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Stratford University opens new branch campus in Newport News, Virginia


FALLS CHURCH, VIRGINIA – (May 14, 2012) – Stratford University is opening a new branch campus in Newport News, Va. at 836 J. Clyde Morris Boulevard on May 21, 2012. The 63,000 square foot, state-of-the-art facility features 19 classrooms, a large auditorium, computer and health science labs, a learning resource center, student break-areas, student guidance and counseling rooms, faculty offices, and modern administrative areas.
As one of the newest colleges in Newport News, Stratford will offer master’s degrees in Business Administration, Information Systems, Information Assurance, Telecommunications, Business Administration, and International Hospitality Management; bachelor degrees in Information Technology, Hospitality Management, Culinary Management, and Health Care Administration & Management; and associate degrees in Business Administration, Hotel/Restaurant Management, Baking and Pastry Arts, Advanced Culinary Arts, Pharmacy Technician, and Medical Assisting.
Stratford University is recognized as a military-friendly school, a member of the Services Members Opportunities College (SOC) program, and a participant in the Yellow Ribbon program. Stratford’s Military Student Office (MSO) is a one-stop-shop committed to supporting active and former military personnel complete their education quickly and efficiently. The MSO helps military students select their best benefit options, such as comparing Montgomery and Post-9/11 GI Bills; navigate the VA and TA systems; and complete benefit request forms.
“Education is the underpinning of a strong economy and this Newport News campus reinforces Stratford’s commitment to provide accredited education opportunities in high demand career fields to the residents of the Tidewater area,” says Stratford University President Richard R. Shurtz, II. “This site was opened following a comprehensive study of the current and future employment needs of the community, and Stratford is proud to help employers meet their needs for an educated and trained workforce.”
“Stratford offers its students such a beautiful facility with the most cutting-edge equipment and exceptional instruction,” stated Aisha Wilkinson, campus director of the Stratford University Newport News campus. “I am excited to be a part of bringing something so wonderful and different to the Tidewater area!”
Stratford University will begin admitting new students at the Newport News campus on May 21, 2012. Prospective students can contact the Admissions Department at 855-873-4235, or visit for more information.
About Stratford University:
Stratford University operates campuses in Falls Church, Woodbridge, Richmond, and Newport News, Va.; and Baltimore, Md. The university offers 31 undergraduate and graduate degrees in the areas of Culinary Arts and Hospitality Management, Health Sciences, Nursing, Business Administration, and Information Technology. Many of the degree programs are offered both on campus, as well as online. For more information on Stratford University, please visit
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