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Cheyney Class of 1968 is honored on 50th Anniversary of Graduation

5/14/2018

As the nation's first Historically Black College and University (HBCU), Cheyney University has cultivated many long-standing, respected traditions that celebrate our 181-year legacy and culture. One of the many traditions calls for the class celebrating its 50th Anniversary of graduation to lead the Commencement processional.

Commencement Speaker & Alumnus, Dr. Irvin Clark Challenges Graduates to Be Pioneers for The University that Educated & Uplifted Them

5/13/2018

Cheyney University of Pennsylvania celebrated its 163rd Commencement on Saturday, May 12, and welcomed a total of 236 graduates (including master's candidates) to the network of alumni that represent the nation's first Historically Black College and University (HBCU).

Cheyney University Introduces New Academic Offerings As Part of Curriculum Redesign

5/11/2018

Cheyney University of Pennsylvania has introduced new programs in biology and computer science as part of a redesign of its curriculum to address changes in the workforce and to enhance students' opportunities for success.

TaKayla Ellis and Jowan Lewis-Kearse Named Student-Athletes of the Year at Annual Student-Athlete Success Banquet

5/4/2018

TaKayla Ellis and Jowan Lewis-Kearse were named Cheyney University Student-Athletes of the year on Tuesday evening at the annual Athletic Department Student-Athlete Success Banquet, honoring the accomplishments of the student-athletes and cheerleaders, held inside Ada Georges Banquet Hall.

CU's New Commitment to Promote & Support Healthier Options on Campus Puts it at the Forefront of the Cultural Shift Towards Wellness

5/3/2018

Committed to supporting the health of students, faculty and staff, Cheyney University has made a multi-year commitment to Partnership for a Healthier America's Healthier Campus Initiative.

Cheyney University Students Recognized at Annual Honors and Awards Convocation

5/1/2018

Samuel Owusu, a senior biology major from Philadelphia, was presented the Provost's Award for Leadership at Cheyney University of Pennsylvania's Honors and Awards Convocation held April 19 in the auditorium of the Marian Anderson Music Center.

Cheyney Crowns New Royalty at 7th Annual Mister & Miss Cheyney Pageant Competition

4/30/2018

On Sunday, April 22, Cheyney University of Pennsylvania crowned new royalty at the Mister and Miss Cheyney University Pageant Competition. Hosted by the Office of Student Affairs and the Student Government Association (SGA), the annual event attracted family, friends, students, faculty, staff, supporters and a host of former Mister and Miss Cheyney's.

Cheyney University Selects Alumnus Dr. Irvin Clark to Deliver 2018 Commencement Address

4/26/2018

Cheyney University of Pennsylvania President Aaron A. Walton has announced today that Vice President of Economic Development and Dean of the Newton Campus at Georgia Piedmont Technical College (GPTC) and alumnus Dr. Irvin Clark will deliver the keynote address at Cheyney University's 163rd Commencement convocation. The ceremony will be held on Saturday, May 12, at 11 a.m. on the University's Historic Quadrangle.

Senator Hughes, Pennsylvania Senate honor Cheyney's 1977-78 Division II National Champion Men's Basketball Team

4/23/2018

State Senator and Cheyney University of Pennsylvania Council of Trustee member, Vincent J. Hughes (D-Philadelphia/Montgomery) and the entire Pennsylvania Senate honored the 40th anniversary of the Cheyney University men's basketball team winning the 1977-1978 Division II Men's National Championship at the Capitol Building in Harrisburg, PA on Tuesday, April 17.

Grammy Award-Winning Artist, Performance Poet and Author J. Ivy to Perform April 24 at Cheyney

4/17/2018

Grammy-Award Winning Artist, Performance Poet and Author J. Ivy will visit Cheyney University of Pennsylvania on Tuesday, April 24, 2018 to perform during the Fade to Black poetry night. This event, sponsored by Residence Life and Housing, the CU Cultural Programming Committee and The Brotherhood, will be held in the Carnegie Hall Great Room at 8 p.m.

"Lift Up! Namibia": CU Fine Arts Students Organize a Service Project to Collect Supplies for Students in Namibia

4/10/2018

Cheyney University Fine Arts, Design and Liberal Studies (FADLS) students, faculty advisors and staff members, have organized a service project to collect educational goods and supplies for the nonprofit organization, "Lift Up! Namibia."

The Keystone Honors Academy Hosts An Evening with Astronaut Joan Higginbotham

4/9/2018

On Thursday, April 12, 2018, the Cheyney University Campus Community is invited to join the Keystone Honors Academy for "Reach Towards the Stars." This evening of motivation and inspiration will feature a keynote address from Astronaut Joan Higginbotham.

Cheyney to Host Annual Honors and Awards Convocation April 19

3/29/2018

Cheyney University will host its annual Honors and Awards Convocation at 6 pm on Thursday, April 19 in the Marian Anderson Music Center Auditorium.

CU Alumni Ted Waters to Showcase Photography Exhibit in the Biddle Hall Art Gallery

3/28/2018

On Wednesday, March 28, Cheyney University of Pennsylvania's Biddle Hall Art Gallery will open its first exhibition of the spring semester and feature the photography of Cheyney alumni, Ted Waters. The campus community and the public are invited to attend the opening that will be held from 5 pm - 7 pm in the gallery.

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