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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.”
Friday, August 1, 2014
Middle School students from Coatesville Area School District Attend Summer Science Camp at Cheyney University.
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.
Wednesday, September 4, 2013
Since the May 3, 2011 groundbreaking, great progress has been made on the 40,000 square-foot new Science Center.
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.
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.
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.
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, 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.