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Cheyney University Community Works Behind-the-Scenes to Keep Campus Safe

Sunday, November 22, 2015

The Federal Emergency Management Agency recently approved the Cheyney University Hazard Mitigation Plan (HMP) for implementation by granting it Approval-Pending Adoption Status. it is is the university’s blueprint for reducing or eliminating long-term property damage and saving lives from the effects of future natural and man-made disasters such as winter storms, tornados, wind storms, and utility interruptions.

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Three Cheyney Earn All-PSAC Honors

Saturday, November 21, 2015

Cheyney University Sr. Michael McGlashen was named a first-team All-PSAC Football at offensive lineman, while jr.'s Joseph Bryant and Julian Venable-Feggins were name to the second-team on the defensive line announced by the conference on Friday.

Cheyney Seniors Honored Before Final Volleyball Match

Sunday, November 15, 2015

Cheyney University's Women's Volleyball team wrapped up its season by honoring its seniors and facing Lock Haven University and the University of Pittsburgh Johnstown in two back-to-back double headers.

Keystone Honors Academy Celebrates 2015 Autumn Reception

Thursday, November 12, 2015

On Wednesday, November 11, students and faculty at Cheyney University of Pennsylvania gathered alongside various guests to celebrate the 2015 Autumn Reception of the Keystone Honors Academy in the Carnegie Great Room.

Cheyney University Team Presents Behavioral Health Action Plan at National Conference

Wednesday, November 11, 2015

Cheyney University’s efforts in establishing behavioral health programs on campus were recognized and expanded at The Lonnie E. Mitchell HBCU Behavioral Health Policy Academy, titled, “Sustaining High Impact Campus Strategies", November 6-8 in Charleston, SC, where a Cheyney team presented its new behavioral health action plan.

The Pulse - News from Cheyney's Health Center: I FEEL SO SICK

Friday, November 6, 2015

Read The Cheyney Pulse - helpful information and tips from Cheyney's Doctor It’s 7am. The alarm just rang and you feel awful. You can’t breathe, you feel warm, your throat is sore and you have a test before lunch. What do you do?

Cheyney Student Government Association Organizes Breast Cancer Walk

Monday, November 2, 2015

Cheyney University's Student government Association (SGA) organized a Breast Cancer Walk on Saturday, October 30. The goal was to raise money for a cause that is near and dear to many people's hearts. Virtually every student, staff and faculty member at Cheyney knows someone who has been affected by breast cancer.

Cheyney University Honors Football Seniors at Halftime

Sunday, November 1, 2015

Cheyney University acknowledged its seniors during halftime at Saturday's football game against West Chester University as the eight wolves made their final home appearance at O'Shields-Stevenson Stadium.

Cheyney Welcomes New Rotary Club to Campus

Sunday, November 1, 2015

Cheyney University's new Rotaract Club is looking for new members to join their philanthropic, leadership and service organization. Meetings are held every first and third Thursday at 4:30 pm in DSS room 105. The next meeting is November 19th. Every student is invited to attend.

Searching for Willie Lynch Inspires Cheyney University Audience

Saturday, October 31, 2015

On Thursday, October 29th, Cheyney University’s Arts and Lectures Series presented "Searching for Willie Lynch" by Layon Gray at the Marian Anderson Music Center Theatre.

Cheyney University Hosts 2015 STEM Student Poster Session

Friday, October 30, 2015

The October 14 Poster Session at the New Science Center Lobby featured work of Cheyney University STEM students done during summer training internships and research assignments.

CU's Professor Patrice L. Jeppson and Students Uri Simms and Alisa Jackson Attend Symposium

Monday, October 12, 2015

Students Uri Simms and Alisa Jackson and Cheyney Social and Behavioral Sciences instructor, Dr. Patrice L. Jeppson attended the 3rd annual Dennis Farm Charitable Land Trust Symposium.

Professor Edgar "Sonny" Harris' Family Honored at 2015 Homecoming Legacy Brunch

Monday, October 12, 2015

The late Edgar "Sonny" Harris '58 and his family were honored as Cheyney University's 2015 Legacy Family at a brunch that wrapped up Homecoming festivities for alumni who traveled from near and far. The honor for the beloved professor and champion for Cheyney came less than a month after his sudden death.

2015 Homecoming Theme: Cheyney is Calling You

Sunday, October 11, 2015

They came from near and far to celebrate another Homecoming at Cheyney University of Pennsylvania. This year's theme--"Cheyney is Calling You."

New Class Inducted at Cheyney Life Members Luncheon

Saturday, October 10, 2015

A new class was inducted at Cheyney University's Life Members Luncheon Friday, October 9 on the historic campus. To be inducted, donors must give $1000 to the University.

Cheyney Alumni give $50,000 at Annual Scholarship Reception

Friday, October 9, 2015

CU alumni are coming with open pockets and wallets, digging deep to support scholarships for Cheyney University students.

Searching for Willie Lynch by Playwright Layon Gray to be performed at Cheyney University Thursday October 29

Thursday, October 8, 2015

Searching for Willie Lynch, a play written and directed by Layon Gray, will be presented on Thursday, October 29 at Cheyney University’s Marian Anderson Music Center.

Cheyney University's 2015 Athletic Hall of Fame Inductees Honored

Thursday, October 8, 2015

The Cheyney University 2015 Athletic Hall of Fame inductees were recognized at a banquet planned in their honor at 7 pm October 10 at the Springfield Country Club.

Cheyney University Workshops Focus on Learning Communities

Sunday, September 20, 2015

Dr. Saudra Yancy McGuire, Director Emerita, Center for Academic Success for Louisiana State University and retired Associate Vice Chancellor & Professor of Chemistry, gave three interactive sessions at Cheyney University last Thursday. Sponsored by University College and Title III, sessions were designed specifically for faculty, students and staff.

ZahRe Belle Art Show on Display at Cheyney University's Biddle Hall Art Gallery

Wednesday, September 16, 2015

ZahRe Belle, a spoken word artist, singer, painter, teacher, aspiring social psychologist and art therapist, organized Letters to the Survivors, an Art Show and Open Mic Event at Cheyney University's Biddle Hall Gallery that opened September 16. The public can view the art from not until the end of October. Call 610-399-2334 for exhibit times.

Organization Fair & Zipcar Launch Attract Students at Cheyney University

Wednesday, September 16, 2015

Cheyney students listen to Zipcar Representatives explain the perks and procedures for using the 2 zipcars on campus.

Find Your Inner Artist: Support The Cheyney Foundation Fundraising Campaign

Wednesday, September 16, 2015

On October 8, 2015, The Cheyney Foundation is hosting an “All That Jazz” Paint Night Fundraiser at Pinot’s Palette in Chadds Ford, PA to raise money for Cheyney University's Fine Arts Program and its students. The Paint Night Fundraiser is open to the public. Tickets cost $45.00 which includes paint supplies and light refreshments. A portion of each ticket is tax deductible.

Cheyney Professor Studies Arabic in Morocco

Saturday, September 12, 2015

Dr. Virgilette Nzingha Gaffin is back in the classroom at Cheyney University after doing what she's wanted to do for years--learn Arabic.

Cheyney University Receives TRIO Student Support Services Grant

Friday, September 11, 2015

Cheyney University of Pennsylvania has received a five-year TRIO Student Support Services grant totaling $1.1 million from the U.S. Department of Education. The grant will be used to provide programs and services that address retention, GPA and graduation rates among 140 low income first-generation students.

Rennie Harris Puremovement Takes Hip Hop to New Heights at Cheyney on September 24

Thursday, September 10, 2015

Rennie Harris Puremovement (RHPM) will perform at Cheyney University’s Marian Anderson Music Center on Thursday, September 24. The program showcases a vibrant collective of classic work from the past twenty years including “P-Funk” which focuses on the individuality and group dynamics of Harris’ athletic male dancers.

Cheyney University Launches Learning Communities Program

Monday, September 7, 2015

There has been quite a buzz around campus as Cheyney University kicked off the Learning Communities initiative. With its ambitious goals of enhancing the freshman experience, uniting the campus community, and improving student retention, this comprehensive program has garnered quite a bit of excitement.

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