Fall Convocation

Release Date: Wednesday, September 15, 2010

Sarah Kitchen, J.D., professor of sociology, human services & criminal justice and recipient of the 2008 Christian R. and Mary F. Lindback Award for Distinguished Teaching, will present the keynote address at the Fall Convocation on Wednesday, September 15, 2010 at 2:15 p.m. in Martino Hall, Sorgenti Arena.


Fall Convocation gathers the College’s administration, faculty, staff, and students to formally welcome all new students and to recognize and celebrate the participation and contributions of returning students. It is an introduction to the many services and activities which constitute the overall experience of being a student at Chestnut Hill College.


Student government officers will be inducted and honor society officers, orientation leaders, resident assistants and students actively involved in community service will be recognized. All athletes will take the CACC Code of Sportsmanship & Ethical Conduct and all student leaders will also be commissioned.


Sara Ellen Kitchen, J.D. teaches undergraduate courses in juvenile justice, criminal justice, law and sociology for the Sociology Department at Chestnut Hill College. Dr. Kitchen also teaches courses in law and ethics for the School of Graduate Studies. Dr. Kitchen’s classes include course materials with the latest developments in the field, and require innovative assignments to combine classroom experience with real life application. In addition to introducing new programs and expanding the department, she has served on most major committees at the College and has assumed a leadership position on many of them. A respected authority in the area of children’s rights, her papers at the Justice Studies Association have won the highest esteem of colleagues and practitioners.


For more information on the Fall Convocation, please call 215.248.7022