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Grass Looks Greener at Cheyney University this Summer

Thursday, June 25, 2015

The grass is looking greener at Cheyney University this summer as many lawns bordering campus classrooms and administrative buildings sport taller grass. Cheyney not only advances its greening initiative, but reduces its mowing cycle by half, saves natural resources and cuts carbon emissions by 50 percent.

Trustee Sam Patterson Honored at June Board Meeting

Wednesday, June 17, 2015

At the June 16 Trustee meeting Dr. Frank G. Pogue presented Sam Patterson, a 1982 Cheyney graduate, with the Cake Award for demonstrating outstanding service at the University.

Cheyney Wolves to Host Basketball Camp in August for Boys & Girls

Monday, June 15, 2015

Cheyney University Women's Head Basketball Coach Kyle Adams, a 1999 Cheyney graduate, will host a four-day camp in August for boys and girls ages 7-17. The camp will take place August 10-13 in Cope Hall on the historic Cheyney campus. The cost is $80. For more information, contact Coach Adams at 610-399-2601 or Cheyney Assistant Coach Brittany Christian at 610-399-2534.

75 Student-Athletes Named to the Athletic Director's Honor Roll

Monday, June 15, 2015

Seventy-five Cheyney University student-athletes were named to the Athletic Director's 2015 Honor Roll. Cheyney University's bowling team earned the top team GPA with an impressive 3.44.

Cheyney University To Host Free National Summer Transportation Institute Beginning July 20

Thursday, May 28, 2015

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 Cheyney, PA July 20 through August 14, 2015. Scholarships are provided to cover all expenses for accepted students.

Cheyney University Offers Free Hyatt Hotel's Summer Bridge Program Beginning July 19

Thursday, May 28, 2015

The Hyatt School Summer Bridge Program at Cheyney University this summer introduces high school students to the five major sectors of the modern hospitality industry - hotels & lodging, food & beverage, travel & tourism, recreation & leisure management and meetings & events.

Cheyney's New Science Center Receives Silver LEED Certification

Tuesday, May 26, 2015

Cheyney University of Pennsylvania's New Science Center which opened in August 2014 is officially Silver LEED (Leadership in Energy & Environmental Design) certified. The US Green Building Council gave the Nation's 1st HBCU the news this month.

Accelerated Summer Courses Offered to Non-Cheyney Students Online & on Campus

Friday, May 22, 2015

College students can make the most of their summer time, boost their GPA and build up some credits for required courses through Cheyney University’s “CU in the Summer” offerings. In addition, non-Cheyney students can also take the five-week-long classes whether they are pursuing a degree at another university or just looking to take a course that interests them.

Head Men's Basketball Coach Dominique Stephens Lends His Time to Scores 4 Scholarship

Wednesday, May 20, 2015

Earlier this month Cheyney University Head Men's Basketball Coach Dominique Stephens was one of several area celebrity coaches to lend his time to Scores 4 Scholarship held on May 2 at Drexel University's campus.

Cheyney University Head Women's Basketball Coach Kyle Adams to Attend Leadership Program at Center For Coaching Excellence

Monday, May 11, 2015

Cheyney University Head Women's Basketball Coach Kyle Adams has been selected as one of 30 coaches across the nation to participate in the Center For Coaching Excellence by the Women's Basketball Coaches Association (WBCA).

Cheyney Class of 2015 and Class of 1965 Celebrate Commencement

Sunday, May 10, 2015

Cheyney University of Pennsylvania was packed May 9 as family and friends gathered to watch the Class of 2015 walk across the stage to receive their long-awaited diplomas. The sweeping white tent on the historic quadrangle of the Nation’s 1st HBCU overflowed with well-wishers. As the University Band played Pomp and Circumstance, nearly 250 graduates processed behind Cheyney Administrators, Faculty, and Class of 1965 members who were on hand to celebrate their 50th anniversary.

Senior Brandon Collins Recognized as a Scholar Athlete by National Football Foundation and College Hall of Fame

Friday, May 8, 2015

Senior Brandon Collins was one of nine area collegiate football players to be recognized by the National Football Foundation and College Hall of Fame as a Scholar Athlete. A computer science major, Collins posted a 4.0 Grade Point Average in his final season of eligibility. He will graduate on Saturday with a 3.34 GPA.

Torch Night Becomes New Tradition at Cheyney University

Friday, May 8, 2015

Torch Night, a new tradition at Cheyney University of Pennsylvania, took place on the historic quad at the Nation's 1st HBCU on May 7. Graduating seniors lit the candles of underclassman in a special ceremony that signified passing the torch of leadership to the underclassmen.

2015 Valedictorian Announced at Cheyney University Senior Brunch

Thursday, May 7, 2015

Vinasia Miles was shocked when her name was announced at Thursday's Senior Brunch as Cheyney University of Pennsylvania's Class of 2015 Valedictorian. The 21-year-old Coatesville, PA native wasn't expecting it.

Marsha Depte-Brown Takes the Cake at CU

Wednesday, May 6, 2015

Marsha-Browne Depte, Management Technician for the University's Office of Development, is the latest recipient of Cheyney University's Cake Award.

Artists Support Cheyney University's Fine Arts Department and Pay Tribute to Pianist Robert Pritchard

Monday, May 4, 2015

The internationally recognized All-Steinway School, Cheyney University of Pennsylvania, was the venue for a magnificent piano concert to benefit Cheyney University, the oldest of the Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs).

University College Inaugural Awards and Recognition Banquet

Sunday, May 3, 2015

University College presented its Inaugural Awards and Recognition Banquet in Cheyney University's Carnegie Hall Great Room on Thursday April 30.

Alumna Dr. Gladys Styles Johnston to Address 2015 Cheyney University Graduates at May 9 Commencement

Sunday, May 3, 2015

Dr. Gladys Styles Johnston, Director of the Millennium Leadership Initiative and Assistant to the President of the American Association of State Colleges and Universities, will address the Cheyney University of Pennsylvania 2015 graduates at the Saturday, May 9 Commencement Convocation on the historic campus quadrangle.

Cheyney Wolves Set New School Records at PSACs

Saturday, May 2, 2015

Cheyney University track & field standouts Khabira Crawford and Jada Phillips set new school records at PSACs while Kalik Mitchell grabed a silver medal.

Cheyney student's far-flung exploits win state notice

Thursday, April 30, 2015

In fall of her junior year, Travonya Kenly learned from her roommate of a marine biology program at Duke University that offered a full scholarship and gave special consideration to minority students.

Cheyney University Students Participate in SPARKLE Program

Wednesday, April 29, 2015

During the spring 2015 semester the project director, Dr. Channel, Associate Professor, Education and Leadership Studies, focused on raising awareness of educational entrepreneurship among Education majors.

The National Society for Leadership and Success, Sigma Alpha Pi, Holds Member Induction Ceremony

Saturday, April 25, 2015

The National Society for Leadership and Success held its second induction ceremony on April 22, 2015 at Carnegie Hall.

Jada Phillips Sets School Record at the Penn Relays

Friday, April 24, 2015

Jada Phillips put the shot 13.10 m to finish second in her flight and set a new Cheyney University record. Her mark is also the fourth best posted in the PSAC this year.

Tavis Smiley Speaks "the Truth" at Cheyney University KHA Fundraiser

Friday, April 24, 2015

TV & Radio Talk Show Host, Author and Lecturer Tavis Smiley spoke at a fundraising event for Cheyney University's Keystone Honors Academy (KHA) April 23, speaking about what he called the truth.

Cheyney University and University College celebrates "Blue Day"

Friday, April 24, 2015

On Wednesday April 22nd Cheyney University and University College celebrated “Blue Day” at the nation's 1st HBCU. Students, faculty and staff wore Cheyney “Blue” to show pride in this historic institution.

Upcoming Events

Independence Day (Saturday)
Saturday, July 4
12:00 AM - 12:00 AM

Summer2 Begins
Monday, July 6
12:00 AM - 12:00 AM

Last Day to ADD/DROP or ENTER Class (Summer2)
Tuesday, July 7
12:00 AM - 12:00 AM

Self-Service "CLOSED" @11:59PM for Midterm Grade Input (Summer11Wks)
Tuesday, July 7
12:00 AM - 12:00 AM

"WC" period Begins (Summer2)
Wednesday, July 8
12:00 AM - 12:00 AM

"WC" Period End for (Summer11Wks)
Monday, July 20
12:00 AM - 12:00 AM

Midterm Begins (Summer2)
Monday, July 20
12:00 AM - 12:00 AM

Self-Service"OPEN"for Midterm Grade Input (Summer2)
Monday, July 20
12:00 AM - 12:00 AM

Campus-Wide Retreat
Wednesday, July 22
7:30 AM - 4:00 PM

Midterm End (Summer2)
Thursday, July 23
12:00 AM - 12:00 AM

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