West Chester University

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West Chester University Increases Efforts To Combat Legionnaires’ Bacteria On Campus

University officials, in a memo posted on the school website, say they turned off the hot water in nine buildings and super-chlorinated the hot water systems to kill the bacteria.

08/24/2015

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West Chester U. Worker Contracts Legionnaires’ Disease

The University says as soon as they found out, they tested the staff member’s work space as well as other campus buildings.

07/30/2015

Cheyney alum met on Wednesday at Zion Baptist Church in North Philadelphia. (Credit: Cherri Gregg)

Cheyney University Alumni Dispel Takeover Rumors

Less less than a month after it was announced that Cheyney University and it’s neighbor, West Chester University, would begin collaborating, alumni began to fear worst: that the nation’s oldest historically Black institution of higher ed would be taken over.

07/18/2015

WCU product Joe Gunkel has a career ERA as a pro of 2.87. (Photo credit: Patrick Cavey)

WCU Product Joe Gunkel Climbing The Ladder In Baltimore Organization

Joe Gunkel a former WCU Golden Rams NCAA Division II champion, is thriving with the Orioles.

KYW Newsradio 1060–06/25/2015

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Grandparents, Grandkids Move Into West Chester Dorms For Bonding Experience

It’s all part of a three day experience called “Grandparents University.”

06/22/2015

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West Chester U. Student Overcomes Disability With Vision Of Hope

When Tarik Williams was diagnosed with a genetic disease that robbed him of his central vision in 2009, he vowed he wouldn’t let it rob him of his future.

04/29/2015

Al-Hajj Shabazz was a standout cornerback for Division II West Chester University. (Photo credit: West Chester)

West Chester U’s Shabazz Chasing NFL Dream

Former West Chester Cornerback Al-Hajj Shabazz pursue his NFL dream.

KYW Newsradio 1060–04/09/2015

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West Chester University Student Arrested For Alleged Rape At Fraternity House

West Chester University student Mauricio Sanjuan-Martinez was charged Thursday with rape, sexual assault and other offenses.

04/03/2015

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Authorities Investigate Several Reported Assaults On And Near West Chester University

Police in West Chester want students to be on alert after three alleged assaults, two off campus and one on campus, were reported last week.

03/23/2015

Kiera Wooden has led West Chester University to the DII NCAA Tournament in her first season as head coach. (credit: West Chester University Athletics)

West Chester Women’s Hoops Heads To D2 NCAA Tourney

The field for the NCAA Division II Women’s Basketball Tournament was announced late Sunday night and for the first time since 2012 it includes the West Chester University Golden Rams.

03/09/2015

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Philadelphia Teachers Must Recognize Life Needs Before Educational Needs

“Today’s educators must recognize and address the ‘life’ needs of their students before beginning to recognize and address their educational needs,” says experienced educator David Bretzius.

01/19/2015

(File photo: a flyer seeking information on Shane Montgomery, whose body was later found in the Schuylkill River.  Credit: CBS3)

Volunteers Expand Search For Missing College Student Shane Montgomery

Dozens of volunteers are out again tonight, but this time in popular bar areas beyond Manayunk, making a renewed plea for information to bar-goers.

12/05/2014

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Search Continues For Missing College Student Shane Montgomery; $40K Reward Offered

Friends, family and complete strangers braved the rain Wednesday morning to hang new missing posters of Shane Montgomery.

12/03/2014

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Day 6 In Search For Missing College Student Shane Montgomery

Tuesday is Day 6 of the search for missing West Chester University student Shane Montgomery.

12/02/2014

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Reward Increased In Search For Missing Student Shane Montgomery

As the search entered its fifth day for a missing college student last seen in Manayunk, the bar where he was last seen has increased the reward money in the case by $10,000.

12/01/2014

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