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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 University’s Homecoming Weekend 2016 Schedule

The Cheyney University National Alumni Association is proud to host a variety of activities for Cheyney alumni returning home for Homecoming Weekend scheduled for Thursday, October 6 – Sunday, October 9, 2016.

This year, we will be hosting some lively activities on and off campus, so be sure to secure your tickets in advance!

Click here to download the official Homecoming Weekend 2016 brochure.

Homecoming Weekend Committee Contacts

  • Yasir Roundtree ’10 | ynr3@outlook.com
  • Sheree Monroe ’04 | CUNAAMembership@gmail.com
  • Gregory Benjamin ’81, Cheyney University Director of Alumni Relations | 610-399-2419

How to Pay For Homecoming Weekend Events

Mail your payment to:

Cheyney University National Alumni Association (CUNAA)
ATTN: Homecoming Weekend Committee
1837 University Circle
P.O. Box 121
Cheyney, PA 19319

Please make all checks and money orders payable to “Cheyney University National Alumni Association” or “CUNAA.” Cash and credit cards are accepted.

Cheyney alumni interested in attending Homecoming Weekend events can also pay at-the-door in cash or by credit card. Please be advised that there is a $2.50 Convenience Fee for online transactions. Thank you for your consideration.


Cheyney Homecoming 2016
CUNAA Chapter
Graduation Year



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 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.

2016 Homecoming Schedule

Thursday, October 6, 2016

6:30 PM – Barbara Daniel-Cox Alumni Student Scholarship Reception
(By Invitation Only)

Keynote Speaker: Craig Welburn '71
Entertainment by Barbara Walker Story

Friday, October 7, 2016

9:00 AM – 6:00 PM Bookstore Open is Open
Marcus Foster Alumni Student Union Center, First Floor

12:00 p.m. CUNAA Life Member Luncheon
(CUNAA Life Members / By Invitation Only)

2:30 p.m. – 4:30 PM Leadership Forum Presented by The Past Presidents Council
Marcus Foster Alumni Student Union Center, Second Floor
COST: Free

7:00 p.m. Athletic Hall of Fame Banquet
Springfield Country Club, 400 W Sproul Rd, Springfield, PA 19064 (Map)
COST: General Admission – $50.00
Contact Elaine Miller at 610-566-4209 | Email: elawhorne@verizon.net

9:30 PM – 1:30 AM CU Meet & Greet with Hors d'oeuvres
Quality Inn & Suites, West Chester, PA (Map)
(formerly known as the Centerstone West Chester Inn)
COST: CUNAA Members – $20.00, General Admission – $25.00

Saturday, October 8, 2016

8:00 AM Meeting Registration
9:00 AM General Membership Meeting
Marcus Foster Alumni Student Union Center, Second Floor
COST: General Admission – $20.00

1:00 PM Cheyney vs. Lock Haven Football Game
O'Shields Stevenson Stadium
TICKETS: Pay CU Athletics Directly – Adults – $10.00, Visiting Students – $5.00
Required On-Campus Parking Fee – $10.00 CASH ONLY
Visit the CU Athletics Website for Details

4:00 PM Tailgating On The Hill

4:00 – 6:00 PM Alumni Lounge & Networking Mixer
Marcus Foster Alumni Student Union Center, Second Floor
COST: CUNAA Members – FREE, General Admission – $10.00

5:00 PM Singing the Alma Mater *NEW!
On The Historic Quadrangle

7:00 – 9:00 PM CUNAA Concert featuring Nadjah Nicole and The Jenkins Project
Marian Anderson Music Center
COST: CUNAA Members – $25.00, General Admission – $35.00,
1 Free Ticket for CUNAA Life Members

9:30 PM – 2:00 AM Back to the Body Shop Party with Hors d'oeuvres
Quality Inn & Suites, West Chester, PA (Map)
(formerly known as the Centerstone West Chester Inn)
COST: CUNAA Members – $25.00, General Admission – $30.00
***Attending the CUNAA Concert? Save $10 off at The Body Shop with your Concert Ticket Stub!***

Sunday, October 9, 2016

10:00 AM President's Legacy Brunch
Ada S. Georges Dining Hall
COST: CUNAA Members – FREE, General Admission – $10.00
Advance reservation is required.
Alumni Director Greg Benjamin at 610.3999.2419 or email gbenjamin@cheyney.edu

12:00 PM The Cheyney C Club's Football Watch Party
Buffalo Wild Wings, 920 Baltimore Pike, Glen Mills, PA 19342 (Map)
COST: FREE
10% of All Purchases Benefit The Cheyney C Club Athletic Scholarship Fund

Contacts: Antoine DeLoach '98 | 302.561.0215
Yasheaka Oakley Owens '11 | 267.908.5012 | CClubCU@gmail.com
Alumni Director Greg Benjamin at 610.3999.2419 or email gbenjamin@cheyney.edu

Reserve Your Room! Hotel Accommodations

Group Discount Code: Cheyney University Homecoming

Quality Inn & Suites
(formerly known as the Centerstone West Chester Inn)
943 South High Street, West Chester, PA 19382
Phone: 610-692-1900

Best Western Plus Concordville Hotel
675 Conchester Hwy, Glen Mills, PA 19342
Phone: 610-358-9400

Hampton Inn & Suites Chadds Ford
40 State Farm Drive, Glen Mills, PA 19342
Phone: 610-358-9540

Holiday Inn Express & Suites West Chester
1310 Wilmington Pike, West Chester, PA 19382
Phone: 610-399-4600

Microtel Inn Express & Suites West Chester
500 Willowbrook Lane, West Chester, PA 19382
Phone: 610-738-9111

Wyndham Garden Glen Mills Wilmington
1110 Baltimore Pike, Glen Mills, PA 19342
Phone: 610-358-1700

Staybridge Suites
400 Evergreen Drive Glen Mills, PA
Phone: 610-358-2560

Brinton Hotel & Suites
1516 Wilmington Pike, West Chester, PA 19382
Phone: (484) 301-9232

Cheyney Homecoming 2015

Cheyney University’s Homecoming Weekend 2015 Schedule

The Cheyney University National Alumni Association is proud to host a variety of activities for Cheyney alumni returning home for Homecoming Weekend scheduled for Thursday, October 8 – Sunday, October 11, 2015.

This year, we will be hosting some lively activities on and off campus, so be sure to secure your tickets in advance!

Click here to download the official Homecoming Weekend 2015 flyer.

Homecoming Weekend Committee Contacts

Barbara Daniel Cox
Alumni Relations Director – Greg Benjamin | 610-399-2419

How to Pay For Homecoming Weekend Events

Mail your payment to:

Cheyney University National Alumni Association (CUNAA)
ATTN: Homecoming Weekend Committee
1837 University Circle
P.O. Box 121
Cheyney, PA 19319

Please make all checks payable to “Cheyney University National Alumni Association” or “CUNAA.” Cash and credit cards are accepted.

Cheyney alumni interested in attending Homecoming Weekend events can also pay at-the-door in cash or by credit card. Please be advised that there is a $2.50 Convenience Fee for online transactions. Thank you for your consideration.


Cheyney Homecoming 2014 – CUNAA Members




Thursday, October 8, 2015

6:00 p.m. Alumni Scholarship Reception (Invitation Only)

Friday, October 9, 2015

ALL DAY – Cheyney Book Store Open
12:00 p.m. Life Member Luncheon (CUNAA Life Members Only)
3:00 p.m. Leadership Forum presented by The Past Presidents Council
Marcus Foster, 2nd Floor Auditorium
Cost: Free
6:00 p.m. Athletic Hall of Fame Banquet
Springfield Country Club
400 W Sproul Rd, Springfield, PA 19064 (Map)

8:00 – 10:00 p.m. Meet & Greet Happy Hour
Days Inn Hotel West Chester
943 S High St, West Chester, PA 19382 (Map)
Cost: Free
11:00 p.m. – 1:00 a.m. Bowling Party
Bowling Palace
977 East Lancaster Ave
Downingtown, PA 19335 (Map)
Cost: $20.00 – Includes Shoes, Pizza and Sodas

Saturday, October 10, 2015

ALL DAY – Cheyney Book Store Open
9:00 a.m. Alumni General Membership Meeting
Marcus Foster, 2nd Floor Auditorium
Cost: $20.00 for CUNAA Members, $25.00 General Admission
12:00 p.m. Homecoming Football Game
Cheyney Wolves vs. East Stroudsburg Warriors
Tickets: Pay Athletic Department at the Game
Game Day Parking: The University requires a $20.00 CASH fee for on campus parking. Please have exact change ready as you enter campus. Handicapped parking is available in Marcus Foster parking lot.

4:00 p.m. Tailgate on The Hill
4:00 p.m. Alumni Lounge & Refreshments
Marcus Foster, 2nd Floor Auditorium
Cost: $10.00
4:00 p.m. Men of BACA / Kappa Alpha Psi Fraternity, Inc. Tent
6:00 p.m. Old School Dance Party
Marcus Foster, 2nd Floor Auditorium
Cost: $15.00 for CUNAA Members, $15.00 for General Admission
8:30 p.m. Alumni Party
Days Inn Hotel West Chester
943 S High St, West Chester, PA 19382 (Map)
Cost: $40.00 for CUNAA Members & General Admission

Sunday, October 11, 2015

11:00 a.m. Alumni Legacy Brunch
Ada S. Georges Dining Hall
Memorial Tribute to Professor Katherine Russell Wilson
FREE
Advance reservation is required. Please call Alumni Director Greg Benjamin at (610) 3999-2419 or email gbenjamin@cheyney.edu

Hotels

Days Inn Hotel West Chester
943 S High St, West Chester, PA 19382
Phone: (610) 692-1900
Visit Their Website

Hampton Inn and Suites Chadds Ford
40 State Farm Drive
Glen Mills, PA 19342
Telephone: (610) 358-9540
Visit their Website