Meet The Admissions Staff

Our staff is passionate about Chestnut Hill College and dedicated to help you through every step of the application process. We are here to answer your questions and welcome you to our cherished community at Chestnut Hill. 


Find your counselor by 
your last name:  A - C  |  D - H  |  I - M  |  N - R  |  S - Z  |  Transfer Students  |  International Students 

 

Brieanne Rogers 11-9-12Brieanne Rogers, B.S.W.

Admissions Counselor 

Applicant Pool: First Year students with last names beginning with A-C 

Office Location: First Floor Fournier Hall
Phone: 215.248.7027
Email: RogersB@chc.edu

Education Background:
B.S.W. Bachelors of Social Work - Millersville University

What I love about Chestnut Hill College:  The location is the PERFECT place to go to school; the cozy and safe atmosphere of the suburbs, with the culture and history of Philadelphia at your fingertips!

 
Best piece of advice for prospective students:   Seek out clubs and organizations in your field of interest. It’s a great way to make the transition into college seamless, while making a ton of friends!

  
Best memory from college:  Attending National Association of Campus Activities conferences with the student activity programming board. 

 
My favorite vacation:  Walt Disney World!

GioGiovanni Antoine, B.S.W. 

Admissions Counselor 

Applicant Pool: First Year students with last names beginning with D-H
Office Location:
First Floor Fournier Hall
Phone: 215.248.7072
Email: antoineg@chc.edu 
Educational Background: 

B.S.W. Bachelors of Social Work - Cairn University 
 

What I love about Chestnut Hill College:  My favorite thing about Chestnut Hill College is that YOU matter. Students graduate not only with a distinguished degree, but also with a family. 

 

Best piece of advice for prospective students:  Keep active! I am here to help you make an informed decision. Feel free to ask a million and one questions in order to make the right decision!  

 
Why your future is important to me:  As a first-generation college graduate, I understand the decisions and questions that you are facing. I am excited to assist you through this entire process!  

MarisaMarisa Tamez, B.A.

Admissions Counselor 

Applicant Pool: First Year students with last names beginning with I-M 

Office Location: First Floor Fournier Hall
Phone: 215.248.7002

Email: tamezm@chc.edu

Educational Background:
B.A. Communications- Caldwell University

 

What I love about Chestnut Hill College:  In short, it feels like home. CHC is a place I feel comfortable and am able to do what I love: help students get the most out of their college experience.

 

Best piece of advice for prospective students:  Let your admissions counselor get to know you. Taking the time to build this relationship helps make your big decision a little less stressful.  

 
How my background meets my career at CHC:  After graduating from a school like CHC, I realized the benefits of the small school environment. I love showing students how "small" is what makes CHC GREAT!

 

PatrickPatrick Curtin, B.A. '11

Assistant Director of Admissions 

Applicant Pool: First Year students with last names beginning with N-R 

Office Location: Ground Floor Fournier Hall
Phone: 215.248.7007

Email: curtinp@chc.edu

Educational Background:
B.A. Political Science- Chestnut Hill College

 

Who is your favorite Professor at Chestnut Hill:  Sister Barb, she taught me Intro to Poli Sci and Business Law. She made what seemed to be dull subjects extremely interesting!

 

What are some fun facts about you:  I graduated from Chestnut Hill College in 2011.  I was Mr.CHC 2007.  I was the Griffin during my undergrad here.  

 
What is your favorite spot on campus:  The Grotto down by the summer house lawn. It's one of those hidden treasures on our campus!

NathalieNathalie Christophe, B.S.

Admissions Counselor 

Applicant Pool: First Year students with last names beginning with S-Z 

Office Location: First Floor Fournier Hall
Phone: 215.242.7995

Email: christophen@chc.edu

Educational Background:
B.S. Public Health- Temple University

 

Get Involved...Be Creative! Chestnut Hill College offers so many activities (both on and off campus), students always have the opportunity to get involved!

 

The Campus Family at CHC... CHC's small campus and close knit community will make you feel right at home. Everyone from staff, faculty, and students are friendly and welcoming.

 

My Advice to Anyone Who's Applying...If you need help or just need someone to talk to your admissions counselor is always here to assist. Ask plenty of questions, we have the answers!

Darian MurtaghDarian Murtagh, B.A.

Associate Director of Admissions 

Applicant Pool: Transfer students

Office Location: First Floor Fournier Hall
Phone: 215.248.7003
Email: Murtaghd@chc.edu 

Educational Background:
B.S., Sociology - Gettysburg College

What I love about Chestnut Hill College: Everyone is so friendly and welcoming. You will never walk down a hallway without at least three people saying hi to you. Also the campus is BEAUTIFUL!

 
Favorite dessert: Apple Pie!

 
Favorite pastime activity: Taking my two beagles for runs in the park

Mr. Jamie Gleason, M.L.S.

Director of Undergraduate Admissions 

Office Location: First Floor Fournier Hall

Phone: 215.248.7134

Email: gleasonj@chc.edu 

 

Educational Background:  

B.S., Biblical Studies - Cairn University

M.L.S., Liberal Studies - Fort Hays State University 

 

How my background meets my career at CHC: I'm from a little town in upstate New York. And though I have been in Philadelphia for nearly 1/3 of my life, I value the community that happens "in the small."

 
Why did I choose Chestnut Hill College: I have been the Director of Admissions since 2013.  I came here because I LOVE what we do to help students succeed in college to make a life and earn a living.

 
The college search will show you what matters: Looking for the right college will lead to a lot of soul searching.  Don't ignore the feeling of "right fit" because college will change your life...forever.

 

Trachanda Brown, M.L.A.Ms. Trachanda Brown, M.L.A.

Director of Global Education 

Applicant Pool: International Students

Office Location: First Floor Fournier Hall

Phone: 215.242.7989

Email: brownt2@chc.edu 

 

Educational Background:  

B.A., International Studies- Latin American Studies; Minor Spanish – Lock Haven University of PA

M.L.A., Liberal Arts- Global Studies- Lock Haven University of PA 

 

What I love about Chestnut Hill College: The welcoming and safe environment, the picturesque campus, and the quality of the academic programs.

 
Where I have travelled: Mexico, Spain, Japan, South Korea, China, Morocco, France, England, Germany, Czech Republic, India, Tunisia, Panama, Costa Rica, Andorra, Canada, Austria, Belgium, Netherlands, Portugal, Italy, Luxemburg, Liechtenstein, Switzerland, and various places all around the United States.

 
Favorite pasttime activity: Cooking for my friends and family.

Moira BarrettMoira Barrett

Application Manager
Office Location: Ground Floor Fournier Hall
Phone: 215.248.7703
Email: barrettm2@chc.edu 

Gretchen Aland, M.Ed.

Data Analyst 

Office Location: First Floor Fournier Hall

Phone: 215.248.7723
Email: alandg@chc.edu 

 

Educational Background:  

B.S., Accountancy; Minor Management Information Systems – Villanova University

M.Ed., Higher Education and Student Engagement- The Pennsylvania State University 

 

How my background meets my career at CHC: I am in awe of the growth and development that can occur in college.  I like working in admissions to assist students gain access to those opportunities.

 
Why I choose Chestnut Hill College: I am passionate about Catholic liberal arts education.  CHC aims to prepare its students to become cross-cultural communicators and forces of positive change.

 
The college search will show you what matters: The campus visit is key to gaining insight into what it is like to be a student at an institution.  Take in everything you can and observe the current students.

 

Stephanie Williams, B.A. '07

Assistant to the VP for Enrollment Management 

Office Location: First Floor Fournier Hall
Phone: 215.248.7001
Email: williamss@chc.edu 

 

Why I chose Chestnut Hill College: I was recruited to play on the inaugural soccer team and be part of the first co- educational class (2003). I wanted to be part of the college's history!

 
What makes Chestnut Hill College Special: Small school... second family!!!

 
My advice to incoming students: Get involved! Don't limit yourself. Be willing to step outside your comfort zone!

Theresa Cute

Prospect Manager
Office Location: Ground Fournier Hall
Phone:
215.248.7006
Email:  tcute@chc.edu 

Gillian Chapline

Marketing Manager  

Office Location: First Floor Fournier Hall
Phone: 215.248.7135
Email: chaplineg@chc.edu