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Stratford University closing Virginia Beach, Newport News campuses


VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. (WAVY) — Students at Stratford University got a shocking announcement on Wednesday.

The school sent out an email saying three campuses are shutting their doors — two of them are in Hampton Roads.

The campuses that are closing are in Virginia Beach, Newport News and Glen Allen, and over 500 students are affected.

The school said it’s working with students to help them through this transition, but some students said they were blindsided by the announcement.

“I was in shock like ‘what are you talking about?’ said Keith Reese.

Reese has been a culinary student at the Virginia Beach campus since 2015. Another student we spoke to off camera said some students were crying after the news spread.

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