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Cheyney Marine Biology-Aquaculture Majors Participate in US Trout Farmers Association Fall Meeting

Sunday, September 11, 2016

Two Cheyney University students, Keila Burgos and Basir Fulmore, participated in a session on High School and University Aquaculture Education at the United States Trout Farmers Association Fall Meeting which was held September 7 – 10 in Bethlehem, PA. This year’s theme, "Farming the Future with an Optimistic View", included aquaculturists from across the U.S.

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Cheyney Professor Presents at International Conference

Tuesday, August 23, 2016

Dr. Steven Hughes, Professor/Director of Aquaculture at Cheyney University, was invited to speak on the use of aquaculture and aquaponics as educational tools in the classroom at the 11th International Conference on Recirculating Aquaculture. Held in Roanoke, VA August 19-21, 2016, the Conference included presenters from throughout North America, South America, Europe, and Asia.

Cheyney University Hosts 2015 STEM Student Poster Session

Sunday, December 13, 2015

The October 14 Poster Session at the New Science Center Lobby featured work of Cheyney University STEM students done during summer training internships and research assignments.

AP Bio and Environmental Science Students Learn About Hydroponics at Cheyney University

Thursday, October 1, 2015

Dr. Wendy Roberts' AP Biology students along with Jeff Holton's Environmental Science students, all from Church Farm School, a boys school in Exton, PA, visited Cheyney University's Aquaculture Research and Education Center on September 29 to gain insight into how an aquaponics system works.

Cheyney's New Science Center Receives Silver LEED Certification

Tuesday, May 26, 2015

Cheyney University of Pennsylvania's New Science Center which opened in August 2014 is officially Silver LEED (Leadership in Energy & Environmental Design) certified. The US Green Building Council gave the Nation's 1st HBCU the news this month.

Cheyney student's far-flung exploits win state notice

Thursday, April 30, 2015

In fall of her junior year, Travonya Kenly learned from her roommate of a marine biology program at Duke University that offered a full scholarship and gave special consideration to minority students.

Cheyney University Cuts Ribbon to New Science Center --Paving Way to Prepare More Students in STEM Disciplines

Thursday, September 4, 2014

Cheyney University of Pennsylvania will officially dedicate its state-of-the-art Science Center, the first new academic building constructed on its historic campus in 30 years, on Wednesday, September 3, 2014 at 4 pm. University administrators and trustees will help cut the ribbon, along with PA State System of Higher Education (PASSHE) Chancellor Frank T. Brogan, elected officials including State Representative Thaddeus Kirkland, a 1991 Cheyney graduate, and other dignitaries.

Cheyney University Students Attend 10-Week Research Program at Pennsylvania State University Harrisburg

Saturday, August 16, 2014

Two Cheyney University biology students, Vania Louis, a senior from Trenton, NJ, and Comfort Effi, a sophomore from Harrisburg, PA, attended a 10-week research program at Pennsylvania State University Harrisburg that gave them excellent hands-on experience in the laboratory. Both plan to pursue STEM-related careers at a time when minority women, on average, reportedly do not.

STEM Students at Cheyney University Conduct Sickle Cell Research

Monday, August 11, 2014

Juniors, Mia Parker, a dual major in Biology and Psychology from Philadelphia, PA, and Sumaiya Ahmed, a Chemistry major from West Chester, PA, have both spent their entire summer working on a research project titled “Nitrosylation and Denitrosylation of Hemoglobin.”

Students from Coatesville Attend Summer Science Camp at Cheyney University

Friday, August 1, 2014

Middle School students from Coatesville Area School District Attend Summer Science Camp at Cheyney University.

Cheyney University Chemistry Professor Leads Students to Scientific Research

Wednesday, November 6, 2013

Cheyney University Chemistry Professor Dr. Adedoyin Adeyiga recalls that when he interviewed for a faculty position at Cheyney University in 2004, he saw potential in the University and its students.

New Science Center Construction Progresses

Wednesday, September 4, 2013

Since the May 3, 2011 groundbreaking, great progress has been made on the 40,000 square-foot new Science Center.

Science Center Construction is Building Up!

Tuesday, June 25, 2013

CU President Michelle Howard- Vital, a contingent of Cheyney University staff, and architects Claudia Cuerto and Tim Kearney of Cuerto Kearney Architects recently toured the New Science Center. Since its groundbreaking in Spring 2011, much progress has been made on the 39,970 square-foot building.

CU Partners with Albert M. Greenfield Foundation Zoo CREW Scholarship Fund Program

Wednesday, May 29, 2013

Cheyney University has recently committed to participate in a matching scholarship program with the Albert M. Greenfield Foundation to support high school students who are participating in the Philadelphia Zoo's award-winning Zoo Champions for Restoring Endangered Wildlife (Zoo CREW) program which serves under-served youth from the Philadelphia area.

Sojourner-Douglass College Delegation Seeks Aquaculture Advice from Cheyney University

Monday, September 17, 2012

A delegation from Maryland's Sojourner-Douglass College visited Cheyney University on Friday, September 14. While on campus, they had an opportunity to meet Cheyney University President, Michelle Howard-Vital, Vice President of University Advancement, Nancy Jones, Chief of Staff, Sheilah Vance, and Dr. Steven Hughes. The highlight of the visit was a tour of the Aquaponics facility.

Cheyney University Featured on 6ABC Visions of Black History Month Feb. 18

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.

Take an Aquaculture Tour, See a Planetarium Show and Take Part in Inquiry Learning all in One Day!

Wednesday, August 31, 2011

We invite you to come and explore our Aquaculture Research and Education Center (AREL) here at Cheyney University. A FREE field trip for the day will give your students a chance to see science in action. Students will encounter various species of fish and aquatic invertebrates. Research scientist will be available to speak with students and answer questions. All visits can be tailored to meet specific state standards.

Upcoming Events

KHA All member meeting
Tuesday, August 22
4:00 PM - 5:30 PM

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