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Letter to Students from Acting President of Cheyney University and Associate Vice President

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.

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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.

Siblings Set New Record at Cheyney University

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.

October 2013 Vital Communications Newsletter

Thursday, October 10, 2013


Humphreys Hall Reopens For Humphreys Scholars

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.

Cheyney University's Keystone Honors Academy Inducts 35 New Members

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.

Cheyney University Holds 9-11 Commemoration—Displays Healing Quilt

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.

Congratulations To The Class of 2013

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.

Cheyney University Council of Trustees Announces FY 2012-13 Meeting Schedule

Friday, June 1, 2012

Cheyney University Council of Trustees Announces FY 2012-13 Meeting Schedule

CU Professor Norma George Receives Doctorate Degree at Middlebury College

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.

Cheyney Officials Host International Visitors for Campus Tour

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.

ACT 101 Action Notes Spring 2011 Newsletter

Wednesday, April 27, 2011

Download the Cheyney University Guidance & Counseling and ACT101 Department Newsletter

CU President Announces Commencement Speaker - Mr. Hill Harper

Monday, April 11, 2011

This year best selling author, award winning actor and dedicated activist Hill Harper will be Cheyney University's commencement speaker.

A Message From the Provost

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.