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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.

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Alumna Dr. Gladys Styles Johnston to Address 2015 Cheyney University Graduates at May 9 Commencement

Sunday, May 3, 2015

Dr. Gladys Styles Johnston, Director of the Millennium Leadership Initiative and Assistant to the President of the American Association of State Colleges and Universities, will address the Cheyney University of Pennsylvania 2015 graduates at the Saturday, May 9 Commencement Convocation on the historic campus quadrangle.

Cheyney Class of 1964 Makes $50,000 Pledge on 50th Anniversary of College Graduation

Sunday, May 11, 2014

They wore beanies on their heads 50 years ago when they walked the Historic Quadrangle at Cheyney University of Pennsylvania. On May 10, when they led the procession for the graduating Class of 2014 back at their alma mater, the women proudly wore white, while the men dressed in black.

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.

Dr. Randal D. Pinkett, Founder, Chairman and CEO, BCT Partners, will address the Cheyney University of Pennsylvania 2014 graduates at the May 10 Commencement Convocation.

Wednesday, April 16, 2014

Dr. Randal D. Pinkett, Founder, Chairman and CEO, BCT Partners, will address the Cheyney University of Pennsylvania 2014 graduates at the May 10 Commencement Convocation.

Important End of Year Information for Students

Friday, April 11, 2014

All residence halls will close promptly at 6:00 pm, Saturday May 10, 2014 and all residents must vacate the residence halls by 6:00 pm, Saturday, May 10, 2014. Once you check-out of the room, you will not be allowed back into the residence halls.

Vital Communications June 2013

Monday, June 10, 2013

Vital Communications June 2013

Class of 2013 Valedictorian, Anne Frazier, Speaks at Commencement Program

Wednesday, May 22, 2013

Anne Frazier, a Political Science major and Valedictorian of the Cheyney University Class of 2013, spoke at the Commencement program on May 18, 2013.

Congratulations To The Class of 2013

Saturday, May 18, 2013

Cheyney University President Michelle R. Howard-Vital presented the 2013 Cheyney University graduating class at commencement ceremonies on Saturday, May 18 at 11 AM in the historic quadrangle on campus.

Class of 1963 Reunites at Commencement

Saturday, May 18, 2013

The Class of 1963 was reunited on Saturday, May 18 at Cheyney University's Commencement program. Although clouds were hovering in the skies, the reunion began in a sunny mood as old friends were reunited in the Burleigh Hall conference room.

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