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National Association for Campus Activities Elects Katie Winstead Reichner to Board

  Tuesday, June 12, 2018
— The National Association for Campus Activities (NACA) has elected Katie Winstead Reichner, Associate Director of Student Activities, to its board of directors. "My time as a volunteer with NACA has been an excellent complement to my work ...

New Service Distinction Leadership Program Launched

  Tuesday, May 22, 2018
— The Center for Community Engagement (CCE) has announced the addition of a new component to the university’s Service Distinction Program, which recognizes students for completing a minimum of 140 hours of service in the community. ...

2018 Student Leadership Awards

  Thursday, May 10, 2018
— Student leaders and several programs were honored for the impact they had on campus this year at the annual Student Leadership Awards ceremony in the David Student Union Ballroom. The awards are given in a variety of categories and recognize both ...

Students Speak on the Essence of Change

  Monday, February 12, 2018
— What is the essence of change? To nine CNU students it means something different, and each one took the stage during the annual SPEAK CNU event, a TED Talk style event where students speak about their life experiences. This year’s ...

Captains Work to Aid in Mental Health and Suicide Prevention Awareness

  Tuesday, November 14, 2017
— Christopher Newport students have launched several initiatives on campus to help raise awareness of mental health issues and suicide prevention. Mental Health Commission Paige Long, a psychology major and president of CNU’s chapter of ...

Student Honored as Fraternity Man of the Year

  Thursday, June 08, 2017
— Evan Monroe, a senior cellular molecular biology major, has been named fraternity man of the year by the Southeastern Interfraternity Conference. The award recognizes exemplary leadership and service to the Greek community. “I am ...

#IamASororityWoman Campaign Comes to Campus

  Friday, April 14, 2017
— Christopher Newport’s Delta Gamma sorority chapter is bringing the #IAmASororityWoman campaign to campus. The goal of the initiative is to debunk negative stereotypes surrounding sorority women. “Overall it is meant to show ...

The Box Does Not Exist

  Friday, February 24, 2017
— Most people have heard the phrase, ‘thinking outside the box.’ But, what if there was no box? That was the theme for SPEAK CNU, an event put together by students, faculty and alumni in a format similar to TED Talks, the ...

Making Waves With Sorority Recruitment

  Wednesday, February 08, 2017
— Sorority formal recruitment just came to a successful close. Roughly 100 women attended this year, filling the Freeman Center Field House. The process, however, started a few days before that. On day one, we met with our recruitment counselors, ...

Class of 2016 Campus Community Garden

  Tuesday, November 15, 2016
— Christopher Newport is in full bloom, thanks to a $5,000 gift from the Class of 2016 establishing a community garden on East Campus. The idea came up last year at a meeting of the Sustainability Committee, which has members from across campus. ...

Inter-Fraternity Council Annual Lip-Sync Battle

  Tuesday, November 15, 2016
— Each year Christopher Newport’s Inter-Fraternity Council (IFC) partners with Fear 2 Freedom, an organization headed by Rosemary Trible, which seeks to change the cultural understanding of sexual assault and empower college students to ...

Professor Patricia D. Hopkins Receives Sankofa Award

  Friday, April 22, 2016
— Associate Professor of English and Director of African-American Studies Dr. Patricia D. Hopkins has received a​ 2016 Sankofa Award​ ​from CNU’s Student Diversity and Equality ...
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