Monday, August 22, 2016
All of Cheyney University of Pennsylvania's recent Hotel, Restaurant, and Tourism Management (HRTM) graduates are gainfully employed in hospitality and related businesses, proving that an HRTM degree from the nation's first HBCU (Historically Black College or University) isn't just a piece of paper. In addition, numerous current HRTM majors and minors are wrapping up exciting, paid summer internships and jobs.
Thursday, October 8, 2015
Cheyney University Business, HRTM, and Recreation students and faculty attended a Panel Discussion on International Tourism and Business Development at Temple University on October 6.
Friday, July 17, 2015
Cheyney University’s Hotel, Restaurant, and Tourism Management (HRTM) Program, known for producing outstanding graduates who work in key positions in the hospitality industry, recently celebrated its 40th year and named Hyatt Corporation its Partner of the Year.
Thursday, May 28, 2015
The Hyatt School Summer Bridge Program at Cheyney University this summer introduces high school students to the five major sectors of the modern hospitality industry - hotels & lodging, food & beverage, travel & tourism, recreation & leisure management and meetings & events.
Monday, February 16, 2015
A 19-person delegation from the Cheyney University Hotel, Restaurant & Tourism Management (HRTM) Program is just back from the 26th Annual National Society of Minorities in Hospitality (NSMH) Conference & Career Fair. The big event was held at The Westin Convention Center in Pittsburgh, PA February 11 – 15. A number of them walked away with internship and job offers.
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."
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.”
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.
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.
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.
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.