Here are just a few of some of the most notable alumni that Cheyney University has produced, but The University boasts 30,000 alumni who are all across the world making impacts, being game changers and pioneers in their respective fields.
Born and raised in Philadelphia and attended private catholic schools growing up. He graduated from Cheyney with a degree in education and taught 6th grade math while moonlighting at a CBS radio show. In 1967, he was able to land a full-time job at CBS, which kickstarted his journalism career. Here are a few of his accomplishments:
Born free in South Carolina in 1839 his family moved north to Philadelphia a few years after he was born. Catto went on to become a huge icon in the Civil Rights Movement. Here are just a few of his accomplishments:
Councilwoman Jannie Blackwell
Born and raised in West Philadelphia, a six term city councilwoman who has fought for the last 30 years for social change and better quality of life for her constituents. Here are a few of some her major accomplishments:
A prominent African American architect whose accomplishments include the following: