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CU Scholars Give Back to Community and Gain in Return

Thursday, November 17, 2016

Two dozen Keystone Honors Academy (KHA) Scholars from Cheyney U and Nicole Gay Rayfield, KHA's Director of Student Programs, recently spent two days volunteering at the Coatesville Shelter for Young Women and Children, where they gained much from the experience.

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Cheyney University Sophomore is One of the Nation’s First Frederick Douglass Global Fellows

Tuesday, November 1, 2016

Cheyney University sophomore Meghan Sowersby, a Keystone Honors Academy Scholar, has been awarded a prestigious Frederick Douglass Global Fellowship. She and nine other students from around the nation beat out many students from all over the country to be the first-ever Frederick Douglass Fellows. As such, they will take part in a summer study abroad program designed to enhance their leadership and intercultural skills in London, England.

Tammy A. Bagby Named Cheyney's Head Women's Basketball Coach

Thursday, October 27, 2016

Cheyney University Interim Athletic Director Suzanne Kilian announced Wednesday that Tammy A. Bagby has been hired as head women's basketball coach.

Dawud Morris Named Cheyney's Acting Head Men's Basketball Coach

Thursday, October 27, 2016

Cheyney University Interim Athletic Director Suzanne Kilian announced Dawud Morris as the Acting Head Men's Basketball Coach

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."

Tentative Contract Reached--APSCUF Strike Now Over

Friday, October 21, 2016

Pennsylvania’s State System of Higher Education and the Association of Pennsylvania State College and University Faculties (APSCUF) have reached a tentative agreement on a new contract, ending a three-day strike by faculty that began Wednesday.

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.

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.

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 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.

Rain Didn't Dampen Cheyneyites Spirits for Homecoming 2016

Sunday, October 9, 2016

Cheyney University didn't let a little rain dampen their spirits on Homecoming Day Saturday, October 8, 2016. Alumni turned out in force as CU welcomed them home. An array of activities all week kept everyone busy.

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.

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