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January 28 Spring 2013 Opening Conference Mandatory for Students

Tuesday, January 22, 2013

Opening Conference for Students Monday, January 28, 2013 12:30 - 1:30 pm- Marian Anderson Auditorium

The African American Museum in Philadelphia (AAMP) Graduate Fellowship in Museum Practice Program - Deadline October 15, 2011

Friday, August 12, 2011

The African American Museum in Philadelphia (AAMP) is offering a year-long fellowship for current students or recent graduates of graduate programs in African American Studies, History or Humanities. The Graduate Fellowship in Museum Practice program is geared to provide students with a comprehensive practicum in professional museum work with exposure to Collections Management, Museum Education, Exhibitions, Development, and Visitor Services.

Cheyney University Writing Center (CUWC) Spring 2011 Newsletter

Wednesday, April 27, 2011

The Writing Center promotes literacy at America’s oldest Historically Black Institution of Higher Learning by providing support for student writing across all classes and disciplines. Writing assistants offer one-on-one consultations at all stages of the writing process from focusing topics through drafting, revising, and editing. The Writing Center at Cheyney University provides a friendly, quiet environment for reading, writing, and collaboration.

You Are Invited To Attend The Cheyney University "Soulful Sound" Band"s Spring Concert - Philadelphia International Festival Of The Arts 2011 - April 12th

Monday, April 11, 2011

You Are Invited To Attend The Cheyney University "Soulful Sound" Band"s Spring Concert - Philadelphia International Festival Of The Arts 2011 - April 12th at 6:30 pm in the Marian Anderson Center

Migration of the Muse: Expatriate Artists in Paris 1910-1920 Faculty Art Exhibition Open Reception - April 14th

Thursday, April 7, 2011

Visual Arts exhibition inspired by expatriates such as Henry Ossawa Tanner and Josephine Baker, who lived in Paris after WWI, and celebrated the exuberant nexus of the culture of Paris. April 14th Faculty Art Exhibition - Open Reception 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm Biddle Hall Art Gallery

Graphic Design Program "Digital Deco" Show Opens April 13th!

Tuesday, April 5, 2011

Faculty & Student Exhibition - Opening Reception - April 13, 2011 at 6 PM , Duckery Social Science Room 242. This event is free and open to the public.

The Cheyney University International Festival April 4th - 8th

Friday, April 1, 2011

Check out the International Festival held April 4th - 8th. Daily Events include: Our World through Film, From Cheyney to the World and Back, Indian Culture and Heritage, La Poesie de Paris, and From Philly to France

Dance Theatre of Harlem of Ensemble - April 8th

Wednesday, March 30, 2011

Friday, April 8, 2011 - 8:00 p.m. Marian Anderson Music Center. Admission: $30, $15 Students with ID Free admission for Cheyney students, faculty and staff. Get your ticket today!

The Faces of Young: The Purvis Young Art Exhibition April 1-30, 2011

Wednesday, March 23, 2011

Friday, April 1, 4:30—6:30. p.m. Opening Reception -Live Music, Biddle Hall Gallery Showing Purvis of Overtown Documentary, 5:00 p.m. Logan Auditorium Special Guest: George Viener of The Outsider Folk Art Gallery (Reading, PA). Wednesday, April 13, 1:30 p.m. Guest Panel:  In Your Face:  Knowing Purvis Young, Marcus Foster Auditorium, 2nd Floor. Wednesday, April 27, 1:30 p.m. Forever Young. Performance of arias and songs by American composers Marcus Foster Auditorium, 2nd Floor.

Scott Joplin's Opera "Treemonisha" in concert featuring Soprano Anita Johnson - April 21st

Wednesday, March 23, 2011

Thursday, April 21, 8:00 p.m. Marian Anderson Music Center Admission: $30, $15 Students with ID

Brothers From Different Mothers - Paintings by Dane Bard and Alex Lyde - March 17th

Tuesday, March 15, 2011

Opening Reception for BROTHERS FROM DIFFERENT MOTHERS Art Exhibition. Works by Dane Bard and Alex Lyde. Thursday March 17, 2010. 4:30-6:30. Biddle Hall Gallery.

Spring 2011 Center for the Advancement of Teaching, Learning, and Assessment (CATLA) Workshops

Friday, February 18, 2011

The new CATLA Center is completed and open for business at the L.P. Hill Library in room G-18. The following workshops are being offered in the new center. Please RSVP your interest and session for these workshops. Unless noted all workshops will be held in room G-18 in the Library.

Dr. Yohuru Williams - Lecture: From Black Power to Barack Obama: Rethinking the Long Civil Rights Movement" - Feb. 16th

Wednesday, February 16, 2011

Hailed as one of “the most exciting scholars of his generation,” Dr. Williams is the Chief Historian and Vice President for Public Education and Community Outreach at the Jackie Robinson Foundation in New York City. He is the author of Black Politics/White Power: Civil Rights Black Power and Black Panthers in New Haven (Blackwell, 2006).

Tv Anchor Dave Huddleston Comes To Cheyney on Feb. 16th

Friday, February 11, 2011

Dave Huddleston, anchor of Eyewitness News at 10 on The CW Philly/co-anchor of the Sunday evening edition of CBS 3’s Eyewitness News, will speak in DSS 117 on Wednesday, February 16th at 1:30 pm to any students interested in the broadcasting industry.

VOICES - The Art of Networking (2 Part Series) Feb. 8th & 15th

Tuesday, February 1, 2011

Learn cutting edge and out-of-the-box job search methods that will help you market yourself in different atmospheres on Feb. 15th from 6:30- 7:30 pm in Emlen Hall, Seminar B

Music Area Holiday Concert - Dec. 8th

Friday, December 3, 2010

Cheyney University Concert Choir with Marques L. A. Garrett as conductor, Cheyney University Concert Band director, Allen Gardner, in concert with special guests Dr. George E. Allen, guest conductor, Abena Milette (Financial Aid) , mezzo soprano, performed on Dec. 8th at 1:30 pm in the Marian Anderson Music Center. Attendees commented on the quality of the Holiday Concert.

Cheyney University Annual Student Art Exhibition Opening - December 2nd

Thursday, December 2, 2010

On December 2, there was a well-attended and much appreciated Student Art Opening in Biddle Hall Gallery. Additionally, the African collection of Mr. Phelps was displayed and the reception for the collection was attended by Mrs. Phelps. Profits for the Annual Student Art Exhibition will go to the Cheyney Fine Art Honor Society.

Arts and Lecture Series - Eve Wright, Discovering the Winner In You! Dec. 2nd

Thursday, December 2, 2010

Championship Seasons: Discovering the Winner In You! Ms. Wright will be discussing life as a NBA Executive and how to move on up the road to success and achievement. Eve Wright, Vice President and Associate General Counsel for the Miami HEAT and the American Airlines Arena. Thursday, December 2, 7:00 p.m. Logan Auditorium.

Register Now! New Internet Literacy Course

Tuesday, October 12, 2010

Cheyney University’s new Graphic Design program features its Internet Literacy course in Spring 2011. This course is an introduction to the key components, definitions, common applications, and information resources of the Internet. The course will be taught in a state-of-the-art graphic design lab with industry-standard technology intended to prepare students to be competitive professionals in an ever-expanding, global economy. Get connected! Program is funded by a Title III grant.

The Art of Oronde Kairi: This and That - Exhibition & Reception

Monday, October 4, 2010

As a powerfully expressive young artist, Oronde’s subject matter is contemporary with an understanding of human experience that many artists senior to him may never reveal. There is confidence and honesty in each of his rendering. Come view Oronde’s art and discover the uniqueness of his paintings at Cheyney University. Opening Reception - Oct.6th - Biddle Hall Art Gallery