Second Annual Scholarship Gala

Release Date: Saturday, April 30, 2011

PHILADELPHIA, PA –The second annual Chestnut Hill College Scholarship Gala will be held on Saturday, April 30, 2011 from 6 p.m. – 10 p.m. in the Rotunda of St. Joseph Hall. 

Guests will enjoy cocktails and dinner and will have the opportunity to meet Chestnut Hill College students who are assisted by academic scholarships. Highlights of the evening include dancing and a “Support-A-Student” Live auction- where guests can bid to provide a Chestnut Hill College student with a variety of scholarship supports, including a semester at College, room and board, credits, or laboratory fees. College President Carol Jean Vale, SSJ, Ph.D. will speak on the importance of supporting academic scholarships. Proceeds from the event will fund Chestnut Hill College academic scholarships.

“Chestnut Hill College strives to keep a college education rooted in Catholic values within reach for our students and families,” says Ken Hicks, M.B.A., vice president for Institutional Advancement. “For many, the scholarship support they receive makes all the difference. Chestnut Hill College recognizes that now more than ever, securing scholarships to pursue the dream of higher education is extremely important.”

Tickets are $175 a person. Event sponsorship and advertising opportunities are available. The Scholarship Gala is black tie optional.

For more information, please contact Coco Minardi at 215.753.3692 or email To purchase tickets online, please go to