Wednesday, October 29, 2014
When Justin Watkins graduates from Cheyney University in May 2015 and turns his tassle from the right to the left side of his cap, he hopes to already have a paying job lined up. The senior Management major from Atlanta, GA came to Wednesday's Career Fair in Marcus Foster Student Union ready to show the nearly 40 employers there that he has the right stuff.
"I've been in interviews before," he said. "This was a good job fair."
Wednesday, October 22, 2014
Cheree Warrick, author of Creating a Business Plan that Actually Gets Financed, shared her knowledge about business start-ups at Cheyney University's Entrepreneurial Leadership program. The free presentation was part of the University’s 2014 Fall Entrepreneurial Leadership Center (ELC) Lectures Series.
Friday, April 11, 2014
More than 350 Cheyney University students received accolades on April 10 for making academics a priority. The University's annual Honors and Awards Convocation attracted the campus community, family and friends.
Monday, November 4, 2013
November 2013 Vital Communications Newsletter
Friday, October 18, 2013
The Cheyney University National Alumni Association hosted the annual Life Members Luncheon on Friday October 18 at Carnegie Hall. Cheyney University National Alumni Association's Maxine S. Coleman, Class of 1965, was Mistress of Ceremonies. Fourteen honorees were recognized.
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.
Friday, March 29, 2013
Alice Wootsen, the award-winning author of 11 romance novels, is bringing her work and her love for reading back to her alma mater on Wednesday, April 10 in Carnegie Hall Great Room at 2 pm for an old-fashioned tea party.
Wednesday, February 13, 2013
The Cheyney University Student Government Association (SGCA) has organized a "Get on the Bus" program for Feb. 21 to spark a serious discussion of action that can have an impact. The dialog will take place among Cheyney University students about issues which continue to linger in America. It is expected that best practices will be learned and a solid network for ongoing support will be established.
Friday, January 25, 2013
REVISED LIBRARY HOURS Spring 2013 (beginning Monday, January 28th)-----
Monday - Wednesday 8:00 am to 10:00 pm
Thursday - Friday 8:00 am to 5:00 pm
Saturday 11:00 am to 4:00 pm
Sunday 3:00 pm to 9:30 pm
Friday, November 9, 2012
Cheyney University of Pennsylvania’s oldest living alumnus died Monday, November 5th of a stroke. Dr. James R. Dumpson, PhD., a 1932 CU graduate, was 103 years old.
“He was the oldest of my grandparents’ six children and the family looked up to him as the child who went to college, graduated, and accomplished so much in his life,” said nephew Jeff Hart, who graduated from Cheyney 50 years after his uncle.
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.
Monday, June 11, 2012
On Friday June 8, Christopher John Logan of Medford, NJ, donated an assortment of documents which had belonged to his late uncle Harry Boyer to Cheyney University’s archives. Dr. Lut Nero, dean of Cheyney University’s L. P. Hill Library, University Archivist, Keith Bingham and Interim Director of Institutional Advancement Larry Green, were on hand to receive the box of diplomas and personal papers.
Thursday, May 31, 2012
The 175th anniversary weekend opens with the 175th Gala on Thursday October 18 at the Pennsylvania Convention Center, at 1101 Arch Street. Gala reservations can be made at Cheyney175@cheyney.edu
Monday, February 13, 2012
On the eve of it's 175th anniversary, Cheyney University of Pennsylvania is serving as the backdrop and featured subject of "Visions of Black History Month," to be aired on Saturday February 18 at 7:30 pm on 6abc.
Wednesday, April 27, 2011
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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.
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.
Monday, February 7, 2011
February 2011 Vital Communications E-Newletter
Thursday, February 3, 2011
There have been many extraordinary leaders who have graduated or provided leadership for the Commonwealth, region, and America who have been members of the Cheyney University family. These faculty, students, and staff added value to the 19th , 20th, and 21st centuries in America. They include:
Fannie Jackson Coppin and Laura Waring Wheeler—extraordinary Americans.
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.
Wednesday, February 2, 2011
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