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Cheyney C Club Hopes to Raise $50,000 for Student-Athlete Scholarships at Wade Wilson Golf Tournament

Friday, July 17, 2015

The Cheyney C Club is gearing up for the sixth annual Wade Wilson Golf Tournament on Monday, August 17, 2015

Head Track and Field Coach James Williams appeared on the Tone and Tenor Radio Show on WWBD-AM along with student-athlete Dominic Barr.

Friday, March 6, 2015

Head Track and Field Coach James Williams appeared on the Tone and Tenor Radio Show on WWBD-AM along with student-athlete Dominic Barr.

Collegiate 100 Chapter Offers Many Opportunities for Cheyney Students

Monday, December 15, 2014

Cheyney University’s Collegiate 100 Chapter, an auxiliary of the Philadelphia Chapter of 100 Black Men, has been active on and off campus this semester. The Collegiate students, both male and female, were selected on the basis of their prior community service, engagement in positive extracurricular activities, and academic accomplishments.

"The Spirit of Harriet Tubman" Coming to Cheyney University

Saturday, January 4, 2014

The Cheyney University Arts and Lectures Series opens its spring 2014 season on Wednesday, February 19th with "The Spirit of Harriet Tubman" at 1:30 and 7:30 pm in the Marian Anderson Music Center Auditorium.

Important Fall 2013 Information for ALL Cheyney University Students

Thursday, August 15, 2013

Over the summer, the university has been working extremely hard to institute changes to improve all student services. The reorganizational changes for the Division of Student Affairs and Student Life focus on providing students with improved services that are more efficient, effective, and expeditious.

Important Registration Reminder for Spring 2013 CU Students

Friday, January 25, 2013

In order to begin classes for spring semester, all students must follow six steps.

January 28 Spring 2013 Opening Conference Mandatory for Students

Tuesday, January 22, 2013

Opening Conference for Students Monday, January 28, 2013 12:30 - 1:30 pm- Marian Anderson Auditorium

Spring Semester New Student Orientation Dates Announced

Friday, January 11, 2013

Dear Cheyney University Student/Parent: Greetings and Happy New Year! We wanted to share with you the information below regarding important orientation dates for all new, returning, and transfer Cheyney University students: New Student Orientation: • New Student Orientation (Main Campus) – January 15, 2013 • Transfer Student Orientation (Main Campus) – January 17, 2013 • Backup Orientation Date (Main Campus) – January 29, 2013 • New Student Orientation (Center City) – January 24, 2013

Cheyney University Hosts Youth Day January 11th

Friday, January 4, 2013

Cheyney University is hosting a Youth Day on Friday, January 11 as part of the annual PSAC “Take a Kid to a Game Day” from 10 am to 4 pm on the historic campus. The program is free for children in elementary and middle school and their families. The purpose is to involve the community in campus events.

2012 Homecoming Celebration - 175 Years

Wednesday, August 1, 2012

The 175th celebration of Cheyney University of Pennsylvania will hit a high point during Homecoming Weekend. From Wednesday through Sunday, Oct 17-21, many opportunities exist for past and current students to enjoy our beautiful campus, meet old friends and enjoy festivities.

Summer 2012 Institute for Academic Enrichment Set for June 26-August 16

Friday, May 18, 2012

Institute for Academic Enrichment (IAE)---Summer 2012 Schedule • Our IAE program will be held at our Center City Campus in Philadelphia and will run from June 26-August 16, 2012. • Classes will be held from 10:45 to 4pm Monday-Thursday. • Students will be taking a full semester (12 credits) of college-level courses*

Commencement Information for 2012 Graduates

Wednesday, April 25, 2012

Congratulations, Prospective Graduate, family members and guests; and welcome to Cheyney University's Commencement Website! The 2012 Commencement Convocation will be held on the Cheyney University Quadrangle at 11:00 a.m. on Saturday, May 12, 2012. All graduates are expected to participate in Commencement and must be in proper academic attire. Please arrive by 9:30 a.m. and report directly to Dudley Hall on the Quadrangle. A special events tent will be set up on the quadrangle to accommodate all of the commencement participants and guests; there will be no need to relocate activities due to inclement weather. Rehearsal for Commencement will be held in Dudley Hall at 1:00 p.m. on Thursday, May 10, 2012

An Important Message from Cheyney University President, Dr. Michelle Howard-Vital Concerning Hurricane Irene.

Friday, August 26, 2011

An Important Message from the Cheyney University President concerning Hurricane Irene. The campus community is encouraged to sign up for e-2 campus text messaging alert system and to call the Emergency Hotline for updates at 610-399-2198

D.I.V.A. "Distinction Is Very Appealing" Program Overview

Friday, August 19, 2011

D.I.V.A. "Distinction Is Very Appealing" Program is a comprehensive and interactive four-part program series for women students. Each session, which lasts 90 minutes, provides a foundation for the session that follows. Participants are strongly encouraged to attend every session.

Important Message - Freshmen & Transfer Students - Final Orientation August 23, 2011

Friday, August 19, 2011

Important Message to Incoming Freshmen & Transfer Cheyney University Students

Concerned Black Men, Inc. 3rd African American Band Event - August 27th

Tuesday, August 9, 2011

The third annual African American Marching Band Event will be held at the John Harris Football Field at Harrisburg High School on August 27 from 1-4 pm. Cheyney University’s Marching Band will perform as well as marching bands from Howard University, Morgan State, Lincoln University and local high schools.

August 2011 Vital Communications E-Newsletter

Friday, August 5, 2011

Check out the August Newsletter

Montgomery County Cheyney Alumni (PA) Book Scholarship Award Application

Thursday, July 28, 2011

The Montgomery County Cheyney Alumni (PA) is currently accepting Book Scholarship Applications. The deadline is September 9, 2011 for all Cheyney students.

Free Summer Science Camp for Relatives of the Cheyney Family August 8-12

Thursday, July 21, 2011

The Department of Natural and Applied Sciences & Aquaculture Research and Education Center HOSTS FREE SUMMER SCIENCE CAMP for Relatives of the Cheyney Family August 8-12. The Science Camp is open to any relative of the Cheyney Family, camper must be between the ages of 10-15.

Summer Transportation Institute (STI) for High School Students

Thursday, July 7, 2011

Cheyney University will host a Summer Transportation Institute (STI) for high school students in support of the Federal Highway Administration’s vision to develop a diverse, well-qualified workforce for the transportation industry in the 21st century.The STI program will run Monday thru Friday from 9am-4:00pm from July 25th thru August 19th. Students should apply immediately as space is limited!

New Student Orientation Schedule

Wednesday, June 22, 2011

RSVP Immediately. Reservations are made on a first-come, first-serve basis Remember to pay your $165 acceptance fee. These sessions are designed to help you handle important student service matters. There are nine sessions for you to choose from.

Get An Early Start!

Monday, May 9, 2011

Why wait to earn credits towards graduation? Be ahead of the class! Register now for Summer 2 Classes. Available courses include Math, Developmental Math, Algebra, Elements of Writing and more! Classes begin July 5, 2011 and students may be able to take courses at our Center City location or on the main campus.

May 2011 Vital Communications E- Newsletter

Friday, May 6, 2011

What to know what is going on at Cheyney University in a snap? Please view our May 2011 Vital Communications E- Newsletter.

Reach for the STARS to Success through our new Pre-college Program

Tuesday, May 3, 2011

Reach for the STARS to Success through our new Pre-college Program. This program focuses on character development through the arts to help students learn how to handle stress, resolve conflicts peacefully, and increase their ability to be successful. Students will also learn techniques that will enhance their study skills and enable them to prepare for the vigor of higher education. For more information, please call (215) 560 - 3891 or email us at