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
College Mentioned in Blogs, Radio, and Print for Participation in "Returning to Learning Partnership"
The College was mentioned in the local media after Philadelphia's Mayor Nutter announced that the College would be one of six schools participating in the "Returning to Learning Partnership." The College was mentioned in an announcement posted to the City of Philadelphia Blog, Philly.com, and on the KYW News Radio Web site.
College Music Professor Receives Accolades for Recent Jazz Album
Edward Strauman, Ph.D., assistant professor of music, received glowing praise for his recent jazz album, "Just Once More" from The Philadelphia Inquirer, The Sacramento Bee, and DailyMe.com.
David Contosta, professor of history, was interviewed by the "Stars of PR" radio show on The Voice America Talk Radio Network about President Barack Obama's popularity with the public and how that compares to other presidents historically.
Alumni in the News
Gretchen Dietrich, who holds an art history degree from Chestnut Hill, was named Executive Director of the Utah Museum of Fine Arts (UMFA) in August. The announcement of her new position was also mentioned on the Museum Publicity Web site, and on artdaily.org.
Laura Mraz, a student at the College, was mentioned in The Pennington Post for her 9th place win in the Phi Beta Lambda National Business Competition held in June.
Time Out For Sports
Members of the women's basketball team were mentioned in a Chestnut Hill Local article about the NCAA summer league games.
Ray Puskar, an upcoming freshman who will play for the Griffins this fall, was featured in an article in The Reporter about playing in local summer leagues.
Advice from Nancy Dachille, director of career development, was mentioned in an article for Careerbuilder.com and featured on the Reinvent Your Future 2010 Web site, a joint venture between Careerbuilder and The University of Phoenix.
The Sisters of St. Joseph Earth Center was the subject of a story on Examiner.com about incorporating sustainability and spirituality into everyday practice. The College was also mentioned in connection with the Earth Center and the partnership to create programming for the local community.
Students from the Delaware County area were recognized by The News of Delaware County for their induction into Sigma Beta Delta, the International Honor Society for Business.
Event Spotlight - Groovin East Jazz Trio
The Chestnut Hill College Music Department will host the Jazz Trio "Groovin East" on
Monday, September 27, 2010 at 7 p.m. in the East Parlor, St. Joseph Hall.
Groovin' East is comprised of three talented musicians that have linked a variety of jazz styles together to complete a unique sound. The group includes lead guitarist and College music faculty member Chris Kuczynski, organist Gary Staples and percussionist Tom Pilyar. Each member brings over a decade of experience in their respective instrument, bringing not only talent but technique to the table.
Groovin East's program will consist of various jazz styles. The concert is free and open to the public. For more information, please contact Kathleen McCloskey, SSJ, at 215.248.7194 or email email@example.com.
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Saturday, September 11, 10 a.m.
September 18, 10 a.m.
Science Career Day
Speaker: Dr. Anna Marie Skalka
Wednesday, September 22, 2010
2 p.m., East Parlor
Professor and Basic Science Director Emerita at the Fox Chase Cancer Center
Family Weekend Concert
Saturday, September 25, 1 p.m.
Rotunda, St. Joseph Hall
Monday, September, 27, 7 p.m.
East Parlor, St. Joseph Hall
Saturday, October 9, 2010, 11 a.m.
St. Joseph Hall
Monday, October 11, 2010
Whitemarsh Valley Country Club
Chestnut Hill College will hold its 28th Annual Golf Invitational to benefit student scholarships at the Whitemarsh Valley Country Club in Lafayette Hill, Pa.
Saturday, October 16, 12 p.m.
17th Annual Biomedical Seminar Series Public Lecture
"Medicine in the Foreign Service"
Speaker: Thomas W. Yun, M.D.
Wednesday, October 27, 4 p.m.
Senior Medical Officer for the Department and Medical Advisor to the Secretary of State, Hillary Rodham Clinton
St. Joseph Hall