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2014-15 Arts and Lectures Series at Cheyney University Opens with An Evening of Solo Piano Featuring Pianist Robin Spielberg

Tuesday, September 30, 2014

One of America’s most beloved pianist/composers, Robin Spielberg, performed An Evening of Solo Piano at Cheyney University on Monday evening, September 29. The program was part of the 2014-2015 Arts and Lectures Series

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Founder of Philly Fair Trade Roasters to Talk Business at Cheyney University Wednesday, October 1st

Friday, September 26, 2014

Joseph Cesa, founder of Philly Fair Trade Roasters, will share his business experiences on Wednesday, October 1 at Cheyney University. The program is part of the Entrepreneurial Leadership Series which is scheduled throughout the semester.

Cheyney University Hosts National Society of Leadership and Success Chapter

Friday, September 26, 2014

Cheyney University has added a new campus organization to its roster, the National Society of Leadership and Success. It began during the 2013-2014 year under the guidance of Advisor Marie Kennerly. Its mission is, "We Build Leaders Who Make a Better World."

Freshmen Gather for Cheyney University's 8th Annual Convocation

Thursday, September 25, 2014

Over 200 students, faculty and staff gathered at Cheyney University’s 8th Annual Freshman Convocation, held in the Marian Anderson auditorium on September 24, 2014.

Beauty Guru Presents at Cheyney University's September 24 ELC Lectures Series

Thursday, September 25, 2014

On Wednesday, September 24, Brittany Armstrong, a self-proclaimed hair extension guru and owner of Exotic Extensions, was on Cheyney University's campus to share her knowledge about business start-ups with students.

Jonathan Muse Named Executive Director for External Programs and Continuing Education at Cheyney University

Friday, September 19, 2014

Jonathan Muse was appointed Executive Director for External Programs and Continuing Education at Cheyney University in August 2014. In this capacity, he has oversight responsibilities for Cheyney University, Center City, as well as leading its efforts in expanding current and establishing new off-campus programs.

Cheyney University Athletic Hall of Fame Banquet Set for October 17

Thursday, September 18, 2014

Cheyney University's 35th Annual Athletic Hall of Fame induction Ceremony is scheduled for Friday, October 17 at the Concordville Inn in nearby Concordville, PA.

Marketing Expert, Nikki Purvy, Gives Cheyney Students 10 Tips to Successfully Run a Business

Thursday, September 18, 2014

Nikki Purvy, owner of two businesses, took time out of her busy schedule to tell Cheyney University students what they need to do to successfully to run their own business. The Founder of Lidyr Creative Marketing Agency, spoke September 17 as part of the University’s 2014 Fall Entrepreneurial Leadership Center (ELC) Lectures Series. “I took the leap from corporate America to become an entrepreneur without any real cushion at all," she said.

Cheyney PECO Scholars Honored at Reception

Tuesday, September 16, 2014

Nearly 30 Cheyney University of Pennsylvania students are the latest PECO Scholars, honored at a ceremony and reception on September 15 in the University's new planetarium. In addition, PECO presented Cheyney University with a $30,000 check to be used for new scholarships in 2015.

Cheyney Student Receives GlaxoSmithKline Opportunity Scholarship

Friday, September 12, 2014

GlaxoSmithKline (GSK), a global healthcare company, recently selected Cheyney University senior Edwin Braswell as a recipient of a GSK Opportunity Scholarship. The college scholarship is awarded each year to Philadelphia students who have overcome great adversities and are changing their lives through higher education.

Project Runway Winner Dom Streater Motivates Entrepreneurs to Follow their Dreams

Thursday, September 11, 2014

Dom Streater, the Season 12 winner of the Emmy-Award-winning television series Project Runway, opened Cheyney University’s 2014 Fall Entrepreneurial Leadership Center (ELC) Lectures Series on September 10 by motivating those in attendance to follow their dreams.

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.

Wade Wilson Golf Tournament and Silent Auction….A Rousing Success

Wednesday, August 27, 2014

The "C" Club, Cheyney University's Booster Club which has tripled in size in the last few months, recently hosted the Fifth Annual Wade Wilson Golf Tournament and Silent Auction at the Penn Oaks Country Club in West Chester, PA. Tournament Chairperson Larry Skinner and Tournament Director Joseph DeVane continued the success posted from previous years with about 100 golfers taking part.

2014 - 2015 College Success Workshop Series

Monday, August 25, 2014

The 2014 – 2015 College Success Workshop Series begins on August 26 All workshops start at 12:30 pm and are located in Burleigh Hall Conference Room. All students are welcome to attend.

Fall 2014 and Spring 2015 Internship Institute Workshop Series

Wednesday, August 20, 2014

Internship Institute Workshop Series for the Fall 2014 and Spring 2015 Semesters

Cheyney Alumni Serve Up "A Taste of Philadelphia" to Freshmen Families

Tuesday, August 19, 2014

They came from as close as Chester, PA and as far away as California and three international countries. Parents, grandparents, siblings, relatives and friends of incoming Cheyney University freshmen arrived on campus ready to move their loved one in and resolve any last minute issues. Meantime, nearly 20 alumni, led by Gaynelle Turner Lewis ('73) and Benjamin, came together to serve up "A Taste of Philadelphia"

Welcome Week 2014 Begins at Cheyney University

Monday, August 18, 2014

As students from the Class of 2018 began arriving on campus for Welcome Week 2014, Dr. Phyllis Worthy Dawkins, Acting President, Provost and Vice President of Academic Affairs at Cheyney University, gave her first State of the University address before faculty and staff in Marian Anderson Auditorium.

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.

Turners "Turn Up" the Love

Friday, August 15, 2014

Cheyney University alumni Paul and Barbara Turner recently celebrated 30 years of marriage by ‘stepping’ the broom at a family celebration at White Marsh Valley Country Club – a replay of their wedding in 1984 when they ‘jumped’ the broom at a family gathering Philadelphia.

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.”

The Cheyney University National Alumni Association Seeks Legacy Family Nominations

Wednesday, July 2, 2014

The Cheyney University National Alumni Association is reaching out to the Cheyney Family to submit recommendations for the 2014 Legacy Family. A Legacy Family is one with several or many family members that have matriculated at Cheyney University. The submission deadline is August 29, 2014.

VITAL COMMUNICATIONS Vol. 6 Issue 53 JUNE 2014

Friday, June 20, 2014

VITAL COMMUNICATIONS June 2014

The Collegiate 100 of Cheyney University Makes Great Impression at National Conference

Sunday, June 15, 2014

Five student delegates from the Cheyney University Collegiate 100 traveled to Hollywood, Florida to participate in a four-day conference that included leadership, professional development, and peer mentoring sessions.They not only took full advantage of the workshops and opportunities at the international conference, but made their presence felt in very big ways.

CU's Call Me MISTER Coordinator Seeking New Scholars

Tuesday, June 10, 2014

Monroe Griffin, the new program coordinator of Cheyney University's Call Me MISTER program, is accepting applications for fall 2014. Call Me MISTER Scholars receive academic and book scholarships, stipends to cover PAPA and PECT fees and tests, support for conference attendance and access to internships across the country. In addition, they are encouraged to attend various workshops, training, mentoring, professional development and teacher leadership sessions on and off campus.

Cheyney Class of 1964 Makes $50,000 Pledge on 50th Anniversary of College Graduation

Sunday, May 11, 2014

They wore beanies on their heads 50 years ago when they walked the Historic Quadrangle at Cheyney University of Pennsylvania. On May 10, when they led the procession for the graduating Class of 2014 back at their alma mater, the women proudly wore white, while the men dressed in black.

Cheyney University Class of 2014 On Way to Destiny

Sunday, May 11, 2014

Despite an afternoon that brought torrential downpours, Cheyney University's 2014 commencement went off without a hitch beginning at 11 am under the sun and the shade of a huge white tent on the school's Historic Quadrangle. As the University Band played Pomp and Circumstance, nearly 200 graduates marched forth to collect their undergraduate or graduate degrees that they worked so hard to attain.

Upcoming Events

University College Open House
Wednesday, October 1
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Treasures of Success Clothing Boutique Fashion Showcase
Wednesday, October 1
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

College Success Workshop - Help Me Help You: Utilizing Your Advisor
Wednesday, October 1
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Fair Trade Entrepreneurs ELC Program
Wednesday, October 1
6:30 PM - 8:00 PM

College Success Workshop - Subgroups, Work Teams, and Silos, Oh My!
Thursday, October 2
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Football: CU vs. Bloomsburg University
Saturday, October 4
1:00 PM - 3:00 PM

PLAN TO BE SUCCESSFUL: ELC Business Plan Workshop I
Wednesday, October 8
12:00 AM

INTERNSHIP INSTITUTE How To Locate an Internship
Wednesday, October 8
12:45 PM - 2:15 PM

PLAN TO BE SUCCESSFUL: ELC Business Plan Workshop I
Wednesday, October 8
6:30 PM - 8:00 PM

Football: CU vs. East Stroudsburg University
Saturday, October 11
6:05 PM - 8:00 PM

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