2012 Homecoming Celebration - 175 Years

August 1, 2012

Wednesday, October 17 

7 PM  Mr. and Miss Cheyney University Coronation, Marion Anderson Theatre

Thursday, October 18

6 PM  Cheyney University Homecoming weekend opens with the 175th Gala at the Pennsylvania Convention Center, 1101 Arch Street Philadelphia PA 19107   For Gala reservations -  or 1-215-843-2027 or 610-455-3900 
Friday, October 19

9 AM-6 PM  Book Store Open, Marcus Foster Alumni/Student Center—1st Floor 12 noon-1:30 PM          

12 Noon      CUNAA Life Members Reception/Luncheon hosted by President Howard-Vital- (Invitation only)
3 PM-5 PM    Leadership Forum presented by Past Presidents Council, Marcus Foster Alumni/Student      Center                    


6 PM—9 PM    Athletic Hall of Fame Banquet, Ada S. Georges Dinning Hall  Cost $45

8 PM—1 AM    Casino Night / Meet and Greet Party  Crowne Plaza Wilmington, 630 Naamans Road, Claymont, DE      *Food Provided- Cash Bar      Cost $35

Saturday, October 20

8:30 AM      Registration - Marcus Foster Alumni/Student Center Second Floor  Cost $20
9 AM—11 AM   General Alumni Meeting, Continental Breakfast & Gift — Marcus Foster Alumni/Student Center, 2nd Floor
10 AM—8 PM       Book Store Open — Marcus Foster Alumni/Student Center, 1st Floor

10:45 AM             Homecoming Parade — Departing from Wade Wilson Parking Lot
1 PM                   Homecoming Football Game — Cheyney Wolves vs. Bloomsburg University                      

                          General Admission $20. Visiting Student with ID, $10, Free for CU Students with ID                & accompanied children under 6.

4 PM                        Tailgating on the Hill with entertainment by Cheyney University Soulful Sound Band (byob)

5 – 5:45 PM                PICK 6 Live Performance Alumni Cedric Perry’08 and Chris Carter’11, Cost $5 at the door   
                               Marcus Foster Alumni/Student Center 2nd Floor

6:30 PM - midnight      “Old School" Dance Party hosted by CUNNA – Marcus Foster Alumni/Student Center, 2nd    Floor Cost $25 RSVP 

9 PM to 3 AM           Young Alumni Lounge 175 Party featuring DJs "Doc*" and NYC's "INT" Ada S. Georges International Dining Hall *Food and Beverage provided. Cost $25

TBA                         SGCA Homecoming Concert   TBA
Sunday, October 21

10 AM            President’s Legacy Brunch, Ada S. Georges Dining Hall-Guest Speaker, Dr. Juan R. Baughn ’66  Consultant Facilitators for National Institute for School Leadership. No charge; RSVP by 10/2 to Greg Benjamin Tel. 610 399-2419 or at

All-Access Passes & Parking 
For a $65 or $85 fee you can purchase either a Gold or Platinum All-Access Pass.

The Gold All-Access Pass includes admission to Casino Night/Meet & Greet, General Meeting/Contionental Breakfast, and the Old School/Dance Party OR the Young Alumni Lounge 175 Party.

The Platinum All-Access Pass will offer all the benefits of the Gold, but will include access to BOTH the Old School/Dance Party AND the Young Alumni Lounge 175 Party.
Advance payment is required. The payment deadline is Friday, September 28, 2012. All-Access Passes will be mailed one week prior to homecoming weekend.

No All-Access passes will be available on-site. Passes will be available for pick up at Casino  night. There will be a $5 parking fee for special events. Please bring exact change.

Make your reservation by October 12, 2012 - Gregory Benjamin: 610-399-2419  or Marsha Depte: 610-399-2109       Office of Alumni Affairs, 1837 University Circle  P.O. Box 200, Cheyney, PA 19319-0200
All-Day parking Saturday for $5  (Please bring exact change.)
*Schedule is subject to change.
Check at for updates.

HOTEL ACCOMMODATIONS---Code ( Cheyney University Homecoming)
Crowne Plaza Claymont, DE, 877-270-1393
Best Western of Concordville,  610-358-9400
Staybridge Suites Wilmington-Brandywine Valley, 610-358-2560
Hampton Inn & Suites Chadds Ford, 610-358-9540
Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites, 610-358-1700
Comfort Inn & Suites, 610-399-4600
Microtel Inn & Suites, 610-738-9111
Days Inn Hotel West Chester, 610-692-1900
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