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May 3, 2018
TaKayla Ellis and Jowan Lewis-Kearse Named Student-Athletes of the Year at Annual Student-Athlete Success Banquet
TaKayla Ellis and Jowan Lewis-Kearse Named Student-Athletes of the Year at Annual Student-Athlete Success Banquet

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. Interim Athletic Director, Suzanne Kilian opened the festivities, while Cheyney University President Aaron A. Walton served as the evening’s […]

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May 1, 2018
Short Film Created by CU Communication Arts Students for WCU’s 48HR DubC Film Race Earns Award
Short Film Created by CU Communication Arts Students for WCU’s 48HR DubC Film Race Earns Award

On Thursday, April 19, a team of four Communication Arts students from Cheyney University of Pennsylvania won the Best Use of Prop award for their original film, Ms. Mason, at the 2nd annual 48HR DubC Film Race (48HRFR), hosted by West Chester University. More than 20 teams entered in the creative arts competition, and the […]

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April 26, 2018
Cheyney Crowns New Royalty at 7th Annual Mister & Miss Cheyney Pageant Competition
Cheyney Crowns New Royalty at 7th Annual Mister & Miss Cheyney Pageant Competition

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 Activities 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. Mister and Miss […]

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April 10, 2018
“Lift Up! Namibia”: CU Fine Arts Students Organize a Service Project to Collect Supplies for Students in Namibia
“Lift Up! Namibia”: CU Fine Arts Students Organize a Service Project to Collect Supplies for Students in Namibia

Cheyney University of Pennsylvania’s Fine Art Honor Society (FAHS) students, along with their fellow Fine Arts, Design and Liberal Studies (FADLS) classmates, faculty advisors and staff members, have been working diligently over the course of the spring semester to organize a full-scale service project to collect educational goods and supplies for nonprofit organization, “Lift Up! […]

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March 19, 2018
Cheyney Receives $30,000 Grant to Develop Sexual Assault Prevention Programs
Cheyney Receives $30,000 Grant to Develop Sexual Assault Prevention Programs

Cheyney University of Pennsylvania has been awarded a $30,000 grant from Governor Tom Wolf and the PA Department of Education, to support our efforts to create programs that prevent and address sexual violence on campus. Governor Wolf’s office announced late Tuesday (March 13) that Cheyney was among the 39 universities across the state selected to […]

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March 1, 2018
Alumna Dr. Janelle L. Williams Shares Why She Chose Cheyney in ‘Diverse Issues in Higher Education’ Article

The following article was published on March, 1, 2018 for Diverse Issues in Higher Education. HBCUs: For Colored Kids When Predominantly White Institutions Aren’t Enough by Janelle L. Williams 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 […]

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