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Cheyney University to Host Hyatt High School Summer Bridge Program July 31 - August 5

Wednesday, May 11, 2016

Cheyney University’s Hotel, Restaurant, & Tourism Management (HRTM) program will present the Hyatt High School Summer Bridge Program on its campus from July 31 to August 5, 2016. The free six-day residential program for sophomores, juniors and seniors with at least a 2.5 GPA will introduce participants to the five major sectors of the modern hospitality industry - hotels & lodging, food & beverage, travel & tourism, recreation & leisure, and meetings & events.

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Kyra Hines-Allen and Banford Poole named Athletes of the Year at Cheyney University's All-Sports Banquet

Thursday, April 28, 2016

The Cheyney University Athletic Department named Kyra Hines-Allen and Banford Poole Athletes of the Year at the 2016 All-Sports Banquet.

Cheyney Students Use Games to Highlight Poverty and Classism at 5th Annual Poverty Day

Friday, April 22, 2016

On Wednesday, April 20, 2016, Students Organized Against (SOAP) and the students from Dr. Green’s Sociology of Poverty class presented the 5th “Poverty Day” at Cheyney aimed at educating the campus community about the structural causes of and possible solutions for poverty in the U.S. The theme this year was “K[NO]W Poverty.”

Cheyney University To Host The National Summer Transportation Institute (NSTI)

Wednesday, April 20, 2016

Cheyney University is pleased to announce that it will host the National Summer Transportation Institute (NSTI) for high school students in grades 10, 11, and 12 on its campus in Chester County, Pennsylvania. NSTI dates at Cheyney University are July 11 through August 5, 2016. The program is free for students interested in the transportation industry.

Mister and Miss Cheyney Pageant Showcases Talent and Fashion

Tuesday, April 19, 2016

The Mister and Miss Cheyney Pageant was not only a showcase of Cheyney’s best talent and fashion but also a reunion, celebration and long-standing tradition.

Mister and Miss Cheyney Wear Many Hats

Wednesday, April 13, 2016

Cheyney University’s reigning Mister and Miss Cheyney have worn many hats since their coronation last Fall. Both high-achieving Keystone Honors Scholars, they take their academic responsibilities as seriously as their tasks as Cheyney ambassadors.

CU Students Shine at Annual Honors and Awards Convocation

Tuesday, April 12, 2016

The Cheyney University family celebrated the academic accomplishments of its students at the Honors and Awards convocation on Thursday, April 14.

'Wrapped in Blue' Mister and Miss Cheyney University Pageant this Sunday

Sunday, April 10, 2016

The 2016 Mister and Miss Cheyney Pageant promises a stunning evening of glamour and entertainment “Wrapped in Blue” on Sunday April 17 in the Marian Anderson Music Center. The free competition starts at 7 pm.

Cheyney University to Celebrate Community Day April 16 with Activities for Young and Old

Sunday, April 10, 2016

Cheyney University will host activities including a Spring Enrollment Open House and Tour, a Spring 5K Run/Walk & Health Education Fair on Saturday April 16. You don't have to be affiliated with Cheyney in any way in order to participate. Everyone, young and old, is welcome.

Cheyney's Christian Sanchez Chosen as Scholar-Athlete

Friday, April 8, 2016

Cheyney University Senior tight end Christian Sanchez has been chosen as the National Football Foundation and College Hall of Fame, Philadelphia Area Chapter, Scholar-Athlete Award Winner to represent Cheyney University.

Celebrating Obama's Legacy and One Cheyney Professor

Thursday, April 7, 2016

Save the date for Wednesday, April 13, 2016, when Cheyney University will celebrate a first, and a last beginning at 12:30 pm in Carnegie Hall's Great Room on the historic quad

Russell Runer-Up in High Jump at Millersville Metrics

Monday, April 4, 2016

Erica-Lynn Russell cleared the top height in the high jump of the PSAC outdoor season and finished second to lead the Cheyney University women's track and field team at the 34th annual Millersville Metrics on Saturday inside Biemsderfer Stadium.

Student Registration Now Open for OFC Innovation and Entrepreneurship Program

Saturday, April 2, 2016

OFC is excited to announce that student applications are now being accepted for participation in the revamped OFC Innovation and Entrepreneurship Program. Students with coding expertise are encouraged to apply for the Hackathon which runs from May 25-28 in Atlanta, GA. Students with some (small or large) level of proficiency with coding are encouraged to apply for the Innovation Boot Camp. The programs are free for selected participants.

"First Class on Every Level," The Black Pearl Orchestra To Perform at Cheyney on Thursday April 7

Wednesday, March 30, 2016

The Black Pearl Chamber Orchestra will perform at the 2015-2016 Arts and Lectures Series in the Marian Anderson Music Center on Thursday April 7, 2016. The 7:00pm program represents a number of "firsts" in the world of classical music and is open to the public.

Cheyney Track and Field Men & Women Score at Golden Ram Invitational

Sunday, March 27, 2016

Cheyney University athletes made a good show at the Golden Ram Track Meet at West Chester University on March 26.

Cheyney to Host 2016 Honors and Awards Convocation April 14

Thursday, March 24, 2016

The Cheyney University Honors and Awards Convocation is an annual event designated to celebrate the accomplishments and ongoing academic excellence of Cheyney University students and faculty. All members of the faculty and all student honorees are encouraged to attend. All members of the campus community, families and friends are welcome to join us for this event.

"Resilient Lives" Display Brings African American History To Light at Cheyney University

Thursday, March 24, 2016

"Resilient Lives", a small, temporary, new display in the Cheyney University Leslie Pinckney Hill, has a two-fold purpose: It provides some new, but largely unknown, inspiring history and it provides an example of how Cheyney educated-citizens are also ‘making history’ -- in this case by helping bring forth a more complete and truthful narrative about America’s beginnings. The display is open to the public during library hours.

Second Annual Piano Concert and Art Exhibit Fundraiser Set for April 22 at Cheyney

Thursday, March 24, 2016

Resilience: Still We Rise: A Moment of Reflection, a piano concert featuring pianists Robert Statham and Toni Hall, is planned for Friday April 22 at Cheyney University’s Marian Anderson Music Center.

Black Lives and Black Votes Matter

Monday, March 21, 2016

The Academic Learning Communities (ALC) at Cheyney University will host a Black Lives Matter! Black Votes Matter! panel discussion on Wednesday, March 23, 2016 from 12:30 to 2:00 pm in Marcus Foster Alumni Student Center's second floor auditorium. All Cheyney students, faculty, staff and the outside community are encouraged to attend. The event is free and open to the public.

Cheyney University to Host April 4 Spring Career and Internship Fair

Friday, March 18, 2016

Students and Alumni should come Monday April 4 armed with copies of their resume, dressed for success and ready to give a 30 second "elevator speech" that summarizes their strengths, experience, and why an employer should hire them.

Chris Roulhac Named CU's Head Football Coach

Thursday, March 17, 2016

Cheyney University has officially removed the interim tag from Head Football Coach Chris Roulhac.

Athletic Hall of Fame Nominations Sought - Deadline is March 31

Thursday, March 17, 2016

2016 Athletic Hall of Fame nominations are due March 31.

Cheyney University to Hold Alex's Lemonade Stand Dance-a-Thon

Tuesday, March 8, 2016

On Thursday, March 24th the Marcus Foster Auditorium at Cheyney University will be filled with dancing students, working hard and having fun for a great cause. Proceeds raised at the Dance-A-Thon will be donated to cancer research, specifically for finding a cure and preventing childhood cancers.

Cheyney's Keystone Honors Academy Hosts Engaging Winter Reception Speaker Who Wows Crowd

Friday, February 26, 2016

Cheyney University's Keystone Honors Academy recently held its Winter Reception. Although the night was cold outside, the Carnegie Great Room was filled with warmth as staff, faculty, guests and the entire Honors student body gathered for the program. Guest Speaker Gregory Corbin, Jr. was a mesmerizing speaker who wowed the crowd with a unique way to engage the audience, all the while, motivating them with his words.

Cheyney Students Spend Semester in Harrisburg, PA Internship Program

Friday, February 26, 2016

Andria Mebane and Raven Davis, both Cheyney University Psychology majors, are away from campus this semester. The 23-year-olds are participating in The Harrisburg Internship Program (THIS), a 15-week program in which selected students from each of the 14 Pennsylvania State System of Higher Education (PASSHE) universities get to work in state government while earning a full semester’s worth of credits.

March 29 Cheyney University Program 'How Blak Kin Eye Bee' Will Explore Race Diversity Aging and Self Discovery

Thursday, February 25, 2016

Jeff Obafami Carr's show, “How Blak Kin Eye Bee?” on March 29 is a one-man exploration with seven characters including Ma Dear, The Head Doctor, Ac-tore, and Jesse D Blues, shows what it means to be an African American in America. Race, diversity, aging and self discovery are among the topics covered in his multi-character two-act play

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