Heartbreak for the University of Virginia - Christopher Newport University


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Heartbreak for the University of Virginia

Interim President Adelia Thompson makes a statement about the tragedy at UVA

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It is with great sadness that I write to you about the horrible tragedy that occurred on the University of Virginia's campus last evening as a gunman took the lives of three students and wounded two others.

We hold the members of our sister institution close in our hearts as they deal with this senseless act of violence.

The horrifying loss touches us all. Reach out to one another and seek help if you need support.

Today, we are heartbroken at the extraordinary difficulty the UVA community is experiencing. Being a community of compassion means we care about this family and our extended family at institutions across this Commonwealth and country. Please keep the students, faculty, staff and families of UVA in your minds and hearts as they make the difficult journey towards healing.

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