Grammy-Award Winning Artist, Performance Poet and Author J. Ivy will visit Cheyney University of Pennsylvania on Tuesday, April 24, 2018 to perform during the Fade to Black poetry night. This event, sponsored by Residence Life and Housing, the CU Cultural Programming Committee and The Brotherhood, will be held in the Carnegie Hall Great Room at 8 p.m.
Cheyney University Fine Arts, Design and Liberal Studies (FADLS) students, faculty advisors and staff members, have organized a service project to collect educational goods and supplies for the nonprofit organization, "Lift Up! Namibia."
On Thursday, April 12, 2018, the Cheyney University Campus Community is invited to join the Keystone Honors Academy for "Reach Towards the Stars." This evening of motivation and inspiration will feature a keynote address from Astronaut Joan Higginbotham.
Cheyney University will host its annual Honors and Awards Convocation at 6 pm on Thursday, April 19 in the Marian Anderson Music Center Auditorium.
On Wednesday, March 28, Cheyney University of Pennsylvania's Biddle Hall Art Gallery will open its first exhibition of the spring semester and feature the photography of Cheyney alumni, Ted Waters. The campus community and the public are invited to attend the opening that will be held from 5 pm - 7 pm in the gallery.
Twenty-one undergraduate students at Cheyney University of Pennsylvania were recently awarded tuition assistance scholarships provided by the W.W. Smith Charitable Trust.
Cheyney University of Pennsylvania has been awarded a $30,000 grant from Governor Tom Wolf and the PA Department of Education, to support our efforts to create programs that prevent and address sexual violence on campus.
On March 19, 2018, join Cheyney University's First Year Experience program for RAPtivism (rap + activism). This unique performance-lecture will be hosted by singer, speaker, educator and 'RAPtivist' (rap activist), Aisha Fukushima, and will take place in the Marcus Foster Auditorium at 6 p.m.
Cheyney University of Pennsylvania, founded in 1837, is recognized as the nation's oldest historically Black institution of higher education, or HBCU. Harvard University, founded in 1636, is the U.S.'s oldest institution of higher education.
As graduates of Cheyney University of Pennsylvania, and the over 100 fellow Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs) across the nation, exit their university’s Quad and advance to break down barriers and make significant strides in their respective fields - and in life, they never forget where they came from.
After participating in a National Qualifying Tournament, Cheyney University of Pennsylvania will compete against fellow Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs) at the 29th annual Honda Campus All‐Star Challenge (HCASC) National Championship Tournament.
"As the oldest HBCU Cheyney knows something about this subject [referring to the film's title]. We survived; slavery, Jim Crow laws, two world wars, racism and beyond - yet still we rise," said President Aaron A. Walton in his opening remarks to the packed house.