The Griffin News Update, an e-newsletter created by the Office of Communications, features College mentions in the news, faculty highlights, events, and little-known facts about CHC.
Chestnut Hill College in the News
Chestnut Hill College Master Plan Receives Widespread Media Mentions
Chestnut Hill College unveiled its expansion plans for the College, resulting in stories in many media outlets in the Philadelphia area, including the Chestnut Hill Local, The Philadelphia Inquirer, and The Philadelphia Business Journal. College president Carol Jean Vale, SSJ, Ph.D. was interviewed on Fox 29 television, WHYY radio and KYW Newsradio about the expansion plans. The story was also carried in the Washington Business Journal, The Express (Lock Haven, Pa.), The Warren Times Observer (Warren, Pa.), The Sun-Gazette (Williamsport, Pa.), The Sentinel (Lewistown, Pa.), The Express Times (Easton, Pa.), The Altoona Mirror, Business First of Buffalo, The Lansdale Reporter, Capital District Business Review, and the Baltimore Business Journal, in addition to online blogs and other mentions.
Chestnut Hill College’s Institute of Forgiveness and Reconciliation was featured in a story on Inside Higher Ed, an online publication for news in higher education.
Jessica Hannan, events and project manager at Chestnut Hill College was interviewed by Lynn Adkins of KYW News Radio for a story about being selected as one of the top five finalists for Modern Bride Magazine’s “Modern Bride of the Year.”
Chestnut Hill College was mentioned in the September 13, 2009 edition of The Philadelphia Inquirer in a story on retaining students this fall.
Steven Guerriero, Ph.D., dean of the School of Graduate Studies was featured in the “People” section on The Chestnut Hill Local Website on his recent appointment at the College.
Chestnut Hill College’s spiritual direction program was featured in The Philadelphia Inquirer reporting on spiritual directors and their importance in today’s society. Carolynne Ervin, coordinator of the spiritual direction program, was interviewed for the story.
Quidditch on the Hill Becomes Featured Event on the AroundPhilly.com Website
The College’s Quidditch on the Hill event is featured this week, September 28, on AroundPhilly.com and in their weekly email newsletter. Junior Max Kaplan recently wrote an article about Quidditch for their Web site which was very popular with its readership.
Nancy Dachille, director of Career development at the College was interviewed about for-profit internship placement companies in Too Shy To Stop Magazine, an online arts and culture magazine for young people.
Alumna Jillian Taylor’s Philadelphia Fringe Festival submission, Murder! was mentioned in an Chestnut Hill Local article covering the local plays from the area participating in the festival. The play was also mentioned in announcements in The Glenside News, The Colonial, The Reporter, The Valley Item, Main Line Suburban Life, Montgomery Life, The Public Spirit, and other publications.
Michael O’Hara’s Phi Beta Lambda national win is mentioned in the August 23, 2009 edition of the Sunday Times (Primos, Pa.).
Richard Weiner, adjunct professor of psychology at Chestnut Hill College, was featured in the August 27, 2009 article in the The Chestnut Hill Local for his dual talents as an academic and as a sculpture artist.
Time Out For Sports
Chestnut Hill College’s soccer squads receive praise from sports writer Tom Utescher in the August 27, 2009 edition of the Chestnut Hill Local.
2nd Annual Quidditch on the Hill
Although their feet never left the ground, Team Ravenclaw once again dominated the Quidditch pitch at the 2nd Annual Quidditch on the Hill tournament held at the College on October 2, 2009. The winner of last year’s Quidditch match, Team Ravenclaw brought their broom flying and snitch-catching skills to the intramural tournament as they soared toward victory over the seven other College teams who participated in an afternoon of Harry Potter magic and fun. The College held their first Quidditch on the Hill tournament last fall prior to making their first appearance in late October at the Intercollegiate Quidditch World Cup held at Middlebury College, Vt. In their first year of intercollegiate competition, Chestnut Hill took third place, defeating Princeton University, Louisiana State University, Emerson College, and Ives Pond before falling to Vassar College in tournament play. On October 25, Chestnut Hill College will return to Middlebury College to defend their title at the 3rd Annual Intercollegiate Quidditch World Cup.
View the Quidditch Album >>
Monday, October 12, 2009
Whitemarsh Valley Country Club
Saturday, October 17, 10 a.m.
Rotunda, St. Joseph Hall
For more information, call 215.248.7193
Faculty Voice Recital: Doris Schmauk
Sunday, October 18, 3 p.m.
East Parlor, St. Joseph Hall
For more information, call 215.248.7194
October 19 - 23, 2009
For more information, call 215.248.7157
Saturday, October 24, Noon
Saturday, November 14, Noon
For more information, call 215.248.7001
Public Lecture: Finding a Place at the Table: Black Catholics' Experience of Racism and Identity in the American Church
November 10, 2009, 7 - 9 p.m.
Speaker: Tia Noelle Pratt '99
East Parlor, St. Joseph Hall
Fair Trade Event
Wednesday, November 18, 2009,
Noon - 4 p.m.
Music Corridor, St. Joseph Hall
Empty Bowl Dinner
Thursday, November 19 from 5 to 8 p.m.
Sorgenti Arena, Martino Hall
For more information, call 215.248.7095