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Hypnotic Brass Ensemble to Perform at Cheyney University Thursday, March 30

Wednesday, March 8, 2017

The HYPNOTIC BRASS ENSEMBLE (HBE) will perform Thursday, March 30, as part of Cheyney University’s Arts & Lectures series. The 7 pm performance in Marian Anderson Music Center Auditorium on the historic campus is open to the public. Tickets are available via Ticketleap. family band comprised of seven blood brothers, began their musical training at the tender ages of four and five by their father, jazz trumpeter/band leader Kelan Phil Cohran, co-founder of AACM, Sun Ra's lead trumpeter, and mento

Cheyney Students Walk Away from 2017 National Hospitality Conference with Jobs and Internships

Friday, March 3, 2017

A 29-person delegation from Cheyney University’s Hotel, Restaurant & Tourism Management (HRTM) Program is just back from the 28th Annual National Society of Minorities in Hospitality (NSMH) Conference & Career Fair, held in Florida. Many walked away with paying jobs and internships with organizations from across the country.

Cheyney University Celebrates 180 Years of Educating Young Minds

Thursday, March 2, 2017

Cheyney University of Pennsylvania, the nation’s first HBCU (Historically Black College and University), celebrated its 180th birthday March 1 at its annual Founder’s Day Convocation. The major theme for the day was clear—Cheyney is moving forward.

Pulitzer Prize-Winning Author Charles Fuller Holds "Fireside Chat" at Cheyney University

Thursday, March 2, 2017

A cozy “Fireside Chat” with Charles Fuller recently gave Cheyney University students, faculty and staff an opportunity to hear from a noted Pulitzer Prize-winning author.

Jasmine Richardson is Cheyney's Nominee for Prestigious Ali-Zaidi Award for Academic Excellence

Thursday, March 2, 2017

Jasmine Richardson is Cheyney University of Pennsylvania's 2017 nominee for the Syed R. Ali-Zaidi Award for Academic Excellence. The Keystone Honors Academy Scholar has accrued an impressive set of academic and pre-professional credentials during her tenure at the nation's first Historically Black College and University.

EMSCO Scientific Enterprises, Inc. Donates Two Truckloads of Equipment to Cheyney

Friday, February 24, 2017

EMSCO Scientific Enterprises, Inc., a West Philadelphia based provider of research equipment and supplies, recently donated two truckloads of lab equipment to Cheyney University. Dr. Patrick M. Oates, Senior Vice President of Strategy & Business Development for EMSCO, spearheaded the efforts.

Cheyney's Anitra Jackson to be Featured on PCN TV in Leadership Segment

Thursday, February 23, 2017

Miss Cheyney, Anitra Jackson, a Keystone Honors Academy Scholar, multi-team athlete and student leader, will be featured on PCN TV Sunday, February 26 at 9:30 am and at 6 pm on Saturday, March 4. The topic for the half hour show is 'leadership'.

Cheyney's Tache Johnson Named a Prestigious Apple HBCU Scholar

Saturday, February 18, 2017

Tache Johnson, a junior at Cheyney University of Pennsylvania, is one of 35 students from around the country to be selected as a Apple HBCU Scholar for one of the top technology companies in the world. The Keystone Honors Academy Scholar will spend three months this summer interning for the tech giant at its CA headquarters, earning $20,000 and a chance of a lifetime.

Keystone Honors Academy Gathers for Warm Winter Reception on Cold February Night

Friday, February 17, 2017

Cheyney University students and faculty convened in the Great Ballroom of Carnegie Hall Thursday to celebrate the achievements of the Keystone Honors Academy (KHA). More than 50 KHA students with 3.8 GPA's and higher received The Talented Tenth Certificates acknowledging their accomplishments in the classroom and their exceeding expectations when it comes to professional development and community service. Keynote speaker Dr. Crystal J. Lucky, an award-winning author, challenged students to...

Cheyney University, the Nation's 1st HBCU, to Celebrate 180th Anniversary March 1

Friday, February 17, 2017

Cheyney University of Pennsylvania will celebrate 180 years of service to tens of thousands of students at its annual Founder's Day Convocation on Wednesday, March 1 at 12:30 pm in Marian Anderson Music Center’s Auditorium on the historic campus. The Cheyney Community and the outside public are invited to attend. Alumnus and Chairman of Cheyney’s Council of Trustees, Robert W. Bogle ’75, Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer of The Philadelphia Tribune, will give the Keynote Address.

Cheyney University Honda Team Qualifies for Prestigious National Championship Tournament in CA

Wednesday, February 15, 2017

Cheyney University's Honda Campus All-Star Challenge (HCASC) Varsity team will compete in the national championship in California this April. Their performance in the regional competition earlier this month and votes from the outside public guaranteed their spot among "The Great 48" teams from around the country. Two years ago, Cheyney's team came in 2nd in the nation in the National HCASC Championship, earning a $25,000 grant.

C-SPAN's Interactive Bus Makes Cheyney University its First Stop on National Tour

Tuesday, February 14, 2017

C-SPAN’s award-winning, 45-foot interactive customized bus visited Cheyney University on Mon., Feb. 13th, as part of C-SPAN’s 2017 Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCU) tour. Cheyney, the nation's 1st HBCU, was the very first stop on the tour. Students, faculty, staff, alumni and the outside public were welcome to step on board for free to record video, search through hundreds of thousands of hours of political video, and discover how much fun learning can be, thanks to technology.

Get Tickets Now for Dayton Contemporary Dance Company's Unforgettable Show Wednesday February 22 at Cheyney University

Tuesday, February 14, 2017

Back by popular demand, Dayton Contemporary Dance Company (DCDC), an internationally acclaimed modern dance ensemble, will perform Tuesday February 21, 2017 as part of Cheyney University’s Arts & Lectures series. The public is invited to attend. Tickets are $25 and are available via Ticketleap. Cheyney University students, faculty and staff get in free with ID.

Cheyney University Junior Working in House Democratic Research Office in State Capitol

Sunday, February 5, 2017

Mamadou Dia, a Cheyney University of Pennsylvania eystone Honors Academy Scholar, is working in the state House Democratic Research Office as part of a 15-week internship sponsored by Pennsylvania’s State System of Higher Education. The junior criminal justice major is one of 11 students taking advantage of the opportunity in Harrisburg, PA at the state capitol.

Cheyney HCASC Team Comes in 3rd at Regionals—Still Needs Your Votes to Make it to Nationals in April

Saturday, February 4, 2017

Cheyney University’s Honda Campus All Star Challenge (HCASC) Varsity team came in third at the regional competition in Washington, DC Saturday but they could still make it to the April California national competition via a online voting. You can vote for Cheyney's team three times a day now through the end of February 8. Winners will be announced next week. Create an online account and start voting. It takes less than a minute.

Cheyney University Varsity Honda Campus All Star Challenge Team Competing in Regionals

Saturday, January 28, 2017

Cheyney University’s Honda Campus All Star Challenge (HCASC) Varsity team is in Washington, DC competing in one of seven regional competitions for a chance to go to the national stage in April. The winner and runner-up will automatically go to the national competition. This year, a new social media voting option allows one school to make it into nationals based on votes via Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and Tumblr. You can vote three times a day now through March 8th

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.

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."

Upcoming Events

Last Day to ADD,DROP,ENTER Classes for Spring2 (2nd 7.5wks) Session
Friday, March 24
12:00 AM - 12:00 AM

Midterm Exams End for Spring (15wks) Session
Friday, March 24
12:00 AM - 12:00 AM

KHA Brunch
Friday, March 24
9:00 AM

Stroll Like an Alpha Dance Competition
Friday, March 24
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM

Sunday Best Church Service
Sunday, March 26
11:30 AM - 1:30 PM

"WC" Period Begins for Spring2 (2nd 7.5wks) Session
Monday, March 27
12:00 AM - 12:00 AM

Social Media/Etiquette/Netiquette
Monday, March 27
1:00 PM - 1:45 PM

Definition of a Man Lecture
Monday, March 27
6:00 PM - 9:00 PM

Financial Purge/DROP 5pm - ALL Students not cleared for Spring2 (2nd 7.5wks) Session
Tuesday, March 28
12:00 AM - 12:00 AM

Self Service "CLOSES" for Spring (15wks) Midterm Grades input
Tuesday, March 28
12:00 AM - 12:00 AM

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