Monday, October 20, 2014
David Garibaldi, motivational speaker and international performance artist who was a finalist on NBC’s America’s Got Talent, participated in a broadcast event October 21st, 2014 sponsored by Cheyney University's chapter of The National Society of Leadership and Success. The event, entitled Rhythm & Hue,
was the second installment of the 2014-2015 multi-speaker broadcast series sponsored by The Society.
Sunday, October 19, 2014
Staycee Pearl Dance Project performed Octavia at Cheyney University’s Marian Anderson Music Center on Monday, October 20. The program, part of the 2014-2015 Arts and Lectures Series, was open to the public and free of charge.
Thursday, October 9, 2014
Dr. Frank G. Pogue, who retired in June as president of Grambling State University in Louisiana, was selected by the Board of Governors of Pennsylvania’s State System of Higher Education to serve as interim president of Cheyney University of Pennsylvania. He will assume his new duties on Nov. 3. Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs Dr. Phyllis Dawkins will continue in her dual role as the university’s acting president until then.
Thursday, October 9, 2014
Cheyney University geography students were part of a contingent that traveled to the Endless Mountains Region of Pennsylvania on October 8 to participate in the second Dennis Farm Charitable Land Trust Symposium. They are doing real world research that will be used on the Dennis Farm webpage and will be suitable for interactive, smart phone, and even walking tours that may be created for the property’s visitors.
Saturday, October 4, 2014
The Philadelphia Chapter of 100 Black Men recently sponsored Cheyney University (CU) faculty and students to attend the 44th Annual Legislative Conference (ALC) of the Congressional Black Caucus held in Washington, DC. All students who attended are members of the Cheyney University Collegiate 100 Black Men chapter. The four-day conference featured more than 70 policy sessions, a national town hall, a job and contract procurement fair, and the Phoenix Awards Dinner featuring President Obama.
Friday, October 3, 2014
Cheyney University students, faculty, staff and alumni will celebrate homecoming on the weekend of October 18. Passionately committed to their school, hundreds of alumni will reunite to reminisce about their most memorable college years.
The activities begin Wednesday, October 15.
Thursday, October 2, 2014
Joseph Cesa, founder of Philly Fair Trade Roasters, shared his business experiences on Wednesday, October 1 at Cheyney University. The program was part of the Entrepreneurial Leadership Series which is scheduled throughout the semester.
Friday, September 26, 2014
Cheyney University has added a new campus organization to its roster, the National Society of Leadership and Success. It began during the 2013-2014 year under the guidance of Advisor Marie Kennerly. Its mission is, "We Build Leaders Who Make a Better World."
Tuesday, September 16, 2014
Nearly 30 Cheyney University of Pennsylvania students are the latest PECO Scholars, honored at a ceremony and reception on September 15 in the University's new planetarium. In addition, PECO presented Cheyney University with a $30,000 check to be used for new scholarships in 2015.
Friday, September 12, 2014
GlaxoSmithKline (GSK), a global healthcare company, recently selected Cheyney University senior Edwin Braswell as a recipient of a GSK Opportunity Scholarship. The college scholarship is awarded each year to Philadelphia students who have overcome great adversities and are changing their lives through higher education.
Tuesday, August 5, 2014
Dear Cheyney Student, Last month, I accepted the challenge to become the Acting President of Cheyney University after Dr. Michelle R. Howard-Vital announced her retirement. In addition to my duties as Acting President, I will continue to serve as Provost and Vice President of Academic Affairs, working closely with faculty and staff to make your Cheyney experience a great one.
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.
Wednesday, October 30, 2013
When 21-year-old Cheyney University senior Sibongele Murray was crowned Homecoming Queen this month, she and her siblings set a new record at the nation's first institution for higher learning for African Americans.
Thursday, October 10, 2013
VITAL COMMUNICATIONS October 2013
Thursday, September 12, 2013
Humphreys Hall, the oldest academic building on the campus of Cheyney University of Pennsylvania, was showcased at a ribbon-cutting on September 11, 2013. The 14,000 square-foot building, vacant for the past 10 years, has recently undergone an extensive restoration to provide residential housing for a cohort of non-traditional students, known as Humphreys scholars.
Thursday, September 12, 2013
Keystone Honors Academy recently inducted 35 new members at a formal ceremony that took place in Carnegie Hall on the University's historic quadrangle.
Wednesday, September 11, 2013
On a clear, still morning, reminiscent of this date 12 years ago, students, faculty and staff at Cheyney University of Pennsylvania gathered by the fountain near Vaux Logan Hall to honor the fallen and commemorate the tragic events of September 11, 2001.
Saturday, May 18, 2013
Cheyney University President Michelle R. Howard-Vital presented the 2013 Cheyney University graduating class at commencement ceremonies on Saturday, May 18 at 11 AM in the historic quadrangle on campus.
Friday, June 1, 2012
Cheyney University Council of Trustees Announces FY 2012-13 Meeting Schedule
Friday, August 26, 2011
Professor Norma George of the Humanities and Communication Arts Department was one of only two persons awarded the Doctorate of Modern Languages at the commencement program held on August 12 at Middlebury College.
Thursday, June 16, 2011
Cheyney University Officials Host Campus Tour for His Excellency Dr. Mator Kpangbai, Deputy Minister of Education, Liberia, Dr. Elizabeth Davis-Russell, President William V.S. Tubman University, Rep. Rita Townsend, Vice President for Institutional Advancement, William V.S. Tubman University, and Hon. Stanley L. Straughter, Chairman, Mayor’s Commission on African and Caribbean Immigrant Affairs.
Wednesday, April 27, 2011
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Monday, April 11, 2011
This year best selling author, award winning actor and dedicated activist Hill Harper will be Cheyney University's commencement speaker.
Wednesday, March 23, 2011
Department of Professional Studies will no longer include programs or faculty in the area of Recreation/Leisure Studies or Hotel, Restaurant and Tourism Management. The Department of Professional Studies will now only include programs in Business and current areas of concentration; and, the program in Fashion Merchandising and Management.
Programs in Recreation/Leisure Studies and Hotel, Restaurant and Tourism Management will form the new Department of Recreation and Hospitality Studies.