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Class of 2023 Kicks Off Community Outreach With Day One of Service

  Monday, August 26, 2019
— Lance Coleman, paint brush in hand, isn’t sure what he wants to major in just yet, but he feels ready to help others no matter the path he takes. The freshman from Manassas is giving back to the world around him as part of Christopher ...

Alumni Spotlight: Erin Plisco

  Monday, November 13, 2017
— When Erin Plisco (’09, MAT ’10) graduated from Christopher Newport, it set her on an exciting path toward fulfilling her dreams. From winning a Gates Scholarship, to being named a Distinguished Graduate Student, to serving as ...

ROTC Cadet is Army's First Fourth-Generation Paratrooper

  Thursday, August 17, 2017
— Service members wearing olive-green helmets with black numbers and letters on it line up on several steps as they wait their turn to practice landing techniques after jumping out of an airplane. In the crowd, one Army Reserve Officer Training ...

Rising Senior Brook Byrd Named Goldwater Scholar

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

A Captain's Viewpoint: On Leadership

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

A Life of Purpose

  Tuesday, September 01, 2015
— Elise Sjogren '11 loves teaching third grade at an American school for Palestinian children in East Jerusalem. “We use American curriculum and English instruction, but our students are all native Arabic-speaking Palestinians,” ...
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