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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.

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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 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.

Liberian Immigrant Frank Mulbah Realizes Dream-Graduates from Cheyney University-Headed to Career in Law & Politics

Saturday, May 10, 2014

Twenty-eight-year-old college senior, Frank Mulbah, realized one of his biggest dreams when he walked across the stage May 10 to accept his diploma, a Bachelor of Arts in Political Science from Cheyney University of Pennsylvania.

2014 Annual All-Sports Banquet Showcases Academic Excellence

Saturday, May 3, 2014

The Cheyney University Department of Athletics hosted the Annual All-Sports Banquet at the Penn Oaks Golf Club in West Chester on May 1.

Cheyney's FMM Entrepreneurship Expo Attracts Record Crowd

Saturday, May 3, 2014

Cheyney University's Fashion Merchandising and Mangement (FMM) Program set a new attendance record when it hosted its 4th Biennial FMM Fashion Entrepreneurship Expo on May 1. FMM students worked hard to offer an exciting and highly interactive event.

Cheyney University Crowns a New King and Queen

Thursday, May 1, 2014

The 42nd Annual Miss Cheyney University Pageant and the 3rd Annual Mr. Cheyney University Pageant took place on April 26 in Marian Anderson Music Center. When the votes were tallied, the 2014-2015 winners were...

Business Plan Winner Announced at Cheyney ELC Award Ceremony

Friday, April 25, 2014

The Entrepreneurial Leadership Center (ELC) at Cheyney University held its annual Entrepreneurial Leadership Fair, intended to help entrepreneurs get a better understanding of how to start their own businesses.

Angela Davis Packs the House for Keystone Honors Academy Benefit

Saturday, April 19, 2014

Angela Davis spoke before a packed house at Cheyney University on April 17, bringing a message about peace in turbulent times. All monies raised from "An Evening with Angela Davis" will go directly to supporting students in Cheyney University's Keystone Honors Academy.

Cheyney University Honors Academic Achievers

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.

Cheyney University Welcomes Alumni Entrepreneurs

Wednesday, April 9, 2014

The Entrepreneurial Leadership Center at Cheyney University concluded its spring Lectures Series with the presentation of Cheyney Alumni Entrepreneurs. All three entrepreneurs shared their own journey from college to successful business owner with current students who long to be in business for themselves.

International Week at Cheyney University April 14 - 18

Wednesday, April 9, 2014

International Festival Week April 14 - 18 offers a variety of enriching cultural experiences for the entire campus community including an International Breakfast, Study Abroad Fair, a panel discussion about Opportunities in International Affairs, a musical performance and an induction ceremony for Phi Beta Delta Honor Scholars.

Alumni Weekend Set for Weekend of May 2 - Special Ticket Packages Available

Thursday, March 27, 2014

The Cheyney University National Alumni Association is proud to host a variety of activities for Cheyney alumni returning home for Alumni Weekend during Friday, May 2 - May 4, 2014

Cheyney University Hosting Spring Admissions Events

Monday, March 24, 2014

Cheyney University's Enrollment Services staff are hosting three admissions events this spring. The public is invited to attend the program which matches your educational needs.

VITAL COMMUNICATIONS MARCH 2014

Friday, March 14, 2014

Cheyney University's Career Fair Attracts a Crowd

Thursday, March 13, 2014

Recruiters from 35 companies filled the Marcus Foster Student Center Auditorium at the March 12 Career Fair. A steady flow of students filled the Auditorium throughout the day, and the large student turnout made their trip worthwhile.

Upcoming Events

Entrepreneurs in Marketing ELC Program
Wednesday, September 17
6:30 PM - 8:00 PM

HOMECOMING ACTIVITY - Alumni Scholars Reception
Wednesday, September 17
7:30 PM

HOMECOMING ACTIVITY - Class Reunion for '68, '69 & '70
Wednesday, September 17
8:00 PM - 11:30 PM

HOMECOMING ACTIVITY - New Alumni Welcome Party with DJ Tmillz
Wednesday, September 17
10:00 PM - 2:00 AM

Faculty Art Show Opening
Thursday, September 18
4:00 PM - 6:00 PM

Football: CU vs. Clarion University
Saturday, September 20
1:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Entrepreneurs in Beauty ELC Program
Wednesday, September 24
6:30 PM - 8:00 PM

Football: CU vs. Kutztown
Saturday, September 27
6:05 PM

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

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

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