A fire at a dorm at Delaware County’s Cheyney University Sunday morning is now being called an arson.
“We’re one of 14 state institutions owned by the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, and Cheyney from the very beginning has been treated like a stepchild,” says Michael Coard, a 1982 Cheyney alumnus who is one of several attorneys representing plaintiffs in the civil rights lawsuit.
Mayor Michael Nutter called Dr. Maya Angelou “America’s poet — a woman whose light will be missed.”
The University says campus water service will remain shut off in certain areas while repairs take place, and service will be restored as soon as possible.
Cheyney University Rep Explains Why School Is Bringing Controversial Civil Rights Activist To Campus
Dom Giordano talked to Dr. Tara Kent from Cheyney University Thursday on Talk Radio 1210 WPHT about an appearance at the school from Angela Davis.
The suit claims the state discriminates against Black colleges when distributing state funds.
The Hardy Williams Education Fund awarded scholarships to six students in Philadelphia interested in careers in government, law or social action.
Four of Pennsylvania’s state universities are joining forces to offer classes and degree programs in center city Philadelphia, and there was a ribbon-cutting Monday for the so-called “Multi-University.”
A consumer advocacy attorney from Ambler, Pa. has some advice for local college students who may have had their personal information breached in a recent incident.
Officials at Cheyney University are urging students to check their credit reports after an inadvertent release of their personal data, including Social Security numbers.
Governor Corbett said Monday that, as they vote on authorizing a possible strike, he hopes faculty at the state-owned universities will remember the taxpayers of the state and parents of students, all of whom support the universities.
Leaders of the union representing faculty at West Chester, Cheyney and twelve other state-owned universities will meet tomorrow to take an initial strike authorization vote.
There were some tense moments for Cheyney University students on Thursday morning after a student made threats against the school through social media.
The 30 members, headed by Philadelphia Chamber of Commerce CEO Rob Wondering, will include university presidents affected by the cutbacks.