• October Events

Transfer Day

Monday, July 09, 2012 10:00 AM

All Transfer Days begin in Fournier Hall with individual appointments from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

You will have an opportunity to tour the campus with a student ambassador, meet with an Admissions Counselor or Financial Aid, learn about our Scholarship Program and discuss your transfer credits. 

Read more here: www.chc.edu/transfer/ 
 
Register by email or call 215-248-7001.

Transfer Day

Monday, August 06, 2012 10:00 AM

All Transfer Days begin in Fournier Hall with individual appointments from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

You will have an opportunity to tour the campus with a student ambassador, meet with an Admissions Counselor or Financial Aid, learn about our Scholarship Program and discuss your transfer credits. 

Read more here: www.chc.edu/transfer/ 
 
Register by email or call 215-248-7001.

Denise Love McDaid Sculpture Exhibit

Friday, September 07, 2012

Denise Love McDaid ’62 will present her exhibit, “Sculpture” from Friday, September 7 through Tuesday, October 7 in the Dwight V. Dowley Gallery located on the fifth floor of the Rotunda, St. Joseph Hall. Gallery hours are 9 a.m. through 7 p.m. daily.
 
For more information, see press release
 

Application Due to Request December Graduation

Friday, September 28, 2012

On Friday, September 28, applications are due to request December 2012 graduation.

Arts and Crafts Night

Tuesday, October 02, 2012 7:00 PM

Location: Student Activities

Fun at One: TBA

Wednesday, October 03, 2012 1:00 PM

Location: Student Activities Office

Soldiers Project Pennsylvania Training: Mild Traumatic Brain Injury (MTBI): Implications for Assessm

Thursday, October 04, 2012

 Chestnut Hill College will host a training for The Soldiers Project on “Mild Traumatic Brain Injury (MTBI): Implications for Assessment and Treatment” on Thursday, October 4 from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. in the East Parlor, St. Joseph Hall.
 
 
Two continuing education credits will be offered for social workers, professional counselors and marriage and family therapists. All members and guests who plan to attend the workshop will need to preregister to receive CEU certificates on the day of the trainings. There is a $25.00 charge for those attending who are not members of The Soldiers Project PA, with or without CEU’s. Payment can be made at the door. Please email Sister Nancy DeCesare, PhD at decesaren@chc.edu to register. Registration is required.
 
For more information, see press release

Transfer Day

Thursday, October 04, 2012 10:00 AM

All Transfer Days begin in Fournier Hall with individual appointments from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

You will have an opportunity to tour the campus with a student ambassador, meet with an Admissions Counselor or Financial Aid, learn about our Scholarship Program and discuss your transfer credits. 

Register by email or call 215-248-7001.

Art & Spirit

Thursday, October 04, 2012 6:30 PM

Discover your inner spirit through various art medium. Tonight's medium will be a surprise, even to Sr. Mindy! Come join in on the fun and the creativity.

Last Day to Withdraw Without Failure (No Refund)

Friday, October 05, 2012

Friday, October 5, is the last day to withdraw without failure with no refund.
 
Please ensure that this applies to your program and/or course.

Deadline to Submit Master's Level Assistantship Application

Friday, October 05, 2012

Friday, October 5, is the deadline to submit Master's level assistantship applications.

Cathie Meighan, SSJ, M.F.A. Thesis Exhibition: Paintings

Friday, October 05, 2012

Cathie Meighan, SSJ, ’87 will present her M.F.A. thesis exhibit of paintings from Friday, October 5 through Thursday, November 15 in the Dwight V. Dowley Gallery on the fifth floor of the Rotunda, St. Joseph Hall. There will be an opening reception for the exhibit on Thursday, October 25 from 4 to 7 pm. in the gallery. Gallery hours are 9 a.m. through 7 p.m. daily.
For more information, see press release

Fall Break

Monday, October 08, 2012

Fall break will be held Monday, October 8, and Tuesday, October 9.
 
Please ensure that this applies to your program and/or course.

Class End - Accelerated session, Fall I

Monday, October 08, 2012

Classes end for the Accelerated session, Fall I the week of October 8-12.
 
Please ensure that this applies to your program and/or course.

30th Annual Golf Invitational at Whitemarsh Valley Country Club

Monday, October 08, 2012 10:00 AM

Chestnut Hill College will hold its 30th Annual Golf Invitational on Monday, October 8, 2012 at the Whitemarsh Valley Country Club in Lafayette Hill, Pa.

For three decades, the Chestnut Hill College Golf Invitational has played host to hundreds of the region's top business associates and community leaders. In that time, the Invitational has raised nearly $1 million in support of Chestnut Hill College. The day provides an excellent opportunity for professional networking while supporting some of Chestnut Hill’s brightest scholar-athletes.

Golfers will start the day with registration and brunch at 10 a.m., and a shotgun start at 11:30 a.m. The outing will conclude with cocktails and dinner at 5:00 p.m. and the presentation of prizes. Special activities throughout the day include a $5,000 putting contest, raffles, silent auction, skill awards, and a $1,000,000 hole-in-one contest.
 
For more information, please visit www.chc.edu/golf

Columbus Day Visit

Monday, October 08, 2012 1:00 PM

The Columbus Day visit will begin at 1 pm in St. Joseph Hall.  
  • View a short presentation about Chestnut Hill College
  • Tour the campus with a student ambassador
  • Speak with an Admissions Counselor
I would like to register online for  this visit  at Chestnut Hill College. Register by phone:  215.248.7001

Poverty Simulation: "Living on the Edge"

Wednesday, October 10, 2012 2:00 PM

Chestnut Hill College will host a poverty simulation, “Living on the Edge” on Wednesday, October 10, 2012 from 2-4 p.m. in Redmond Room, St. Joseph Hall. Sponsored by Kappa Delta Epsilon Honor Society and the Education Department, the event aims to increase awareness and promote social justice for the poor. The event is also co-sponsored by Student Activities, the Student Government Association, the Service Learning program, Campus Ministry, and the criminal justice, religious studies, and Psy.D. programs at the College.

Participants in the exercise will get to take a walk in the shoes of a family as they attempt to meet their obligations with limited resources.
 
For more information, see press release:

Fun at One: Ice Cream Treats

Wednesday, October 10, 2012 1:00 PM


Location: Student Activities Office
 
Enjoy tasty ice cream cones, popsicles and ice cream sandwiches! 

Last Day to Change Registration for Accelerated session, Fall II (100% Refund)

Friday, October 12, 2012

Friday, October 12, is the last day to change registration for the Accelerated session, Fall II with a 100% refund.
 
Please ensure that this applies to your program and/or course.

Emerging Leaders Conference

Friday, October 12, 2012 3:00 PM

Join IDEAS and SAO to learn more about leadership. No experience is necessary. Just fill out an interest form and return it to Student Activities!
 
Location: Student Activities Office 

Fridays after Dark presents: Blacklight Volleyball

Friday, October 12, 2012

Play volleyball under the backlights with music!
 
Location: Sorgenti Arena 

Open House

Saturday, October 13, 2012 11:30 AM

Open House registration begins at 12 p.m. in the Rotunda of St. Joseph Hall. Campus Map 
  • Tour the campus with a student ambassador
  • Admission presentation
  • Attend Financial Aid and Student Life sessions
  • Learn about our Scholarship Program
  • Ask Professors about our academic programs
  • Speak with our coaches and Athletic Director
  
I would like to register online for an Open House at Chestnut Hill College. 
 
Register by phone:  215.248.7001

Six Flags' Fright Fest Trip

Saturday, October 13, 2012

Beware of goblins and ghouls as you enjoy your favorite Six Flags rides! 
 
Sign up in the Student Activities Office. $10/CHC Student
 
 

Classes Begin - Accelerated session, Fall II

Monday, October 15, 2012

Classes begin for the Accelerated session, Fall II during the week of October 15-19.
 
Please ensure that this applies to your program and/or course.

DUI Simulator

Monday, October 15, 2012 1:00 PM

Learn what happens when you drink and drive!
 
Location: Fournier Circle 

Documentary: "Tak for Alt" (Thanks for Everything) and Speaker Judy Meisel

Monday, October 15, 2012 7:00 PM

Chestnut Hill College will show the film “Tak for Alt” (Thanks for Everything in Danish) on Monday, October 15 at 7 p.m. 

“Tak for Alt” tells the story of educator Judy Meisel, a Holocaust survivor whose experiences during World War II inspired a life-long campaign against racism. Judy Meisel will speak after the documentary.

Alcohol Awareness Week

Monday, October 15, 2012

Learn more about alcohol and its effects at a series of interactive and educational events!

Eastern State Penitentiary: Terror Behind the Walls

Tuesday, October 16, 2012 6:30 PM

Eastern State was once the most famous and expensive prison in the world, but stands today in ruin, a haunting world of crumbling cellblocks and guard towers. Eastern State turns into one of the world's largest haunted houses for halloween!
 
Sign up in SAO. Cost is $5/CHC Student. 

Dr. Dale Pratt of Brigham Young University to Lecture on Prehistoric Iberian Rock Art

Tuesday, October 16, 2012 7:00 PM

Dale Pratt, Ph.D., professor of Spanish and comparative literature at Brigham Young University will lecture on “The Aesthetics of Prehistoric Iberian Rock Art” at Chestnut Hill College on Tuesday, October 16, 2012 at 7 p.m. in the Redmond Room, St. Joseph Hall.

In the course of his research on contemporary novels set in prehistoric Iberia (Spain and Portugal), Dr. Dale Pratt has interviewed writers and archeologists and has gained extraordinary access to caves in Spain and Portugal in which prehistoric art is located. He will share his experiences at these and other archeological sites.
 
The lecture is free and open to the public.

Carl Wilkens to Share First Hand Experiences of the Rwandan Genocide

Tuesday, October 16, 2012 4:00 PM

Author and humanitarian Carl Wilkens will speak at Chestnut Hill College on Tuesday, October 16, at 4 p.m. in the East Parlor, St. Joseph Hall.

Carl Wilkens, author of the memoir “I’m Not Leaving: Rwanda Through the Eyes of the Only American to Stay in Kigali During the 1994 Genocide Against the Tutsi” will speak about his experiences and personal first-hand accounts of life for the people of Rwanda as their country collapsed as well as stories of those who stood up against the killers.
 
The lecture is free and open to the public. Copies of Wilken’s book will be available for purchase at the event, and donations can be made to the World Outside My Shoes Foundation. For more information, please contact Marie Conn, Ph.D., chair of the department of religious studies, philosophy, and the graduate program in holistic spirituality at 215.248.7044.or email mconn@chc.edu .

Japanese Culture Club presents: Candy Sushi Making

Tuesday, October 16, 2012 7:00 PM

Location: Fitzsimmons Hall Lounge

Fun at One: Caramel Apples and Apple Cider

Wednesday, October 17, 2012 1:00 PM

Enjoy some tasty fall treats!
 
Location: Student Activities Office 

Brett Sokolow presents: Drunk Sex or Date Rape: Can you tell the difference?

Wednesday, October 17, 2012 2:00 PM

Learn about alcohol and some of its possible outcomes during this riveting case where YOU get to be the jury!
 
Location: Gruber Theater 

Writer's Forum

Wednesday, October 17, 2012 4:30 PM

Chestnut Hill College will host a Writer’s Forum on Wednesday, October 17, 2012 from 4:30-6 p.m. in the Redmond Room, St. Joseph Hall. The event, sponsored by the Department of English and Communications, will allow students and budding writers the opportunity to learn about different types of creative writing through a question and answer session with four local authors.

The participating authors, who have all published novels, short stories, and poems will read short excerpts of their work .
 
For more information, see press release

Miller-Keystone Blood Drive

Thursday, October 18, 2012


Save a life. Donate blood. 
 
Join Philly favorite station, BENFM and Miller-Keystone and donate blood for a good cause.
 
Sign up by emailing Emily Schademan with your first and last name and your cell phone number at SchademanE@chc.edu. More details will be sent out on email.
 

DUI: A Powerful Lesson

Thursday, October 18, 2012 8:00 PM


Location: Gruber Theater 
PASSPORT! Just three months before graduation, Mark Sterner and four of his fraternity brothers—and best friends—headed to Spring Break. On the final night, they decided the least drunk would drive home. The next morning, three of the men were dead, and Mark lay in the hospital critically injured and facing three felony counts of DUI manslaughter. Instead of being the first in his family to graduate college, Mark ended up the first member of his family to go to prison for his role in the tragic death of his three friends.

Last Day to Change Registration for Accelerated session, Fall II (80% Refund)

Friday, October 19, 2012

Friday, October 19, is the last day to change registration for the Accelerated session, Fall II with an 80% refund.
 
Please ensure that this applies to your program and/or course.

Midnight Madness

Friday, October 19, 2012

 Celebrate the kickoff to basketball season with our inaugural midnight madness! Support the volleyball team, enjoy free food, participate in contests and so much more!

CHAT's Halloween Dance

Saturday, October 20, 2012 10:00 PM

Come dressed in your halloween best and boogie down!
 
Location: Griffin's Den 

Chestnut Hill College Music Faculty Member Mark Shockey to Present Piano Recital

Sunday, October 21, 2012 7:30 PM

The Music Department will present a piano recital featuring music instructor Mark Shockey on Sunday, October 21 at 7:30 p.m. in the East Parlor.   
The concert is free and open to the public. For more information, please contact Kathleen McCloskey, SSJ, at 215.248.7194 or McCloskeyk@chc.edu

Club Council Meeting

Monday, October 22, 2012 2:00 PM

Help improve your club or organization with great workshops and idea sharing. All clubs are required to send one representative!

History Club presents: Sunrise at Campobello and Discussion

Monday, October 22, 2012 6:30 PM


Join the History Club for a viewing of Sunrise at Campobello and discussion. PASSPORT EVENT!
 
Location: Fitzsimmons Hall Lounge 

Commuter Appreciation Week

Monday, October 22, 2012

 October 22nd-October 26th
 
Monday 
Commuter Speak Out
12:30-2:00pm, Griffin's Den 
 
Tuesday
Locker Decorating with Dorm Decor
1:30pm-3:00pm, Commuter Lounge
 
Wednesday
Commuter Breakfast
8am-11am, Commuter Lounge 
 
Thursday
Appetizers and Games
12:30-3:30pm, Commuter Lounge
 
Also, check the bulletin board for a week long scavenger hunt information sheet. There will also be giveaways throughout the week! 

Computer Club presents: App Night

Monday, October 22, 2012 8:00 PM

Learn about Apps on Android and Apple devices.
 
Location: Martino Hall 227 

Brian J. Cano & Chris Mancuso from Haunted Collector

Tuesday, October 23, 2012 8:00 PM


Find out if CHC is really haunted on this lecture and go on a ghost tour of Chestnut Hill!
 
Location: Gruber Theater 

Japanese Culture Club presents: Candy Sushi Making

Tuesday, October 23, 2012 7:00 PM

Location: Fitzsimmons Hall Lounge

Dr. Charles J. Yeo of Thomas Jefferson University to Speak at 19th Annual Biomedical Lectures Series

Wednesday, October 24, 2012 4:00 PM

Dr Charles J. Yeo, MD., FACS, co-director of the Pancreas, Biliary and Related Cancer Center at Jefferson, the Samuel D. Gross Professor of Surgery and chair of the department of surgery at Thomas Jefferson University will present the lecture, "The New Faces of Pancreatic Cancer Surgery and Treatment" at the 19th Annual Biomedical lecture on Wednesday, October 24, 2012 at 4 p.m. in the East Parlor, St. Joseph Hall.

Fun at One: Harry Potter Quizzo and Butterbeer

Wednesday, October 24, 2012 1:00 PM

Free butter beer and quizzo!

Harry Potter Alliance: Hogwarts Scavenger Hunt

Wednesday, October 24, 2012 8:00 PM

Join the HPA for a scavenger hunt!
 
 

International Society and International Student Services presents: OBABA

Wednesday, October 24, 2012 4:30 PM

OBABA is an investigative trip to a fictional, mysterious, isolated Basque hill town populated by eccentrics. The film becomes a mesmerizing and evocative experience for protagonist and viewer alike. 
 
Location: Gruber 

Institute for Religion and Science Lecture- Celia Deane-Drummond of the University of Notre Dame

Thursday, October 25, 2012 7:00 PM

Celia Deane-Drummond, professor of theology at the University of Notre Dame presents the lecture, “Christ and Ecology: Deep Incarnation” on Thursday, October 25 at 7 p.m. at the Commonwealth Chateau, SugarLoaf campus. This lecture is sponsored by the Institute for Religion and Science at Chestnut Hill College.

In her talk, Deane- Drummond hopes to discuss the significance of deep incarnation and its distinguishing marks compared with a more generalised understanding of God’s presence or immanence in creation.

Philadelphia Brotherly Love Cup and Harry Potter Weekend

Friday, October 26, 2012

Wizardry and magic will once again be in the air October 26 & 27 as the town of Chestnut Hill transforms itself into Hogsmeade and Diagon Alley for the 2nd Annual Harry Potter Weekend. Chestnut Hill College will once again host the 3rd Annual Philadelphia Brotherly Love Quidditch Cup Tournament. Enjoy an enchanting weekend of wizards, potions, spells, costumes, Quidditch 101 classes, falconry, parades and more. There will be wands and capes, butterbeer and Bertie Botts and great fun for all muggles and wizards alike. Harry Potter Weekend and the Brotherly Love Cup are free and open to the public, and is appropriate for all ages. For more information on all the magical happenings, please visit http://www.chc.edu and http://www.chestnuthillpa.com

Fridays after Dark: Movie Night

Friday, October 26, 2012 9:00 PM

Location: Fitzsimmons Hall Lounge

Harry Potter Academic Conference

Friday, October 26, 2012 3:00 PM

Chestnut Hill College will host an academic conference on “Harry Potter: Reflections on the Major Themes in J.K. Rowling's Literature" on Friday, October 26 from 3-5 p.m. in the Rotunda, St. Joseph Hall.

The conference is an academic outlet for students, faculty and other scholars to present papers/research related to the Harry Potter Series. This conference brings a scholarly component to the Harry Potter Weekend and the 3rd Annual Philadelphia Brotherly Love Quidditch Cup Tournament.
 
  Deadline for submitting abstracts is October 12, 2012. For information about presenting, please contact Karen Wendling, Ph.D., assistant professor of chemistry at wendlingk@chc.edu or Patrick McCauley, Ph.D., assistant professor of religious studies and philosophy at mccauleyp@chc.edu. For more information on presenting or to register, please visit the event site.

Last Day to Change Registration for Accelerated session, Fall II (60% Refund)

Saturday, October 27, 2012

Saturday, October 27, is the last day to change registration for the Accelerated session, Fall II with a 60% refund.
 
Please ensure that this applies to your program and/or course.

Saturday Campus Visit

Saturday, October 27, 2012 9:00 AM

All Saturday visits begin in Saint Joseph Hall at 9 a.m.        Campus Map
  • View a short presentation about Chestnut Hill College
  • Tour the campus with a student ambassador
  • Meet with representatives from Admissions and Financial Aid
I would like to register online for a Saturday Visit at Chestnut Hill College. Register by phone:  215.248.7001 

President and CEO of Beneficial Bank to Present Inaugural Lecture in New Business Lecture Series

Tuesday, October 30, 2012 4:00 PM

Gerard Cuddy, president and chief executive officer of Beneficial Bank will deliver the inaugural lecture of the College's new lecture series “Business Leaders of Uncommon Excellence” on Tuesday, October 30, 2012 at 4 p.m. in the East Parlor, St. Joseph Hall.
 
The lecture is free and open to the public. For more information, please contact Barbara Diemer, M.B.A, M.Ed., assistant professor of business at 215.248.7033.

The Business Department presents: Gerard. P. Cuddy

Tuesday, October 30, 2012 4:00 PM

Join the Business Department for its Business Leaders of Uncommon Excellence Speaker Series.  Gerard P. Cuddy, President and CEO of Beneficial Bank will discuss "Leading through the Economic Crisis."
 
Location: East Parlor