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ACADEMIC HONOR SOCIETIES

Alpha Chi (General Honor Society), VA Zeta Chapter
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.
Email: alphachi@cnu.edu

Alpha Psi Omega (Theater Honor Society), Alpha Zelta Theta Cast
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.
Email: apo_theatre@cnu.edu

Beta Beta Beta (Tri Beta)
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.
Email:  bbb@cnu.edu

Delta Pi Lambda (Math Honor Society)
Delta Pi Lambda 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.
Email: mathclub@cnu.edu

Eta Sigma Pi (Classics Honor Society)

Lambda Pi Eta (Communications Honor Society)
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.
Email: lambdapieta@cnu.edu

Nu Delta Alpha (Dance Honor Society)
Email: nudeltaalpha@cnu.edu

Phi Alpha (Social Work Honor Society), Chi Kappa Chapter
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.
Email: phialpha@cnu.edu

Phi Alpha Delta (PAD, Professional Pre-Law Fraternity)
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.
Email: cnupad@gamil.com

Phi Alpha Theta (History Honor Society), Alpha Zeta Mu Chapter
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.
Email: pat@cnu.edu

Phi Mu Alpha Sinfonia (National Music Fraternity), Omicron Nu Chapter
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.
Email: sinfonia@cnu.edu

Phi Sigma Tau (Philosophy Honor Society)
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.Pi Sigma Alpha (Political Science Honor Society)
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.
Email: psa@cnu.edu

Psi Chi (Psychology Honor Society)
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.
Email: psichi@cnu.edu

Sigma Tau Delta (English Honor Society), Iota Omicron Chapter
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.
Email: sigmatd@cnu.edu

Theta Alpha Kappa (TAK) (Religion and Theology Honor Society
The National Honor Society for academic studies in Religion and/or Theology, exists to encourage, recognize, and maintain excellence in such studies within baccalaureate and post-baccalaureate degree programs, but also within the academic profession more broadly understood.
Email: takreligion@cnu.edu

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CURRICULUM CLUBS/ORGANIZATIONS

Accounting Club
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.
Website: http://www.cnu.edu/busn/ourstudents/index.asp
Email: acctclub@cnu.edu

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.

Email: akpsi@cnu.edu

American Choral Directors Association
CNU ACDA is the CNU chapter of the American Choral Directors Association. ACDA is a national organization founded in 1959 as a nonprofit music-education organization whose central purpose was to promote excellence in choral music.
Email: acda@cnu.edu

Anthropology Club
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.
Email: anthro@cnu.edu

Biology Club
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.
Email: bioclub@cnu.edu

Captain Minority Association of Pre-Medical Students (Captain MAPS)

Chemistry Club
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.
Email: chem_club@cnu.edu

Classics Club
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.
Email:classics@cnu.edu

Club Italia
Our goal is to spread the enthusiasm for, educate the CNU community about, and create events to showcase Italian culture, cuisine, and language.
Facebook: Club Italia
Email: clubitalia@cnu.edu

Communication Club
Email: commstudies@cnu.edu

History Club

Institute of Electric and Electronic Engineers (IEEE)
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.
Email: ieee@pcs.cnu.edu

Kappa Kappa Psi
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.Le Cercie Francais
Le Cercie Francais (formerly French Club) encourages members to celebrate and gain deeper insight into the French language and culture.
Email: frenchclub@cnu.edu

National Association for Music Education (NAFME)
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/groups/158988964130966/

National Contract Management Association
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)
Email: ncma@cnu.edu

Neuroscience Club

Physical Therapy Club
The purpose of Physical Therapy Club is to assist pre-PT students get into a graduate physical therapy program.
Email: physicaltherapy@cnu.edu

Pre-Dental Club

Psychology Club
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.
Email: psyclub@cnu.edu

Social Work Association
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.
Email: sowk_swa@cnu.edu

Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM)
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)
Email: shrm@cnu.edu

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.
Email: sps@cnu.edu

Sociology Club
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.
Email: socio@cnu.edu

Stammtisch (German Club)
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.
Email: stamm@cnu.edu

Student Virginia Education Association (SVEA)
SVEA strives to foster and coordinate programs that promote professional awareness and competence among CNU’s education students.
Email:svea@cnu.edu

Writers Syndicate
The Writers Syndicate’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.
Email: writerssyndicate@cnu.edu

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GREEK ORGANIZATIONS-FRATERNITIES

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Interfraternity Council (IFC)
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
Email: ifc@cnu.edu

Delta Upsilon Fraternity
Delta Upsilon was founded in 1834 at Williams College in Massachusetts and is the oldest non-secret fraternity in North America. Being non-secret sets us apart in many ways, most notably in that anyone and everyone can come to our chapter meetings and rituals. Our motto is “Dikaia Upotheke” which means “Justice, Our Foundation,” while our four founding principles are the Promotion of Friendship, the Development of Character, the Diffusion of Liberal Culture and the Advancement of Justice. Our national philanthropy is the Global Service Initiative, which offers members the opportunity to engage in direct service in developing nations.
Email: deltaupsilon@cnu.edu

Kappa Delta Rho (KDR, IFC Fraternity), Beta Gamma Chapter
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.
Email: kappadeltarho@cnu.edu

Kappa Sigma, Sigma Lambda Chapter
Forged in the timeless bonds of brotherhood, Kappa Sigma fraternity has grown from a collection of five friends and brothers to a national network of hard working and respectful gentleman. Since its founding in 2013, CNU’s Sigma Lambda chapter of Kappa Sigma has drawn strength both from its roots in tradition and from its dynamic leadership of the ever-changing Christopher Newport community. We strive to lead the CNU community in any way we can by committing ourselves to academic excellence both on an individual and communal level, holding social events, and engaging in public service on and off of CNU’s Campus. Current
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/pages/Kappa-Sigma-Fraternity-CNU/155464547883390
Twitter: https://twitter.com/KappaSigmaCNU

Pi Lambda Phi Fraternity, VA Alpha Psi Chapter
Founded at Yale University in 1895, Pi Lambda Phi was the first fraternity in the U.S. to accept men of good character without regard to race or religion. CNU's chapter prides itself on embodying the values of scholarship, character, leadership, committment, finance, and equality in order to build men of strong ability, open-mindedness, far-sightedness, and progressive, forward-looking attitudes. Their national philanthropy is the Elimination of Prejudice (EoP), an international movement to advance long lasting community change by addressing the underlying differences between people that prevent progress by promoting inclusiveness, freedom and equality.
Web: https://www.facebook.com/cnupilam and www.pilambdaphi.org

Pi Kappa Phi (Pi Kapp, IFC Fraternity), Eta Iota Chapter
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.
Email: pikap@cnu.edu

Psi Upsilon Fraternity
Psi Upsilon (ΨΥ, Psi U) is the fifth oldest college fraternity in the United States, founded at Union College on November 24, 1833. It has chapters at colleges and universities throughout North America. The mission of the Psi Upsilon Fraternity is to provide its members with: Individual development of the highest educational, moral, intellectual, and social excellence; The commitment to a lifelong brotherhood of firm and enduring friendship; The opportunity for the development of leadership skills that can be utilized in an undergraduate environment and throughout life; The commitment to contribute to their educational environment, their community, and their country throughout their lives.
Email: archon.phinu@gmail.com

Sigma Phi Epsilon (Sig Ep, IFC Fraternity), VA Pi Chapter
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.
Website:  www.cnusigep.com
Email: sigep@cnu.edu

Sigma Tau Gamma (Sig Tau, IFC Fraternity) (Greek – IFC), Delta Omicron Chapter
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.
Website: www.sigmatau.us
Email: sigtau@cnu.edu

Tau Delta Phi (IFC Fraternity), Delta Nu Chapter
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.
Email: taudelt@cnu.edu

GREEK ORGANIZATIONS-NPHC

National Pan-Hellenic Council (NPHC)
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.

Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc. (AKA, NPHC Sorority), Nu Epsilon Chapter
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.
Email: aka@cnu.edu                                                                                                                                                             

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.
Email: upsilonbetachapter@gmail.com

Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc. (DST, NPHC sorority) Omicron Tau Chapter
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.
Email: dst@cnu.edu

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GREEK ORGANIZATIONS- SORORITIES

Panhellenic Council
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.
Email: panhelle@cnu.edu

Alpha Delta Pi
The Theta Nu chapter of Alpha Delta Pi was installed at Christopher Newport University on November 3, 2012. Since then, we have lived, laughed, & loved in the sisterhood we have begun to build. Our sisters are highly involved in campus and Greek Life and constantly strive to work toward our founding principles of scholarship, leadership, service to others, and sisterhood. In each of our sisters you will find the leading mindset of “we live for each other.” The oldest secret society in the world for women, Alpha Delta Pi is home to more than 230,000 women at 140 active collegiate chapters and more than 150 alumnae associations.
Email: cnuadpi@gmail.com

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 Sigma Alpha (ASA, Panhellenic Sorority), Theta Gamma Chapter
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.
Email: asa@cnu.edu

Gamma Phi Beta (Panhellenic Sorority), Epsilon Iota Chapter
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.
Website: http://www.cnugphib.com/
Email: gphib@cnu.edu

Phi Mu (Panhellenic Sorority), Lambda Epsilon Chapter
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. 
Website: http://cnu.phimu.org
Email: phimu@cnu.edu

Zeta Tau Alpha (Panhellenic Sorority), Kappa Phi Chapter
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.
Email: zta@cnu.edu

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LEADERSHIP ORGANIZATIONS

National Residence Hall Honorary (NRHH), Elite Captains Chapter
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.
Website: http://www.cnu.edu/studentlife/reslife/index.asp
Email: nrhh@cnu.edu

Omicron Delta Kappa (ODK, Leadership Honor Society)
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.
Email:odk@cnu.edu

Order of Omega (Greek Leadership Honor Society), Iota Iota Chapter
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.

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PERFORMANCE

Ballroom Dancing Society of CNU
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.
Email: ballroom@cnu.edu

CNU Tonight
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.
Email: cnutonight@cnu.edu

CNU Trumpet Ensemble
Trumpet Ensemble provides an outlet for trumpet players of all skill levels to play together.

CNU Voices
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.
Email: cnuvoices@cnu.edu

Expansion All-Male Acappella
“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.
Email: expansion.cnu@gmail.com

Extreme Measures A Cappella
Extreme Measures is a co-ed a Cappella group that seeks to allow students an area to come to have fun and enjoy making music, build relationships with other members and the community as a whole, and also join a semi-competitive a Capella environment.
Website: http://www.extrememeasures.weebly.comb

Hypnotic Control of CNU
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.

Improv
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/groups/294609270642513/

Initiative Student Theater Group
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.
Email: initiativetheater@yahoo.com

Newport Pearls
The Newport Pearls is a female a cappella group that performs at on- and off-campus events. Auditions are open to all female students.
Email: pearls@cnu.edu

Take Note
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: takenote@cnu.edu

Trebled Youth A Capella Choir of CNU
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.
Email: trebled@cnu.edu

Uncommon Ground
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.
Email: uncommgrnd@cnu.edu

University Sounds
University Sounds A Capella is a mixed a Capella group at Christopher Newport University.
Email: univsounds@cnu.edu

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POLITICAL ORGANIZATIONS

CNU Young Democrats
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/CNUYoungDems

Social Democrats of CNU

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PROGRAMMING

Campus Activities Board (CAB)
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.
Email: cab@cnu.edu

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RELIGIOUS ORGANIZATIONS

Baptist Campus Ministries (BCM)
Baptist Campus Ministries is a student-led 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. Baptist Campus Ministries at CNU is a part of a nation-wide organization known as Baptist Collegiate Ministries.
website: www.cnubcm.weebly.com
email: bcm@cnu.edu

Bible 101

Catholic Campus Ministry (CCM)
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.
Website: http://cnuccm.weebly.com/
Email: ccm@cnu.edu

CRU
Cru (formerly 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.
Email:cru@cnu.edu

Elevation Global
Elevation Global at CNU (a division of Elevation Church) exists so that people far from God will be raised to life in Christ. Our CNU extension site is an extension of the larger church based in Charlotte, NC, led by Pastor Steven Furtick. We have many campuses across the Charlotte area and Extension Sites all over the world. University Extension Sites like CNU serve as campus ministries to speak life, love and hope into the students and staff there. These are completely student-initiated, student-led and campus-specific. These are not directly intended to be a local church of that particular city rather a campus expression of God’s global Church for those students and staff to be a part of. We have Worship Experiences at 1:00pm every Sunday in the Gaines Theaterlocated in the Freeman Center on campus. We also have eGroups that meet throughout the week. Come be a part of this incredible move of God and see lives changed forever!
Email: cnu@elevationextension.org
Twitter: @CNUext
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/elevationcnu
Instagram: @cnuext
Website: http://elevationchurch.org/locations/extension-sites

Episcopalian Campus Ministries
ECM 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.
Email: canterburyclub@cnu.edu

Fellowship of Campus Unitarian Universalists @CNU (FOCUU)
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.
Email: focuu@cnu.edu

Fellowship of Christian Athletes of CNU
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.
Email: fca@cnu.edu

Greek InterVarsity
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.
Email: giv@cnu.edu

InterVarsity Christian Fellowship (IVCF)
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.
Website: http://www.cnuiv.com/
Email: ivcf@cnu.edu

InterVarsity Christian Fellowship (IVCF)
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.
Website: http://www.cnuiv.com/
Email: ivcf@cnu.edu

Reformed University Fellowship
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.
Website: www.ruf.org

Students for Christ
Email: sfc@cnu.edu

United Campus Ministries
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.
Website: https://sites.google.com/a/cnu.edu/ucmcnu/
Email: ucm@cnu.edu

Valor
This organization is primarily for students involved or interested in any military branch. Valor provides a friendly environment where students can learn what it means to have a relationship with Jesus Christ while serving in the military. Tough questions are answered and discussed such as "is it right to kill?" and "can Christians be in the military?". This bible study is NOT only meant for people who believe in Jesus. A big part of this organization is to build a community within not only the ROTC program at CNU, but other branches of the military.
Email: valor@cnu.edu

Young Life
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: yl@cnu.edu

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SERVICE CLUBS/ORGANIZATIONS

Agents with Purpose
Agents with Purpose is a club dedicated to raising awareness of student engagement and scholarship on campus by acting as agents of positive change as well as supporting the development of students minoring in civic engagement and social entrepreneurship
Facebook: CNU Agents with Purpose

Alpha Phi Omega ( APO , Co-Ed Service Fraternity), Alpha Delta Xi Chapter
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 .
Email:apo@cnu.edu

American Red Cross of CNU (ARCC)
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

Be The Match
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.
Email: bethematch@cnu.edu

Circle K
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.
Website: http://www.freewebs.com/cnuck/home.html

Email: cki@cnu.edu

CNU Food Cooperative
The CNU Food Co-op serves to partner with Newport News shelters to repurpose and deliver unused food from CNU Dining Facilities. 
Facebook: facebook.com/CNUFDP

Colleges Against Cancer
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.
Email: cac@cnu.edu

Difference Makers

Habitat for Humanity ay CNU
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. 

iNSPIRE
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.
Email: inspire@cnu.edu

Operation Smile
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.
Email: opsmile@cnu.edu

Raising Educational Awareness through Compassion and Humanity (REACH out)
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.

Rotaract
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.
Website:  https://sites.google.com/a/cnu.edu/cnurotaract

S.A.I.L. – Sharing Awareness of Intercultural Living
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.)
Website: None

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SOCIAL ACTION/CULTURAL ORGANIZATIONS


Arabic Club
The Arabic Club aims to introduce CNU’s students to Arabic culture and language and to foster greater understanding of the Arabic world.
Email: arabic@cnu.edu

Eastern American Student Triumvirate (EAST)
The Eastern American Student Triumvirate (formerly known as Asian Culture Club) is aimed toward exposing the CNU student body to Asian cultures consisting of Middle Eastern, Southeast Asian, and Eastern Asian cultures. Genuine and accurate knowledge will be communicated via events, discussions, screenings, samplings and other cultural displays.
Email: east@cnu.edu - Facebook: E.A.S.T. Club

HERO
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.
Email: hero@cnu.edu

Hillel
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.
Website: https://sites.google.com/site/cnuhillel/welcome
Email:hillel@cnu.edu

Hispanic Organization from Leadership Action (HOLA)
Email: hola@cnu.edu

International Justice Mission
The CNU chapter of IJM's mission is to protect the poor from violence by rescuing victims, bringing the criminals to justice, restoring survivors to safety and strength, and helping local law enforcement build a safe future that lasts.
Email: ijm@cnu.edu

Multicultural Student Association (MSA)
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.
Website: http://www.cnu.edu/studentlife/current/diversity.asp
Email: msa@cnu.edu

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Rumi Intercultural Dialogue Club
Email: ridc@cnu.edu

STAND
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.
Email: stand@cnu.edu

Students for a Sensible Drug Policy
Email: ssdp@cnu.edu

To Write Love On Her Arms (TWLOHA)
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: twloha@cnu.edu

Virginia21 Chapter of Christopher Newport University
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: virginia21@cnu.edu

Virginia Organizing Campus Chapter at CNU
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: vaorgproject@cnu.edu

Where is the Line
Where is the Line is the college branch of the nonprofit organization Fear2Freedom. 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


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SPECIAL INTEREST/CLUBS/ORGANIZATIONS

A la Mode
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.
Website: http://www.wix.com/alamode_cnu/alamode
Email: alamode@cnu.edu

Ability Club

Alexander Hamilton Society
The Alexander Hamilton Society (AHS) is an independent, non-partisan, not-for-profit organization dedicated to promoting constructive debate on basic principles and contemporary issues in foreign, economic, and national security policy.
Email: ahs@cnu.edu

Facebook: The Alexander Hamilton Society at Christopher Newport University
Altered Xpressionz
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.
Email: break@cnu.edu

Alternate Greek Council
The Alternate Greek Council at Christopher Newport University is a non-governing body for any on-campus Greek life unaffiliated with other Greek Councils. The purpose of the Alternate Greek Council is to foster communication and cooperation among all member organizations and to promote Greek life on campus as a whole. Member organizations work closely to plan joint fundraisers and social events as well as other projects beneficial to their purposes as an individual chapter.
Email: agc@cnu.edu

American Sign Language Club (ASL Club)
An organization to promote learning and sharing of american sign language.

Association for Computing Machinery (ACM)
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.
Website: http://www.pcs.cnu.edu/~acm/
Email: acm@pcs.cnu.edu

Astronomers Anonymous
Email: astronomy@cnu.edu

Blue Crew
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.
Email: cnubluecrew@gmail.com

Campus Girl Scouts (CGS)
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.
Email: cgs@cnu.edu

Captain's Educational Enrichment Fund
The Captains' Educational Enrichment Fund started with the dream of uniting all disciplines and schools of knowledge within Christopher Newport University, while providing education for our youth's economic and financial future, economic fortitude for our beloved school, awareness and visibility in our current rough post graduate job market, and scholarships for our students and supporting organizations. Whereas most schools have an endowment or student-run fund started with a large deposit and wish from wealthy alumni that that donation be student managed, we are student founded and will remain student powered for the life of our organization.
Email: ceefund@cnu.edu
Website: ceefund.cnu.edu

Chess Club
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.
Email: chessclub@cnu.edu

Class Council
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.

Class of 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018 As the governing bodies for the freshman, sophomore, junior and senior classes, the respective classes organize fund-raising projects and activities that promote a sense of community and fellowship within each class.
Email:classcouncil@cnu.edu

CNU Anime Club
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.
Email:anime@cnu.edu

Coloring Club
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.
Email: coloring@cnu.edu

Criminology Club

Dance Dance Revolution Club of CNU
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.
Email: ddr@cnu.edu

Dance Fusion
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.
Email address: dancefusion@cnu.edu

Collegiate DECA
Collegiate DECA 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.
Email:deca@cnu.edu

Enactus
Enactus serves to bring together the top leaders of today and tomorrow to create a better, more sustainable world through the positive power of business.
Email: enactus@cnu.edu

Entrepeneur Club
Email: entrepeneur@cnu.edu

Feminist Alliance
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.
Email: femmesole@cnu.edu

Film Club
The Film Club of CNU is a student organization focused on initiating a conversation for important cinema from the silent, classical and contemporary periods, as well as educating film enthusiasts on foreign and domestic traditions and abstract and realistic filmmaking styles.Email: filmclub@cnu.edu

Footnotes
Email: footnotes@cnu.edu

Green Team
The Green Team 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. On campus, Green Team organizes a regular farmer's market during warmer months.
Email: ecoclub@cnu.edu

Ladies Adding Distinction in Every Stride (L.A.D.I.E.S.)
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.
Email: ladies@cnu.edu

Latter Day Saints Student Association (LDSSA)
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.
Email address: ldssa@cnu.edu

Longboarding Club

Men of Vision and Excellence (MOVE)
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.
Email: move@cnu.edu

Model international (Formerly Model Arab League)
Model International is the combination of Model Arab League and Model United Nations.
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/pages/CNU-Model-International/142087032551760

National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) at CNU
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.  
Email: nami@cnu.edu

National Society of Pershing Rifles, Company Y-4
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.
Website: http://clubs.users.cnu.edu/rifles/
Email: rifles@cnu.edu

Nu Kappa Epsilon (Music Sorority), Beta Chapter
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.
Email:nke@cnu.edu

Out of State Club
The Out of State Club brings the out of state community together and creates a support system, especially for incoming freshman. This club is also a social club that plans fun events to help bring the out of state community together.
Email: osc@cnu.edu

Photography Club
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.
Email:photo@cnu.edu

Pokémon League of CNU
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. 
Email: pokemon@cnu.edu

Potterwatch
CNU's only official Harry Potter appreciation club!
Email: potterwatch@cnu.edu

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.
Website: https://sites.google.com/a/cnu.edu/sai
Email: sai@cnu.edu

Sigma Alpha Omega (Christian Sorority)
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.
Website: www.sigmaalphaomega.org

Socrates Cafe
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.
Find Us on Facebook: http://www.new.facebook.com/inbox/#/group.php?gid=22051531984
Email:SocratesCafeAccess@gmail.com

Spectrum (Formerly Gay-Straight Student Union)
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)
Email: spectrum@cnu.edu

Student Veteran's Association
SVA is an organization dedicated to helping active military and student veterans by providing guidance with GI Bill and/or Tuition Assistance (TA) and bringing together active military and student veterans on campus.A charter of the Student Veterans of America, the organization is dedicated to helping active military and student veterans by providing guidance with GI Bill or Tuition Assistance (TA). Working with the registrars office, we help by making sure all the proper paperwork and forms are filed. We also seek to connect all active military and student veterans to provide a support group of like-minded individuals. The organization is also dedicated to helping all active military and veterans in the community. One does not have to be or have been in the military to join the organization.
Email: svo@cnu.edu

Vegetarian Club
Vegetarian Club is committed to connecting vegetarian, vegan, and non-vegetarian students on CNU's campus. We are a student-lead organization with the purpose of promoting awareness of vegetarianism and animal rights.
Email: vegetarian@cnu.edu

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.
Email: WISH@cnu.edu 
Twitter: https://www.twitter.com/WISHatCNU 
Instagram: @WISHatCNU
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/WISHatCNU

SPORTS / RECREATIONAL CLUBS/ ORGANIZATIONS


Sports/Recreational Clubs
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.
Website: http://www.cnu.edu/recreation/sportclubs/index.asp

Boxing Club
Email: boxing@cnu.edu

Club Tennis
The Club Tennis Team provides an environment of organizational recreation for students interested in competitive club tennis, both on- and off-campus.
Website: http://cnuclubtennis.webs.com/
Email: tennis@cnu.edu

CNU Croquet Club
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
Email: croquet@cnu.edu

CNU Cycling Club
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
Email: clubcycling@cnu.edu

CNU Fishing Club
The Fishing Club is geared toward students who enjoy outdoor activities. Its members are coached in fishing technique and participate in competitive events.
Website: http://freeteams.net/cnufishing/
Email: fishing@cnu.edu

CNU Ice Hockey Club
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.
Website: http://www.patrickcicere.com/cnuhockey/
Email: hockey@cnu.edu

Crew Club
Email: crewclub@cnu.edu

Crossfit (FIT Club)
Email: fitclub@cnu.edu
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/groups/123875204431633/

Dressage
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.
Website: http://cnudressage.org/
Email Address: dressage@cnu.edu

Equestrian Team
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.
Website: http://www.wix.com/cnuequestrianteam/home
Email: eqteam@cnu.edu

Field Hockey Club (Women's)
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
Email: clubfh@cnu.edu

Gymnastics Club
Email: gymnastics@cnu.edu

Hiking Club
Email: hiking@cnu.edu
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/groups/168630676553331/

Lacrosse (Men)
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.
Website: http://stadiumroar.com/cnuclublacrosse
Email: lacrosse@cnu.edu

Martial Arts 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.
Website: http://www.cnumac.com/
Email: cnumac@cnu.edu


Outdoor Adventure & Recreation
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
Email: oar@cnu.edu

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Quidditch Club
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. 
Website: http://cnuquidditch.weebly.com/
Email: cnuquidditch@gmail.com

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Rockclimbing
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
Email: cnu.rockclimbing@gmail.com

Rugby Club (Men's)
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. 
Website: http://cnurugby.webs.com/
Email: rugby@cnu.edu

Running
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
Email: runclub@cnu.edu

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Scuba Diving Club
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!
Website:  http://rectreation.cnu.edu
Email: scubacnu@gmail.com

Soccer Club (Men's)
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
Email: cnufutbol@cnu.edu

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.  
Website: http://cnuwomenssoccerclub.webs.com/
Email: wsoccerclub@cnu.edu

Swimming Club
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. 
Email: swimming@cnu.edu

Table Tennis
Website: https://sites.google.com/a/cnu.edu/tabletennis/
Email: table.tennis@cnu.edu

Tennis (Club)
Email: tennis@cnu.edu

Ultimate Frisbee
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/groups/523280841094053/

Volleyball Club (Men's)
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.  
Website: https://sites.google.com/a/cnu.edu/men-s-club-volleyball/Home
Email: mensvolley@cnu.edu

Volleyball Club (Women's)
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 
Email: womensvolley@cnu.edu

Wrestling Club
An organization for students of all levels to learn about wrestling.



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STUDENT GOVERNMENT

Residence Hall Association (RHA)
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.
Website: http://www.cnu.edu/studentlife/reslife/index.asp
Email:rha@cnu.edu

Student Assembly
SA is the governing body of all student organizations. As the voice of the student body, SA provides a democratic means of advancing student interests.
Email: studentassembly@cnu.edu

Student Honor Council
Members of SHC 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 SHC member.
Website: http://www.cnu.edu/studentlife/current/checs.asp (CHECS website)
Email: checs@cnu.edu

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STUDENT MEDIA

Student Media Board
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
Email: smb@cnu.edu
Website: www.risingpress.org/smb

The Captain's Log
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!
Website: www.thecaptainslog.org/
Email: desk@thecaptainslog.org

Currents
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.
Email: currents@cnu.edu

WCNU
WCNU is the campus’ student-run, non-commercial, web-based radio station.
Website: http://wcnu.weebly.com/
Email: wcnu@cnu.edu



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