On March 19, 2018, join Cheyney University's First Year Experience program for RAPtivism (rap + activism). This unique performance-lecture will be hosted by singer, speaker, educator and 'RAPtivist' (rap activist), Aisha Fukushima, and will take place in the Marcus Foster Auditorium at 6 p.m.
Cheyney University of Pennsylvania, founded in 1837, is recognized as the nation's oldest historically Black institution of higher education, or HBCU. Harvard University, founded in 1636, is the U.S.'s oldest institution of higher education.
As graduates of Cheyney University of Pennsylvania, and the over 100 fellow Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs) across the nation, exit their university’s Quad and advance to break down barriers and make significant strides in their respective fields - and in life, they never forget where they came from.
After participating in a National Qualifying Tournament, Cheyney University of Pennsylvania will compete against fellow Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs) at the 29th annual Honda Campus All‐Star Challenge (HCASC) National Championship Tournament.
"As the oldest HBCU Cheyney knows something about this subject [referring to the film's title]. We survived; slavery, Jim Crow laws, two world wars, racism and beyond - yet still we rise," said President Aaron A. Walton in his opening remarks to the packed house.
Cheyney will host the Building Bridges for Future Leaders Professional Development Event in partnership with UPS and Lincoln University.
Cheyney University will be honoring its 1977-78 Division II National Championship men's basketball team on Saturday, February 17, 2018.
In a stunning performance, Cheyney University of Pennsylvania's Honda Campus All-Star team, placed third at the National Qualifying Tournament of the 29th annual Honda Campus All-Star Challenge (HCASC), held on February 3 at the University of The District Columbia in Washington D.C.
At Cheyney University of Pennsylvania, and other academic institutions worldwide, the spring term always brings with it a feeling of hope, renewal and opportunity. Yet, for many graduating seniors, there can be fear and anxiety associated with the grad school application process.
In honor of Black History Month, observed nationally throughout the month of February, Cheyney University, has arranged an array of activities that include film screenings, social events, guest speakers and more.
Cheyney University of Pennsylvania proudly nominates Ms. Anitra Jacksom for the Syed R. Ali-Zaidi Award for Academic Excellence. Anitra is an exemplary young woman in the honors program at Cheyney University, and she has accrued an impressive set of academic and pre-professional credentials during her tenure at the University.
Junior Communications major Meghan Sowersby and Keystone Honors Academy Director, Nicole Rayfield recently participated in a taping of a round-table panel discussion with Interim Chancellor Dr. Karen M. Whitney, which will be shown as part of PCN TV's Infinite Opportunities.