Thursday, October 31, 2013
Cheyney University recently became an All-Steinway School, joining more than 160 other schools in the world with that same illustrious distinction. Industry experts also say that just the All-Steinway School title alone, a universal symbol of excellence, is expected to enhance Cheyney University’s music program for the next 30 to 40 years.
Monday, March 11, 2013
On Wednesday, March 27, actress Christina Chan will perform “Unbinding Our Lives” at Cheyney University’s Dudley Theatre at 7:30 pm. The solo-performance is presented as part of the 2012-2013 Arts and Lectures Series at Cheyney University. Chan will portray three real Chinese American women from China in the 1800's and their personal stories of being sold into slavery, prostitution, and abandonment in the streets of China, thus shattering the exotic, subservient, China doll image.
Sunday, February 17, 2013
This Little Light of Mine, The Stories of Marian Anderson and Leontyne Price, will be performed by soprano Adrienne Danrich at the Marian Anderson Music Center on the campus of Cheyney University on Tuesday March 5 at 7:30 pm. The multi-media production includes recordings from both legends, as well as songs by Price and an audience sing-along. Tickets are available at www.cheyney.edu. http://cheyney.ticketleap.com
Thursday, February 7, 2013
Cheyney University Artist in Residence Wendell George Brown gave a gallery walk-through for Professor D'Antonio-Madsen and Professor Domenic's art students on Thursday afternoon. The event marked the opening of his show and the conclusion of a week's work in preparing the room for public view.
Tuesday, February 5, 2013
Mali Sadjo: The Legend of the Hippopotamus, performed by Kulu Mele African American Dance & Drum Ensemble, will entertain audiences on Thursday, March 25 at the Marian Anderson Music Center at 7:30 pm.
Monday, September 17, 2012
The Cheyney University "Soulful Sound" Marching Band was featured in The Sixth annual African American Black Heritage Day Parade in Staten Island, NY this weekend.
Friday, August 17, 2012
The 2012-2013 Schedule for the Arts and Lecture Series at Cheyney University features ten programs with a variety of speakers, musicians, singers and dancers from many continents and disciplines. All programs are held on the Cheyney University Campus and are open to the public.
Tuesday, February 7, 2012
The Cheyney University Concert Choir has a full schedule set up for Spring 2012. They can be heard on campus and on tour from Philadlephia to North Carolina.
Friday, August 26, 2011
Professor Norma George of the Humanities and Communication Arts Department was one of only two persons awarded the Doctorate of Modern Languages at the commencement program held on August 12 at Middlebury College.
Thursday, June 16, 2011
Cheyney University grieves at the loss of the talented professor and mentor, Edythe Scott Bagley.
Professor Bagley was a member of the Cheyney University faculty for 25 years, retiring in 1996. Her title was Associate Professor of Fine Arts in the department of English.
Monday, March 14, 2011
On February 8 and 15, the communications student organization, VOICES invited Mr. Lee Gamelin of the PA CareerLink of Chester County and New Horizons Career Services to conduct lecture and engagement workshops on the topics of interviewing and networking.
Tuesday, March 8, 2011
Humanities and Communication Arts faculty, staff, students and alumni gathered on February 22 to mark the official opening of the Ed Bradley Broadcast Center. Bradley, the CBS television news journalist and Cheyney University alumnus ('64) was honored posthumously for his career accomplishments and his inspiriation to young, aspiring media professionals.
Thursday, March 3, 2011
The PIFA events (April 7 - May 1, 2011)are being held in collaboration with the Kimmel Center (Philadelphia) as part of the Philadelphia International Festival of the Arts (PIFA). The events offered for PIFA are inclusive of Music, Theatre, Art, Graphics Communication Arts, English and Foreign Language.
Wednesday, March 2, 2011
Download the Spring 2011 The Arts At CU Event brochure that includes the Arts & lectures Series, PIFA Events, Community Day, Band and Choir event information.
Tuesday, February 22, 2011
Naval Supply Systems Command (NAVSUP) conducted an African American Heritage Month program for its military and civilian personnel on Feb. 15 in Mechanicsburg, Penn.
Highlighting the event was guest speaker Professor F. Keith Bingham, university archivist at Cheyney University, Penn., and the Cheyney University Choir, directed by Marques L.A. Garrett. Cheyney University, founded in 1837, is the oldest African-American school of higher education in the United States.
Tuesday, February 22, 2011
A tribute for Ed Bradley will be held on Feb. 22, 2011 at 6 pm in the DSS bldg. for his career achievements, legacy, and inspiration to aspiring young media professionals. Cheyney's new television station will be called the Ed Bradley Broadcast Center and is also located in the DSS Bldg. Ribbon Cutting Ceremony for the TV Studio & the Unveiling of the Bronze Bust of Ed Bradley.
Thursday, February 17, 2011
This exhibition is brought to Cheyney University of Pennsylvania through the Joysmith Gallery and tells the story of the struggle for Literacy in the past, the present, and looking towards the future.
Please visit our closing exhibition! Save the date: February 24, 2011, 4:30—6:30 PM
Live Music! Refreshments will be served!
Thursday, February 17, 2011
PIFA, Philadelphia International Festival of the Arts, is a spectacular convergence of performances, events and experiences. April 7 - May 1, 2011
Friday, February 11, 2011
The Arts and Lecture program provides an opportunity for shared academic and cultural experiences among faculty, staff, and students across departments and disciplines. The program presents ideas, issues, and problems significant for general education and society at large, and brings you world-class performances, lectures, films, and special events. These events are sponsored by Strengthening Historically Black College and Universities (Title III). Most events are free and opened to public.
Friday, February 4, 2011
The arts and lectures series begins Feb. 16 with Dr. Yohuru Williams, a lecturer on race and politics. On Feb. 24, Dr. Raymond Wise will explore the impact of spirituals and gospel music on African American Heritage. March 2 Sojourner Truth, Frederick Douglass, and Harriet Tubman will visit for a fireside chat. Throughout April the works of artist Purvis Young will be on exhibit and April 8 brings the Dance Theatre of Harlem. Don't miss the series finale, Treemonisha, on April 27.
Thursday, February 3, 2011
The Keystone Honor Program presents a conversation with director, producer, and writer Spike Lee on February 23 in the auditorium of the Marian Anderson Music Center at 7pm. Persons interested in obtaining tickets to attend this event should contact Dr. Tara Kent, Dean of the Keystone Honors Academy, at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Tuesday, December 7, 2010
Revisiting Frederick Douglass: Making Smart Moves in your English, Communications, or Liberal Arts Major is a program designed to promote valuing a liberal arts education and brings African American ideals to the center of the Cheyney University experience. This was the second workshop series/program created by Humanities and Communication Arts (HCA) faculty and funded by the Frederick Douglass Institute.
Thursday, September 23, 2010
Assistant Professor Helena Domenic recently had her article published on the Manhattan Arts Herstory blog about women in the Pre-Raphaelite art movement. The article spurred conversation on campus about role of women in art in the Pre-Raphaelite era.