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Thursday, October 29, 2015

The Cheyney University chapter of the faculty union - CU/APSCUF - is sponsoring four Cheyney student scholarships each worth $250.00 for Spring Semester 2016.

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Cheyney University of Pennsylvania and La Salle University Sign MBA Program Affiliation Agreement

Monday, March 30, 2015

Representatives from Cheyney University of Pennsylvania and La Salle University have formed an academic program partnership for an MBA Affiliation program.

Financial Aid Office Sets New Hours

Wednesday, October 16, 2013

Cheyney University’s long-term success is dependent upon our availability to meet your needs through hallmark customer service. To that end, the Financial Aid Office has changed its hours for your convenience. The new hours are effective immediately.

Why Did Your Financial Aid Application Get Pulled For Verification?--Everything Students and Parents Need to Know

Friday, July 19, 2013

If you were selected for financial aid verification, you are not alone! About 30% of all FAFSA (Free Application for Federal Student Aid) filers are selected for the verification process. Some students from every university that participates in federal financial aid must go through the process. Right now, more than 700 prospective and current Cheyney University students have been flagged for verification.

CU Partners with Albert M. Greenfield Foundation Zoo CREW Scholarship Fund Program

Wednesday, May 29, 2013

Cheyney University has recently committed to participate in a matching scholarship program with the Albert M. Greenfield Foundation to support high school students who are participating in the Philadelphia Zoo's award-winning Zoo Champions for Restoring Endangered Wildlife (Zoo CREW) program which serves under-served youth from the Philadelphia area.


Thursday, February 28, 2013

Tom Joyner Foundation Picks CU As School Of The Quarter

Wednesday, October 10, 2012

The Tom Joyner Foundation, a major driving force in raising money for historically black colleges since 1998, has kicked off a three-month long fundraising drive for Cheyney University of Pennsylvania, the nation’s oldest institution of higher learning for African Americans.

Cheyney University Commemorates Constitution Day on September 17, 2012

Monday, September 17, 2012

We the people of the Unites States, in order to form a more perfect union, establish justice, insure domestic transqulity provide for the common defense, promote the general welfare, and secure the blessings of liberty to ourselves and our posterity do ordain and establish this Constitution of the Unites States. (Preamble U.S. Constitution)


Sunday, August 12, 2012

Changes to the 2012-2013 Verification Process per the U.S. Department of Education. Please read the new regulations and learn how these changes will affect you.

Students read all the Federal Updates to determine how the changes will affect your eligibility for federal student aid...

Sunday, August 12, 2012

On December 23, 2011, President Obama signed into law the Consolidated Appropriations Act, 2012 (Public Law 112-74). The new law significantly impacts the Federal student aid programs authorized under Title IV of the Higher Education Act of 1965, as amended (HEA).

PASSHE Board of Governors Set 2012-2013 Tuition Rates

Tuesday, July 10, 2012

July 10, 2012-- Cheyney University received word late Monday that The Board of Governors of the Pennsylvania State System of Higher Education (PASSHE) has approved a 3 percent tuition increase for the 2012-13 academic year. The decision also reflects its commitment to the Legislature and the governor, and marks the fifth time in eight years the increase has been either at or below the rate of inflation.

Top 2011 Scholarships For Black Students

Monday, March 7, 2011, a popular online resource for African American high school and college students, has published their annual listing of 2011 scholarship opportunities. The scholarships vary in criteria, award amounts, and deadline dates, but are available from over 100 different companies, organizations, and foundations.

19 Cheyney Students Receive Full Scholarship for Graduate School

Thursday, August 19, 2010

According to the Pennsylvania Department of Education (PDE), nineteen Cheyney University students will receive the Bond-Hill Scholarship for the 2010-2011 academic year. A total of twenty-eight scholarships were awarded this year.