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75 Student-Athletes Named to the Athletic Director's Honor Roll

Monday, June 15, 2015

Seventy-five Cheyney University student-athletes were named to the Athletic Director's 2015 Honor Roll. Cheyney University's bowling team earned the top team GPA with an impressive 3.44.

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FMM Majors Learn from Fall Open House and Fashion Field Trip

Saturday, December 6, 2014

Members of Cheyney’s campus community always look forward to the annual FMM Open House hosted by Professor Vanessa Brantley and the FMM students in early December. The Open House marked FMM's tenth year in 2014.

Over 30 Inducted into the National Society of Leadership and Success at Cheyney University

Saturday, December 6, 2014

The National Society of Leadership and Success inducted 31 new members on the campus of Cheyney University of Pennsylvania on December 4 in Carnegie Hall. The organization helps people discover and achieve their goals by offering life-changing lectures from the nation's leading presenters. The group of like-minded, success-oriented individuals come together to help one another succeed.

Recent Cheyney University Keystone Graduates Make Impressions at Professional Conferences

Monday, August 4, 2014

Patricia Bell and Julianne Lewis, May 2014 Cheyney University Keystone Honors Academy graduates, really made an impression at the June 19 Division 45 American Psychological Association (APA) Conference at the University of Oregon. They were the only undergraduate students attending the event in Eugene, Oregon which was dominated by graduate students and renowned researchers.

Cheyney University Class of 2014 On Way to Destiny

Sunday, May 11, 2014

Despite an afternoon that brought torrential downpours, Cheyney University's 2014 commencement went off without a hitch beginning at 11 am under the sun and the shade of a huge white tent on the school's Historic Quadrangle. As the University Band played Pomp and Circumstance, nearly 200 graduates marched forth to collect their undergraduate or graduate degrees that they worked so hard to attain.

Lindback Distinguished Teaching Award Presented to Cheyney University Psychology Professor

Saturday, May 10, 2014

Dr. Rita A. Johnson, a Full Professor of Psychology in the Social and Behavioral Sciences Department at Cheyney University of Pennsylvania, is the 2014 recipient of the Lindback Distinguished Teaching Award.

Liberian Immigrant Frank Mulbah Realizes Dream-Graduates from Cheyney University-Headed to Career in Law & Politics

Saturday, May 10, 2014

Twenty-eight-year-old college senior, Frank Mulbah, realized one of his biggest dreams when he walked across the stage May 10 to accept his diploma, a Bachelor of Arts in Political Science from Cheyney University of Pennsylvania.

Cheyney Senior Takes Multi-Tasking to New Level

Thursday, November 7, 2013

Twenty-four year old senior Julianne Lewis chose Cheyney University of Pennsylvania because of its small size, family atmosphere and Keystone Honors Academy (KHA). The KHA scholar, who grew up in Massachusetts but moved to Philadelphia five years ago, initially went to Community College of Philadelphia before transferring to Cheyney in 2012. She considered West Chester University but decided that it was too big.

The Keystone Honors Academy at Cheyney University Prepares Students for Graduate Study

Friday, October 18, 2013

More than 100 students attended The Keystone Honors Academy's Fall 2013 Graduate School Fair on Cheyney University's campus October 17, 2013. The wide selection of graduate schools from around the region gave students a variety of programs to consider for post-baccalaureate study.

University College Gets a New Director

Wednesday, September 25, 2013

Cheyney University welcomed Dr. Cherita Weatherspoon this month as the Executive Director of University College.

Humphreys Hall Reopens For Humphreys Scholars

Thursday, September 12, 2013

Humphreys Hall, the oldest academic building on the campus of Cheyney University of Pennsylvania, was showcased at a ribbon-cutting on September 11, 2013. The 14,000 square-foot building, vacant for the past 10 years, has recently undergone an extensive restoration to provide residential housing for a cohort of non-traditional students, known as Humphreys scholars.

Cheyney University's Keystone Honors Academy Inducts 35 New Members

Thursday, September 12, 2013

Keystone Honors Academy recently inducted 35 new members at a formal ceremony that took place in Carnegie Hall on the University's historic quadrangle.

Cheyney University Annual Honors and Awards Convocation Set for April 11

Friday, March 22, 2013

Cheyney University will celebrate academic excellence at the Annual Honors and Awards Convocation on Thursday, April 11, 2013 at 6:00 PM in the Marian Anderson Auditorium. The entire campus community and public are invited to attend the event and the reception afterwards. The Cheyney University Honors and Awards Convocation is an annual event designated to celebrate the accomplishments and ongoing academic excellence of Cheyney University students and faculty.

Cheyney University Based at Philadelphia Multi-University Center (PMUC) Offers BA In Liberal Studies Degree of Study

Friday, March 15, 2013

A number of degree completion programs are offered at the Cheyney University at the Philadelphia Multi-University Center (PMUC) Center City Campus, located at 701 Market Street in Philadelphia.

Keystone Honors Academy Hosts Welcome Banquet and Induction Ceremony

Friday, September 21, 2012

On Thursday, September 20, 2012, The Keystone Honors Academy hosted a welcome dinner and induction ceremony for its members. Thirty-eight members joined the Honors Academy. These included new members representing first year students, transfer students to the University, and a number of continuing Cheyney University students who have demonstrated exceptional academic performance.

Sojourner-Douglass College Delegation Seeks Aquaculture Advice from Cheyney University

Monday, September 17, 2012

A delegation from Maryland's Sojourner-Douglass College visited Cheyney University on Friday, September 14. While on campus, they had an opportunity to meet Cheyney University President, Michelle Howard-Vital, Vice President of University Advancement, Nancy Jones, Chief of Staff, Sheilah Vance, and Dr. Steven Hughes. The highlight of the visit was a tour of the Aquaponics facility.

Fall 2012 Wednesday Workshop Series - GAC 101 & 102 Freshman Seminar Required Workshops

Thursday, August 30, 2012

Fall 2012 Wednesday Workshop Series - GAC 101 & 102 Freshman Seminar Required Workshops

CU Instrumental in Planning The First International Conference on Democratic Governance On August 8-9

Monday, June 25, 2012

The First International Conference on Democratic Governance will be held on the campus of the University of Pennsylvania, Houston Hall, on August 8-9, 2012. This event is organized by Cheyney University's Master of Public Administration Program in collaboration with the African & Caribbean Business Council and AMEPPA. The conference will bring together an international group of scholars and practitioners from diverse disciplines to explore multiple facets of the problems of democratic governance, particularly as they relate to corruption.

Dr. M. Bernadette Carter Named Professor Emerita

Monday, June 18, 2012

Dean of the School of Arts and Sciences, Dr. M. Bernadette Carter, recently retired from Cheyney University. At a dinner hosted in her honor on June 8, she was recognized for her many contributions to Cheyney University.

Cheyney University Trustees Recognize VP For Finance and Administration

Thursday, June 14, 2012

At the June 14 Council of Trustees Meeting, Vice President for Finance and Administration and Chief Financial Officer, Gerald B. Coleman, was recognized for the contributions he made during his tenure at the University. Board Chairman Robert W. Bogle expressed the Board's gratitude for the high level of service that Vice President Coleman demonstrated in his 3-year tenure at Cheyney University. Mr. Coleman recently announced plans to accept a position at another institution of higher education.

Cheyney University Council of Trustees Announces FY 2012-13 Meeting Schedule

Friday, June 1, 2012

Cheyney University Council of Trustees Announces FY 2012-13 Meeting Schedule

Fall 2011 Freshman Seminar I and II (GAC101 and GAC102) "Wednesdays Workshop Series"

Wednesday, September 7, 2011

GAC 101 and 102 Freshman Seminar. Required Workshops. When: Wednesday’s 1:30-2:30 PM* Where: DSS Auditorium

Take an Aquaculture Tour, See a Planetarium Show and Take Part in Inquiry Learning all in One Day!

Wednesday, August 31, 2011

We invite you to come and explore our Aquaculture Research and Education Center (AREL) here at Cheyney University. A FREE field trip for the day will give your students a chance to see science in action. Students will encounter various species of fish and aquatic invertebrates. Research scientist will be available to speak with students and answer questions. All visits can be tailored to meet specific state standards.

CU Professor Norma George Receives Doctorate Degree at Middlebury College

Friday, August 26, 2011

Professor Norma George of the Humanities and Communication Arts Department was one of only two persons awarded the Doctorate of Modern Languages at the commencement program held on August 12 at Middlebury College.

Cheyney T-Shirt Day

Thursday, August 18, 2011

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