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Ophelia Chambliss Art Exhibit Opens at Cheyney University's Biddle Hall Gallery

Monday, November 17, 2014

A show of colorful paintings by York, PA artist Ophelia M. Chambliss is on view in Cheyney University’s Biddle Hall Gallery weekdays now through December 5, 2014.

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Black Violin Brings Energetic Musical Mix to Cheyney University November 18

Wednesday, November 12, 2014

Two classically trained musicians - violinist Kev Marcus and violist Will B – will fill Cheyney University’s Marian Anderson Music Center with music on Tuesday, November 18 at 7:30 pm.

Cheree Warrick, author of Creating a Business Plan that Actually Gets Financed, Speaks at Cheyney University

Wednesday, October 22, 2014

Cheree Warrick, author of Creating a Business Plan that Actually Gets Financed, shared her knowledge about business start-ups at Cheyney University's Entrepreneurial Leadership program. The free presentation was part of the University’s 2014 Fall Entrepreneurial Leadership Center (ELC) Lectures Series.

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.

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.

Cheyney University's Coronation Ceremony Transports Crowd to Harlem

Thursday, October 16, 2014

Cheyney University's Office of Student Activities and the Student Government Cooperative Association (SGCA), Inc. put on quite a show on October 15 with the traditional Coronation Ceremony for the New Mister and Miss Cheyney. This year's theme: Regal Renaissance: A Night in Harlem was an elegant and spectacular affair, highlighting some of the University's student leaders, and kicking off Homecoming Week.

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.

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."

Freshmen Gather for Cheyney University's 8th Annual Convocation

Thursday, September 25, 2014

Over 200 students, faculty and staff gathered at Cheyney University’s 8th Annual Freshman Convocation, held in the Marian Anderson auditorium on September 24, 2014.

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.

Cheyney University Cuts Ribbon to New Science Center --Paving Way to Prepare More Students in STEM Disciplines

Thursday, September 4, 2014

Cheyney University of Pennsylvania will officially dedicate its state-of-the-art Science Center, the first new academic building constructed on its historic campus in 30 years, on Wednesday, September 3, 2014 at 4 pm. University administrators and trustees will help cut the ribbon, along with PA State System of Higher Education (PASSHE) Chancellor Frank T. Brogan, elected officials including State Representative Thaddeus Kirkland, a 1991 Cheyney graduate, and other dignitaries.

2014 - 2015 College Success Workshop Series

Monday, August 25, 2014

The 2014 – 2015 College Success Workshop Series begins on August 26 All workshops start at 12:30 pm and are located in Burleigh Hall Conference Room. All students are welcome to attend.

Cheyney Alumni Serve Up "A Taste of Philadelphia" to Freshmen Families

Tuesday, August 19, 2014

They came from as close as Chester, PA and as far away as California and three international countries. Parents, grandparents, siblings, relatives and friends of incoming Cheyney University freshmen arrived on campus ready to move their loved one in and resolve any last minute issues. Meantime, nearly 20 alumni, led by Gaynelle Turner Lewis ('73) and Benjamin, came together to serve up "A Taste of Philadelphia"

Faculty & Staff Gear up for New Academic Learning Communities at Cheyney University

Monday, July 28, 2014

A five-member team from Cheyney University’s University College recently attended the National Summer Institute on Learning Communities (NSILC) in Olympia, WA.

For the 2nd Year Contestants Prove that Cheyney's Got Talent

Thursday, May 1, 2014

Cheyney’s Got Talent was held on April 28, 2014 at 8 pm in the Marian Anderson Music Center. Twelve performers showcased talents including dance, poetry, spoken word, rapping and piano for an audience of more than 200 excited students and friends.

NBC Exec to tell Cheyney Students Tuesday April 15 How to Prepare for Life After College

Friday, April 11, 2014

Aretha Marshall - VP, Casting and Talent Development at NBC Universal is coming to Cheyney University to talk to students about "How to prepare for Life after College". Aretha Marshall is responsible for all aspects of casting and talent development for non fiction programming and content at Peacock Productions. She also serves as an Executive Producer.

Student Leadership Information Session

Wednesday, March 26, 2014

Wednesday March 26th at 6:30 PM in Burleigh Hall room 124 there will be a Student Leadership Information Session. Do you have what it takes to be an exceptional Resident Advisor, Peer Mentor, Orientation Leader, or Desk Assistant? Stop by Burleigh Hall to find out more.

"Personal Responsibility" workshop

Wednesday, February 26, 2014

Are you overwhelmed with the start of the semester? Come to this student-centered workshop that will leave you feeling empowered and in control of your semester. Students will learn the components of “The Wise Choice Process” and how to adopt the “Creator Role.” Come to the Burleigh Hall Conference room 2/26/14 from 4:30pm-5:30pm.

Understanding your Curriculum worksheet presentation

Tuesday, February 25, 2014

On Wednesday February 26th from 12:45 pm to 1:15 pm at the Burleigh Hall Conference Room there will be a presentation on "Understanding your Curriculum worksheet". If you are looking to graduate in 4 years or are interested in knowing requirements for graduation you should plan on attending.

Cheyney Students Participate in MLK Jr. Day of Service

Tuesday, January 21, 2014

School was closed on Monday, January 20 but that didn't stop 30 Cheyney University students and staff from spending a 'day on' instead of a 'day off' on the National Martin Luther King, Jr. holiday.

Spring 2014 Internship Institute Offers Workshops Every Wednesday

Friday, January 17, 2014

The Institute focuses on interviewing, resume building, professional development, appropriate dress, and communication skills, as well as other topics that relate to conducting an effective job search. As a free service to Cheyney students, it is highly recommended that all students participate in the Institute in either their sophomore or junior year.

Free Mobile Crisis Team Available For Student Assistance

Thursday, December 12, 2013

Cheyney University partners with the Delaware County Crisis Connection to provide services to students, faculty and staff all-year-round. A free mobile crisis team is available to come to campus to help with assessment, intervention, and referral. Services include assistance with mental health issues, suicide intervention, and educational prevention workshops for students.

Physician Services in the Health Center

Monday, December 2, 2013

Physician Services will be available in the Health Center from 8 am - 3 pm Monday, Tuesday, Wedensday for the remainder of this semester.

Upcoming Events

ALPHA PHI ALPHA FRATERNITY WEEK
Sunday, November 30
TBA - TBA

College Success Workshop Series: Wolf Appetite
Tuesday, December 2
12:30 PM

Fitness Boot Camp
Tuesday, December 2
6:00 PM - 9:00 PM

Art Exhibition Reception - Ophelia Chambliss
Thursday, December 4
4:30 PM - 6:30 PM

CANCELLED - MOVIE NIGHT - AMAZING SPIDER-MAN 2
Friday, December 5
8:00 PM - 9:30 PM

Fitness Boot Camp
Saturday, December 6
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

MOVIE NIGHT - SHERLOCK HOLMES/A GAME OF SHADOWS
Saturday, December 6
8:00 PM - 9:30 PM

STUDENT BEHAVIORAL HEALTH WORKSHOP
Sunday, December 7
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM

COMMUTER CORNER
Monday, December 8
10:00 AM - 11:30 AM

Fitness Boot Camp
Tuesday, December 9
6:00 PM - 9:00 PM

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