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Cheyney Volleyball Team Beats The Lincoln University in Battle of the First Part 1

Thursday, September 15, 2016

In part one of the Battle of the First (volleyball edition) the Cheyney Wolves beat The Lincoln University in a four-set victory that got the crowd on their feet and sent CU fans out on the courts, jumping and screaming in triumph.

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Cheyney Marine Biology-Aquaculture Majors Participate in US Trout Farmers Association Fall Meeting

Sunday, September 11, 2016

Two Cheyney University students, Keila Burgos and Basir Fulmore, participated in a session on High School and University Aquaculture Education at the United States Trout Farmers Association Fall Meeting which was held September 7 – 10 in Bethlehem, PA. This year’s theme, "Farming the Future with an Optimistic View", included aquaculturists from across the U.S.

Cheyney to Head to The Lincoln University for the September 1 "BATTLE OF THE FIRST"

Monday, August 22, 2016

Cheyney and Lincoln will go head-to-head in a September 1 season football opener at The Lincoln University. Kickoff is at 7 pm.

PA Lawmakers Approve Boosts in Funding for Cheyney University Scholarships

Wednesday, July 13, 2016

Pennsylvania lawmakers in Harrisburg recently approved a 2.5% ($10.8 million) increase in funding for the Pennsylvania State System of Higher Education (PASSHE). Under the 2016-17 fiscal year budget enacted this week, Cheyney University, PASSHE’s only predominantly African American college, will receive an 18.9% ($288,000) increase to its Keystone Honors Academy (KHA).

Internship Opens Career Path for Cheyney University Business Administration Major

Friday, June 24, 2016

Jeffrey Bell can attest to the value of taking advantage of Cheyney University’s many student programs and activities, including the Career and Graduate School Fair which is held on campus every spring. The Business Administration major from Sicklersville, NJ, a Keystone Honors Academy scholar, attended the Fair last year and met wound up getting an internship that is paying off.

145 Years After He Was Gunned Down by a Violent Mob, Octavius Catto to Be Honored as One of Philadelphia's Most Distinguished Leaders

Tuesday, June 14, 2016

Philadelphia Mayor Jim Kenney recently unveiled designs for a 12-foot statue to honor one of the city’s most influential African-Americans. Octavius Catto was a Renaissance man, dubbed “the Martin Luther King Jr. of the 19th century.” He graduated as valedictorian in 1858 from the Institute for Colored Youth, which is known today as Cheyney University.

Cheyney University to Celebrate Community Day April 16 with Activities for Young and Old

Sunday, April 10, 2016

Cheyney University will host activities including a Spring Enrollment Open House and Tour, a Spring 5K Run/Walk & Health Education Fair on Saturday April 16. You don't have to be affiliated with Cheyney in any way in order to participate. Everyone, young and old, is welcome.

Cheyney University and Delaware County Community College Sign Guaranteed Admissions Agreement

Monday, March 28, 2016

Cheyney University of Pennsylvania and Delaware County Community College (DCCC) officials have signed an agreement guaranteeing admission to Cheyney for qualified DCCC students who have earned an Associate in Arts, an Associate in Science, an Associate in Fine Arts, or an Associate in Applied Science degree.

Cheyney Hosts November Open House

Sunday, November 15, 2015

The November 2015 Open House at Cheyney University drew a nice crowd of enthusiastic parents and prospective students.

Cheyney University's Keystone Honors Academy Hosts 2015 Graduate School Fair

Friday, October 16, 2015

Savvy students can plan ahead for the next steps in their education at Cheyney University's Graduate School Fair on Thursday October 22 from 2 to 5 pm in the Marcus Foster Student Center. The event is free and open to the public.

Cheyney University Receives TRIO Student Support Services Grant

Friday, September 11, 2015

Cheyney University of Pennsylvania has received a five-year TRIO Student Support Services grant totaling $1.1 million from the U.S. Department of Education. The grant will be used to provide programs and services that address retention, GPA and graduation rates among 140 low income first-generation students.

Let's Get Zipping! Zipcars Arriving on Cheyney University's Campus

Wednesday, August 19, 2015

Cheyney University students, faculty and staff have new options to get off campus. Besides carpooling with friends or catching the #119 and #120 SEPTA buses, they can grab (on a first-come basis) one of the two Zipcars parked in specially designated parking spaces at the Marcus Foster Student Center parking lot.

Cheyney University Names Hyatt Corporation Industry Partner of the Year

Friday, July 17, 2015

Cheyney University’s Hotel, Restaurant, and Tourism Management (HRTM) Program, known for producing outstanding graduates who work in key positions in the hospitality industry, recently celebrated its 40th year and named Hyatt Corporation its Partner of the Year.

Cheyney's Keystone Honors Academy and Bond Hill Program Offer Free Education for PA Students

Thursday, July 16, 2015

Cheyney University's Keystone Honors Academy and Bond Hill Program offer a free undergraduate and graduate education for qualifying PA students. Both programs have proven to be lifesavers for high-achieving students who, otherwise, could not afford to pay for higher education degrees. Some students earn both undergraduate and graduate degrees free of charge because the qualify for the scholarships.

Grass Looks Greener at Cheyney University this Summer

Thursday, June 25, 2015

The grass is looking greener at Cheyney University this summer as many lawns bordering campus classrooms and administrative buildings sport taller grass. Cheyney not only advances its greening initiative, but reduces its mowing cycle by half, saves natural resources and cuts carbon emissions by 50 percent.

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.

Cheyney University To Host Free National Summer Transportation Institute Beginning July 20

Thursday, May 28, 2015

Cheyney University is pleased to announce that it will host the National Summer Transportation Institute (NSTI) for high school students in grades 10, 11, and 12 on its campus in Cheyney, PA July 20 through August 14, 2015. Scholarships are provided to cover all expenses for accepted students.

Cheyney University Offers Free Hyatt Hotel's Summer Bridge Program Beginning July 19

Thursday, May 28, 2015

The Hyatt School Summer Bridge Program at Cheyney University this summer introduces high school students to the five major sectors of the modern hospitality industry - hotels & lodging, food & beverage, travel & tourism, recreation & leisure management and meetings & events.

Cheyney's New Science Center Receives Silver LEED Certification

Tuesday, May 26, 2015

Cheyney University of Pennsylvania's New Science Center which opened in August 2014 is officially Silver LEED (Leadership in Energy & Environmental Design) certified. The US Green Building Council gave the Nation's 1st HBCU the news this month.

Head Men's Basketball Coach Dominique Stephens Lends His Time to Scores 4 Scholarship

Wednesday, May 20, 2015

Earlier this month Cheyney University Head Men's Basketball Coach Dominique Stephens was one of several area celebrity coaches to lend his time to Scores 4 Scholarship held on May 2 at Drexel University's campus.

Cheyney Class of 2015 and Class of 1965 Celebrate Commencement

Sunday, May 10, 2015

Cheyney University of Pennsylvania was packed May 9 as family and friends gathered to watch the Class of 2015 walk across the stage to receive their long-awaited diplomas. The sweeping white tent on the historic quadrangle of the Nation’s 1st HBCU overflowed with well-wishers. As the University Band played Pomp and Circumstance, nearly 250 graduates processed behind Cheyney Administrators, Faculty, and Class of 1965 members who were on hand to celebrate their 50th anniversary.

Tavis Smiley to speak at Cheyney University April 23rd for Scholarship Fundraiser

Friday, February 6, 2015

On Thursday, April 23, 2015, Cheyney University's Keystone Honors Academy will host An Evening with Tavis Smiley in the Marian Anderson Music Center Auditorium on the historic campus. The evening includes a VIP Dinner at 5 pm in Carnegie Hall, followed by the lecture at 7 pm.

Cheyney University Hosts Black History Month Invitational Exhibition of Works by Local Artists

Wednesday, February 4, 2015

Cheyney University Hosts Black History Month Invitational Exhibition of Works by Local Artists

Letter from the Office of the President

Friday, December 19, 2014

Good Works by Cheyney University Students Come From the Heart this Thanksgiving Season

Friday, November 21, 2014

This Thanksgiving season, Cheyney University (CU) students are putting others before themselves by reaching out to help those in need. While any time is appropriate to help others, it's especially meaningful during the holiday season when circumstances can leave some people feeling lonely, desperate and unloved.

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Tuesday, October 11
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Thursday, October 13
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Wednesday, October 19
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