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#RememberWhensdays, C. Vivian Stringer, Cheyney University, Louisiana Tech Bulldogs, NCAA Tournament, NCW -

The championship game for the NCAA’s first Division I women’s basketball tournament was a matchup between C. Vivian Stringer’s Cheyney University, the country’s first historically black college or university (HBCU), and top-ranked Louisiana Tech. A sellout crowd at the Norfolk Scope Arena in Norfolk, Virginia, and a CBS television audience watched on March 28, 1982, […]

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Cheyney University, the nation’s oldest historically black college or university (HBCU), is dropping its NCAA Division II status and will withdraw from the Pennsylvania State Athletic Conference (PSAC) by June 30. Cheyney had been a member of PSAC, which consists of 18 full-time members from the state and competes as an NCAA Division II league, […]

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A Different World, Bethune-Cookman University, Cheyney University, HBCU, Langston University, Morris Brown College, Southern Jaguars, University of the Virgin Islands, Virginia State University -

Featuring historically black colleges and universities – real or made-up – in television and film continues to influence how viewers look at these black institutions. Black professionalism on TV disappeared. A Different World caused enrollment at HBCUs to we’ve got these semi-reality shows making starts out of talentless vessels. Why do they produce — […]

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Cheyney University, the nation’s oldest historically black university, has been granted another year of probation by the Middle States Commission on Higher Education. After meeting with Cheyney officials on Nov. 16 in Philadelphia, the commission notified the school on Nov. 17 of its decision to extend the probation. “This is great news,” said Robert W. […]

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In an effort to save the nation’s oldest historically Black college, the Pennsylvania state university […]

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Cheyney University, HBCU Education, Heeding Cheyney's Call, Michael Coard, Robert W. Bogle -

These are perilous times for Cheyney University of Pennsylvania. Rumors persist that the nation’s oldest historically black college is about to close or merge with another school. The Board of Governors of Pennsylvania’s State System of Higher Education (PASSHE) on Tuesday took actions to help Cheyney University secure continued accreditation. The board approved a plan […]

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Alabama State Hornets, Barack Obama, Bethune-Cookman University, Cheyney University, Graduation, Hampton University, Howard University, Loretta Lynch, Michelle Obama, North Carolina A&T Aggies, North Carolina Central Eagles, Oprah Winfrey, Spelman College, Steve Harvey, Tennessee State Tigers -

Nothing can stop them now. That’s how graduates of the nation’s historically black colleges and universities must be feeling these days after thousands of them, over the past month, have been given send-offs keynoted by a who’s who of adrenaline-boosting commencement speakers. Those dignitaries have included from President Barack Obama; Vice President Joe Biden and […]

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Cheyney University, Cheyney University financial trouble, endangered hbcu, fate of HBCU, featured, hbcu, National, News, Race -

At the top of Cheyney University’s website, a banner proudly proclaims, “A National Treasure for […]

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