Cheyney Blog

December 7, 2017
Cheyney’s Accreditation Celebration Reveals Exciting Plans for the University
Cheyney’s Accreditation Celebration Reveals Exciting Plans for the University

On Wednesday, December 6, Cheyney University of Pennsylvania students, faculty and staff gathered in the auditorium of the Marian Anderson Music Center for an Accreditation Celebration, hosted by President Aaron A. Walton. The Cheyney pride day united the campus community and celebrated the significant accomplishment of the University retaining an additional year of accreditation. “During this time, […]

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December 6, 2017
Cheyney’s Fine Art Honor Society Inducts 10 New Members
Cheyney’s Fine Art Honor Society Inducts 10 New Members

On November 16, 2017, guided by advisors Professor Marietta Dantonio-Madsen, Chair of Fine Arts, Design, and Liberal Studies, Professor Helena Domenic, and Professor Joel Keener, 10 students ranging from freshmen to seniors were inducted into Cheyney University of Pennsylvania’s prestigious Fine Art Honor Society (FAHS). Congratulations to the 2017 Fine Art Honor Society inductees, who include: Veronica […]

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November 27, 2017
Cheyney Students Reflect on Their Experiences at the 10th Annual HBCU Career Development Marketplace
Cheyney Students Reflect on Their Experiences at the 10th Annual HBCU Career Development Marketplace

From November 1 – 3, 2017, eight Cheyney University of Pennsylvania students participated in the 10th Annual Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCU) Career Development Marketplace, in College Park, MD. The 3-day conference, which saw over 400 students from over 20 HBCUs, provided attendees with the opportunity to meet and network with potential employers, engage in […]

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October 24, 2017
2017 Cheyney Homecoming Recap

On October 21, 2017, alumni, current students, faculty, staff and visitors turned out in full force to celebrate Cheyney University of Pennsylvania’s annual Homecoming. This year’s homecoming celebration not only recognized Cheyney’s past, but cultivated a vital new outlook for the future of the nation’s oldest Historically Black College and University (HBCU). The day commenced with […]

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October 19, 2017
Mister and Miss Cheyney Crowned at Annual 2017 Coronation
Mister and Miss Cheyney Crowned at Annual 2017 Coronation

A highlight of Cheyney University of Pennsylvania’s Homecoming week is the annual coronation. This year’s Regal and Radiant themed ceremony, sponsored by the Office of Student Activities and the Student Government Association, crowned Nina-Simone Beaver and Trinis Robinson as the new Mister and Miss Cheyney. The two commanded the spotlight at the Wednesday evening event, […]

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September 25, 2017
Cheyney Receives Grant from the CVS Health Foundation and American Cancer Society to Pursue 100% Tobacco-Free Campus
Cheyney Receives Grant from the CVS Health Foundation and American Cancer Society to Pursue 100% Tobacco-Free Campus

Cheyney University of Pennsylvania is part of the second cohort to receive a $10,000 grant for the 2017-2018 academic year from the CVS Health Foundation, Truth Initiative and the American Cancer Society, to advocate for the campus to adopt and implement a smoke and tobacco-free policy. Cheyney’s own “Be Free” initiative explicitly calls for the […]

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