Newport News Campus Hosts Community Day

Free Event Celebrates ECPI University’s 50th Anniversary 

Newport News, VA – To celebrate its 50th anniversary, ECPI University is hosting Community Day at its Newport News campus, located at 1001 Omni Boulevard. Scheduled for Saturday, September 24 from 10:00 am to 2:00 pm, the event is filled with fun and games, along with a wide range of community and educational resources, including: 

Fun and Demos 

  • Exotic Animals Provided by Bunny Hutch Boutique & Climates Animal Rescue
  • Bounce House
  • Military Vehicle Showcase
  • Newport News Firefighting Equipment Demo (10:00 am to 12:00 pm)
  • Newport News Police K9 Demo (1:00 pm)
  • Fruit and Vegetable Carving
  • Community Emergency Response Team (CERT) of Newport News Demos 

Community Resources 

  • Wellness Checks and Free Chair Massages
  • PC Virus Scans/Cleanups
  • IDENT-A-KID Fingerprinting
  • Resources on Parental Controls – Keeping Kids Safe on the Internet
  • Fleet and Family Services
  • Boys & Girls Clubs
  • Boy Scouts and Girls Scouts
  • Project Lifesaver (York County Sheriff’s Department)
  • LinkedIn Workshop: How to Market Yourself Online (12:00 pm) 

Community Day is free and open to the public. Food is available for purchase from Renegade Kitchen, Poor Boy Burgers, and Big Ant’s Food Trucks. For more information about the event, please call 757.838.9191 or email Media inquiries may be directed to ECPI Director of Marketing at 757.490.9090 or

About ECPI University 

ECPI University is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC) to award the associate's, baccalaureate, and master's degrees and diplomas. SACSCOC is the regional body for the accreditation of degree-granting higher education institutions in the Southern states. A private university founded in 1966, ECPI University has campuses in Virginia, North Carolina, South Carolina, and Florida, and offers convenient classes during the day, evening, and online; graduate employment services, continuing education, certification classes, and testing are also available.                       

On campus or online, fields of study include: HEALTH SCIENCES: Master of Science in Nursing, Nursing (RN to BSN), BS to BSN, Nursing (RN), Practical Nursing, Healthcare Administration, Health Information Management, Physical Therapist Assistant, Massage Therapy, Dental Assisting, Medical Assisting,  Radiography, Sonography, Surgical Technology; TECHNOLOGY: Master of Science in Information Systems, Master of Science in Cybersecurity, Cyber and Network Security, Information Systems,  Software Development, Cloud Computing, Web Development,  Database Programming, Electronics Engineering Technology, Mechatronics/Advanced Manufacturing, Mechanical Engineering Technology; BUSINESS AND CRIMINAL JUSTICE: Master of Business Administration (MBA), Accounting, Business Administration, IT Management, Hospitality Management, Criminal Justice, Homeland Security; CULINARY: Culinary Arts, Culinary Nutrition, Food Service Management, Baking and Pastry Arts. (Program field availability varies by campus.) For more information, visit 






ECPI University Director of Marketing - 757.490.9090 or
Release Date:
Tuesday, September 13, 2016