Cheyney Blog

July 1, 2019
New PA Budget Sends Nearly $4M in Scholarships to Cheyney University’s Keystone Honors Program

New PA Budget Sends Nearly $4M in Scholarships to Cheyney University’s Keystone Honors Program (CHEYNEY, PA – July 1, 2019) – The new Pennsylvania state budget that went into effect today contains great news for incoming students at Cheyney University, the nation’s oldest Historically Black College (HBCU). The budget includes $3.98 million for the Keystone […]

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April 26, 2019
PA State System of Higher Education Chancellor Greenstein to Meet with Students at Cheyney University

PA State System of Higher Education Chancellor Greenstein to Meet with Students at Cheyney University What: On Friday, April 26, the chancellor of the Pennsylvania State System of Higher Education (PASSHE), Dan Greenstein, will hold a forum with students and staff at Cheyney University. PASSHE is a state agency that oversees the 14 state-owned colleges […]

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April 17, 2019
United States Representative Mary Gay Scanlon Spoke with Cheyney University Academics and Students on Criminal justice Reform

United States Representative Mary Gay Scanlon Spoke with Cheyney University Academics and Students on Criminal justice Reform (Cheyney, PA – April 17, 2019) – United States Representative Mary Gay Scanlon (D-5th District) was at Cheyney State University last week for a frank and open discussion with students and teachers on criminal justice reform. The discussion […]

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March 30, 2019
Bakari Sellers and Tameka Mallory to Keynote Student Success Conference at Cheyney University

Bakari Sellers and Tameka Mallory to Keynote Student Success Conference at Cheyney University WHAT: CNN commentator Bakari Sellers and National Action Network founder Tameka Mallory will be the keynote speakers at a student success conference at Cheyney University this Saturday. Sellers served in the South Carolina legislature from 2006 to 2014, becoming the youngest African […]

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March 18, 2019
Essence Editor-in-Chief Emerita and National CARES Mentoring Movement Founder Susan L. Taylor to Deliver Commencement Address at Cheyney University

Essence Editor-in-Chief Emerita and National CARES Mentoring Movement Founder Susan L. Taylor to Deliver Commencement Address at Cheyney University (Cheyney, PA – March 15, 2019) – Susan L. Taylor, who served as Editor-in-Chief of Essence Magazine for 27 years and now runs the nation’s fastest-growing mentor-recruitment organization, will give this year’s commencement address at Cheyney […]

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March 5, 2019
Historic Cheyney University Announces Expanded Programming and Partnerships to Ensure School’s Financial Future

Historic Cheyney University Announces Expanded Programming and Partnerships to Ensure School’s Financial Future   (Cheyney, PA – March 5, 2019) – The fortunes of Cheyney University, the nation’s first institution of higher education for African Americans, have taken a major course reversal – upward.   The university’s president, Aaron A. Walton, today announced that Cheyney […]

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