Keystone Honors Academy Spotlight Stories

Meghan was selected as 1 of 10 students in the nation for the inaugural year...


The former Miss Cheyney University and current senior business Administration major is a member of...


A class of 2017 alumnus, Leonard is now an In-Store Partner/Sales Representative with the Fortune...


Biology major and class of 2018 Valedictorian, Samuel will intern this summer at the Brookhaven...


The graduation rate in the KHA is twice that of the national average for HBCUs!

  • Students in the Academy place in prestigious graduate programs across the country, and often receive full scholarships.
  • The KHA hosts nationally and internationally renowned speakers such as Maya Angelou, Cornel West, Spike Lee, Alice Walker, Nikki Giovanni and Michael Eric Dyson.
  • Every year, students study abroad on full scholarships.
  • Students in the KHA are published in Chicken Soup for the Teenage Soul and the Villanova Junior Law Review
  • Students in the KHA are involved in original research projects, participate in research internships, and present their research at national conferences.
  • Students in the KHA place in prestigious internship programs, and often place as a result of their performance.
  • Every year, students compete in the national Honda Campus All Star Challenge academic competition.
  • Students enjoy cultural events, visits to historic sites, attend cultural performances, and participate in a number of social events and activities.
  • Professional development and graduate school preparation programs are offered regularly in the KHA.

Keystone Honors Academy Brochure


Main Office Phone:



Duckery Social Science room 251

Mailing Address:

Cheyney University of Pennsylvania
Keystone Honors Academy
1837 University Circle
Cheyney, PA 19319

Dr. Eric Schumacher, Director

Curtis Word, Special Projects Coordinator