• May Events

"An Evening of Jazz Standards" to Benefit the ALS Association

Saturday, May 04, 2013 7:30 PM

Chestnut Hill faculty and staff will join their musical talents to fundraise for the Greater Philadelphia Chapter of the ALS Association in memory of Dennis McCloskey, brother of Kathleen McCloskey, SSJ, M.M.Ed., chair of the Art, Art History, Music, and Music Education department.

“An Evening of Jazz Standards” will take place on May 4, at 7:30 p.m. in the auditorium of Mount Saint Joseph Academy in Flourtown. The concert will feature Edward Strauman, Ph.D., associate professor of music and Yamaha Artist/Educator, Mary Hagenbach, student ambassador coordinator, Chris Kuczynski, adjunct music faculty at Chestnut Hill, and local musician Ron Olmi.

For more ticket information, please visit http://www.alsphiladelphia.org/jazz

2013 Peaceful Schools Institute at Chestnut Hill College

Saturday, May 18, 2013

Chestnut Hill College will host the 2013 Peaceful Schools Institute from June 18-20 on the College campus. The summer Institute for K-8 educators provides 18 hours of professional development on how to create caring, productive learning communities. The Institute is co-presented by the Institute for Forgiveness and Reconciliation at Chestnut Hill College, and by PeacePraxis Educational Services.
The Institute will present bullying prevention strategies, conflict resolution tools, positive discipline techniques, and social-emotional learning.

The fee for the training is $150 a person, or $525 for a school team of four people. Participants must register by May 10th for the Institute. For more information, or to register, please contact Christa M. Tinari at ctinari@peacepraxis.com or call 267-885-4177.