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Grass Looks Greener at Cheyney University this Summer

Thursday, June 25, 2015

The grass is looking greener at Cheyney University this summer as many lawns bordering campus classrooms and administrative buildings sport taller grass. Cheyney not only advances its greening initiative, but reduces its mowing cycle by half, saves natural resources and cuts carbon emissions by 50 percent.

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Cheyney University To Host Free National Summer Transportation Institute Beginning July 20

Thursday, May 28, 2015

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 Cheyney, PA July 20 through August 14, 2015. Scholarships are provided to cover all expenses for accepted students.

Cheyney University Offers Free Hyatt Hotel's Summer Bridge Program Beginning July 19

Thursday, May 28, 2015

The Hyatt School Summer Bridge Program at Cheyney University this summer introduces high school students to the five major sectors of the modern hospitality industry - hotels & lodging, food & beverage, travel & tourism, recreation & leisure management and meetings & events.

Cheyney's New Science Center Receives Silver LEED Certification

Tuesday, May 26, 2015

Cheyney University of Pennsylvania's New Science Center which opened in August 2014 is officially Silver LEED (Leadership in Energy & Environmental Design) certified. The US Green Building Council gave the Nation's 1st HBCU the news this month.

Accelerated Summer Courses Offered to Non-Cheyney Students Online & on Campus

Friday, May 22, 2015

College students can make the most of their summer time, boost their GPA and build up some credits for required courses through Cheyney University’s “CU in the Summer” offerings. In addition, non-Cheyney students can also take the five-week-long classes whether they are pursuing a degree at another university or just looking to take a course that interests them.

Head Men's Basketball Coach Dominique Stephens Lends His Time to Scores 4 Scholarship

Wednesday, May 20, 2015

Earlier this month Cheyney University Head Men's Basketball Coach Dominique Stephens was one of several area celebrity coaches to lend his time to Scores 4 Scholarship held on May 2 at Drexel University's campus.

Cheyney University Head Women's Basketball Coach Kyle Adams to Attend Leadership Program at Center For Coaching Excellence

Monday, May 11, 2015

Cheyney University Head Women's Basketball Coach Kyle Adams has been selected as one of 30 coaches across the nation to participate in the Center For Coaching Excellence by the Women's Basketball Coaches Association (WBCA).

Cheyney Class of 2015 and Class of 1965 Celebrate Commencement

Sunday, May 10, 2015

Cheyney University of Pennsylvania was packed May 9 as family and friends gathered to watch the Class of 2015 walk across the stage to receive their long-awaited diplomas. The sweeping white tent on the historic quadrangle of the Nation’s 1st HBCU overflowed with well-wishers. As the University Band played Pomp and Circumstance, nearly 250 graduates processed behind Cheyney Administrators, Faculty, and Class of 1965 members who were on hand to celebrate their 50th anniversary.

Senior Brandon Collins Recognized as a Scholar Athlete by National Football Foundation and College Hall of Fame

Friday, May 8, 2015

Senior Brandon Collins was one of nine area collegiate football players to be recognized by the National Football Foundation and College Hall of Fame as a Scholar Athlete. A computer science major, Collins posted a 4.0 Grade Point Average in his final season of eligibility. He will graduate on Saturday with a 3.34 GPA.

Artists Support Cheyney University's Fine Arts Department and Pay Tribute to Pianist Robert Pritchard

Monday, May 4, 2015

The internationally recognized All-Steinway School, Cheyney University of Pennsylvania, was the venue for a magnificent piano concert to benefit Cheyney University, the oldest of the Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs).

University College Inaugural Awards and Recognition Banquet

Sunday, May 3, 2015

University College presented its Inaugural Awards and Recognition Banquet in Cheyney University's Carnegie Hall Great Room on Thursday April 30.

Alumna Dr. Gladys Styles Johnston to Address 2015 Cheyney University Graduates at May 9 Commencement

Sunday, May 3, 2015

Dr. Gladys Styles Johnston, Director of the Millennium Leadership Initiative and Assistant to the President of the American Association of State Colleges and Universities, will address the Cheyney University of Pennsylvania 2015 graduates at the Saturday, May 9 Commencement Convocation on the historic campus quadrangle.

Cheyney student's far-flung exploits win state notice

Thursday, April 30, 2015

In fall of her junior year, Travonya Kenly learned from her roommate of a marine biology program at Duke University that offered a full scholarship and gave special consideration to minority students.

Cheyney University Students Participate in SPARKLE Program

Wednesday, April 29, 2015

During the spring 2015 semester the project director, Dr. Channel, Associate Professor, Education and Leadership Studies, focused on raising awareness of educational entrepreneurship among Education majors.

The National Society for Leadership and Success, Sigma Alpha Pi, Holds Member Induction Ceremony

Saturday, April 25, 2015

The National Society for Leadership and Success held its second induction ceremony on April 22, 2015 at Carnegie Hall.

Jada Phillips Sets School Record at the Penn Relays

Friday, April 24, 2015

Jada Phillips put the shot 13.10 m to finish second in her flight and set a new Cheyney University record. Her mark is also the fourth best posted in the PSAC this year.

Hank Thomas Presents/Neighborhood Oasis Team Wins 2015 Annual Business Plan Competition

Thursday, April 23, 2015

Cheyney University's Entrepreneurial Leadership Program hosted the Annual Business Plan Competition Awards Ceremony on April 22 in the Marian Anderson Music Center.

May Weekend Activities Start April 26

Wednesday, April 22, 2015

Check out the fun things to do on and off campus before the end of the year!

BATTLE OF THE SEXES - 4th Annual Campus Feud Game Show at Cheyney April 27

Tuesday, April 21, 2015

Students enrolled in Advanced Experimental Psychology (RPS411) will showcase one of their culminating course projects with fun and fervor in the April 27th Campus Feud.

Mister and Miss Cheyney University 2015-2016 Selected at Pageant

Monday, April 20, 2015

Takerah Jordan was named 2015 Miss Cheyney and Winston Hesham Azzam was selected as 2015 Mister Cheyney. Candace Cahoe was selected as 2015 Miss Legend and Quiyiim Saunders was named 2015 Mister Legend, and Melodee Montgomery was named 2015 Miss Blue and White.

Cheyney University of Pennsylvania and La Salle University Sign MBA Program Affiliation Agreement

Monday, March 30, 2015

Representatives from Cheyney University of Pennsylvania and La Salle University have formed an academic program partnership for an MBA Affiliation program.

Tavis Smiley to speak at Cheyney University April 23rd for Scholarship Fundraiser

Friday, February 6, 2015

On Thursday, April 23, 2015, Cheyney University's Keystone Honors Academy will host An Evening with Tavis Smiley in the Marian Anderson Music Center Auditorium on the historic campus. The evening includes a VIP Dinner at 5 pm in Carnegie Hall, followed by the lecture at 7 pm.

Cheyney University Hosts Black History Month Invitational Exhibition of Works by Local Artists

Wednesday, February 4, 2015

Cheyney University Hosts Black History Month Invitational Exhibition of Works by Local Artists

Cheyney's Center for Career & Professional Development (CCPD) Presents Spring Career Programs

Tuesday, February 3, 2015

CU Center for Career and Professional Development Announces Spring Career Events

PA Rep. Thaddeus Kirkland to Speak at Cheyney University's Founder's Day Feb. 25

Friday, January 30, 2015

Pennsylvania Representative Thaddeus Kirkland will give the keynote address at Cheyney University of Pennsylvania's 178th Founder's Day on Wednesday, February 25 at 1 pm. The annual event will take place in the Marian Anderson Music Center Auditorium on the historic campus. Kirkland, a 1991 graduate of Cheyney, is a community activist who first burst into the public arena in the fight for improved education for students in the City of Chester.

New Possibilities Highlighted at Cheyney University 2015 Spring Convocation

Thursday, January 29, 2015

Cheyney University held its Spring Convocation on January 29 under the theme “Building on the Excellence of Cheyney University.” Ushers gave each person attending a Cheyney Pride Pin with the school’s shield and a Cheyney Piggy Bank. Interim President Frank G. Pogue encouraged students, faculty, staff, alumni and guests to wear the pins daily and to fill their pig with loose change and turn it in to University Advancement Staff so that the money can be used to help Cheyney students.

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