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The Griffin News Update, an e-newsletter created by the Office of Communications, features Chestnut Hill College mentions in the news, faculty highlights, and events.

Chestnut Hill College in the News
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Autism Programs at College Featured on CBS-3 and Patch Websites
The College's graduate program for Autism caregivers was featured in a story on the CBS-3 Web site, and the Chestnut Hill Patch.

Regional Quidditch Cup at College Mentioned in Newsworks Article
The 2nd Annual Philadelphia Brotherly Love Cup on October 15th at the College was mentioned in a recent Newsworks article about the release of the last Harry Potter Movie.

College in Newsworks Article for Collaboration with Local Community Garden
The College was mentioned in a recent Newsworks story about Hansberry Garden in Germantown for its educational partnership with the garden and John B. Kelly Elementary School offering tours and educational opportunities to children.

College Student Adrian Avena Featured in Cumberland County Reminder for Fishing Tournament Win
Junior Adrian Avena was featured in an article in the Cumberland County Reminder for his recent tournament win at the EverStart Bass Tournament on Lake Champlain in July.

Professor Scott Browning's New Book Featured on Chestnut Hill Patch Web site
Scott Browning, professor of psychology, was featured on the Chestnut Hill Patch Web site for his new book, "Stepfamily Therapy: A 10 Step Clinical Approach."

College Alumna Lindsay Moffatt Featured in Blog Post About New Fall Fashion Line
The blog Candy Ping Pong featured College Alumna Lindsay Moffat's new fall clothing line in a recent post.

Abington Patch Highlights College Professor's Latest Publication
Adjunct professor of communications Ted Taylor was the topic of a recent article in the Abington Patch on his recent publication, "The Glenside Kid."


Academic Honors
College Students Recognized for Dean's List Honors
Chestnut Hill College students were recognized by their local papers for being named to the Dean's List for the spring 2011 semester. Students were mentioned in the Watertown Daily Times (NY), Howell Times (NJ), Brick Times, (NJ), Gloucester County Times (NJ).

Students Inducted into Sigma Zeta Honor Society Recognized By Local Papers
Students recently inducted into the Sigma Zeta Honor Society were recognized by their local papers, The Aegis (Md.), The Observer (NJ), and the Times Herald

College Alumni Interviewed in Article for Gloucester County Times
Raul Garcia '09 was quoted in an article about his first days as a medical student at the University of Medicine and Dentistry in the Gloucester County Times.


Event Spotlight
2nd Annual Philadelphia Brotherly Love Cup Quidditch Tournament and Harry Potter Weekend
Join Chestnut Hill College and the town of Chestnut Hill for a weekend of spellbinding events, wizards, and Quidditch! The town of Chestnut Hill will be transformed into Hogsmeade village and suddenly will be selling balms and potions, cauldrons and broomsticks, robes and wizardwear. Tea shops and sweetshops, taverns and apothecaries will open their doors, and Harry Potter fans will enjoy scavenger hunts, costume contests, Quidditch classes, spells and potions. On Saturday from 12-6 p.m. on the Soccer field, cheer on your favorite Quidditch team at the 2nd Annual Brotherly Love Cup at the College. Harry Potter Weekend and the Brotherly Love Cup are free and open to the public, and is appropriate for all ages. For more information, stay tuned to http://www.chc.edu/quidditch/.

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Upcoming Events
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School of Undergraduate Studies
Saturday Visits

Saturday, September 24, 10 a.m.
Information: 215.248.7001

29th Annual Golf Invitational
Monday, September 26
Whitemarsh Valley Country Club
Reservations: 215.753.3692

Public Lecture
18th Annual Biomedical Lecture Series

The Evolution of Cancer Care: Past, Present and Future
Wednesday, September 28, 4 p.m.
Speaker: Michael Seiden, M.D., Ph.D.
President, Fox Chase Cancer Center
Information: 215.248.7159

Philadelphia Brotherly Love Cup Quidditch Tournament & Harry Potter Weekend
October 14, 15, 16
More Information: ChestnutHillPA.com

School of Undergraduate Studies
Fall Open House

Saturday, October 15, 12 p.m.
Saturday, November 12, 12 p.m.
Information: 215.248.7001

Family Weekend
October 21-23
Information: 215.248.7083

School of Graduate Studies
Montessori Education Information Session

Sunday, October 23, 1 p.m.
Logue Library, Third Floor, Montessori Practice Room
Information: 215.248.7193

Public Lecture
Pollutants Without Borders: An Outreach Lecture in Environmental Analytical Chemistry

Speaker: Dr. Amanda Grannas, Assistant Professor of Chemistry, Villanova University
Monday, October 24, 2011, 4 p.m.
Information: 215.248.7080

Fair Trade Event
Speaker: Carl Wilkens, former head of Adventist Development and Relief Agency International in Rwanda
Wednesday, November 9, Noon - 4 p.m.
Information: 215.248.7044
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