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Cheyney University Honors Academic Achievers

Friday, April 11, 2014

More than 350 Cheyney University students received accolades on April 10 for making academics a priority. The University's annual Honors and Awards Convocation attracted the campus community, family and friends.

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International Week at Cheyney University April 14 - 18

Wednesday, April 9, 2014

International Festival Week April 14 - 18 offers a variety of enriching cultural experiences for the entire campus community including an International Breakfast, Study Abroad Fair, a panel discussion about Opportunities in International Affairs, a musical performance and an induction ceremony for Phi Beta Delta Honor Scholars.

Kun-Yang Lin/Dancers Be/Longing: Light/Shadow Performance Mesmerizes CU Crowd

Thursday, March 27, 2014

The artistic masterpiece of poetic movements and innovative sounds featured the critically-acclaimed and internationally known Kun-Yang Lin/Dancers (KYL/D). The show was part of Cheyney University’s 2014 Spring Arts and Lectures Series.

Alumni Weekend Set for Weekend of May 2 - Special Ticket Packages Available

Thursday, March 27, 2014

The Cheyney University National Alumni Association is proud to host a variety of activities for Cheyney alumni returning home for Alumni Weekend during Friday, May 2 - May 4, 2014

Cheyney University Hosting Spring Admissions Events

Monday, March 24, 2014

Cheyney University's Enrollment Services staff are hosting three admissions events this spring. The public is invited to attend the program which matches your educational needs.


Friday, March 14, 2014

Cheyney University's Career Fair Attracts a Crowd

Thursday, March 13, 2014

Recruiters from 35 companies filled the Marcus Foster Student Center Auditorium at the March 12 Career Fair. A steady flow of students filled the Auditorium throughout the day, and the large student turnout made their trip worthwhile.

Cheyney University Art, Biology & HRTM Students Partner with Local Retirement Communities

Saturday, March 1, 2014

The build-up was a year in the making; everyone stood anxiously, awaiting the big reveal. When the golden sheet was removed and the colorful 4' x 4' mural unveiled, oohs and ahhs filled the Lounge at Kendal~Crosslands in Kennett Square, PA as Cheyney University students, faculty and staff stood arm in arm with residents and staff at the retirement community.

Miss Beautifully Curved is Crowned at Cheyney University

Friday, February 28, 2014

Freshman Egypt Bailey is the first Miss Beautifully Curved at Cheyney University of Pennsylvania. The reigning Miss Cheyney, India Cross, came up with the idea, organized and hosted the pageant on February 26 in the Marcus Foster Student Center. The event was part of her platform which is to unite the women on campus by helping them all find the beauty that is within them.

Cheyney University Celebrates Founders Day by Embracing Standards of Excellence Since 1837

Friday, February 28, 2014

Cheyney University of Pennyslvania celebrated its 177th Convocation on February 28 with the theme "Embracing Standards of Excellence Since 1837." Philadelphia City Councilwoman Jannie L. Blackwell, a 1968 graduate of Cheyney, was this year's Convocation Speaker. She told the young people gathered that they need four things in order to be successful.

Full House at Program Featuring Squire Cheyney's Descendant and Revolutionary War Author

Friday, February 28, 2014

A fascinated audience at Carnegie Hall heard Curtis Cheyney, III, Esq., descendant of George Cheyney, on whose land Cheyney University sits, and alumna Dr. Marion Lane, (’70), President of the Society of the Descendants of Washington’s Army at Valley Forge, talk about the interlocking history of Cheyney University, the Cheyney family, and patriots of African descent in the Revolutionary War.

Leslie McCurdy Wows Crowds in Two Performances of Her One-Woman Play about Harriet Tubman

Thursday, February 20, 2014

Canadian actress and playwright Leslie McCurdy performed two magnificent presentations of her solo adrenaline-charged historical drama “The Spirit of Harriet Tubman" February 19 in the Marian Anderson Music Center on the historic Cheyney University (CU) campus.

Cheyney Junior Spends Spring Semester Studying at Duke University

Sunday, February 2, 2014

Anyone who knows Allentown, PA native Travonya Kenly knows for certain that she wants to spend her life saving pandas. The 20-year-old Cheyney University ecology major, now in her junior year, discovered pandas after visiting the zoo in Washington, DC when she was in middle school.

HRTM Senior Stands For Cheyney

Friday, January 31, 2014

CU Senior Aaron Yancey takes his responsibilities seriously. "As a first generation college graduate, I feel obligated to be the ideal Cheyney man, the model student."

CU Entrepreneurial Leadership Series Features Networking for Entrepreneurs by Deborah Frazier, RBC Wealth Management, on March 11

Tuesday, January 28, 2014

Professional wealth advisor Deborah Frazier will present a program, Networking for Entrepreneurs, at Cheyney University’s Entrepreneurial Leadership Series on Tuesday, March 11, 2014.

Lady Wolves Earn Another Victory

Saturday, January 25, 2014

Kia Whitley-Duncan scored a career-high 27 points including 16 in the first half to pace Cheyney (3-14:3-5) to an 82-70 victory over Lock Haven (4-14:2-6).

Hot Shooting Eagles Down Wolves

Saturday, January 25, 2014

Mike Drinks led a trio of Wolves tallying double figures with a career high 16 points. Deshawn Curtis and Calvin Brown added 12 and 10 points respectively. Lock Haven (12-6:5-3) defeated Cheyney (2-16:2-6) 75-67 on the strength of shooting 56% from the field (23-41).

Fleming Named to Don Hansen NCAA Division II All-America Team

Friday, January 24, 2014

The college football seaspm has been over for a couple of months and Cheyney's Isaiah Fleming is still garnering post season accolades. Fleming was named to the 2013 Don Hansen NCAA Division II All-America Team.

PASSHE Board of Governors Approves New Strategic Plan - 2020: Rising to the Challenge

Friday, January 24, 2014

The Board of Governors of the Pennsylvania State System of Higher Education (PASSHE) Thursday approved a new strategic plan that will enhance and expand student learning opportunities and ensure the Commonwealth receives the greatest possible return on its annual investment in the System and its 14 universities.

Cheyney Students Participate in MLK Jr. Day of Service

Tuesday, January 21, 2014

School was closed on Monday, January 20 but that didn't stop 30 Cheyney University students and staff from spending a 'day on' instead of a 'day off' on the National Martin Luther King, Jr. holiday.

Cheyney University Delaware County Alumni Chapter Honors Two Alumni at 5th Annual MLK Awards Banquet

Monday, January 20, 2014

Before a sold out crowd gathered in Glenolden, PA for the 5th Annual Martin Luther King Awards Banquet, the Cheyney University Alumni - Delaware County Chapter honored two dedicated alumni who have devoted much of their lives to giving back to their alma mater.

Spring 2014 Internship Institute Offers Workshops Every Wednesday

Friday, January 17, 2014

The Institute focuses on interviewing, resume building, professional development, appropriate dress, and communication skills, as well as other topics that relate to conducting an effective job search. As a free service to Cheyney students, it is highly recommended that all students participate in the Institute in either their sophomore or junior year.


Thursday, January 16, 2014


Fleming Named HSRN All American

Monday, January 13, 2014

Post season awards continue to roll in for standout linebacker Isaiah Fleming. The Wilmington, Delaware native was named to the Heritage Sports Radio Network All American team.

Cheyney University Student Gets a Great Start to the New Year After Celine Dion Foster Child TV Special

Friday, December 27, 2013

Cheyney University's Thomas McRae is counting his blessings! The junior psychology major flew to California this month in an all-expenses-paid-trip-of-a-lifetime to be featured on Celine Dion's television special "A Home for the Holidays" which aired on CBS twice over the holidays. His adoptive mother, Joi Morris, and adoptive brother, Dawson Hylton, accompanied him and bonded with other foster children who were in the audience.

9th Annual FMM Open House a Big Success

Thursday, December 5, 2013

Cheyney University's Fashion Merchandising and Management (FMM) Program held its 9th Annual Fall Open House this week. The 2013 theme: "The Year of the Male" featured keynote addresses from two men in the business who rose the corporate ladder and were more than willing to share their tips for success.

Upcoming Events

Friday, April 18
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Saturday, April 19

Mens and Womens Track
Saturday, April 19
8:00 AM - 5:00 PM

HBCU Pride Day
Wednesday, April 23
12:00 AM

ELC Spring 2014 Leadership Fair - Business Plan Competition Awards Ceremony
Wednesday, April 23

Entrepreneurial Leadership Fair
Wednesday, April 23
9:00 AM

Cheyney Business Plan Competition Awards Ceremony
Wednesday, April 23
7:00 PM - 9:00 PM

Friday, April 25

Quilting Workshop: Wendell George Brown
Saturday, April 26
9:00 AM - 12:00 PM

HBCU Pride Day
Wednesday, April 30
12:00 AM

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