February 22, 2010
The Griffin News Update, an e-newsletter created by the Office of Communications, features College media mentions in the news and events.

Chestnut Hill College in the News

Chestnut Hill College President Quoted in Main Line Today Article

College President Carol Jean Vale, SSJ, Ph.D. was interviewed for an article on coeducation for Main Line Today Magazine.

Chestnut Hill College Student Featured in Philadelphia Business Journal Story on Graduate! Philadelphia

Kimberly Lowe, a student in the Accelerated program, was featured in the January 29, 2010 edition of The Philadelphia Business Journal in a story about Graduate! Philadelphia. The story also ran in the Pittsburgh Business Journal.

Former College Professor Mentioned in Citypaper Blog

Former College history professor John Lukacs was mentioned in a Philadelphia Citypaper blog, “The Clog” about a book he published about populist movements.

Chestnut Hill College PHENND Grant Mentioned in Roxborough Review

The Roxborough Review mentions the $10,000 grant that the College received from PHENND (Philadelphia Higher Education Network for Neighborhood Development) in the January 13, 2010 edition of the paper.

Chestnut Hill College Continuing Education Programs featured on Examiner.com

Elaine Green, dean of the School of Continuing and Professional Studies, was featured in a story on the College’s continuing education programs on Examiner.com during Catholic Schools Week. The College was also mentioned in a round-up article with other colleges featured on the Examiner Web site.

Time Out for Sports

Chestnut Hill College Men’s Lacrosse Team Featured in Lacrosse Magazine’s Web site

Richard Carrington, coach of the men’s lacrosse team at the College was interviewed about the inaugural season for the Griffins for a story on Lacrosse Magazine’s Web site.

Chestnut Hill Soccer Players Mentioned in Press of Atlantic City Article

Julian Fernandez and Jackie Nevus, members of the men’s soccer team at Chestnut Hill, were mentioned in a sports round up in the Press of Atlantic City for making the Central Atlantic Collegiate Conference 2009 Fall All-Academic Team.

Chestnut Hill College Mentioned in College Basketball Story in the Philadelphia Inquirer

Chestnut Hill College’s victory over Goldey-Beacom College is mentioned in the February 3, 2010 edition of The Philadelphia Inquirer.

College Athlete’s Award Mentioned in Delaware County Times

Larz Jeter, a member of the men’s basketball team was mentioned in a Delaware County Daily Times article for being named “Player of the Week” by the Sam Cozen Philadelphia Area Small College Coaches Association.


Philadelphia Inquirer Features College Alumna

Germantown Academy basketball coach Sherry Retif was featured in the January 30, 2010 edition of the Philadelphia Inquirer for balancing her career, classes in holistic spirituality at Chestnut Hill, and her family.

Chestnut Hill College Alumna Mentioned in Chestnut Hill Local Calendar for Exhibition

Celeste Mokrzycki, SSJ, an artist and alumna of the College, was mentioned in the Chestnut Hill Local for her watercolor exhibit, “Light from Above” at the College’s Dowley Gallery.

Education Alums Featured in Chestnut Hill Local Article

Jim Rockenbach and Marc Alfarano, science teachers at Norwood-Fontbonne Academy and graduates of the education program in the School of Graduate Studies, were featured in the “Your Neighbors” section of the Chestnut Hill Local.

Chestnut Hill College Alumna and Xavier University President Interviewed for Magazine

Alumna Judith Dwyer, Ph.D., ’72 and president of Xavier University was interviewed for a story in Xavier’s magazine on “The Power of Community.”

Event Spotlight

The first annual Chestnut Hill College Scholarship Gala will be held on Saturday, March 13, 2010 from 6 p.m. to 10 p.m. in the Rotunda, St. Joseph Hall. Guests will enjoy cocktails and dinner and will have the opportunity to meet Chestnut Hill College students who are assisted by academic scholarships. Highlights of the evening include dancing and a performance by students from the College’s Music Department Proceeds from the event will fund Chestnut Hill College academic scholarships. Sponsorship information must be received by February 28, 2010.

Tickets are $175 a person. Event sponsorship and advertising opportunities are available.

For more information, please contact Jessica Hannan at 215.753.3666 or e-mail hannanj@chc.edu. To purchase tickets online, please go to: http://www.chc.edu/gala

Upcoming Events:

Lecture: "Cancel Christmas!"
Speaker and Author: Dr. Rocco Martino

Tuesday, February 23, 2010 at 4:30 p.m.
East Parlor, St. Joseph Hall
Information: 215.248.7180

Documentary: "Icyizere (Hope)"

Wednesday, February 24, 2010 at 7 p.m.
Social Room, Fournier Hall
Information: 215.248.7099

Speaker and Documentary: Susan Retik, Beyond the 11th Organization

March 1, 2010 at 4:30 p.m.
Social Room, Fournier Hall
Information: 215.248.7184

Nuclear Futures Symposium
Speaker: Dr. Carlos Vargas Pizarro

Wednesday, March 3, 2010 from 12:30-3:45 p.m.
Redmond Room, St. Joseph Hall
Information: 215.753.3630

First Annual Scholarship Gala

Saturday, March 13, 2010
Rotunda, St. Joseph Hall
Information: 215.753.3666.

Faculty Recital: Mark Shockey, Piano

Tuesday, March 23, 2010 at 7 p.m.
East Parlor, St. Joseph Hall
Information: 215.248.7194

Spring Musical: “Songs For A New World”

April 16-18 at 8 p.m., 3 p.m
College Auditorium
Information: 215.248.7194

17th Biomedical Lecture
Speaker: Mary E. Brandt, Ph.D. ’76
Center for Disease Control

Wednesday, April 21, 2010 at 4 p.m.
East Parlor, St. Joseph Hall
Information: 215.248.7159