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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.

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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 Center for Career & Professional Development to Host Fall Career Fair October 29

Monday, October 13, 2014

Cheyney University's Center for Career & Professional Development is hosting the Fall Career Fair on October 29. It will be held in the Marcus Foster Student Alumni Center from 11 am to 3 pm in Marcus Foster Student Union's second floor auditorium.

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.

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.

Upcoming Events

Friday, October 24
8:00 PM - 10:00 PM

Saturday, October 25
8:00 PM - 10:00 PM

"CUPS" - Cheyney University Poetry & Song Society Week
Sunday, October 26

Fall Blood Drive - Marcus Foster Auditorium
Tuesday, October 28
12:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Tuesday, October 28
5:30 PM - 7:30 PM

Tuesday, October 28
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM

Fall 2014 Career Fair
Wednesday, October 29
11:00 AM - 3:00 PM

Wednesday, October 29
6:00 PM - 7:30 PM

Civic Engagement - Trick or Treat for UNICEF
Friday, October 31

Friday, October 31
8:00 PM - 10:00 PM

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