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Christopher Newport University

Christopher Newport University
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NameChristopher Newport University
TypePublic university
PresidentPaul S. Trible, Jr.
Under graduates4623
Post graduates170
CityNewport News
CountryUnited States
260 acre
ColorsRoyal Blue and Silver    
Athletic nicknameCaptains
MascotCaptain Chris
AthleticsNCAA Division III, USA South Athletic Conference

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Christopher Newport University, or CNU, is a public liberal arts university located in Newport News, Virginia, United States. CNU is the youngest comprehensive university in the Commonwealth of Virginia. The institution is named after Christopher Newport, who was a pirate (or privateer) and captain of the Susan Constant, the largest of three ships which carried settlers for the Virginia Company in 1607 on the way to find the settlement at Jamestown in the Virginia Colony, which became the first permanent English settlement in North America.

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Franklin News Post--BURLINGTON, NC -- Paced by a six-goal run in the first half, five-time reigning USA South Athletic Conference women's lacrosse champion -Christopher Newport University- advanced to the finals of the league's postseason tourna - Date : Fri, 15 Apr 2011 21:56:54 GMT+00:00
Shenandoah roundup: April 15 - Northern Virginia Daily Tweet this news
Northern Virginia Daily--BURLINGTON, NC -- -Christopher Newport- earned will have two chances to win the 2011 USA South Conference Baseball Tournament after upsetting No. 1 Shenandoah 10-4 Friday evening at Burlington Athletic Stadium. The Captains (34-4) - Date : Sat, 16 Apr 2011 05:43:03 GMT+00:00
Gardening Symposium Saturday at CNU - Daily Press Tweet this news
Daily Press--Avent explains more about his passion for plants when he gives the keynote address for the 14 t h annual Gardening Symposium Saturday at the Ferguson Center for the Arts at -Christopher Newport University- in Newport News. Specializing in rar - Date : Tue, 12 Apr 2011 02:56:34 GMT+00:00
Franklin News Post--2 seed -Christopher Newport University- (-CNU-) combined home run power with stellar pitching Thursday to advance in the 2011 USA South Athletic Conference baseball tournament with a 7-0 shut-out triumph over No. 7 seed Ferrum College - Date : Fri, 15 Apr 2011 09:29:30 GMT+00:00
Farmer's market opens at Christopher Newport University - Daily Press (blog) Tweet this news
Daily Press (blog)--The Buy Fresh, Buy Local concept expands to a farmer's market 2-6 pm Thursday, April 14, at -Christopher Newport University- in Newport News. Located in a big grassy area between David Student Union and York River dorm, the market - Date : Tue, 12 Apr 2011 12:48:10 GMT+00:00
Man shot near CNU campus - WAVY-TV Tweet this news
WAVY-TV--NEWPORT NEWS, Va. (WAVY) - Police responded to a shooting Friday night in Newport News near the campus of -Christopher Newport University-. The shooting was reported just after 9 pm off Nutmeg Quarter Place, Newport News Police spokesperson Holly - Date : Sat, 26 Mar 2011 02:02:08 GMT+00:00
HRT bus ridership growth a stark contrast to declining trend nationwide - Daily Press Tweet this news
Daily Press--The Newport News planning official, who lives near -Christopher Newport University-, said he has been regularly riding the bus to and from work for about five years. Riding the bus allows Jackson an opportunity to talk with riders and see fir - Date : Fri, 15 Apr 2011 21:44:18 GMT+00:00
Hornets split with CNU - Northern Virginia Daily Tweet this news
Northern Virginia Daily--NEWPORT NEWS, Va. - No. 2/2 -Christopher Newport University- prevented No. 1/1 Shenandoah from clinching its first-ever USA South Conference regular season baseball title with a 5-3 win Sunday afternoon. Shenandoah (22-2, 9-1 USA - Date : Mon, 04 Apr 2011 03:07:27 GMT+00:00
Huntington Ingalls Industries Announces Senior ... - defpro Tweet this news
defpro--He also earned business and marketing degrees from -Christopher Newport University- and a law degree from the College of William and Mary's Marshall-Wythe School of Law. Brian Fields has been promoted to vice president of supply chain managem - Date : Thu, 07 Apr 2011 08:32:36 GMT+00:00
Eagles trounce Blazers UMW - Tweet this news Kimmelman scored four goals and added three assists, and Catherine Kennedy scored five goals to lead the 19th-ranked Eagles (9-6) to a 19-15 win at -Christopher Newport University-. The Eagles jumped out to a 5-0 lead against Cat - Date : Thu, 07 Apr 2011 04:30:55 GMT+00:00

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