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Finalist on NBC's America's Got Talent--David Garibaldi--to Speak at Cheyney University October 21

Sunday, October 19, 2014

David Garibaldi, motivational speaker and international performance artist who was a finalist on NBC’s America’s Got Talent, is participating in a broadcast event October 21st, 2014 sponsored by Cheyney University's chapter of The National Society of Leadership and Success. The event, entitled Rhythm & Hue, begins at 7:02 pm in the Vaux Logan Auditorium and is free to all students, staff and faculty.

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Arts and Lectures Series at Cheyney University presents the Staycee Pearl Dance Project performing Octavia on Monday, October 20

Sunday, October 19, 2014

Staycee Pearl Dance Project will perform Octavia at Cheyney University’s Marian Anderson Music Center on Monday, October 20. The program, part of the 2014-2015 Arts and Lectures Series, begins at 7 pm and is open to the public free of charge.

Cheyney University's ELC Lectures Series Presents Cheree Warrick, author of Creating a Business Plan that Actually Gets Financed, on October 22

Sunday, October 19, 2014

On Wednesday, October 22, Cheree Warrick, author of Creating a Business Plan that Actually Gets Financed, will share her knowledge about business start-ups at Cheyney University's Entrepreneurial Leadership program. The free presentation, set for 6:30 pm in Cheyney’s Marcus Foster Student Alumni Center Auditorium, is part of the University’s 2014 Fall Entrepreneurial Leadership Center (ELC) Lectures Series.

Cheyney University National Alumni Association Hosts Annual Life Members Luncheon

Saturday, October 18, 2014

Over 60 Cheyney University National Alumni Association (CUNAA) Life Members attended the annual Life Members Luncheon Friday, October 17 at Carnegie Hall on the University's historic quadrangle. New inductees represented graduates from as long ago as 1959 to the most recent class of 2014. Maxine S. Coleman, Class of 1965, was Mistress of Ceremonies.

Alumni Come Back in Droves to Cheyney University's Homecoming

Saturday, October 18, 2014

The weather was perfect for Cheyney University's 2014 Homecoming Game. Despite a tough loss to Lock Haven University, Cheyney alumni came out strong in support of the Wolves. As far as the eye could see from the hill where tailgating was the big hit, to the vendors that lined University Circle and the Greeks who hung out in tents, on benches, in the parking lots and all throughout campus, there were plenty of people taking 'trips down memory lane'.

Cheyney University Alumni Scholarship Fund Reception a Huge Success

Friday, October 17, 2014

After last year's homecoming, the Cheyney University National Alumni Association (CUNAA) came up with the idea to have a CU Alumni Scholarship Fund Reception to kick off Homecoming festivities at the nation's oldest institution of higher learning in 2014. Homecoming Chair Barbara Daniel Cox '66 and her committee got moving and, before long, the wheels were in motion for an event aimed at raising scholarship money to help Cheyney students afford a college education.

Cheyney University's Coronation Ceremony Transports Crowd to Harlem

Thursday, October 16, 2014

Cheyney University's Office of Student Activities and the Student Government Cooperative Association (SGCA), Inc. put on quite a show on October 15 with the traditional Coronation Ceremony for the New Mister and Miss Cheyney. This year's theme: Regal Renaissance: A Night in Harlem was an elegant and spectacular affair, highlighting some of the University's student leaders, and kicking off Homecoming Week.

Cheyney University's Assistant Controller, Nancy Stoltzfus, Makes Fifty States Marathon Goal

Tuesday, October 14, 2014

Cheyney University’s Assistant Controller, Nancy Stoltzfus, has a purpose in mind when she runs. After her first run in 1999 in the Harrisburg Marathon, her running partner challenged her to try another run in the new millennium. She did, and since then the running bug has taken her to 78 marathons across the country.

Cheyney University's Center for Career & Professional Development to Host Fall Career Fair October 29

Monday, October 13, 2014

Cheyney University's Center for Career & Professional Development is hosting the Fall Career Fair on October 29. It will be held in the Marcus Foster Student Alumni Center from 11 am to 3 pm in Marcus Foster Student Union's second floor auditorium.

Dr. Frank G. Pogue Named Interim President of Cheyney University

Thursday, October 9, 2014

Dr. Frank G. Pogue, who retired in June as president of Grambling State University in Louisiana, was selected by the Board of Governors of Pennsylvania’s State System of Higher Education to serve as interim president of Cheyney University of Pennsylvania. He will assume his new duties on Nov. 3. Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs Dr. Phyllis Dawkins will continue in her dual role as the university’s acting president until then.

Cheyney University Geography Students Visit Historic Dennis Farm

Thursday, October 9, 2014

Cheyney University geography students were part of a contingent that traveled to the Endless Mountains Region of Pennsylvania on October 8 to participate in the second Dennis Farm Charitable Land Trust Symposium. They are doing real world research that will be used on the Dennis Farm webpage and will be suitable for interactive, smart phone, and even walking tours that may be created for the property’s visitors.

CU Head Women's Bowling Coach Named One of the Top 100 Coaches in the Nation

Wednesday, October 8, 2014

Cheyney University Head Women's Bowling Coach John York has been selected as one of the top 100 coaches in the nation by Bowler's Journal International for 2014.

Cheyney University Faculty and Students Participate in Congressional Black Caucus Conference

Saturday, October 4, 2014

The Philadelphia Chapter of 100 Black Men recently sponsored Cheyney University (CU) faculty and students to attend the 44th Annual Legislative Conference (ALC) of the Congressional Black Caucus held in Washington, DC. All students who attended are members of the Cheyney University Collegiate 100 Black Men chapter. The four-day conference featured more than 70 policy sessions, a national town hall, a job and contract procurement fair, and the Phoenix Awards Dinner featuring President Obama.

A New Era, New Cheyney: Theme for 2014 Homecoming at Cheyney University

Friday, October 3, 2014

Cheyney University students, faculty, staff and alumni will celebrate homecoming on the weekend of October 18. Passionately committed to their school, hundreds of alumni will reunite to reminisce about their most memorable college years. The activities begin Wednesday, October 15.

Founder of Philly Fair Trade Roasters Talks Business at Cheyney University

Thursday, October 2, 2014

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

Cheyney University Mourns the Loss of New VP of Student Affairs & Enrollment Management

Wednesday, October 1, 2014

The Cheyney University of Pennsylvania family is reeling from the sudden death of Dr. Jeffrey A. Smith, who took over as Vice President of Student Affairs and Enrollment Management at Cheyney on September 8, 2014. He passed away September 30, 2014 at his West Chester, PA residence after just returning from a visit with his family at his North Carolina home.

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

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."

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.

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.

Cheyney Alumnus Ezekiel Crenshaw Receives Prestigious NIH Award

Tuesday, September 23, 2014

Ezekiel Crenshaw, a 2010 graduate of Cheyney University, has been awarded the Aging Research Dissertation Award to Increase Diversity (R36) from the National Institutes of Health (NIH). The current PhD candidate in Drexel University's Molecular and Cell Biology Program is using the grant to study a protein involved in Alzheimer's Disease pathogenesis that he hopes will lead to the discovery of drug treatment and therapy for the debilitating disease.

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.

Upcoming Events

"WC" Period Begin for Fall(2nd 7.5wks) Session
Monday, October 20
12:00 AM - 12:00 AM

Keystone Pre-Law Society Open House
Monday, October 20
5:00 PM - 6:30 PM

Arts & Lectures Series- Staycee Pearl Project performing Octavia (dance)
Monday, October 20
7:00 PM

Arts and Lectures Series: Staycee Pearl Project Performs Octavia
Monday, October 20
7:00 PM - 9:00 PM

College Success Workshop Series: Keep Calm & Pass The Test
Tuesday, October 21
12:30 PM

HONDA GAMES PRACTICE
Tuesday, October 21
5:30 PM - 7:30 PM

FITNESS BOOT CAMP
Tuesday, October 21
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM

TUESDAYS AT 7
Tuesday, October 21
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM

INTERNSHIP INSTITUTE- Resume Building II
Wednesday, October 22
12:30 AM - 2:15 PM

Memorial Service: Celebration of Life for Dr. Jeffrey Smith
Wednesday, October 22
1:00 PM

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