international awareness and involvement, physical and mental health and political awareness and involvement.
DMA provides students the opportunity, education and experience needed to stand out in the marketing field, thus affording members every opportunity to excel in the business arena.
Website: http://www.cnu.edu/busn/mm/students/index.asp (club information)
The Disney Club was created as an outlet where scholars can go to appreciate and further their knowledge about the Walt Disney Company through films, discussion, friendly games, and other activities.
The purpose of DREAM is to provide support for children living in The Dominican Republic; to foster a wide student interest and participation in leadership, programs and service; to improve the general campus understanding of what is happening in the Dominican Sugar Cane Mills.
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CNU Dressage club was formed to promote and develop the equine knowledge of students interested in dressage by providing opportunities through leadership nd hands-on experience. Dressage is a sport that develops a horse’s natural athletic ability and willingness to perform, which maximizes its potential as a riding horse. The club competitions are not affiliated with any intercollegiate organization; instead the team competes in local circuits. Team members can either bring their own horse or work with a horse found through the team. Team members are allocated one group lesson a week, practice rides, and at least one competition a semester.
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The Ecology Club unites environmentally conscious students interested in promoting and maintaining a clean and environmentally conservative campus and community. The group participates in a number of activities, including camping and hiking trips, fundraisers, volunteer opportunities and participation in local and regional ecological initiatives and events.
In addition to assisting students in developing skills in monetary disciplines, The Economics and Finance Club fosters a wide student interest and participation in finance and economics by providing its members leadership and service opportunities and educational programs.
Website: http://www.cnu.edu/busn/ourstudents/index.asp (club information)
The Equestrian Team promotes fellowship among CNU’s horse enthusiasts while providing members the opportunity to participate in competitive riding. Participation in the team further advances members' skills in handling, riding and caring for horses.
“Expansion” A Cappella exists to create an atmosphere for men to sing A Cappella music at CNU and to grace the CNU community with male A Cappella music.
This cultural club’s purpose is to allow students to interact with each other to share a common interest, to allow students to gain interest in more musical styles, to help students expand and express their musical talent and to develop teamwork and leadership skills.
The purpose of this club shall be to provide an opportunity for fellowship and spiritual growth guided by Unitarian Universalists principles and to work for social justice throughout the community.
The mission of the Fellowship of Christian Athletes is to present to athletes and coaches, and all whom they influence, the challenge and adventure of receiving Jesus Christ as Savior and Lord, serving Him in their relationships and in the fellowship of the church.
Femme Sole Women’s Studies Journal of Christopher Newport University provides undergraduates with opportunities to publish their outstanding scholarship and research to women in all academic fields of study. Femme Sole also seeks to promote the University itself as an institution of higher education which attracts students who are capable of high caliber research by contributing to the intellectual dialogue among women’s studies scholars.
The Field Hockey club established Spring 2010, was formed for women who enjoy the game of field hockey and welcome everyone regardless of skill level. The team practices weekly, participates in local indoor leagues, and travels to play other colleges/universities. Their goal is to improve skills, meet new people, and have a great time. The club is a member of the National Field Hockey League.
Website: Women's Field Hockey Facebook
See CNU Fishing Club
The French Club encourages members to celebrate and gain deeper insight into the French language and culture.
The purpose of Fusion is to establish communities of students and faculty who follow Jesus as Savior and Lord: growing in love for God, God’s Word, God’s people of every ethnicity and culture, and God’s purpose in the world. While doing this they will seek to establish a community of hope that reaches Hampton Roads through volunteerism.
The Futbol Club provides students opportunities to play competitive and recreational soccer at the collegiate club level. The club has regular workouts/practices and competes with local, regional and national teams.
Gamma Phi Beta, founded at Syracuse University in 1874, has the distinction of being the first women’s organization recognized as a “sorority.” The national philanthropy is Camp Fire USA , a youth development organization.
Gamma Sigma Epsilon is organized to recognize students who demonstrate outstanding performance and interest in the field of chemistry. It aims to promote leadership through service, forward-thinking research, and the continuing pursuit of knowledge and wisdom.
The GSSU encourages within the campus community an open atmosphere for gay, lesbian and transgender students, as well as those questioning their sexuality. In addition to sponsoring social, educational and awareness-oriented functions for its members and the community, the group also provides students a safe and confidential environment in which to discuss personal issues.
Website: http://www.cnu.edu/studentlife/current/diversity.asp (union information)
Greek InterVarsity is a part of a non-denominational Christian organization (InterVarsity) that seeks to reach and be a spiritual resource specifically to the fraternities and sororities across campus with the message of Jesus Christ.
CNU Habitat for Humanity’s mission is to advocate on behalf of people in need of descent shelter and for an end to poverty housing and homelessness. They also build and rehabilitate houses in partnership with Habitat for Humanity. This chapter of Habitat for Humanity is an unincorporated, student-run, student-led group.
Hampton Roads Church Student Fellowship is a religious organization that seeks to increase student awareness of the Gospel; create an environment in which students can grow in faith; provide fun, wholesome activities and perform services for the campus and community. It is open to any interested student, faculty or staff member.
The purpose of the HERO Campaign Organization is to raise awareness about the dangers of drinking; to promote the use of designated drivers within the immediate college community; to partner with the external community to combat future tragedies related to drunk driving; to explore the creation of a sober ride program at Christopher Newport University, and to embody the core values of the national HERO Campaign chapter.
Hillel serves as the foundation of on-campus Jewish life, providing social, cultural, educational and religious programming for Jewish and non-Jewish students at CNU.
The Horticulture Club introduces students to horticultural concepts through education, hands-on practice and community service.
Hypnotic Control is a very high-energy, social, entertaining, and educational dance group. They examine the basic style of Hip-Hop as they transform into advanced dancers. Hypnotic Control engages in performances, improving techniques, assemble choreography, and instruct beginner’s lessons.
See CNU Ice Hockey
Initiative Student Theater Group is striving to foster a wide student interest and participation in theater activities by providing leadership, programs, and service. They assist students in developing skills and leadership in theater and provide those who wish to participate in theater activities more opportunities to do so.
Founded in 2009, iNSPIRE is a CNU student-run organization that provides stable mentorship for local young adults throughout the academic year. Our mentors travel weekly to Newport News High Schools enabling and empowering students to reach their full potential. Carpooling is available.
In working towards the professional development of students, the IEEE disseminates the theory and practice of all aspects of electrical engineering, electronics, radio, allied branches of engineering and related arts and sciences.
ICA is a forum for clubs to meet and discuss organizational concerns, collaborate with other clubs, brainstorm new ideas, stay informed about club policy and gain valuable leadership experience.
The Interfaith Leadership Council is an interfaith governing board comprised of representatives from each of the campus' religious groups. The council meets monthly, bringing together all aspects of religious life at CNU.
IFC is the governing body of CNU fraternities. It promotes among individual member chapters such values as effective leadership, philanthropic endeavors, strong brotherhood and cooperative interaction. CNU’s IFC organizations are: Tau Delta Phi, Sigma Phi Epsilon, Pi Lambda Phi and Kappa Delta Rho
IVCF provides multi-denominational Christian fellowship through such activities as group meetings, Bible studies and leadership retreats. The group also sponsors a number of campus-wide events, including concerts, dances and barbeques. Membership is open to students and faculty.
The Investment Club educates students about opportunities in the stock and bond markets and enhances students’ experiences in these areas through social interaction with others of the same interest.
Kappa Delta Rho was founded at Middlebury College in 1905 to promote the ideals of brotherhood and honor. The national philanthropy is KDR Kids, which helps underprivileged children.
Membership in Kappa Pi is the highest reward for conscientious effort in furthering, through meritorious work, the best interests of art. Kappa Pi members meet for the purpose of informal study and communications and to help raise the standards of productive artistic work among students in colleges and universities. Along with a minimum of 12 semester hours of art course work, inductees also need a cumulative GPA of 2.5 and a departmental GPA of 3.0.
Kappa Kappa Psi was founded to promote the concepts and values of CNU to the chapter and the bands that we represent; to exemplify the spirit of brotherhood; to provide service proactively to the university bands; to provide a pleasant social atmosphere; to uphold the traditions of The Marching Captains and university bands; and to set an example for other band members to follow through the demonstration of loyalty, leadership, and brotherhood.
The purpose of this organization is to provide a forum for students whose political or philosophical views are not represented by mainstream politics. This organization serves to provide a voice for independent minded individuals and seeks to increase the diversity of political thought on campus by actively engaging in political debates, encouraging participation in the community and local politics, and provide a common venue for students to find friendship and fellowship without regard to their personal political persuasion.
CNU Chapter of KIVA’s purpose is to support the KIVA organization by lending, fundraising, and awareness of organization.
The purpose of this organization is to provide an inclusive environment for women to be unified, informed, empowered, and prepared to be socially aware and active members of the CNU community and beyond.
The purpose of Lambda Pi Eta shall be to recognize, foster and reward outstanding scholastic achievement in communications studies; to stimulate interest in the field of communication; to promote and encourage professional development among communication majors; to provide an opportunity to discuss and exchange ideas in the field of communication; to establish and maintain closer relationships and mutual understanding between speech communication studies faculty and students; and to explore options for graduate education in communication studies.
Recognizing the many choices that confront students attending the Christopher Newport University, the Latter-day Saint Student Association (LDSSA) is established by the LDSSA Institute of Religion to help students have a balanced secular and spiritual educational experience during their years of formal education. The purposes of LDSSA are to encourage and support members in achieving their academic goals and maintaining a balanced life while on campus, to encourage members to become an influence for good by participating in activites and service on campus and in the community, and to provide students with meaningful service opportunities and social and religious activities consistent with LDSSA standards.
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LACA is committed to exposing the campus to the diverse ethnic and cultural qualities of the Latino community. Fittingly, the group encourages the participation of non-Hispanics to learn more about the culture through on- and off-campus activities and involvement.
The Limelight, CNU's Arts Magazine, is published twice a semester and focuses on all aspects of art and culture. The Limelight focuses on arts and cultural events on campus and in the surrounding community. Originally started as a TheaterCNU newsletter, it is now a campus-wide publication.
This honor council provides the Luter School of Business with information necessary to establish standards; focus on promoting honorable behavior among Luter students, faculty and staff; and provide programming on honor and ethical decision making.
The LSA is a fellowship of Christian undergraduate students who participate in Bible study, prayer groups, social outreach and congregational activities held throughout the year.
Making the Impossible Possible was created to assist students in developing skills and leadership by helping get connected with the community outside of CNU. They foster a wide student interest and participation in the service programs in the area by providing leadership, collaboration, resources and services. They also strive to unite the services organizations on and off campus.
See CNU Mathematics Club
The Martial Arts club established Fall 2009, was created to develop and maintain an active martial arts club at CNU; to educate and instruct members of the CNU community in the sport for the betterment of their physical and mental wellbeing; and to provide regular instruction for the purposes of self-defense knowledge and various competition levels.
Men of Vision and Excellence seeks to foster a wide student interest and participation in activities by providing leadership, programs, and service as well as assist students in developing skills and leadership.
See CNU Men’s Lacrosse
In providing assistance to orphanages and detention centers internationally, MissionCNU focuses on helping children who have been left behind by every element of society. MissionCNU is part of Orphan Helpers, a multi-denominational Christian ministry dedicated to ministering to the spiritual, educational, emotional and physical needs of orphaned, abandoned and incarcerated children. All students embracing the common goal of helping orphaned children are qualified to join.
The purpose of the Model Arab League is to promote critical thinking, problem solving, and increasing student’s knowledge about Arab countries and their relations. The objectives of this organization are to cultivate interest in learning about Arab countries cultures and concerns, as well as practical solutions to some of their most pressing issues.
MUN promotes international awareness on campus and in the community. Through participation in Model United Nations conferences and other international affairs-related competitions, members improve their debating and researching skills and are exposed to a variety of cultures.
See CNU Motorsports
The MSA serves as a sounding board and support system for CNU’s student organizations, helping groups address multicultural issues or concerns faced by the campus community.
The National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) at CNU is dedicated to fighting the stigma surrounding mental illness. Our mission is to educate and spread awareness to students across the CNU campus as well as provide resources to the community. They accomplish this through hosting many programs such as speakers, presentations, panel discussions, and movies that are directed around mental illness. As an organization they also seek to impact our local community by volunteering our time with the local NAMI chapter as well as other organizations that help to fight the stigma surrounding mental illness. Overall NAMI wishes to raise an awareness and promote a better understanding of mental illness across the Christopher Newport University campus.
Members of the National Contract Management Association have the opportunity to develop professionally through the association’s emphasis on workplace effectiveness. This effectiveness is achieved through such practices as assessing individual competency based on national standards, establishing values, developing best habits and providing access to skilled individuals.
Website: http://www.cnu.edu/busn/ourstudents/index.asp (club information)
The NPHC coordinates all activities of the historically black Greek societies. This body also promotes leadership, scholarship and community service amongst African-American students. CNU’s NPHC organizations are: Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Delta Sigma Theta Sorority and Phi Beta Sigma Fraternity.
NRHH recognizes those residential students who have shown outstanding service and provided key leadership in the advancement of the residence halls. Potential inductees must have at least a 2.0 GPA, two semesters of on-campus residence and good standing with the University.
The Newport Pearls is a female a cappella group that performs at on- and off-campus events. Auditions are open to all female students.
Nu Kappa Epsilon was established in the spring of 1994 at the College of William and Mary. By promoting the growth and development of musical activities and appreciation on campus and in the community, Nu Kappa Epsilon develops in members the best quality of character through music. Female students with a strong interest in music and good standing with the University may be members.
ODK recognizes student leadership in the following areas: scholarship, athletics, campus and community service, social and religious activities, campus government, journalism, mass media and creative and performing arts. Membership candidates must rank in the upper 35 percent in scholarship and demonstrate leadership on campus.
CNU’s Operation Smile is affiliated with the Operation Smile College Club, an offshoot of the national, non-profit Operation Smile organization. According to the national mission statement upon which the CNU chapter is based, the group “volunteers to repair childhood facial deformities while building public and private partnerships that advocate for sustainable healthcare systems for children and families.” The group serves to spread leadership, education and awareness; raise funds for Operation Smile; and volunteer in schools and the community.
The Order of Omega recognizes students who have attained a high standard of leadership in the Greek community. Membership candidates must also demonstrate high scholastic achievement and exemplary philanthropic and community service.
Outdoor Adventure & Recreation (OAR) Club was formed to assist the Office of Recreational Services in planning and implementing adventure trips offered to the CNU community. This group has an executive board and general members. The club meets monthly to talk about upcoming trips, fundraisers, and marketing tactics to get others involved and excited about outdoor adventure!
Website: OAR Facebook
PESO provides an educational, spiritual and supportive environment for individuals who practice or are interested in learning more about Paganism or earth-based spirituality.
The Panhellenic Council is the governing body of social sororities at the University. They seek to foster better communication and greater cooperation among all female Greek letter groups. CNU’s Panhellenic organizations are: Alpha Phi, Alpha Sigma Alpha, Gamma Phi Beta and Zeta Tau Alpha.
The purpose of the club is to raise enough money to build schools in Central Asia and to raise awareness about the need for education around the world.
Email address: firstname.lastname@example.org
Pershing Rifles aims to foster a spirit of friendship and cooperation among members while maintaining a high degree of professionalism in all activities. Membership is open to all students who possess outstanding leadership characteristics.
Phi Alpha recognizes and promotes scholastic achievement in CNU’s social work program and aims to stimulate interest in and preparation for a career in social work. Along with a minimum of eight semester hours of social work course work, inductees also need a cumulative GPA of 3.0 and a departmental GPA of 3.25.
Through weekly meetings, service opportunities, guest speakers and social activities, PAD promotes competency and achievement within the legal profession. Membership is open to all students in good standing with the University and is determined by vote of chapter members.
Phi Alpha Theta serves the needs of those students who have maintained a high scholastic average and who are interested in the further study and teaching of history. Inductees must have completed at least 12 semester hours in history course work and rank in the top 35% of their class. Membership also requires a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.0 and a departmental GPA of at least 3.1.
Pi Kappa Phi, established in 1904 at the College of Charleston , is dedicated to the ideals of character, leadership, academics, sportsmanship and service. It is the first fraternity to create and support its own national philanthropy, Push America , which serves people with disabilities.
Phi Mu, established in 1852 at Wesleyan Female College , is the second oldest sorority in the National Panhellenic Conference. Phi Mu advocates the Children’s Miracle Network as its national philanthropy.
Phi Mu Alpha Sinfonia was established for men who have a sincere love of music and brotherhood. Founded in 1898 at the New England Conservatory of Music, the fraternity encourages and actively promotes the highest standards of creativity, performance, education and research in American music.
Phi Sigma Tau Alpha Chapter’s purpose is: to serve as a means of awarding distinction to students having high scholarship and personal interest in philosophy; to promote student interest in research and advanced study in the field; to provide opportunities for the publication of student research papers of merit; to encourage professional spirit and friendship among those who have displayed marked ability in the field of philosophy; and to popularize interest in philosophy among the general collegiate public.
The Photography Club works to assist students in developing photography skills, showcasing their talents and helping its members to recognize, through art, the beauty on and off campus.
The purpose and objectives of Pi Sigma Alpha are: to stimulate productive scholarship and intelligent interest in the subject of government and politics; to seek to promote a better understanding of government and politics among the chapter’s members; to promote worthwhile curricular and extracurricular activities related to political science; to advance and diffuse knowledge and interest in political science; and to organize and conduct seminars, conferences, research, discussion groups, and publications in the subject of political science.
The purpose of this organization is to foster an interest in the Pokémon franchise and bring together students with a common interest who would otherwise not likely interact.
Psi Chi promotes the pursuit of excellence and professionalism in the field of psychology. Membership is open to juniors and seniors who have completed at least nine semester hours of psychology course work. Potential inductees must also rank in the top 35% of their class in general scholarship and have a minimum GPA of 3.0 in both cumulative and departmental grades.
Although open to any student, the Psychology Club is oriented toward those who are interested in pursuing psychology as a major. It provides an educational experience, focusing on the latest developments in the field of psychology.
The Quidditch Club established Fall 2010, provides students the opportunity to expand their creative imaginations while playing Quidditch with fellow classmates. The club also known as “Captains of Crucio” play the fictional sport as outlined in the Harry Potter book series. Obviously they cannot fly, but do run around with broomsticks and throw volleyballs through hoops while dodging the bludgers thrown by beaters. And of course, the seeker, does chase the golden snitch, who is a person dressed in all yellow.
REACH out fosters an interest in service outreach with a focus on social issues and national concerns. They also assist students in developing a moral ethic grounded in servant leadership.
Ratio Christi (Latin for "The Reason of Christ") is a student apologetics alliance that seeks to encourage and strengthen the faith of Christian students at public and private institutions across the country, while sharing Christ's message and love to those who have not yet accepted Him. Ratio Christi CNU will provide intellectual, apologetical discussion and teaching to students through bi-weekly meetings, on-campus events and coordination with other campus ministries. They will investigate the claims of Christianity, become discipled, serve, share faith and learn to lead.
Reformed Christian Fellowship is a Christian fellowship comprised of CNU students who endeavor to thoughtfully and respectfully demonstrate the love and truth of Jesus Christ through fellowship, prayer, worship, and teaching in order to develop each student in his or her understanding of the Christian faith as expressed in the Reformed theological tradition.
REFUGEE Outreach Organization’s purpose is to assist in bettering the lives of refugees in our area and around the world so that they may attain a higher standard of living.
RHA is the governing body of residential students. Through its encouragement of active campus participation, RHA fosters a spirit of cooperative living within the residence halls and strives to improve the educational, social, cultural, spiritual and physical achievements of residential students.
As a source of fellowship for students who attend Newport News ’ City Life Church , Revolution Student Ministries promotes the maturing of members and shares the good news of the gospel with the campus. City Life Church is non-denominational and affiliated with Ministers Fellowship International (MFI).
Roblealto is a child advocacy ministry that educates, inspires, and supports the well-being of impoverished Costa Rican children by incorporating the core values; love, service, faith, hope, respect, integrity, and justice.
The purpose of the rockclimbing club is: to foster a wide student awareness, interest and participation in outdoor activities by providing leadership, programs and service; to assist students in developing skills and leadership in the safe practice of the art of rockclimbing. The group travels to Virginia Beach Rockgym weekly.
Website: Rockclimbing Facebook
Roots and Shoots or RAS aims to foster a wide student interest and participation in aiding Environmental conservation and other humane activities.
The Rotaract Club provides an opportunity for young men and women to enhance the knowledge and skills that will assist them in personal development, to address the physical and social needs of their communities, and to promote better relations between all people worldwide through a framework of friendship and service.
The CNU Rugby Club was first established in 1988 when the school was still Christopher Newport College; however, the club did not stay together long. In 2000, the club was officially founded and has had consistent team membership since then. The group is part of the Virginia Rugby Union (VRU), practices weekly, and travels to compete against other colleges/universities.
The Running club established Fall 2011, will provide students who enjoy running the opportunity to do so in a relaxed environment. Members will train together for local races or just to stay in shape. The clubs main purpose is to create a running community on the CNU campus and to increase student involvement in the local Hampton Roads running races by racing or by volunteering.
Website: Running Facebook
The purpose of RUSH will be to: reach out to God through praise, worship, Bible study and prayer; reach out to one another through healthy friendships, fellowship and fun; reach out to the campus through innovative acts of kindness and service; and reach out and raise leaders through ongoing equipping mechanisms (ie: books, seminars and conferences).
S.A.I.L. works to prevent discrimination and stereotyping on the CNU campus and throughout the community. They educate youth about the importance of embracing diversity in their community and help those at CNU understand the perspectives of those who differ from themselves. As such, they promote the understanding of others as individuals rather than as members of a broadly-defined group (i.e. race, gender, socio-economic status, etc.)
The Scientific Research Club has three goals: provide workspace and structure for group science projects; promote interdisciplinary learning of science through the collaboration of science-based undergraduates to complete projects; and provide monetary support in order to further aid understanding of a subject matter.
Scuba Diving club established Spring 2007, is a recreational club dedicated to providing students the opportunity to try scuba diving, become certified, go on dive trips, and just have fun!
Sigma Alpha Iota (Women’s Music Fraternity), Theta Pi Chapter
Sigma Alpha Iota encourages in both music majors and non-majors a high standard of musicianship and an appreciation of music. Membership is open to all female students who have completed a minimum of one semester at the University and have a GPA of at least 2.5.
Sigma Alpha Omega seeks to assemble Christian women in a Christ-centered sisterhood for the purpose of enjoying Christian fellowship, service, and social activities in accordance with the purpose of the National Sorority.
Sig Ep is the largest national Greek organization for undergraduate men. Its national philanthropy is the YouthAIDS Foundation, an HIV/AIDS education and prevention initiative that targets at-risk youth.
Sigma Tau Delta provides cultural stimulation and promotes interest in literature and the English language. It strives to promote exemplary character and fellowship among its members. Inductees must have a minimum of a B in English, rank in the highest 35% of their class and have completed at least three semesters at the University.
The brothers of Sigma Tau Gamma, founded in 1920 at Warrensburg’s Central Missouri State Teacher’s College, dedicate themselves to the principles of value, learning, leadership, excellence, benefit and integrity. The group’s national philanthropy, Books For Kids, promotes literacy among all children by donating books, creating children's libraries in underserved locations and participating in reading initiatives with community based organizations.
Men’s soccer club is a competitive group that practices weekly and ventures off campus to play other Colleges and Universities. Previous experience in the sport is not required, but preferred
Soccer Club (Women's)
Women’s soccer club was established Fall 2009 for women who had a general interest in competitive soccer. Most of the players have either played for their high school or travel leagues. The group aims to: assist women in developing skills and group cohesiveness; play local colleges and Universities; promote sportsmanship.
The Social Work Association is an organization on campus that helps promote knowledge and foster awareness of the field of social work. SWA members discuss educational and professional issues. SWA puts on many events each semester which provide practical experience, serve the community, and provide awareness on campus.
The purpose of the club is to inspire a wide student interest and participation in activities by learning the culture, language, history and society of everything Italian. We hope to provide leadership and service to assist students in developing skills in the Italian language and understanding the Italian culture within the Christopher Newport Community.
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The Society of Composers, Inc. strives to encourage and promote student composition and performance of new music at Christopher Newport University. They also want to foster a sense of camaraderie and cooperation among student composers. The Society of Composers, Inc. want to represent the student composers of Christopher Newport University to the National Society of Composers, Inc., the university itself, and to the public through regular meetings and performances, and to interact with other musical communities and encourage their further understanding of new music and composition.
SHRM encourages growth and interest in the field of human resources, acting as students’ liaison to the professional HR community. The group sponsors guest speakers and helps students sharpen their interviewing and resume-writing skills.
Website: http://www.cnu.edu/busn/ourstudents/index.asp (club information)
Society of Physics Students
The purpose of SPS is to garner an interest in physics in the school and surrounding communities while helping to create connections between members and the professional community. Membership in SPS is open to anyone with an interest in physics or the physical sciences.
The purpose of this club shall be: to foster student interest by providing an arena for discussion of social issues; to broaden student knowledge of the discipline of Sociology; to enhance the association and cohesion of students with similar interests; and to promote student participation in community service activities.
Socrates Cafe is meant to cultivate new habits of discourse in which the primary purpose is to inspire each person within the community of inquiry further to cultivate and discover his/her unique point of view, nothing more and certainly nothing less.
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These clubs are designed to bring together students with similar sporting, recreation or gaming interests. Previous experience is not a prerequisite for membership. Sport clubs may be competitive in nature or may be administered for their socio-recreational elements. Sport clubs are open to all skill levels. Clubs accommodate any interested participant and work to maintain a balance between the more experienced participant and the novice.
Stammtisch promotes the improvement of German skills and knowledge of German societies and cultures. They also hold discussions of current topics of interest to students and faculty, engage in social functions, and provide service to the University and community.
The ongoing genocides in Darfur are at the heart of the mission of STAND, an organization that raises awareness of and funds to alleviate current and future genocides. Membership is open to all students interested in the cause.
The purpose of the Stargazing Club of Christopher Newport University is to help students appreciate the natural beauty of the surrounding galaxy and to foster a student-wide interest and participation in activities by providing leadership and fellowship.
This organization exists to instill leadership skills in students through discipleship, to give students an opportunity to give back to the Newport News community, and to unite Christians and Christian organizations on campus through fellowship, worship, prayer, and other such events and activities.
To bring together the top leaders of today and tomorrow to create a better, more sustainable world through the positive power of business.
SGA is the governing body of all student organizations. As the voice of the student body, SGA provides a democratic means of advancing student interests.
Members of SHEA advise students on issues relating to the judicial process while proactively educating the CNU community on the Student Code of Conduct and Honor Code. Any regularly enrolled student may apply to become a SHEA member.
Website: http://www.cnu.edu/studentlife/current/checs.asp (CHECS website)
The Student Media Board oversees operation of CNU’s independent student print and electronic media, including The Captain’s Log, Currents, The Limelight and WCNU. The board is comprised of five voting members – three students and two faculty representatives. Additionally, each student media head and organizational advisor sits on the board in advisory capacities
SVEA strives to foster and coordinate programs that promote professional awareness and competence among CNU’s education students.
Students Helping Honduras is dedicated to promoting the general well being and quality of living of orphaned and impoverished children in Honduras . This includes such activities as increasing awareness of the plight of children in Honduras and providing a way for the public to contribute and participate in improving the welfare of these children. Members may contribute by attending service trips to Honduras .
SIFE offers students the opportunity to make a difference in the local community through participation in service-oriented projects. Members develop leadership, teamwork and communication skills through learning, teaching and practicing the principles of free enterprise.
The swimming club was formed to: provide students with a passion for swimming the opportunity to compete against other schools in a relaxed environment; promote an awareness of physical fitness; and increase the interest for the sport. The club practices weekly at a local community center.
Take Note is an all female A cappella group who’s purpose is to (a) foster a wide student interest and participation in music activities, and vocal performance and (b) to assist students in developing skills in A cappella music.
Email address: firstname.lastname@example.org
Tau Delta Phi was founded in 1910 at both the City College of New York and New York University . With its emphasis on brotherhood, scholarship and tradition, Tau Delta Phi offers its brothers not only an opportunity for lifelong friendship and leadership development, but the chance to demonstrate a commitment to service through their national philanthropy, All Kidz Play.
The purpose of TEA Caucus of CNU is to promote the dissemination of information that addresses the limitations placed on the federal government by the Constitution of the United States, and other public policy issues.
TOMS strives to be the change we wish to see in the world by raising awareness of TOMS Shoes and the One for One movement. By enlightening fellow students of the benefits of unconditional giving, through the outlet of shoes for less fortunate children, we will touch hearts and change souls.
To Write Love On Her Arms (TWLOHA) is a non-profit movement dedicated to presenting hope and finding help for people struggling with depression, addiction, self-injury and suicide. TWLOHA exists to encourage, inform, inspire and also to invest directly into treatment and recovery.
Email address: email@example.com
The Trebled Youth A Capella Choir of CNU aims to allow students to participate in an A Capella Choir as well as perform for the school and grow as singers and musicians.
The purpose of Uncommon Ground is to provide an outlet for outstanding vocal jazz singing and studying in a small groups setting. It performs a variety of jazz literature both unaccompanied and with rhythm combo. Members are exposed to various singing styles including Swing, Blues, Funk, Latin, Doo Wop, Pop, and Solo Styling.
United Campus Ministries provides a place of welcome and acceptance, where all members of the CNU community are invited to explore issues related to faith and life. UCM serves the university by providing a functioning student group, a dedicated campus minister, a ministry center adjacent to campus, and a connection between CNU students and local congregations. Our goal is to facilitate growth in love for God and neighbor. Although we are rooted in the Christian faith, we encourage interfaith dialogue and cooperation.
University Sounds A Capella is a mixed a Capella group at Christopher Newport University.
Up ‘til Dawn hopes to unite Christopher Newport University campus in an effort to educate the CNU student body about the mission of St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital. Up ‘til Dawn is striving to work to raise much needed dollars for the children at St. Jude’s. The organization will promote the value of service learning to all students at CNU. The organization hopes to establish a model event that St. Jude will market to other campuses across the nation as they expand the Up ‘til Dawn program.
Virginia21 is a political education group involving young people across the commonwealth in the political process by providing information, spotlighting policy, promoting active citizenship, and voter registration with a non-partisan agenda. Virginia21 chapter of Christopher Newport University is an affiliate of Virginia21 a Commonwealth-wide organization.
Email address: firstname.lastname@example.org
See CNU Virginia Association of Teachers of English (VATE)
The purpose of Virginia Organizing Project Campus Chapter at CNU is to challenge social injustice by empowering the students at Christopher Newport University to address issues that affect the quality of their lives, intentionally involve students who have never participated in working for change alongside those who have, to foster a wide student interest and participation in activities by providing leadership, programs, and service and to assist students in developing skills in service, leadership, and democratic practices.
Email address: email@example.com
The Men’s Volleyball club was established Fall 2009. The club was formed to: provide students the opportunity to compete at a higher intercollegiate level; increase interest in the sport; and possibly become a Varsity sport at CNU. The club practices weekly.
The women’s volleyball club was established Fall 2011. The club was formed to; provide women the opportunity to participate in a non-varsity volleyball team; compete on a more competitive level; and promote an atmosphere that supports and encourages unity as well as teamwork.
Website: Women's Volleyball Club Facebook
The Young Democrats promote political activism both on- and off-campus and work to educate students about Democratic ideals. Members campaign for Democratic candidates at the local, state and national levels; attend rallies; host speakers; and debate issues affecting the nation.
Young Life seeks to include any student who would like to be involved with our freshmen ministry. This includes students of different beliefs. All students will be welcome to explore what it means to be a follower of Jesus Christ and make a decision about it on their own. For students who decide not to be involved as Young Life volunteer leaders, Young Life staff will facilitate their connection to a ministry of their interest. For those interested in becoming leaders, Young Life will train them for positions of leadership with high school and middle school students.
Email address: firstname.lastname@example.org
Young Life involves college students who are committed to Christ and value personal, unconditional friendships with peers as essential in the proclamation of the Gospel.
Youth Changing Social Security seeks to promote young voter participation in elections, spread the word about Social Security and its current flaws and organize events to make known the group’s stance on Social Security.
Zeta Tau Alpha, established in 1898 at Longwood College . Sisters strive to realize the motto: “Seek the Noblest,” a value embodied in Zeta’s national philanthropy, the Susan G. Koman Breast Cancer Foundation.
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Africa Project, The
Alpha Chi (General Honor Society), VA Zeta Chapter
Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc. (AKA, NPHC Sorority), Nu Epsilon Chapter
Alpha Kappa Psi (Professional Co-Ed Business Fraternity), Iota Pi Chapter
As a non-profit corporation, Alpha Kappa Psi strives to promote higher ideals in the fields of commerce, accounts and banking. Membership candidates must have completed two years of education toward a degree in commerce, economics, business or business administration.
Alpha Phi Fraternity, Theta Phi Chapter
The Theta Phi chapter of Alpha Phi has been a proud member of the CNU community since 1995. Alpha Phi enhances and promotes each member's growth by focusing on sisterhood, service, scholarship, and character development. The Alpha Phi Foundation, the fraternity's national philanthropy, supports women's heart health, development of leadership, excellence in academics and sisters in need. Through our philanthropic efforts and participation in other clubs and organizations, the sisters of Theta Phi exemplify how a group of committed young women can make a difference. We share a unique bond of sisterhood that will truly last a lifetime. Alpha Phi welcomes you to learn more about them by checking out their website and other social media.
Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity, Incorporated
The mission of the Upsilon Beta Chapter of Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity, Incorporated is to develop leaders, promote brotherhood and academic excellence, while providing service and advocacy for our communities. Our vision shall be to stimulate the ambition of its members; to prepare them for the greatest usefulness in the causes of humanity, freedom, and dignity of the individual; to encourage the highest and noblest form of manhood; and to aid down-trodden humanity in its efforts to achieve higher social, economic and intellectual status.
Alpha Phi Omega ( APO , Co-Ed Service Fraternity), Alpha Delta Xi Chapter
Alpha Psi Omega (Theater Honor Society), Alpha Zelta Theta Cast
Alpha Sigma Alpha (ASA, Panhellenic Sorority), Theta Gamma Chapter
American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU)
American Red Cross of CNU (ARCC)
Anime, CNU, See CNU Anime
Asian Culture Club
Association for Computing Machinery (ACM)
Ballroom Dancing Society of CNU
Barefoot Poets’ Society
Be The Match
Because Christ Matters (BCM)
Beta Beta Beta (TriBeta)
Beta Gamma Sigma (Business Honor Society)
Campus Activities Board (CAB)
Campus Crusade for Christ
Campus Girl Scouts (CGS)
Canterbury Club at Christopher Newport University, The
The Captain's Log
Catholic Campus Ministry (CCM)
Class of 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012
CNU Blue Crew
CNU College Independents
CNU Croquet Club
CNU Cycling Club
CNU Fishing Club
CNU Ice Hockey Club
CNU Mathematics Club
CNU Men’s Lacrosse
CNU Virginia Association of Teachers of English (VATE)
College Music Educators National Conference (CMENC)
Colleges Against Cancer
Dance Dance Revolution Club of CNU
Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc. (DST, NPHC sorority) Omicron Tau Chapter
Direct Marketing Association (DMA)
Dominican Republic Educational Aide Movement (D . R . E . A . M . )
Economics and Finance Club
Expansion All-Male Acappella
Fellowship of Campus Unitarian Universalists @CNU (FOCUU)
Fellowship of Christian Athletes of CNU
Femme Sole Women’s Studies Journal of CNU
Field Hockey Club (Women's)
Fishing Club, CNU,
Fusion at CNU
Gamma Phi Beta (Panhellenic Sorority), Epsilon Iota Chapter
Gamma Sigma Epsilon (Chemistry Honor Society)
Gay-Straight Student Union (GSSU)
Habitat for Humanity ay CNU
Hampton Roads Church Student Fellowship
Hypnotic Control of CNU
Ice Hockey, CNU
Initiative Student Theater Group
Institute of Electric and Electronic Engineers (IEEE)
Interclub Association (ICA)
Interfaith Leadership Council
Interfraternity Council (IFC)
InterVarsity Christian Fellowship (IVCF)
Kappa Delta Rho (KDR, IFC Fraternity), Beta Gamma Chapter
Kappa Pi (Honorary Art Fraternity) Zeta Alpha Tau Chapter
Kappa Kappa Psi
Karl Hess Society for American Radicalism
Ladies Adding Distinction in Every Stride (L.A.D.I.E.S.)
Lambda Pi Eta (Communications Honor Society)
Later Day Saints Student Association (LDSSA)
Latin American Cultural Association (LACA)
Luter School of Business Honor Council
Lutheran Student Association (LSA)
Making the Impossible Possible
Mathematics Club, CNU,
Martial Arts Club
Men of Vision and Excellence (MOVE)
Men’s Lacrosse, CNU,
Model Arab League
Model United Nations (MUN)
Multicultural Student Association (MSA)
National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) at CNU
National Contract Management Association
National Pan-Hellenic Council (NPHC)
National Residence Hall Honorary (NRHH), Elite Captains Chapter
Nu Kappa Epsilon (Music Sorority), Beta Chapter
Omicron Delta Kappa (ODK, Leadership Honor Society)
Order of Omega (Greek Leadership Honor Society), Iota Iota Chapter
Outdoor Adventure & Recreation
Pagan and Earth-Based Spirituality Organization of CNU (PESO)
Pennies for Peace
Pershing Rifles (Professional Military Fraternity), Company Y-4
Phi Alpha (Social Work Honor Society), Chi Kappa Chapter
Phi Alpha Delta (PAD, Professional Pre-Law Fraternity)
Phi Alpha Theta (History Honor Society), Alpha Zeta Mu Chapter
Pi Kappa Phi (Pi Kapp, IFC Fraternity), Eta Iota Chapter
Phi Mu (Panhellenic Sorority), Lambda Epsilon Chapter
Phi Mu Alpha Sinfonia (National Music Fraternity), Omicron Nu Chapter
Phi Sigma Tau (Philosophy Honor Society)
Pi Sigma Alpha (Political Science Honor Society)
Pokémon League of CNU
Psi Chi (Psychology Honor Society)
Raising Educational Awareness through Compassion and Humanity (REACH out)
Ratio Christi CNU
Reformed University Fellowship
REFUGEE Outreach Organization
Residence Hall Association (RHA)
Revolution Student Ministries
Roots and Shoots
Rugby Club (Men's)
RUSH (Reaching Unreached Student Harvest) Campus Ministries
S.A.I.L. – Sharing Awareness of Intercultural Living
Scientific Research Club
Scuba Diving Club
Sigma Alpha Omega (Christian Sorority)
Sigma Phi Epsilon (Sig Ep, IFC Fraternity), VA Pi Chapter
Sigma Tau Delta (English Honor Society), Iota Omicron Chapter
Sigma Tau Gamma (Sig Tau, IFC Fraternity) (Greek – IFC), Delta Omicron Chapter
Soccer Club (Men's)
Social Work Association
Society of Composers, Inc.|
Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM)
Stammtisch (German Club)
Stargazing Club of Christopher Newport University
Students for Christ
Students in Free Enterprise (SIFE)
Student Government Association (SGA)
Student Honor Educators and Assistants (SHEA)
Student Media Board
Student Virginia Education Association (SVEA)
Students Helping Honduras
Students in Free Enterprise (SIFE)
Tau Delta Phi (IFC Fraternity), Delta Nu Chapter
TEA Caucus of CNU
TOMS Christopher Newport Campus Club
To Write Love On Her Arms (TWLOHA)
Trebled Youth A Capella Choir of CNU
United Campus Ministries
Up ‘til Dawn at Christopher Newport University
Virginia21 Chapter of Christopher Newport University
Virginia Association of Teachers of English (VATE), CNU
Virginia Organizing Campus Chapter at CNU
Volleyball Club (Men's)
Volleyball Club (Women's)
Where is the Line
Where is the Line is the college branch of the nonprofit organization Fear2Freedom started by our very own Mrs. Trible. Where is the Line is focused on raising awareness on the issues of sexual assault, domestic violence, and sex trafficking. We strive to educate the CNU community, create an open dialogue on the issues, and donate supplies and resources to those that are in need.
Women Inspired by Success through Health (W.I.S.H) is an organization whose purpose is to encourage collegiate level women to strive for total health, to provide support, motivation, and tools to promote healthy lifelong success physically and mentally.
Writers Association of CNU
The Writers Association’s primary purpose is to integrate members into the real world of literature. We will focus on supporting each other with our goals as professional writers in various fields. We also aim to stimulate creativity and personal writing.
Young Life Christian Fellowship
Youth Changing Social Security
Zeta Tau Alpha (Panhellenic Sorority), Kappa Phi Chapter