Cheyney University

Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. addresses marchers in Selma, Alabama.
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Cherri Gregg
December 16, 2019 - 4:30 am
The Martin Luther King Jr. Association for Nonviolence in Philadelphia is switching things up, hoping to inject new life and new interest in the 38-year-old nonprofit. Read more here.
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This week's panel includes attorney Michael Malloy and Alice Evans.
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Flashpoint
December 01, 2019 - 8:30 am
This week on Flashpoint: Host and KYW Community Affairs reporter Cherri Gregg asks the burning questions about the case of Leroy Evans. Read more here.
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Cheyney University campus
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Cherri Gregg
November 25, 2019 - 1:04 pm
After years of financial struggle, Cheyney University has turned a corner, and the Middle States Commission on Higher Education will allow the nation's oldest historically Black institution of higher learning to keep its accreditation. Read more.
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Gavel in a courtroom.
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Cherri Gregg
September 24, 2019 - 12:41 pm
Cheyney University — the nation's oldest historically black institution of higher learning — is gearing up for a fight this November to keep its accreditation. And now it's also fighting a federal lawsuit, with a disgruntled employee alleging misue of scholarship funds.
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Left: Cheyney University President Aaron A. Walton
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Cherri Gregg
July 08, 2019 - 3:03 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Cheyney University could be turning a corner after years of financial struggle. The institution's president says he's confident they've balanced the budget, and state lawmakers have provided a multimillion dollar boost for students. Pennsylvania lawmakers allocated $3...
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Jay Scott Smith
March 05, 2019 - 8:18 pm
DELAWARE COUNTY, Pa. (KYW Newsradio) — Cheney University made a pair of major announcements Tuesday including one about its once-massive budget deficit. The historically black college announced that it has expanded a pair of partnerships with Thomas Jefferson University and the Epcot Crenshaw Corp...
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Left: Cheyney University President Aaron A. Walton
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Justin Udo
July 31, 2018 - 6:12 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — From money woes and accreditation issues to plummeting enrollment, Cheyney University has a well documented history of administrative problems. University president Aaron A. Walton, who started his term last year, says they are looking to change the school’s course...
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