The Cheyney National Alumni Association requests the pleasure of your company at the 180th Anniversary of Cheyney University of Pennsylvania, the nation’s oldest institution of higher education for African Americans.
CUNAA will host a variety of activities for members of the Cheyney Council of Trustees, Foundations, alumni chapters, affiliate organizations, fraternities, sororities, social organizations, faculty, staff, administrators, friends of Cheyney, and Cheyney family returning home for the 180th Anniversary Celebration on Thursday, October 19 – Sunday, October 22, 2017.
Please be sure to secure your tickets in advance! You will not want to miss this once in a lifetime event!
Cheyney University National Alumni Association
ATTN: 180th Committee
PO Box 288
Westtown, PA 19395-0288
Please make all checks and money orders payable to “Cheyney University National Alumni Association” or “CUNAA.” Cash and credit cards are accepted on-site at most events. Please purchase Gala tickets in advance as seating is limited.
Questions? Please email Cheyney180@cheyneyalum.org or call the CUNAA National Office at +1 (610) 455-3900.
The Cheyney University National Alumni Association is a 501 (c)(3) organization, deductions to which are tax deductible according to the law. The official registration and financial information of The Cheyney University National Alumni Association may be obtained from the Pennsylvania Department of State by calling toll free within Pennsylvania, 1-800-732-0999. Registration does not imply endorsement.
ADVISORY NOTICE: Please be advised that there are Cheyney alumni who are promoting events, parties, and activities during Homecoming Weekend who, as a group, are neither affiliated with the Cheyney University National Alumni Association nor Cheyney University of Pennsylvania. The activities you see on the CUNAA website, Facebook Page and in the Homecoming Weekend 2017 marketing materials are the only officially approved and sanctioned events acknowledged by the University and the National Alumni Association. Proceeds from CUNAA events benefit the university and students. The events sponsored by the other groups are not a part of the CUNAA Homecoming Weekend agenda, and where the proceeds go are questionable; attend their activities at your own discretion.
2017 Cheyney Homecoming Schedule
Thursday, October 19, 2017
6:30 PM – Barbara Daniel-Cox Alumni Student Scholarship Reception
This is an invitational event in memoriam of Barbara Daniel-Cox ’66. Proceeds benefit the Cheyney Alumni Scholarship Fund’s $2 Million Campaign. In order to receive an invitation, please make a donation towards a Named Book Award or Named Scholarship by October 13.
Click here to learn more about Barbara Daniel-Cox and this scholarship fundraiser.
Friday, October 20, 2017
12:00 PM – CUNAA Life Member Luncheon
This is an invitational event for Life Members of the Cheyney University National Alumni Association. Celebrate the 180th anniversary in style by solidifying your commitment to Cheyney with a Life Membership to the Alumni Association for $1,000. Click here to set up a payment plan.
6:30 PM – 12:30 AM Cheyney University of Pennsylvania 180th Anniversary Gala
Springfield Country Club, 400 W Sproul Rd, Springfield, PA 19064 (Map)
Attire: Black Tie Optional
Cocktail Hour featuring an Open Bar sponsored by the Cheyney University Council of Trustees
Entertainment by The Jenkins Project
Members of the Cheyney Council of Trustees, Foundations, alumni chapters, affiliate organizations, fraternities, sororities, social organizations, faculty, staff, administrators, and friends of Cheyney are invited to join us and be recognized during this once in a lifetime event filled with joy and entertainment as we celebrate 180 years of serving the community.
Tickets are $180 per person with sponsorship opportunities starting at $600. You can also reserve a table for 10 to the Gala in order to sit with your Cheyney family or friends.
Want to be a part of Cheyney history? Consider purchasing an ad in the 180th Anniversary commemorative edition of The Spirit. Click here to learn more about ad sizes and prices.
Coming from out of town? Reserve your room at one of the local hotels as part of our Cheyney room block. Click here to find a hotel.
Saturday, October 21, 2017
8:00 AM – Meeting Registration
9:00 AM – General Membership Meeting
Marcus Foster Alumni Student Union Center, Second Floor
DONATION: General Admission – $20.00
Start your morning off right, by joining the Alumni Association for its bi-annual Membership Meeting in Marcus Foster Auditorium at 8:00 AM. The CUNAA Board of Directors, Chapter Presidents, and Committee Chairs will provide updates on the status of the Association. All members of the Cheyney Family are invited to attend.
1:00 PM – Cheyney vs. West Chester Football Game
O’Shields Stevenson Stadium
TICKETS: Pay CU Athletics Directly – Adults – $10.00, Children – $5.00
Required On-Campus Parking Fee – $10.00 CASH ONLY
Order Tickets from CU Athletics
1:00 – 6:00 PM – Cheyney Class of 1968 50th Anniversary Tent
Marcus Foster Alumni Student Union Center
DONATE to the 50th Anniversary Class Gift
Please make checks payable to “Cheyney University Class of 1968”
Memo: Alumni Scholarship for Class of 1968
Mail to: Cheyney University Class of 1968, P.O. Box 7665, Wilmington, DE 19803-0665
4:00 PM – Tailgating On The Hill
5:00 PM – Singing the Alma Mater
Cheyney University of Pennsylvania’s Historic Quadrangle
Sunday, October 22, 2017
10:00 AM – President’s Legacy Brunch
Ada S. Georges Dining Hall
Please RSVP by October 6 by emailing Cheyney180@cheyneyalum.org or calling 610.455.3900.