Christian Carter, Sr. for Office of D.C. Mayor

Christian Allyn Carter, Sr. is a seventh generation Washingtonian and direct descendant of slave abolitionist, real estate developer, civil war soldier, teamster, and cemetery owner, Jacob Moore. Christian is also an original member of one of Washington’s oldest...

Doyt Jones on a Mission to Turkey

Cheyney University alumnus Doyt M. Jones, Class of 1973, participated in a August mission to Turkey sponsored by the Peach Island Institute, Inc. Jones earned his bachelor’s degree in education from Cheyney University and is a retired math teacher from the...

“Hart to Heart” with Camille Gadsden

For the second year in a row, Camille Gadsden, Class of 1994, is participating in the Susan G. Komen 3-Day® Walk. This year, the 60-mile trail winds throughout the Philadelphia area to include the Willow Grove Mall, Main Line, and the Naval Yard. The Philadelphia...

CUNAA Hosts “A Taste of Philadelphia”

On August 19 and 20, the Cheyney University National Alumni Association welcomed more 825 family members to the Cheyney family by treating them to “A Taste of Philadelphia” in the Marcus Foster Alumni / Student Union Center. Alumni from local chapters...

HBCUs Are At A Critical Juncture

“There are 105 historically Black colleges and universities in the United States. They have graduated a Nobel Prize winner, astronauts, educators and generations of leaders in every field. But with stretched budgets, dwindling endowments, decreases in loans to...

About Us

The Cheyney Alumni Association met for the first time on commencement day in May 1862.  The meeting was held in Sansom Hall in Philadelphia where graduation exercises were scheduled. The association proved to be very active during its early years taking on projects of...