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HRTM Senior Stands For Cheyney

Friday, January 31, 2014

CU Senior Aaron Yancey takes his responsibilities seriously. "As a first generation college graduate, I feel obligated to be the ideal Cheyney man, the model student."

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Cheyney University Professor and HRTM Program in the Regional Spotlight

Saturday, October 12, 2013

Dr. Ivan Turnipseed, Associate Professor and Coordinator of Hotel, Restaurant and Tourism Management (HRTM) at Cheyney University, is juggling many balls these days. The newly elected department chair of Hospitality & Recreation Management now plays the lead role in the administration of the HRTM Program, the Recreation & Leisure Management Program, and faculty employees in the Athletics Program.

Popular Entrepreneur and TV Show Host Warren Brown to Give Keynote Address at Annual Entrepreneurial Business Plan Competition April 24

Thursday, April 11, 2013

Cheyney University’s fourth annual Entrepreneurial Business Plan Awards event is planned for 5 pm on Wednesday, April 24. Author of the book "From the Courtroom to the Kitchen” and host of the TV show “Sugar Rush,” Warren Brown, will give the keynote address at 6 PM in Marian Anderson Music Center.

Senior Sammara Harris Heading to Disney College Internship Program

Tuesday, December 20, 2011

Cheyney University Professor Shawn Murray, coordinator for Cheyney University’s Hotel, Restaurant, & Tourism Management program, announced today that Cheyney University senior, Sammara K. Harris, will participate in the Disney College Program internship in January 2012. The program is located in Orlando, FL.

Hotel, Restaurant & Tourism Management Students Attend Multicultural Affairs Congress"s 17th Annual Recognition Luncheon

Tuesday, December 20, 2011

Professor Shawn Murray, coordinator for Cheyney University’s Hotel, Restaurant & Tourism Management Program, freshman Teresa Vickers and junior Samara Harris attended the Multicultural Affairs Congress’s 17th Annual Recognition Luncheon at the Philadelphia Hyatt Belleview on Thursday October 30, 2011.

HRTM Program Partners with National Association of Black Hotel Owners, Operators and Developers

Friday, November 11, 2011

The partnership will provide sponsorships, scholarships, internships and mentoring opportunities for Cheyney University students. "We expect that NABHOOD member facilities will find our graduates among the best prepared for every aspect of the hospitality industry," Murray added. “The hotels that are NABHOOD members provide a great opportunity for alumni and others within the Cheyney University community to support hotels and resorts that support our students.”

Cheyney University HRTM Program Listed as Top 20 Degree Producer

Friday, July 8, 2011

A special report in a recent issue of Diverse Issues in Higher Education has named Cheyney University’s Hotel, Restaurant and Tourism Management (HRTM) Program as a top 20 degree producer. “The three-part Top 100 Special Report provides the only national analysis of U. S. college’s and university’s success in awarding degrees to Black, Hispanic, Asian American and American Indian students,” the journal noted in an article announcing the top 100 degree producers.

Shawn Murray Gives Back to CMTHS Culinary Program

Wednesday, May 25, 2011

Shawn Murray works with his mother Gladys on the James Murray & Edwin Wilkinson Scholarship they created. The awards of $1,000 each will be given to three students to attend Cheyney University’s Hotel, Restaurant and Tourism Management program. Shawn Murray, coordinator of the program, is a graduate of the Plymouth Whitemarsh High School and the culinary arts program at the Central Montco Technical High School. This year’s recipients of the new scholarship will come from the 2011 class at CMTHS.

November 6th B.E.S.T. Competition

Wednesday, November 17, 2010

Boosting Engineering, Science and Technology “BEST” Competition was held in Philadelphia, PA on November 6, 2010 at the High School of the Future on Girard Ave located near the Philadelphia Zoo. Cheyney University was represented by Dr. Judith Ray, Associate Professor of Cheyney University's School of Education & Professional Studies, and two of her students Leah Mitchell and Kyle Alleyne. Cheyney students served as judges for the Robotics Competition.

Cheyney Students Get a Lesson in Robotics

Tuesday, September 14, 2010

Cheyney University professor, Dr. Judith Ray, is giving her students in the recreation leisure management program a lesson in the sciences. Two Robots (ROV1 and ROV2) were tested for efficiency and effectiveness in the University’s pool, and the robot buoyancy testing provided an educational opportunity for students in the areas of math, science, test procedures, and experimental protocol for the robots.