Cheyney Blog

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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August 15, 2017
Cheyney Students Get Chance of a Lifetime in Study Abroad Trip to Belize
Cheyney Students Get Chance of a Lifetime in Study Abroad Trip to Belize

When Cheyney University of Pennsylvania Senior Shaneka Briggs and Junior Veronica Baccera get back in the classroom next week, they’ll have much to share with their professors and their classmates. Both girls spent time over their summer break in Belize as part of the PA State System of Higher Education (PASSHE) Honors Study Abroad program. […]

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August 14, 2017
Cheyney Scholars Receive Rotary Scholarships

  Samih Taylor, a 2017 Cheyney University (CU) of Pennsylvania graduate is the recipient of a Rotary District 7450 Gundaker Foundation graduate grant for the upcoming academic year. The graduate grants committee awarded her a $3,000 scholarship to help defray the $68,000 a year cost to attend University Of Pennsylvania’s prestigious veterinary school, the top […]

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August 10, 2017
Cheyney’s HRTM Program Serves-up Summer Training for High School Students
Cheyney’s HRTM Program Serves-up Summer Training for High School Students

Instead of spending the close of summer beating the heat, high-school sophomores, juniors and seniors participating in Cheyney University of Pennsylvania’s Hotel, Restaraunt, and Tourism Management (HRTM) Hyatt Summer Bridge Program are basking in the rising temperatures of the kitchen at a campus eatery, The Grille, designing, prepping and preparing gourmet meals. Led by Associate […]

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August 8, 2017
Cheyney Gears up to play Rival Lincoln in Battle of the First Sept 2
Cheyney Gears up to play Rival Lincoln in Battle of the First Sept 2

Cheyney University football fans are ready for a REPEAT when they face their arch rivals, Lincoln University, in the Battle of the First on Saturday, September 2. The season home opener starts at 1 pm in O’Shields-Stevenson Stadium on the historic campus. Last year, Cheyney won the contest in a dramatic 21-20 overtime victory on Lincoln’s home turf, sending […]

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