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Cheyney 180th Anniversary Celebration

Cheyney University’s Homecoming Weekend 2017 Schedule

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
DONATION: $10.00
Please RSVP by October 6 by emailing Cheyney180@cheyneyalum.org or calling 610.455.3900.

Cheyney Alumni Weekend 2016 T-Shirts

Get in the Cheyney spirit with these #CheyneyMade t-shirts brought to you by the Cheyney University National Alumni Association Alumni Weekend Committee.

Show your Cheyney Pride by purchasing your t-shirt in advance of Alumni Weekend 2016 and your shirt will be shipped to your home—just in time for you to fellowship with your classmates and other members of the Cheyney Family!

You can also pick your T-shirt up at the booth during Alumni Weekend. This online order form will expire on Sunday, April 17, 2016. All questions about shirts should be directed to Tara Wright-Eison.

SAVE THE DATE: Alumni Weekend events at Cheyney University will take place on Friday, April 29 – Sunday, May 1, 2016.

T-Shirt Prices

  • Small (S) – $15.00
  • Medium (M) – $15.00
  • Large (L) – $15.00
  • Extra Large (XL) – $15.00
  • Double Extra Large (2XL) – $18.00
  • Triple Extra Large (3XL) – $18.00

Please be advised that there is a $2.50 Convenience Fee for online transactions. Thank you for your consideration.

Please make your check payable to “CUNAA” and mail your payment to:
Cheyney University National Alumni Association (CUNAA)
ATTN: Alumni Weekend Committee
1837 University Circle
P.O. Box 121
Cheyney, PA 19319

Alumni Weekend Committee Contacts:

Camille: 215-620-4617
Calische: 267-515-3401
Garey: 215-888-8099
Iesha: 215-316-9017

ADVISORY NOTICE: Please be advised that there are Cheyney alumni who are promoting events, parties, and activities during Alumni 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 Alumni Weekend 2016 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 apart of the CUNAA Alumni Weekend agenda, and where the proceeds go are questionable; attend their activities at your own discretion.

Philadelphia 76ers

CU Night – 76ers vs Golden State Warriors Game

76ers2016-6The Cheyney University National Alumni Association Alumni Weekend Committee is proud to present the annual All-Star Saturday Cheyney Experience – Night Out with the 76ers fundraiser!

Join us on Saturday, January 30, 2016 for the Philadelphia 76ers vs. Golden State Warriors game at 5:00 p.m. or make it a family affair by registering your children for the Court of Dreams event.

Join us at The Holiday Inn Stadium Sports Bar in Philadelphia, PA as we mix, mingle, and dance after the Philadelphia 76ers vs. Golden State Warriors on Saturday, January 30, 2016.  

sportsbarafterparty2016-3Food is included in the price of your After Party ticket. Free parking is available on-site and The Holiday Inn is offering our guests a discounted group rate of $99.00 + tax if you use the code “CHE” when making your reservation.

Please call (215) 755-9500 for hotel accommodations. Please contact a member of the Alumni Weekend Committee for tickets to the After Party or use the PayPal form to make your purchase. Please know that these tickets are non-refundable. We appreciate your support.

The online payment option is no longer available for this event. Please plan to pay by cash or check made payable to CUNAA.

Please make your check payable to “CUNAA” and mail your payment to:
Cheyney University National Alumni Association (CUNAA)
ATTN: Alumni Weekend Committee
1837 University Circle
P.O. Box 121
Cheyney, PA 19319

Event Information

Philadelphia 76ers vs. Golden State Warriors Game – SOLD OUT
Saturday, January 30, 2016

  • Club Box Seating
  • Court of Dreams
  • Sideline View of Team Practice
  • Basketball Game

The Wells Fargo Center (Map It!)
Click here for the event flyer

Philadelphia 76ers vs. Golden State Warriors After Party – $20.00
Saturday, January 30, 2016
9:00 p.m. – 2:00 a.m.
Stadium Sportsbar
The Holiday Inn
900 Packer Avenue, Philadelphia, PA 19148 (Map It!)
Click here for the event flyer

Alumni Weekend Committee Contacts:

Camille: 215-620-4617
Calische: 267-515-3401
Garey: 215-888-8099
Iesha: 215-316-9017
Gregory Benjamin: 610-399-2419

ADVISORY NOTICE: Please be advised that there are Cheyney alumni who are promoting events, parties, and activities during Alumni 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 Alumni Weekend 2015 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 apart of the CUNAA Alumni Weekend agenda, and where the proceeds go are questionable; attend their activities at your own discretion.