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A Call to Volunteers: Cheyney University Joins the Global #GivingTuesday Movement

Thursday, November 26, 2015

Beginning at the start of the holiday season, #GivingTuesday is intended to inspire people to collaborate in improving their communities and to “pay it forward” in a helpful and impactful manner. Cheyney University student volunteers are organizing off-campus volunteer activities throughout Chester County.

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Cheyney University Community Works Behind-the-Scenes to Keep Campus Safe

Sunday, November 22, 2015

The Federal Emergency Management Agency recently approved the Cheyney University Hazard Mitigation Plan (HMP) for implementation by granting it Approval-Pending Adoption Status. it is is the university’s blueprint for reducing or eliminating long-term property damage and saving lives from the effects of future natural and man-made disasters such as winter storms, tornados, wind storms, and utility interruptions.

Three Cheyney Wolves Earn All-PSAC Honors

Saturday, November 21, 2015

Cheyney University Sr. Michael McGlashen was named a first-team All-PSAC Football at offensive lineman, while jr.'s Joseph Bryant and Julian Venable-Feggins were name to the second-team on the defensive line announced by the conference on Friday.

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's Soulful Sound Classy Brass Performs at Ed Bradley Way Dedication

Sunday, November 15, 2015

On November 14, the Cheyney University "Soulful Sound Classy Brass" performed at a dedication ceremony naming a portion of Philadelphia's City Avenue between Monument Road & Presidential Boulevard 'Ed Bradley Way' in honor of CU Alumnus and '60 Minutes' correspondent Ed Bradley

Cheyney Seniors Honored Before Final Volleyball Match

Sunday, November 15, 2015

Cheyney University's Women's Volleyball team wrapped up its season by honoring its seniors and facing Lock Haven University and the University of Pittsburgh Johnstown in two back-to-back double headers.

Keystone Honors Scholars Attend Villanova School of Law Conference on Diversity

Saturday, November 14, 2015

Students of Cheyney University’s Keystone Honors Academy attended an all day conference about Diversity at the Villanova School of Law on Friday, November 13th. The Pipeline to Legal Profession: Overcoming Barriers to Entry seminar was hosted by the Society of American Law Teachers (SALT) and ran from morning until afternoon.

Keystone Honors Academy Celebrates 2015 Autumn Reception

Thursday, November 12, 2015

On Wednesday, November 11, students and faculty at Cheyney University of Pennsylvania gathered alongside various guests to celebrate the 2015 Autumn Reception of the Keystone Honors Academy in the Carnegie Great Room.

Cheyney Wolf Unveiled

Thursday, November 12, 2015

The Marcus Foster Student Alumni Center lobby was packed with students, faculty, staff, and alumni for the Veterans Day celebration and the unveiling of Cheyney's new Wolf.

Cheyney University Team Presents Behavioral Health Action Plan at National Conference

Wednesday, November 11, 2015

Cheyney University’s efforts in establishing behavioral health programs on campus were recognized and expanded at The Lonnie E. Mitchell HBCU Behavioral Health Policy Academy, titled, “Sustaining High Impact Campus Strategies", November 6-8 in Charleston, SC, where a Cheyney team presented its new behavioral health action plan.

The Pulse - News from Cheyney's Health Center: I FEEL SO SICK

Friday, November 6, 2015

Read The Cheyney Pulse - helpful information and tips from Cheyney's Doctor It’s 7am. The alarm just rang and you feel awful. You can’t breathe, you feel warm, your throat is sore and you have a test before lunch. What do you do?

Cheyney Student Government Association Organizes Breast Cancer Walk

Monday, November 2, 2015

Cheyney University's Student government Association (SGA) organized a Breast Cancer Walk on Saturday, October 30. The goal was to raise money for a cause that is near and dear to many people's hearts. Virtually every student, staff and faculty member at Cheyney knows someone who has been affected by breast cancer.

Cheyney Welcomes New Rotary Club to Campus

Sunday, November 1, 2015

Cheyney University's new Rotaract Club is looking for new members to join their philanthropic, leadership and service organization. Meetings are held every first and third Thursday at 4:30 pm in DSS room 105. The next meeting is November 19th. Every student is invited to attend.

Cheyney University Honors Football Seniors at Halftime

Sunday, November 1, 2015

Cheyney University acknowledged its seniors during halftime at Saturday's football game against West Chester University as the eight wolves made their final home appearance at O'Shields-Stevenson Stadium.

The Dayton Contemporary Dance Company (DCD) Will Perform Four Works by Four Different Choreographers at Cheyney University

Saturday, October 31, 2015

The Dayton Contemporary Dance Company (DCD) will perform four works by four different choreographers on Monday November 9, 2015 at the Marian Anderson Music Center at Cheyney University. Presented by the Cheyney University of Pennsylvania Arts and Lectures Series at Cheyney University, the program begins at 7:00 pm.

Searching for Willie Lynch Inspires Cheyney University Audience

Saturday, October 31, 2015

On Thursday, October 29th, Cheyney University’s Arts and Lectures Series presented "Searching for Willie Lynch" by Layon Gray at the Marian Anderson Music Center Theatre.

Join Cheyney's Team for the November 7 Heart Walk or Donate to the Cause

Friday, October 30, 2015

On Saturday November 7, a team from Cheyney University will walk in The American Heart Association's Annual 5k at the Citizens Bank Park in Philadelphia, PA. A bus will be leaving campus at 8 am. You can sign up to walk or donate to the cause in the team's name. Help fight against heart disease and stroke, the nation's #1 and #5 killers.

Cheyney University Hosts 2015 STEM Student Poster Session

Friday, October 30, 2015

The October 14 Poster Session at the New Science Center Lobby featured work of Cheyney University STEM students done during summer training internships and research assignments.

Fall 2015 Graduate School Fair Attracts Students Serious About Higher Education

Thursday, October 29, 2015

The Keystone Honors Academy (KHA) at Cheyney University hosted its Fall 2015 Graduate School Fair on Thursday, October 22, 2015 from 2 to 5 pm at the Marcus Foster Alumni Student Center. More than 100 students passed through the various booths seeking information about programs to help them further their careers.

The Grille@Cheyney Opens On Harris Turner Second Floor

Wednesday, October 28, 2015

The Grille@Cheyney reopened on Monday October 26. It is located on the 2nd floor of the Harris Turner Building and is open from noon to 1:15 pm each Monday and Tuesday

Cheyney University to Present "My Son Matters" Photography Exhibition by Denise Allen

Wednesday, October 21, 2015

The exhibition My Son Matters! by photographer Denise Allen will open on Thursday, November 5 at Cheyney University's Biddle Hall Gallery. The show features striking portraits of black mothers with their sons.

Cheyney Womens Volleyball Nets Second Win of the Season

Tuesday, October 20, 2015

Cheyney University women's volleyball team saw the second win of the season with a 5 set match win over Bowie State University. With tough serving, the Lady Wolves rolled through sets 4 and 5 for the win.

Cheyney University Title IX Coordinator Sheilah Vance, Esq., Presents at National Conference

Saturday, October 17, 2015

Cheyney University Title IX Coordinator Sheilah Vance, Esq., Chief of Staff and Deputy to the President, gave a presentation on “Understanding Faculty’s Mandatory Reporting Obligations” at the Association of Title IX Administrators (ATIXA) Annual Conference.

Art by Cheyney University Faculty and Students on National Display in GA until December 21

Friday, October 16, 2015

On October 8 and 9 the National Alliance of Artists from Historically Black Colleges and Universities, NAAHBCU, hosted its fifteenth annual national conference at Fort Valley State University’s Fine Art Studios and Gallery Center in Fort Valley, Georgia. Afrofuturism Rising: Black Art Across the Spectrum was the conference theme.

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.

Professor Edgar "Sonny" Harris' Family Honored at 2015 Homecoming Legacy Brunch

Monday, October 12, 2015

The late Edgar "Sonny" Harris '58 and his family were honored as Cheyney University's 2015 Legacy Family at a brunch that wrapped up Homecoming festivities for alumni who traveled from near and far. The honor for the beloved professor and champion for Cheyney came less than a month after his sudden death.

Upcoming Events

#GivingTuesday - A New Way to Support Cheyney University
Tuesday, December 1
9:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Good Neighbors Initiative Volunteer Project
Tuesday, December 1
10:00 AM - 3:00 PM

ALPHA WEEK: Alpha Phi Alpha Spoken Word
Tuesday, December 1
7:00 PM - 9:00 PM

Inauguration Ceremony for Cheyney University's Chimes
Wednesday, December 2
12:00 PM

2015 Cheyney University Winter Campus Meeting & Reception
Wednesday, December 2
12:30 PM - 2:30 PM

Battle of the First Basketball - Women's & Men's Cheyney University vs. Lincoln University
Wednesday, December 2
5:30 PM - 9:30 PM

Resilience - Still We Rise - Student/Faculty Meet the Artists Reception
Thursday, December 3
4:30 PM - 6:30 PM

Friday Al-Jumu 'ah Service
Friday, December 4
12:45 PM - 1:30 PM

Cheyney University Women's Basketball vs. California University of Pennsylvania
Friday, December 4
5:30 PM - 7:30 PM

Mens Basketball / Womens Basketball - California University of Pennsylvania
Friday, December 4
5:30 PM - 9:30 PM

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