Greetings Cheyney University Family,

This is the Fall 2015 edition of the Cheyney University National Alumni Association newsletter, The Spirit featuring the theme, “Cheyney is Calling.”

In this edition, you will find stories from members of the Cheyney Family, our alumni chapters, and Cheyney news updates you need to know regarding the administration and campus facilities.

Story Highlights

The Public Relations Committee would like to thank the following contributors and advertisers for their assistance in producing the Fall 2015 issue. Without your emails, photos, stories, and sponsorship this newsletter wouldn’t be possible!

  • Karen Shanks
  • Paul Turner
  • Marion Haliburton
  • Manuel McDonnell Smith
  • Junious R. Stanton
  • Tanisha Laverne Grant
  • Sandra Smith
  • Barnabus M.C. Perry
  • James and Rochelle McKelvey
  • Claire Hamilton-Oliver
  • Paulette Jones Tyler
  • Barrington Lessene
  • Craig’s Images Photography
  • The Homecoming 2014 Scholarship Donors
  • CU Office of Public Relations
  • Melissa Coleman
  • Sonjia Stanton
  • The Cheyney Foundation
  • The Cheyney “C” Club

We truly appreciate the alumni members and their continuous efforts to share alumni news and hope to continue producing a high-quality newsletter for your enjoyment.

Please continue to email with your updates so that we can share them with the Cheyney University family. You can also find a complete list of newsletter submission and advertising guidelines by clicking here.


Yasheaka Oakley Owens, M.A. ’11
Cheyney University National Alumni Association
Public Relations Committee Chair

Committee Members
Christina Clark ’97, Advertising Manager
Gaynelle Turner-Lewis ’73
Gregory Benjamin ’81
Sonjia Stanton ’69