• March Events

Transfer Day

Tuesday, March 05, 2013 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.

John E. Walker, Ph.D to Speak at Business Leaders of Uncommon Excellence Lecture Series

Thursday, March 07, 2013 4:00 PM

Dr. John E. Walker, founder, past CEO and chairman of the board of Andesa Services will present the lecture, “Re-thinking the Purpose of the Firm” at the Business Leaders of Uncommon Excellence Lecture Series on Thursday, March 7 at 4:00 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, MBA, M.Ed., assistant professor of business, at 215.248.7033.

Institute for Forgiveness and Reconciliation Presents “JUST Listening”

Friday, March 08, 2013 9:30 AM

The Institute for Forgiveness and Reconciliation  presents the program, “JUST Listening” on Friday, March 8 from 9:30 a.m.-noon in the East Parlor, St. Joseph Hall.

JUST Listening is an effort to foster social change by practicing, promoting and teaching other-centered, compassionate, and non-judgmental listening skills. The program is an essential tool in helping to promote civility and learn skills in dialogue.

Sharon Browning will present the JUST Listening program. She is the former executive director of Philadelphia Volunteers for the Indigent Program (VIP), the hub of pro bono legal services in Philadelphia, and also taught for 15 years in the Sociology Department at Chestnut Hill College. She is a trained mediator, retreat facilitator, spiritual guide and teacher, focusing on the needs of marginalized individuals and groups.

For more information, please contact Catherine Nerney, SSJ, Ph.D. at 215.248.7099 or e-mail nerneyc@chc.edu.

Saturday Visit: Featuring - Mathematics, Computer Science and Information Technology

Saturday, March 09, 2013 10:00 AM

At 10 a.m. you can view a short presentation about CHC and attend special presentations on featured majors or departments. You'll also be able to tour the campus with a student ambassador and meet with representatives from Financial Aid.

 
10:00 am - Admissions presentation followed by the featured major or department:
  •  Mathematics
  • Computer Science and Information Technology

I would like to register online for a Saturday Visit at Chestnut Hill College.
 
Register by phone:  215.248.7001  Parking Pass & Campus Map 

Chestnut Hill College to Host 8th Annual United Nations Teachers Conference on Human Rights

Friday, March 15, 2013 9:30 AM

Chestnut Hill College will host the 8th Annual United Nations Conference on Teaching Peace and Human Rights on Friday, March 15 at 9:30 a.m. in the East Parlor, St. Joseph Hall. This conference, a United Nations Academic Impact Event and sponsored by Global Education Motivators (GEM) will focus on "The Future We Want: A Better World Through Human Rights Education."
 
Changu Mannathoko, senior advisor for education at UNICEF will give keynote remarks at the conference.
 
 For more information, please see press release

Saturday Visit: Featuring - Sociology, Criminal Justice, Human Services, Education, Undeclared Major

Saturday, March 16, 2013 10:00 AM

At 10 a.m. you can view a short presentation about CHC and attend special presentations on featured majors or departments. You'll also be able to tour the campus with a student ambassador and meet with representatives from Financial Aid.

 
10:00 am - Admissions presentation followed by the featured major or department:
  • Sociology
  • Criminal Justice
  • Human Services
  • Education 
  • Undeclared Major
I would like to register online for a Saturday Visit at Chestnut Hill College. Register by phone:  215.248.7001  Parking PassCampus Map 

Institute for Religion and Science Lecture: "Neurotheology"

Monday, March 18, 2013 7:00 PM

Andrew Newberg, Ph.D., director of research at the Myrna Brind Center for Integrative Medicine at Thomas Jefferson University Hospital and Medical College, adjunct professor of religious studies and associate professor of radiology at the University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine will present a lecture on Neurotheology on Monday, March 18 at 7 p.m. at the Commonwealth Chateau, SugarLoaf campus at Chestnut Hill College. This lecture is sponsored by the Institute for Religion and Science at Chestnut Hill College.
 
The lecture is free and open to the public. For more information, please contact Kathleen Duffy, SSJ, Ph.D. at 215.248.7197 or kduffy@chc.edu.

Soldiers Project Training on Self Care for Mental Health Professionals

Thursday, March 21, 2013 10:00 AM

Chestnut Hill College will host training for The Soldiers Project Pennsylvania on “Compassion Fatigue, Vicarious Traumatization, and Self Care for Mental Health Professionals” on Thursday, March 21 from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. in the East Parlor, St. Joseph Hall.
 
The training will discuss the latest research findings on the neuro-psychological and socio-emotional manifestations of compassion fatigue and vicarious traumatization. Participants will learn how to recognize the signs that one might be struggling with compassion fatigue and/or vicarious traumatization or Secondary Traumatic Stress Disorder. Various self-care techniques will be explored for mitigating the effects of compassion fatigue/vicarious traumatization.

There is a $25.00 charge for those attending who are not members of The Soldiers Project PA, with or without CEUs. Registration is required and payment can be made at the door. Please email Sister Nancy DeCesare, Ph.D. at decesaren@chc.edu to register.

Institute for Forgiveness and Reconciliation Talk to Discuss Leadership and Reconciliation

Monday, March 25, 2013 7:00 PM

Robert Schreiter, C.PP.S. Vatican Council II professor of theology at the Catholic Theological Union will present the lecture, “Formation for Leadership in Reconciliation" on Monday, March 25 at 7 p.m. in the East Parlor. The lecture is sponsored by the Institute for Forgiveness and Reconciliation at Chestnut Hill College.

For more information, please contact Catherine Nerney, SSJ, Ph.D. at 215.248.7099 or e-mail nerneyc@chc.edu