September 30, 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 Receives the 2010 Riegel Award
from Center In The Park


The Chestnut Hill Local published a story in the September 2 edition about the Center in The Park awards given to local businesses and neighbors for their service. The College was honored at the Center's 3rd Annual Music "From the Heart" Concert on Saturday, September 25, at The Germantown Friends School. The award was also mentioned in The Philadelphia Tribune.

The Bulletin Newspaper Previews Men's Soccer Season


The Bulletin Newspaper published a preview of the men's soccer season on their Web site, www.thebulletin.us.

Matthew Anita MacDonald Award Winner Featured in News of Delaware County


Senior Sharon Bailey, the recipient of the 2010 Matthew Anita MacDonald, SSJ, Ph.D. award at Honors Convocation, was mentioned in the News of Delaware County for her scholastic, leadership, and community service achievements.

College Featured in "Back to School" Section in the Chestnut Hill Local


The College was featured in a special "Back to School" section of the Chestnut Hill Local in the August 26 edition, which included a history of the College, photographs, and a calendar of upcoming events.

College Mentioned in Article about University Center Initiative in Boyertown Area Times


The College was mentioned in a recent article in the Boyertown Area Times which notes the College's involvement in the University Center Initiative at Montgomery County Community College. The new initiative offers bachelor and master's degrees to MCCC students from local colleges on their campus in Pottstown.

Former Professor's Work on Poker Featured on Blog


John Lukacs, former history professor at the College, was mentioned in the blog, Hard Boiled Poker for a review of his November 1963 article, "Poker and American Character" published in Horizons Magazine.

Alumni in the News


College Alumna to Speak at Ouachita Baptist University


Dr. Mary Virginia Orna, OSU '55, professor of chemistry at the College of New Rochelle, was the featured speaker at the Nell Mondy Lecture Series on September 27, 2010 at Ouachita Baptist University in Arkansas. Orna is a specialist in the field of color and archaeological chemistry.

Time Out for Sports


New Men's Soccer Coach Featuried in Local Article


The Chestnut Hill Local recently interviewed new men's soccer head coach Keith Cappo for an article about the new leadership and direction of the team..

Women's Soccer Player Mentioned in Press of Atlantic City Article for CACC Award


Carly DiGiovanni was mentioned in a sports wrap up in The Press of Atlantic City for being named the Central Atlantic Collegiate Conference Rookie of the Week. Her accomplishment was also mentioned on the CACC Web Site.

Chestnut Hill College Mentioned in Volleyball Article in the Chestnut Hill Local


The women's volleyball team was mentioned in an article in the Chestnut Hill Local for playing LeMoyne College while hosting the Rams of Philadelphia University.

Women's Soccer Win Featured in the Chestnut Hill Local


The women's soccer team was featured in the Chestnut Hill Local for winning their recent match up against Millersville University.

Did you Know?


College Professor Endorsed by Yamaha


Edward J. Strauman, Ph.D., assistant professor of music at the College was endorsed by Yamaha as an Artist/Educator. Yamaha only bestows this honor to musicians who represent the elite in their respective field, "who are active, gifted and articulate musicians."

Yamaha chooses artists to endorse based on many factors, including popularity, loyalty to the brand, personality, and talent. Criteria taken into consideration include record sales, television, movie, and video credits, tours, and teaching credentials from university and education systems. Dr. Strauman received this designation after submitting an in-depth application, curriculum vitae of academic experience, recommendations, and recordings of his compositions.

Featured Event: Golf Outing


GolfChestnut Hill College will hold its 28th Annual Golf Invitational on Monday, October 11, at the Whitemarsh Valley Country Club in Lafayette Hill, Pa. Since its inception, the Golf Invitational has raised more than $700,000 for the College and its student programs.

Golfers will start the day with registration and brunch at 10 a.m., and a shotgun start at 11:30 a.m. The outing will conclude with cocktails and dinner at 5:00 p.m. and the presentation of prizes. Special activities throughout the day include a $5,000 putting challenge, raffles, skill awards, and a $1,000,000 hole-in-one contest. Presenting sponsors for this year's invitational are Thomas Wynne Apartments, Jericho Manor Apartments, and the Chesapeake Bay Golf Club. For more information or to register, please visit www.chc.edu/golf.
 

Upcoming Events


School of Undergraduate Studies
Saturday Visit


Saturday, October 2, 2010 at 10 a.m.
Fournier Hall
Information: 215.248.7001

School of Graduate Studies Fall Information Session

Saturday, October 9, 2010 at 11
St. Joseph Hall
Information: 215.248.7193



School of Continuing Studies
Information Session


Monday, October 11, 2010 at 6 p.m.
Social Room, Fournier Hall
Information: 215.248.7062



28th Annual Golf Invitational


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.
Information: 215.753.3666



School of Undergraduate Studies
Fall Open House


Saturday, October 16 at 12 p.m.
Information: 215.248.7001



SEPCHE Faculty Art Show


Monday, October 18 through
November 18, 2010

Dwight V. Dowley Gallery, St. Joseph Hall
Information: 215.248.7022


17th Annual Biomedical Seminar Series Public Lecture
"Medicine in the Foreign Service"


Speaker: Thomas W. Yun, M.D.


Wednesday, October 27 at 4 p.m.
Senior Medical Officer for the Department and Medical Advisor to the Secretary of State, Hillary Rodham Clinton
East Parlor, St. Joseph Hall
Information: 215.248.7159

School of Undergraduate Studies
Saturday Visit


Saturday, October 30, 2010 at 10 a.m.
Fournier Hall
Information: 215.248.7001

School of Continuing Studies Information Session


Tuesday, November 2, 2010 at 6 p.m.
Social Room, Fournier Hall
Information: 215.248.7062

Fall Fair Trade Event


Wednesday, November 3, 2010, 12-4 p.m.
Rotunda, St. Joseph Hall
Information: 215.248.7044

Play: Etty


Wednesday, November 3, 2010 at 7:30 p.m.
Etty, a touring one-woman theatrical play based on the diaries and letters of Etty Hillesum, tells the story of a young Jewish woman deported to Holland and her three-day journey to Auschwitz.
Social Room, Fournier Hall
Information: 215.248.7099

Graduate Studies Montessori Information Session


Sunday, November 7, 2010 at 1 p.m.
Logue Library
Information: 215.248.7193

School of Undergraduate Studies Open House


Saturday, November 13, 2010 at noon
St. Joseph Hall
Information: 215.248.7001

School of Graduate Studies Psy.D. Information Session


Sunday, November 14, 2010 at 1 p.m.
St. Joseph Hall
Information: 215.248.7193

Lecture: "Reflections of a Hidden Child During World War II"


Thursday, November 18, 2010 at 4:30 p.m.
Speaker: Ruth Hartz
Social Room, Fournier Hall
Information: 215.248.7184

12th Annual Empty Bowl Dinner


Thursday, November 18, 2010
from 4:30-8:30 p.m.

Sorgenti Arena, Martino Hall
Information: 215.247.4663