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Cheyney's Drug and Alcohol Awareness Day Brings Former NBA Player Joel Green Back to Campus


On Monday, December 4, 2017, Cheyney University of Pennsylvania’s offices of Athletics, Residence Life and Housing and NCAA Choices joined forces to host the second annual Drug and Alcohol Awareness Day.

Cheyney's Accreditation Celebration Reveals Exciting Plans For The University


On Wednesday, December 6, Cheyney University of Pennsylvania students, faculty and staff gathered in the auditorium of the Marian Anderson Music Center for an Accreditation Celebration, hosted by President Aaron A. Walton.

Cheyney's Fine Art Honor Society Inducts 10 New Members


On November 16, 2017, guided by advisors Professor Marietta Dantonio-Madsen, Chair of Fine Arts, Design, and Liberal Studies, Professor Helena Domenic, and Professor Joel Keener, 10 new students ranging from freshmen to seniors were inducted into Cheyney University of Pennsylvania’s prestigious Fine Art Honor Society.

Cheyney Students Reflect on Their Experiences at the 10th Annual HBCU Career Development Marketplace


From November 1 – 3, 2017, eight Cheyney University of Pennsylvania students participated in the 10th Annual Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCU) Career Development Marketplace, in College Park, MD.

Cheyney University to Retain Accreditation


Cheyney – Cheyney University of Pennsylvania has made “significant progress” toward resolving concerns raised by its accrediting agency, and—as a result—its accreditation will be extended for an additional year.

Cheyney Students Participate in Annual Robert D. Lynch Student Leadership Institute


A Cheyney delegation participated in the 31st Annual Robert D. Lynch Student Leadership Institute hosted by the Pennsylvania Black Conference on Higher Education (PBCOHE) in Harrisburg, PA.

Cheyney's Health & Wellness Center Aims to Redefine Sisterhood at CU with "Spilling Tea Tuesdays" Workshop Series


The Health and Wellness Center has launched an exciting workshop series, Spilling Tea Tuesdays, as an initiative geared to engage young women.

2017 Cheyney Homecoming Recap


On October 21, 2017, alumni, current students, faculty, staff and visitors turned out in full force to celebrate Cheyney University of Pennsylvania’s annual Homecoming.

Cheyney Crowns New Royalty at the Annual 2017 Coronation


A highlight of Cheyney University of Pennsylvania's Homecoming week is the annual coronation. This year's Regal and Radiant themed ceremony crowned Nina-Simone Beaver and Trinis Robinson as the new Mister and Miss Cheyney.

Cheyney National Alumni Association To Host 180th Anniversary Gala


On Friday, October 20, 2017, the Cheyney University National Alumni Association (CUNAA) will celebrate Cheyney University of Pennsylvania's historic 180th milestone by hosting an Anniversary Gala during the University's homecoming weekend.

Octavius V. Catto; Educator, Activist and First African-American Hero to Be Honored with a Monument in Philadelphia


On Tuesday, September 26, 146 years after his death, Octavius V. Catto stood tall as a crowd of hundreds gathered at Philadelphia's City Hall to view the unveiling of a monument in his honor.

Upcoming Events

Fall Semester and Fall 2 (2nd 7.5 weeks) Session End
Thursday, December 15, 2017

Winterim 2018 Semester classes begin
Monday, December 18, 2017 -  January 12, 2018 


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