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2016 Wade Wilson Golf Tournament and Paint & Sip Events Support Student Scholarships

Tuesday, August 23, 2016

On Monday, August 22, 2016 the Cheyney University C Club held its seventh annual Wade Wilson Golf Tournament and silent auction at the Penn Oaks Golf Club to raise money for Cheyney University student-athletes, band members and cheerleaders. A Paint and Sip event at Pinot’s Palette in nearby Chadds Ford, PA also raised scholarship funds. All events raised over $60,000.

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Cheyney Professor Presents at International Conference

Tuesday, August 23, 2016

Dr. Steven Hughes, Professor/Director of Aquaculture at Cheyney University, was invited to speak on the use of aquaculture and aquaponics as educational tools in the classroom at the 11th International Conference on Recirculating Aquaculture. Held in Roanoke, VA August 19-21, 2016, the Conference included presenters from throughout North America, South America, Europe, and Asia.

Cheyney HRTM Education Pays Off – Students and Graduates Hard at Work

Monday, August 22, 2016

All of Cheyney University of Pennsylvania's recent Hotel, Restaurant, and Tourism Management (HRTM) graduates are gainfully employed in hospitality and related businesses, proving that an HRTM degree from the nation's first HBCU (Historically Black College or University) isn't just a piece of paper. In addition, numerous current HRTM majors and minors are wrapping up exciting, paid summer internships and jobs.

Cheyney University Athletics Announces 38th Athletic Hall of Fame Class

Sunday, August 21, 2016

The Cheyney University Athletic Hall of Fame Committee, chaired by Hall of Famer Don Hackney, '61, has announced six new members will comprise the 38th Hall of Fame class to be inducted during Homecoming Weekend at the Hall of Fame Banquet on Friday, October 7.

Cheyney's Anitra Jackson Named Pennsylvania's Only White House HBCU Initiative 2016 All-Star

Friday, August 19, 2016

Anitra Jackson, Miss Cheyney University 2016, is the only Pennsylvania college student selected to serve as an ambassador for the White House Initiative on HBCUs (Historically Black Colleges and Universities) as a 2016 HBCU All-Star Student. Jackson and 72 other students beat out hundreds of other students across the nation, Ghana, Nigeria, and the Virgin Islands for the prestigious honor.

Cheyney Professor's Design and Student/Faculty Work Featured in Harrisburg Outdoor Exhibit

Tuesday, July 12, 2016

Thirty dinosaurs, sponsored by various businesses and groups, are on display in Harrisburg, PA this summer—all works of art in an outdoor sculpture exhibit entitled Dino-Mite Harrisburg. One of them, designed by Professor Marietta Dantonio Madsen, Chair of Cheyney University of Pennsylvania’s Fine Arts Department, is located along the Susquehanna River on Front Street, between Pine and Locust Streets. Cheyney students and faculty helped paint the 8' x 6' sculpture dubbed 'Gradu Saurus'.

"Be Free in 2017!" Tobacco-free Initiative Underway at Cheyney University

Friday, June 3, 2016

“Be Free in 2017!”, a new initiative underway on Cheyney University’s campus, is being organized to eliminate tobacco use on University premises.

Cheyney University to Host Hyatt High School Summer Bridge Program July 31 - August 5

Wednesday, May 11, 2016

Cheyney University’s Hotel, Restaurant, & Tourism Management (HRTM) program will present the Hyatt High School Summer Bridge Program on its campus from July 31 to August 5, 2016. The free six-day residential program for sophomores, juniors and seniors with at least a 2.5 GPA will introduce participants to the five major sectors of the modern hospitality industry - hotels & lodging, food & beverage, travel & tourism, recreation & leisure, and meetings & events.

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.

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 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.

Keystone Students Host Dance Marathon for Alex's Lemonade Stand

Thursday, April 14, 2016

Keystone Honors Academy students, faculty and staff hosted a dance marathon to benefit Alex's Lemonade Stand, a non profit that supports programs at the Children's Hospital of Philadelphia.

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.

'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 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.

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.

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

Spring Career Fair Brings Opportunities to Campus

Wednesday, April 6, 2016

The April 4 Spring Career Fair attracted scores of Cheyney University students and representatives from more than 21 businesses, schools, and community services to the Marcus Foster Student Center auditorium. The event was organized by the University's Center for Career & Professional Development (CCPD) and Internship Office.

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.

"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 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.

Cheyney to Host 2016 Honors and Awards Convocation April 14

Thursday, March 24, 2016

The Cheyney University Honors and Awards Convocation is an annual event designated to celebrate the accomplishments and ongoing academic excellence of Cheyney University students and faculty. All members of the faculty and all student honorees are encouraged to attend. All members of the campus community, families and friends are welcome to join us for this event.

"Resilient Lives" Display Brings African American History To Light at Cheyney University

Thursday, March 24, 2016

"Resilient Lives", a small, temporary, new display in the Cheyney University Leslie Pinckney Hill, has a two-fold purpose: It provides some new, but largely unknown, inspiring history and it provides an example of how Cheyney educated-citizens are also ‘making history’ -- in this case by helping bring forth a more complete and truthful narrative about America’s beginnings. The display is open to the public during library hours.

Upcoming Events

Fall & Fall1 (15wk & 1st 7.5wks) Semesters Begin
Monday, August 29
12:00 AM - 12:00 AM

Fall 15 week and Fall -1 (1st 7.5 wks)
Monday, August 29
12:00 AM

Friends of Cheyney Fair
Monday, August 29
11:00 AM - 3:00 PM

KHA Newley Admitted and Transfer Student Orientation
Tuesday, August 30
2:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Pump Handle Program
Tuesday, August 30
4:30 PM - 6:30 PM

Keystone Honors Academy All Members Meeting
Wednesday, August 31
5:00 PM - 7:00 PM

Cross Country: Light Up the Night
Thursday, September 1
12:00 AM - 12:00 AM

Last Day to ADD,DROP,ENTER Classes for Fall1 (1st 7.5wks) Sessions
Thursday, September 1
12:00 AM - 12:00 AM

Football: CU at The Lincoln University (Battle of the First)
Thursday, September 1
7:00 PM

Volleyball vs. Roberts Wesleyan College
Friday, September 2
7:00 PM - 10:00 PM

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