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Kyra Hines-Allen and Banford Poole named Athletes of the Year at Cheyney University's All-Sports Banquet

Thursday, April 28, 2016

The Cheyney University Athletic Department named Kyra Hines-Allen and Banford Poole Athletes of the Year at the 2016 All-Sports Banquet.

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Madlock's 62-Yard Run Highlights Cheyney Blue and White Spring Game

Monday, April 25, 2016

Cheyney University football held its annual Blue and White spring game at a sun-soaked O'Shields-Stevenson Stadium in front of several hundred fans Saturday afternoon to close out the Spring football season.

Sheryl Lee Ralph to Deliver Keynote Address at Cheyney University Commencement May 7

Saturday, April 23, 2016

When Cheyney University graduates and their loved ones gather on the historic quadrangle on Saturday, May 7, rain or shine, award-winning actress/singer, author, activist and motivational speaker, Sheryl Lee Ralph, will give the keynote address.

Cheyney Students Use Games to Highlight Poverty and Classism at 5th Annual Poverty Day

Friday, April 22, 2016

On Wednesday, April 20, 2016, Students Organized Against (SOAP) and the students from Dr. Green’s Sociology of Poverty class presented the 5th “Poverty Day” at Cheyney aimed at educating the campus community about the structural causes of and possible solutions for poverty in the U.S. The theme this year was “K[NO]W Poverty.”

Cheyney's Nancy Fraley Gets Cake Award

Wednesday, April 20, 2016

Dr. Frank G. Pogue, Interim President of Cheyney University, and members of his Executive Council recently surprised Nancy Fraley with the University's Cake Award. The Administrative Assistant and Clery Act Compliance Specialist in Cheyney's Police Department was shocked.

Cheyney University To Host The National Summer Transportation Institute (NSTI)

Wednesday, April 20, 2016

Cheyney University is pleased to announce that it will host the National Summer Transportation Institute (NSTI) for high school students in grades 10, 11, and 12 on its campus in Chester County, Pennsylvania. NSTI dates at Cheyney University are July 11 through August 5, 2016. The program is free for students interested in the transportation industry.

Mister and Miss Cheyney Pageant Showcases Talent and Fashion

Tuesday, April 19, 2016

The Mister and Miss Cheyney Pageant was not only a showcase of Cheyney’s best talent and fashion but also a reunion, celebration and long-standing tradition.

Cheyney Students Attend Philadelphia Community Freedom Seder

Thursday, April 14, 2016

For the fourth year, Dr. Lynn Green, Cheyney University Sociology Professor, took CU students to the annual community-wide Freedom Seder* at the National Museum of American Jewish History (NMAJH) in Center City Philadelphia for a wonderful cultural experience. Students found the trip extremely enlightening and worthwhile.

Mister and Miss Cheyney Wear Many Hats

Wednesday, April 13, 2016

Cheyney University’s reigning Mister and Miss Cheyney have worn many hats since their coronation last Fall. Both high-achieving Keystone Honors Scholars, they take their academic responsibilities as seriously as their tasks as Cheyney ambassadors.

CU Students Shine at Annual Honors and Awards Convocation

Tuesday, April 12, 2016

The Cheyney University family celebrated the academic accomplishments of its students at the Honors and Awards convocation on Thursday, April 14.

Cheyney Alumna Renee Harris Receives Bond Hill Scholarship to Complete MBA at Temple

Monday, April 11, 2016

Cheyney University's Department of Social and Behavioral Sciences is proud to announce that Renee Harris ('15) has been awarded a Bond Hill Scholarship to begin her studies towards a Masters in Business Administration at Temple University's Fox School of Business in the fall of 2016.

Cheyney University to Celebrate Community Day April 16 with Activities for Young and Old

Sunday, April 10, 2016

Cheyney University will host activities including a Spring Enrollment Open House and Tour, a Spring 5K Run/Walk & Health Education Fair on Saturday April 16. You don't have to be affiliated with Cheyney in any way in order to participate. Everyone, young and old, is welcome.

'Wrapped in Blue' Mister and Miss Cheyney University Pageant this Sunday

Sunday, April 10, 2016

The 2016 Mister and Miss Cheyney Pageant promises a stunning evening of glamour and entertainment “Wrapped in Blue” on Sunday April 17 in the Marian Anderson Music Center. The free competition starts at 7 pm.

Cheyney's Christian Sanchez Chosen as Scholar-Athlete

Friday, April 8, 2016

Cheyney University Senior tight end Christian Sanchez has been chosen as the National Football Foundation and College Hall of Fame, Philadelphia Area Chapter, Scholar-Athlete Award Winner to represent Cheyney University.

April 19 Cheyney Alumni Entrepreneur Panel to Feature Lamaj Collection and Renaissance Music Record Founders

Friday, April 8, 2016

For over three years the Entrepreneurship Leadership Center (ELC) has invited CU Alumni Entrepreneurs come back to campus as panelists to discuss what it's like being an entrepreneur and to inspire students to reach their full potential in life. This year’s CU Alumni Entrepreneur panel featuring Renaissance Music Records co-founder Cedric Perry and Lamaj Collection creator Jamal Morrison is scheduled for Tuesday, April 19 at 7 pm in the Marcus Foster Student Alumni Center Auditorium.

Celebrating Obama's Legacy and One Cheyney Professor

Thursday, April 7, 2016

Save the date for Wednesday, April 13, 2016, when Cheyney University will celebrate a first, and a last beginning at 12:30 pm in Carnegie Hall's Great Room on the historic quad

Russell Runer-Up in High Jump at Millersville Metrics

Monday, April 4, 2016

Erica-Lynn Russell cleared the top height in the high jump of the PSAC outdoor season and finished second to lead the Cheyney University women's track and field team at the 34th annual Millersville Metrics on Saturday inside Biemsderfer Stadium.

Student Registration Now Open for OFC Innovation and Entrepreneurship Program

Saturday, April 2, 2016

OFC is excited to announce that student applications are now being accepted for participation in the revamped OFC Innovation and Entrepreneurship Program. Students with coding expertise are encouraged to apply for the Hackathon which runs from May 25-28 in Atlanta, GA. Students with some (small or large) level of proficiency with coding are encouraged to apply for the Innovation Boot Camp. The programs are free for selected participants.

Cheyney University TRiO Scholars on the Road to Greatness

Friday, April 1, 2016

Cheyney University's new TRiO program, designed to enrich students lives by offering a personalized experience for each student, is still accepting applications. Based in Burleigh Hall, the program has a staff of three people who focus on creating personalized experiences for every student who participates. The program is open to all students attending Cheyney who are low-income, first-generation college students, or individuals with disabilities.

Cheyney's April 4th Spring Career and Internship Fair to Attract Job Seekers

Thursday, March 31, 2016

Any Cheyney University student or alumnus looking for an internship or job is invited to attend CU's Spring 2016 Career & Internship Fair on Monday, April 4 from 11 am to 3 pm in the Marcus Foster Alumni Student Union second floor auditorium. The event is hosted by the University's Center for Career & Professional Development (CCPD) and Internship Office. Cheyney's “Clothing Boutique” offers business attire to students planning to attend the fair.

Cheyney Honors Scholar Mia Parker Presents Senior Thesis Research at Regional Conference

Thursday, March 31, 2016

Cheyney University dual Biology and Psychology major Mia Parker, a Keystone Honors Academy (KHA) Scholar, hopes to be a pediatric oncologist one day. As one of her final activities before graduating next month, at the urging of Sociology Professor Dr. Lynn Green, she presented her impressive Senior thesis, “The Clinical Care of Children with Oncology: Its Impact Upon Stress as Endured by Patient's Family”, last week at a Mid-Atlantic Undergraduate Conference at Elizabethtown College.

"First Class on Every Level," The Black Pearl Orchestra To Perform at Cheyney on Thursday April 7

Wednesday, March 30, 2016

The Black Pearl Chamber Orchestra will perform at the 2015-2016 Arts and Lectures Series in the Marian Anderson Music Center on Thursday April 7, 2016. The 7:00pm program represents a number of "firsts" in the world of classical music and is open to the public.

Cheyney University and Delaware County Community College Sign Guaranteed Admissions Agreement

Monday, March 28, 2016

Cheyney University of Pennsylvania and Delaware County Community College (DCCC) officials have signed an agreement guaranteeing admission to Cheyney for qualified DCCC students who have earned an Associate in Arts, an Associate in Science, an Associate in Fine Arts, or an Associate in Applied Science degree.

Cheyney Track and Field Men & Women Score at Golden Ram Invitational

Sunday, March 27, 2016

Cheyney University athletes made a good show at the Golden Ram Track Meet at West Chester University on March 26.

Upcoming Events

Spring (15wks & 2nd 7.5wks) Semesters End
Friday, May 6
12:00 AM - 12:00 AM

Class of 1966 50th Anniversary Brunch, Commencement and Lunch
Saturday, May 7
9:00 AM - 3:00 PM

Special Trustee Meeting Session
Saturday, May 7
10:00 AM - 10:30 AM

Campus Store and Snack Bar Open During Commencement
Saturday, May 7
10:30 AM - 2:00 PM

Commencement 2016
Saturday, May 7
11:00 AM - 12:00 AM

Residence Halls Close
Saturday, May 7
6:00 PM

Women's Track and Field PSAC Championships
Thursday, May 12
9:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Summer (Summer1 & Summer11wks) Semesters Begin
Monday, May 23
12:00 AM - 12:00 AM

Last Day to ADD,DROP,ENTER Classes for Summer (Summer1) Session
Tuesday, May 24
12:00 AM - 12:00 AM

"WC" period begins for Summer (Summer1) Session
Wednesday, May 25
12:00 AM - 12:00 AM

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