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Keystone Honors Academy Hosts Autumn Reception and Influential Entrepreneur as Guest Speaker

Friday, November 14, 2014

John A. Dawkins, III, President and CEO of Jo-Dan Enterprises, came to Cheyney University on November 13 to motivate and inspire the Keystone Honors Academy (KHA), a learning community of high achieving students. "Don't let failure define who you are. You're going to be challenged in life," Dawkins told the students. "Accept the challenge. Be professional. Prove yourself!"

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Cheyney Students Attend TMCF Leadership Conference in Nation's Capital

Thursday, November 13, 2014

Cheyney University Keystone Honors Academy (KHA) seniors Terrell Grayson, Travonya Kenly, John Cooper, Kristan Justice and Raven Smith-Parris are just back from Washington, DC where they participated in the Thurgood Marshall College Fund (TMCF) Leadership Conference. The four day gathering provides leadership skills, as well as career and networking opportunities that often lead to internships and full-time positions to students from 47 publicly-supported HBCUs.

Finalist on NBC's America's Got Talent--David Garibaldi--Speaks at Cheyney University

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.

2014 President's Legacy Brunch: Stovall Family Receives Legacy Award

Monday, October 20, 2014

Mistress of Ceremonies Barbara Daniel Cox ’66 welcomed over 130 alumni to Cheyney University’s President's Legacy Brunch at Ada Georges Dining Hall on Sunday, October 19. The event offered one last official gathering of alumni, capping a beautiful fall weekend that was packed with campus tours, a football game, concerts, meetings, entertainment, awards ceremonies and opportunities to reminisce.

Arts and Lectures Series at Cheyney University Opens with the Staycee Pearl Dance Project performing Octavia

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.

Dr. Frank G. Pogue Named Interim President of Cheyney University

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.

Cheyney University Geography Students Visit Historic Dennis Farm

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.

Cheyney University Faculty and Students Participate in Congressional Black Caucus Conference

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.

A New Era, New Cheyney: Theme for 2014 Homecoming at Cheyney University

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.

Founder of Philly Fair Trade Roasters Talks Business at Cheyney University

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.

Cheyney University Hosts National Society of Leadership and Success Chapter

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."

Cheyney PECO Scholars Honored at Reception

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.

Cheyney Student Receives GlaxoSmithKline Opportunity Scholarship

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.

Letter to Students from Cheyney University Acting President, Provost & Vice President of Academic Affairs

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.

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

VITAL COMMUNICATIONS October 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.