News & Events


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.

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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.

Financial Aid Town Hall Meeting with Students

Tuesday, November 26, 2013

On Monday December 2, 2013 from 1:00-2:30 PM in the Marian Anderson Auditorium there will be a Financial Aid Town Hall Meeting with Students. Please plan to attend.

Brand U 101 Leaves Cheyney Students Feeling Invigorated

Saturday, November 23, 2013

Cheyney University students learned a lot about professional brand development and self-motivation in a two-day workshop Brand U 101 at Marcus Foster Student Center November 20 and 21, facilitated by successful entrepreneur Edmund E. Lewis.

Cheyney Business Club Gets Down to Business

Friday, November 22, 2013

Cheyney University's newest organization, the Cheyney Business Club (CBC), is ready to help you learn how to deal with money. The CBC is part of the Collegiate DECA international Chapter which prepares emerging leaders and entrepreneurs for careers in marketing, finance, hospitality and management in colleges around the globe.

Getting Started With Time Management

Wednesday, October 30, 2013

On Wednesday October 30, 2013 join Mr. Blue & Miss White in the New Residence Hall Main Lounge from 1:00-2:00 pm for a workshop on Time Management. We know that keeping up with your academic schedules and your college social life can be stressful so let us offer you some tangible solutions to everyday problems. This event is brought to you by Ms. Karen Dike, College Success Advisor for University College.

Dr. Robin L. Smith Drug & Alcohol Prevention

Tuesday, October 29, 2013

Dr. Robin Smith, a leading celebrity Psychologist and best selling author of "Hungry: The Truth About Being Full," "Lies At The Altar: The Truth About Great Marriages," and "Inspirational Vitamins: A Guide To Personal Empowerment" is coming to Cheyney University on October 29, 2013.

BrandU 101

Wednesday, October 16, 2013

On Wednesday November 20, 2013 Edmund P. Lewis Jr. is coming to Cheyney University to conduct two workshops addressing the need for Professional Brand Development. Lewis the owner of The Style Guy'D, a fashion and image consultant firm, which he started in 2009 after recognizing the importance for the "well-dressed man" and a numerous opportunities associated with making a great first impression. Lewis is also the Founder of Minority Males for Higher Education.

Financial Aid Office Sets New Hours

Wednesday, October 16, 2013

Cheyney University’s long-term success is dependent upon our availability to meet your needs through hallmark customer service. To that end, the Financial Aid Office has changed its hours for your convenience. The new hours are effective immediately.

October 2013 Vital Communications Newsletter

Thursday, October 10, 2013


2013-2014 Arts and Lectures Series Off to a Good Start

Wednesday, October 2, 2013

The 2013-2014 Arts and Lectures Series began with the opening of the Synthia SAINT JAMES Exhibit in the Biddle Hall Art Gallery on Saturday, September 7. Ten programs will be offered this semester. The Arts and Lecture Series is part of the Academic Quality and Excellence activity which is funded by a grant Strengthening Historically Black Colleges and Universities (Title III).

Class Officers Elected at Cheyney University

Friday, September 27, 2013

The newly elected senior, junior, sophomore and freshman class officers are working to make this academic year at Cheyney University successful and memorable for everyone. Once the votes were tallied electronically by the Campus Computer Center, the leaders from each class emerged.

University College Gets a New Director

Wednesday, September 25, 2013

Cheyney University welcomed Dr. Cherita Weatherspoon this month as the Executive Director of University College.

Entrepreneur and Success Strategist Raevyn Jones Kicks Off Cheyney University's ELC Lecture Series

Tuesday, September 17, 2013

Cheyney University's Entrepreneurial Leadership Center (ELC) welcomes Entrepreneur/Speaker/Success Strategist Raevyn Jones on Wednesday, September 18, 2013 to discuss "Creating Your Own Economy" from 6 to 8 pm in the New Residence Hall UPS Conference Room.

Upcoming Events

Monday, September 22
5:30 PM - 7:30 PM

College Sucess Workshop Series: This is How I Learn
Tuesday, September 23
12:30 PM

Tuesday, September 23
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM

Greek 101 Feat I.G.C (Inter Greek Council)
Tuesday, September 23
7:00 PM - 8:30 PM

Freshman Convocation
Wednesday, September 24
12:30 PM - 2:30 PM

INTERNSHIP INSTITUTE How To Locate an Internship
Wednesday, September 24
2:00 PM - 2:15 PM

Wednesday, September 24
5:30 PM - 7:30 PM

Entrepreneurs in Beauty ELC Program
Wednesday, September 24
6:30 PM - 8:00 PM

L.I.T (Learning in Talking) on the Iota Plot
Wednesday, September 24
10:00 PM

Thursday, September 25
12:00 AM

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