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New Mister and Miss Cheyney and Other Royalty Crowned

Tuesday, April 19, 2016

Fans of all ages came to the 2016-17 Mister and Miss Cheyney Pageant on Sunday night. In addition to the new King and Queen, a new Mister and Miss Legend and a new Mister and Miss Blue and White were crowned at the annual pageant.

Cheyney University Women's Tennis Opens Spring Season

Wednesday, March 30, 2016

Cheyney University women's tennis opened the spring season with two matches against Pennsylvania State Athletic Conference foe Millersville University

Cheyney Audience Enjoys Angela Brown's Unique Performance

Friday, February 12, 2016

Grammy-nominated vocalist Angela Brown gave a unique performance featuring opera, pop and gospel on February 9 before a diverse audience at Cheyney University.l

Cheyney University Women's Track and Field Squad Shines at the Ramapo College Indoor Select

Tuesday, February 2, 2016

Junior Jada Phillips captured the crown in the women's shot put to lead the Cheyney University women's track and field squad Saturday afternoon at the Ramapo College Indoor Select held at New York City's Armory.

Women's Basketball Serving The Community

Wednesday, January 20, 2016

Members of the Cheyney University women's basketball program traveled to Wilmington, Delaware to serve at Springer Middle School as part of the Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. "Day of Service" on Monday, January 18, 2016.

New Scholarship Honors Cheyney-Trained Teachers

Tuesday, December 1, 2015

There is a new scholarship fund at Cheyney University that honors Cheyney’s rich history in educating educators.

Keystone Honors Scholars Attend Villanova School of Law Conference on Diversity

Tuesday, December 1, 2015

Students of Cheyney University’s Keystone Honors Academy attended a day-long conference about Diversity at the Villanova School of Law on Friday, November 13th.

Volleyball Season is Underway

Tuesday, September 8, 2015

The Lady Wolves volleyball season began in earnest today with a trip to North Carolina. Cheyney battled Shaw University and Coker College falling 3-0 in both matches.

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.

Head Track and Field Coach James Williams appeared on the Tone and Tenor Radio Show on WWBD-AM along with student-athlete Dominic Barr.

Friday, March 6, 2015

Head Track and Field Coach James Williams appeared on the Tone and Tenor Radio Show on WWBD-AM along with student-athlete Dominic Barr.

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.

Scholarships Available for University of California's Summer Institute for Emerging Managers and Leaders - Applications Due March 31

Thursday, March 27, 2014

Ruth Brice, director of Career Services at Cheyney University, is encouraging first- and second-year students to consider applying to The University of California Summer Institute for Emerging Managers and Leaders

"The Spirit of Harriet Tubman" Coming to Cheyney University

Saturday, January 4, 2014

The Cheyney University Arts and Lectures Series opens its spring 2014 season on Wednesday, February 19th with "The Spirit of Harriet Tubman" at 1:30 and 7:30 pm in the Marian Anderson Music Center Auditorium.

ASC Study-A-Thon Hours Scheduled

Tuesday, December 3, 2013

Important Commencement Information For Graduating Students

Friday, April 5, 2013

Congratulations, prospective graduates, family members and guests and welcome to Cheyney University's Commencement Website! The 2013 Commencement Convocation will be held on the Cheyney University Quadrangle at 11:00 a.m. on Saturday, May 18, 2013. All graduates are expected to participate in Commencement and must be in proper academic attire. PLEASE READ THIS INFORMATION \ TO MAKE SURE YOU HAVE MET ALL THE GRADUATION CRITERIA.

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.

Summer 2012 Institute for Academic Enrichment Set for June 26-August 16

Friday, May 18, 2012

Institute for Academic Enrichment (IAE)---Summer 2012 Schedule • Our IAE program will be held at our Center City Campus in Philadelphia and will run from June 26-August 16, 2012. • Classes will be held from 10:45 to 4pm Monday-Thursday. • Students will be taking a full semester (12 credits) of college-level courses*

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

Campus Construction Projects to Alter Homecoming Parking and Tailgating

Thursday, September 1, 2011

President Michelle Howard-Vital has alerted Cheyney University alumni, faculty, staff and students that due to campus construction projects, there will be a few inconveniences during Homecoming Week (October 10 - 16). A slightly altered parking and tailgating arrangement has been planned to maximize the safety of the alumni, to work within the Townships rules, and to accommodate as many alumni on campus as possible.

An Important Message from Cheyney University President, Dr. Michelle Howard-Vital Concerning Hurricane Irene.

Friday, August 26, 2011

An Important Message from the Cheyney University President concerning Hurricane Irene. The campus community is encouraged to sign up for e-2 campus text messaging alert system and to call the Emergency Hotline for updates at 610-399-2198