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Masquerade Gourmet Dinner and Silent Auction Benefit Planned for NEW DATE-Wednesday November 2

Monday, October 24, 2016

A new date has been scheduled for the Masquerade Gourmet Dinner and Silent Auction in Cheyney University’s Carnegie Hall Great Room. Now set for Wednesday, November 2, the festive evening will offer 'decadent dining' and quality schmoozing for a worthwhile cause--funding a professional development trip for two dozen students . Doors open at 5:30 pm."

Daivona Williams Named PSAC Womens Athlete of the Week

Wednesday, October 19, 2016

Cheyney University Senior Daivona Williams, who ran a personal-best and placed second in the Battle of the First on Thursday at The Lincoln University, has been named PSAC Women's Cross Country Athlete of the Week, as announced by the league offices on Monday.

School in Session Despite APSCUF Strike

Wednesday, October 19, 2016

The union representing faculty at Pennsylvania’s public universities, including Cheyney University, has announced its intention to strike on Wednesday, October 19, if a settlement has not been reached with the State System of Higher Education. Negotiations are continuing, and a strike is not certain. Although Cheyney University remains hopeful that a fair contract can be negotiated, we want you to be informed.

Peace Corps Car Coming to Cheyney University Thursday October 20

Tuesday, October 18, 2016

Cheyney University will be the first stop, and the only stop in the tri-state area, on the Fall 2016 Peace Car tour of HBCUs with a visit on Thursday, October 20 near the Marcus Foster Alumni Student Center. The goal is to expose students to the many opportunities that the Peace Corps and the federal government have to offer.

Director Layon Gray Brings Story of 1939 Harlem Basketball Team to Cheyney Stage on October 25

Tuesday, October 18, 2016

Kings of Harlem will be performed on Tuesday, October 25 on Cheyney's historic campus. Written and directed by Layon Gray, Kings Of Harlem, inspired by the 1939 Harlem Rens basketball team, tells the story of seven men who overcame adversity to win more than 2,000 games while barnstorming throughout segregated parts of the country in the 1930s despite never being officially accepted professionally or socially.

Outside Hitter Chelsea Hutton Named PSAC Southeast Division volleyball Athlete of the Week

Tuesday, October 11, 2016

Cheyney University Sr. outside hitter Chelsea Hutson (Phoenix, Ariz. / Apollo) was named the Pennsylvania State Athletic Conference Southeast Division volleyball Athlete of the Week as announced by league offices Tuesday afternoon

Cheyney University Immersed in Voter Mobilization Initiative

Tuesday, October 11, 2016

In an effort to garner an abundance of student involvement for the upcoming election, a voter mobilization initiative is underway across the Cheyney University campus. This initiative, aptly titled, “Your Vote Matters!” encourages students to vote in every election including the big one that everyone's talking about on November 8.

Cheyney Alumna Maxine Coleman Gives Inspiring Talk at Weekend Brunch

Tuesday, October 11, 2016

A highlight of the President's Legacy Family Brunch Sunday was the inspiring talk by Maxine Coleman, Class of 1965.

Cheyney's 2016 Legacy Family Introduced at President's Legacy Brunch

Monday, October 10, 2016

Alumni gathered at Ada Georges Dining Hall on Sunday, October 9 for the Cheyney University President's Legacy Brunch. Cheyney alumni and friends to reminisced and resolved to return again to their beloved campus. The highlight of the program was the recognition of the Alumni Legacy Family.

2016 Athletic Hall of Fame Honorees Recognized at Football Halftime

Saturday, October 8, 2016

Don Hackney, and Cheyney Athletic Director Susan Killian recognized the six new 2016 Athletic Hall of Fame members at half time of Saturday's Homecoming Football Game.

Mister and Miss Cheyney are Crowned at the Annual 2016 Coronation

Friday, October 7, 2016

Cheyney University’s 2016 Homecoming Weekend festivities opened on October 6 with A Night to Rise, the star-studded Miss and Mister Cheyney University 2016-2017 Coronation at Marion Anderson Music Center.

Cheyney University's Clothing Boutique Prepares Students for Internships and Job Interviews

Tuesday, October 4, 2016

Cheyney University’s Center for Career and Professional Development (CCPD) staff is getting ready for upcoming Career and Graduate School Fairs and are prepared to help students dress the part!

Cheyney University Fine Arts Faculty Showcased in Art Exhibit--Open to the Public

Saturday, October 1, 2016

A strong contingent of Cheyney students, staff and faculty turned out for the exhibit of art by Marietta Dantonio-Madsen, Joel Keener, Helena Domenic, David Slivka, Tom Basmajian and Omenihu Amachi, Cheyney University Fine Art and Graphic Design faculty members on Thursday, September 29. The show is open to the public through October 28 on Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays from 2 pm to 5 pm in Biddle Hall Art Gallery.

Cheyney University Kicks off Series of Literary Salons

Friday, September 30, 2016

Cheyney University welcomed published poet, motivational speaker, and public relations expert Lenore Uddyback-Fortson to the Carnegie Great Room on Wednesday, September 28th for the first of six Literary Salons this 2016-2017 academic year.

Cheyney to Host 2016 Homecoming Week Activities October 3 to 9

Thursday, September 22, 2016

Cheyney University’s 2016 Homecoming activities begin on Monday, October 3 and run through Sunday October 9. With a wide variety of activities, there’s something for everyone to do.

Cheyney University hosts Fulbright Scholar from South Africa

Monday, September 19, 2016

The Office of International Programs welcomes Fulbright Scholar in Residence, Dr. Luvuyo Dondolo, senior curator of the Alder Museum of Medicine at the University of Witwatersrand in Johannesburg, South Africa, to Cheyney University of Pennsylvania, the nation's first HBCU

Cheyney Social Relations Major Praises Importance of Internships

Friday, September 16, 2016

Lariah Warner, a Cheyney University of Pennsylvania social relations major, is still singing the praises of a summer internship that made her more well-rounded and marketable.

Cheyney to Host Career Fairs for Alumni and Students--3 Featuring Employers & 1 Featuring Grad Schools

Thursday, September 15, 2016

Cheyney University is hosting a series of career fairs this Fall from October 26 through November 16. The first four fairs will feature employers while the final fair will showcase graduate schools. All five fairs are exclusively for Cheyney students and alumni. All fairs will be held on Wednesdays from 11 am to 2 pm in Marcus Foster Alumni Student Center's second floor auditorium.

Cheyney Volleyball Team Beats The Lincoln University in Battle of the First Part 1

Thursday, September 15, 2016

In part one of the Battle of the First (volleyball edition) the Cheyney Wolves beat The Lincoln University in a four-set victory that got the crowd on their feet and sent CU fans out on the courts, jumping and screaming in triumph.

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.

Double-Doubles for Campbell and Flores, But Wolves Fall to Lightning

Friday, September 9, 2016

Sophomore Virshawna Campbell and freshman Mary Flores each registered their first career double-doubles, but the Cheyney University women's volleyball team dropped a 3 -1 decision at Goldey-Beacom College Thursday night in non-conference action inside the Jones Center.

Cheyney Keystone Honors Academy Inducts 30 New Scholars

Friday, September 9, 2016

Thirty students, freshmen and transfers, were inducted into the Cheyney University Keystone Honors Academy (KHA). The KHA provides scholarships for honors scholars that enable them to attain their degrees without financial burdens.

Upcoming Events

Teacher Evaluation Period Begins
Thursday, October 27
12:00 AM - 12:00 AM

Student Health and Wellness Center Event
Thursday, October 27
1:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Professional Development
Thursday, October 27
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Phi Beta Sigma Halloween Party
Friday, October 28
1:00 PM

KHA Halloween Event
Friday, October 28
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Volleyball: CU vs Edinboro University
Friday, October 28
7:00 PM - 10:00 PM

Volleyball vs Slippery Rock University
Saturday, October 29
11:00 AM - 1:00 PM

Football: CU vs Millersville University
Saturday, October 29
12:00 PM

Open Rec in the Gym
Saturday, October 29
5:00 PM

Cheyney University Alumni Chapter of Delaware Masquerade Soire
Saturday, October 29
7:00 PM - 11:00 PM

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