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Friday, May 8, 2015

Nominations Due for Cheyney University's 2015 Lindback Distinguished Teaching Award

Wednesday, April 22, 2015

Cheyney University students and faculty are encouraged to submit nominations for Cheyney University's Lindback Distinguished Teaching Award.

Hank Thomas, Former CORE Freedom Rider, To Give Keynote Speech at April 22 ELC Event

Monday, April 20, 2015

Hank Thomas, an entrepreneur, Civil Rights activist and historian, will give the keynote address at Cheyney University’s annual Entrepreneurial Leadership Business Plan Competition (ELC) Awards Ceremony on April 22 at 7 pm in The Marian Anderson Music Center Theatre.

Cheyney Senior Travonya Kenly Receives PA State School System's Highest Academic Honor--the Ali-Zaidi Award--in Harrisburg

Thursday, April 9, 2015

Cheyney University Senior Travonya Kenly today received the prestigious Ali-Zaidi Award, the highest level of academic achievement within the Pennsylvania State System of Higher Education (PASSHE) universities. She is the 15th recipient and the first Cheyney student to win the illustrious award. Every spring, each of the 14 PASSHE schools nominates a student for the Ali-Zaidi Award but only one gets the highest honor. $1000 and the Ali-Zaidi medallion, and congratulatory citations from lawmakers

Collegiate 100 Chapter Offers Many Opportunities for Cheyney Students

Monday, December 15, 2014

Cheyney University’s Collegiate 100 Chapter, an auxiliary of the Philadelphia Chapter of 100 Black Men, has been active on and off campus this semester. The Collegiate students, both male and female, were selected on the basis of their prior community service, engagement in positive extracurricular activities, and academic accomplishments.

Cheyney University's Center for Career & Professional Development to Host Fall Career Fair on Wednesday October 29

Friday, October 24, 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.

Project Runway's Season 12 winner Dom Streater opens ELC Lectures Series on Wednesday, September 10.

Tuesday, September 2, 2014

On September 10, Dom Streater, the Season 12 winner of the Emmy-Award-winning television series Project Runway, will open Cheyney University’s 2014 Fall Entrepreneurial Leadership Center (ELC) Lectures Series.

Cheyney University Celebrates Women with Keynote Speaker Pat Troy-Brooks with Sister Circle Discussions

Friday, March 28, 2014

On Monday, March 31, the Cheyney University Office of Student Activities will present Pat Troy-Brooks, a motivational speaker, workforce expert, consultant, and breast cancer survivor. A first-time author, she has written a life-changing comprehensive guide to employment, Your Job Search GPS: Navigate to Your Career Destination in 10 Steps.

Residence Hall Holiday Closing Information Students Need to Know

Wednesday, December 4, 2013

RESIDENCE HALLS: All residence halls will be closed for the Holiday Break. All residents must vacate their rooms by Friday, December 13 at 6 pm and may return on Sunday, January 19 at 1 pm. THE ONLY EXCEPTIONS are students who have Friday evening finals.

ASC Study-A-Thon Hours Scheduled

Tuesday, December 3, 2013

Health Center Hours

Friday, September 27, 2013

The Health Center is open from 8:30 am to 5:00 pm Monday through Friday. Beginning October 1st, physician services are available at the Cheyney University Health Center on the following days/times: Monday – 1:00 pm-6:00 pm Wednesday – 1:00 pm-6:00 pm Friday – 1:00 pm-6:00 pm The Health Center is located in the McKnight-Rodgers building. The telephone number is 610-399-2260. If you need emergency medical assistance please call Public Safety 610 399-2405.

Important Fall 2013 Information for ALL Cheyney University Students

Thursday, August 15, 2013

Over the summer, the university has been working extremely hard to institute changes to improve all student services. The reorganizational changes for the Division of Student Affairs and Student Life focus on providing students with improved services that are more efficient, effective, and expeditious.

January 28 Spring 2013 Opening Conference Mandatory for Students

Tuesday, January 22, 2013

Opening Conference for Students Monday, January 28, 2013 12:30 - 1:30 pm- Marian Anderson Auditorium

Spring Semester New Student Orientation Dates Announced

Friday, January 11, 2013

Dear Cheyney University Student/Parent: Greetings and Happy New Year! We wanted to share with you the information below regarding important orientation dates for all new, returning, and transfer Cheyney University students: New Student Orientation: • New Student Orientation (Main Campus) – January 15, 2013 • Transfer Student Orientation (Main Campus) – January 17, 2013 • Backup Orientation Date (Main Campus) – January 29, 2013 • New Student Orientation (Center City) – January 24, 2013

2012 Homecoming Celebration - 175 Years

Wednesday, August 1, 2012

The 175th celebration of Cheyney University of Pennsylvania will hit a high point during Homecoming Weekend. From Wednesday through Sunday, Oct 17-21, many opportunities exist for past and current students to enjoy our beautiful campus, meet old friends and enjoy festivities.

Commencement Information for 2012 Graduates

Wednesday, April 25, 2012

Congratulations, Prospective Graduate, family members and guests; and welcome to Cheyney University's Commencement Website! The 2012 Commencement Convocation will be held on the Cheyney University Quadrangle at 11:00 a.m. on Saturday, May 12, 2012. All graduates are expected to participate in Commencement and must be in proper academic attire. Please arrive by 9:30 a.m. and report directly to Dudley Hall on the Quadrangle. A special events tent will be set up on the quadrangle to accommodate all of the commencement participants and guests; there will be no need to relocate activities due to inclement weather. Rehearsal for Commencement will be held in Dudley Hall at 1:00 p.m. on Thursday, May 10, 2012

The Doctor Is In - Dr. Pamela Hadley Joins CU Health Center Staff

Friday, February 17, 2012

Dr. Pamela Hadley, a Cheyney University of Pennsylvania graduate, has just joined the Cheyney University staff as campus physician. Dr. Hadley earned her medical degree from the Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine. She completed her training at Cleveland Metropolitan General Hospital, Case Western Reserve.

Discovery Week 2011 Schedule - Aug. 24 - 28, 2011

Wednesday, August 24, 2011

Download the Discovery Week 2011 Schedule August 24, 2011 - August 28, 2011.

Earthquake Safety Checklist

Tuesday, August 23, 2011

If your community experiences an earthquake, or any disaster, register on the American Red Cross Safe and WellWeb site available through to let your family and friends know about your welfare. If you don’t have Internet access, call 1-866-GET-INFO to register yourself and your family.

Important Message - Freshmen & Transfer Students - Final Orientation August 23, 2011

Friday, August 19, 2011

Important Message to Incoming Freshmen & Transfer Cheyney University Students

Important Video Message to All Returning Cheyney University Students

Friday, August 19, 2011

This message is intended for all Returning Cheyney University Students. You must handle your business matters and be cleared before you return to campus. Please come to campus early and handle all department stops and financial issues prior to move in day (August 27, 2011). You will not be allowed to move into the dorms unless all matters are settled

August 2011 Vital Communications E-Newsletter

Friday, August 5, 2011

Check out the August Newsletter

Montgomery County Cheyney Alumni (PA) Book Scholarship Award Application

Thursday, July 28, 2011

The Montgomery County Cheyney Alumni (PA) is currently accepting Book Scholarship Applications. The deadline is September 9, 2011 for all Cheyney students.

New Student Orientation Schedule

Wednesday, June 22, 2011

RSVP Immediately. Reservations are made on a first-come, first-serve basis Remember to pay your $165 acceptance fee. These sessions are designed to help you handle important student service matters. There are nine sessions for you to choose from.

The New IT Online Training Website is Now Up!

Thursday, June 16, 2011

Starting this month, all Cheyney University faculty, staff, and students can take online Microsoft Digital Literacy Courses twenty-four hours per day and seven day per week for FREE. The online courses are available on the MyCU (Intranet) portal located on the homepage.