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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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Chestnut Hill College Student Quoted in Inquirer Article about Labyrinths and Healing
Linda Callans, a student in the School of Graduate Studies was quoted in the Philadelphia Inquirer on labyrinths and about using the labyrinth located on the College campus during the course of her studies.

Springfield Sun and Philadelphia Metro Feature CHC Psychological Services Clinic
The Philadelphia Metro and the Springfield Sun wrote feature stories on the College's new Psychological Services Clinic and interviewed Jeanne DiVincenzo, Ph.D., assistant professor of psychology and director of the clinic.

Psychology Professor Quoted in Monitor on Psychology Article on Internship Shortages
Jeanne DiVincenzo, Ph.D., assistant professor of psychology was quoted in an article in Monitor on Psychology on internship shortages and solutions for students.

College Mentioned in Local News for Partnership with Monsignor Bonner and Archbishop Prendergast High School
Chestnut Hill was mentioned in a flurry of articles in the Main Line Times, the Haverford Patch, the Philadelphia Inquirer, and the Springfield Press for the new partnership with Monsignor Bonner and Archbishop Prendergast High School to offer classes at the high school.

Chestnut Hill Autism Initiative Featured on International Autism Site and Chestnut Hill Local Story
The College's new academic and community autism Initiative was featured in an article on the International Center for Autism Research and Education Web Site and in the Chestnut Hill Local.

African Awareness Society Play "A Raisin in the Sun" Receives Numerous Media Mentions
The recent student production "A Raisin in the Sun" received feature stories in the Springfield Sun and the Springfield Enterprise. It was also mentioned in the theater listings in the Philadelphia Inquirer, Philadelphia Citypaper, the Black History Month Guide at the CBS Philly Web Site and on the Newsworks Web Site.

Chestnut Hill College Steinway Artist Series Featured in Springfield Sun Story
The Springfield Sun wrote a story about the College's first Steinway Artist Series concert featuring the State Artist of Turkey, Meral Güneyman.


Alumni
Alumna's New Position Mentioned in Allentown Morning Call Article
Susan Fisher, an alumna of the School of Graduate Studies was mentioned in the Morning Call Newspaper (Allentown, Pa.) for her new hire as vice president, trust officer at First Savings Bank Trust Services.

Chair of the Board CYO Honor Featured in Chestnut Hill Local Story and Patch Web Sites
Barbara D'Iorio Martino '60, chair of the board of directors at Chestnut Hill, was featured in stories in the Radnor and Chestnut Hill Patch, and the Times Herald for being inducted in the Archdiocesan Office for Youth and Young Adults Hall of Fame. The Chestnut Hill Local also covered Mrs. Martino being named to the CYO Hall of Fame.

Celeste Mokrzycki, SSJ Featured in Article in Catholic Star Herald for Artwork
Sister Celeste Mokrzycki was the subject of an article in the Catholic Star Herald for being a part of a South Jersey Cancer Fund event where her art was featured.


Time Out For Sports
Chestnut Hill Local Chronicles Men's Basketball CACC Results in Quarterfinals
The Chestnut Hill Local featured the men's basketball team in a story about their finish in the CACC Quarterfinals.

Chestnut Hill Local Covers Men's and Women's Lacrosse Openers
The Chestnut Hill Local wrote feature stories on the first men's and women's lacrosse games on the 2012 schedule for the Local's Web site.


Event Spotlight
Annual Scholarship Gala
The second annual Chestnut Hill College Scholarship Gala will be held on Saturday, April 21, 2012 from 6 p.m. - 10 p.m.at the Commonwealth Chateau, SugarLoaf Hill.

Guests will enjoy cocktails and dinner and have the opportunity to meet College students who benefit from academic scholarships. Highlights of the evening include dancing and a "Support-A-Student" Live auction- where guests can bid on providing a Chestnut Hill student with a variety of scholarship supports, including a semester at College, room and board, or tuition credits. College President Carol Jean Vale, SSJ, Ph.D. will speak on the importance of supporting academic scholarships. For more information and to purchase tickets and sponsorships online, please visit http://www.chc.edu/gala/. Questions can be directed to Coco Minardi at 215.753.3692 or email minardin@chc.edu.

2012 Annual Scholarship Gala

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Upcoming Events spacer
7th Annual United Nations Conference on Teaching Peace and Human Rights
Thursday, March 29, 9:30 a.m.
East Parlor, St. Joseph Hall
Keynote: Ramu Damodaran, Chief of the UN Academic Impact Initiative

Drama: Dead Man Walking
Thursday, March 29, 7 p.m.
Friday, March 30, 7 p.m.
Gruber Theatre, Logue Library
Information: 215.248.7118

School of Undergraduate Studies
Saturday Visits

March 31 10 a.m.
Information: 215.248.7001.

Music Department Spring Choral Concert
Sunday, April 1, 4 p.m.,
College Auditorium
Information: 215.248.7194

Institute for Religion and Science Lecture
"Reflections on Fossils and Faith"
Speaker: Peter Dodson, Ph.D., University of Pennsylvania
Monday, April 2, 7 p.m.
Commonwealth Chateau, SugarLoaf Hill
Information: 215.248.7197

Institute for Religion and Science Lecture
"Heaven and the Heavens"
Speaker: Peter Dodson, Ph.D., University of Pennsylvania
Thursday, April 12, 7 p.m.
Commonwealth Chateau, SugarLoaf Hill
Information: 215.248.7197

Earth Day Panel Discussion
Thursday, April 12, 7 p.m.
East Parlor, St. Joseph Hall
Information: 215.248.7044

Faces of Forgiveness
Michael Berg and Musician Peter Katz
Tuesday, April 17, 7:30 p.m.
Sorgenti Arena, Martino Hall
Information: 215.248.7099

Soldiers Project Training
"PTSD: What Makes Treating It so Difficult"
Thursday, April 19th, 10a.m.
East Parlor, St. Joseph Hall
Information: 215.248.7028

Second Annual Scholarship Gala
Saturday, April 21, 6 p.m.
Commonwealth Chateau, SugarLoaf Hill
Information: http://www.chc.edu/gala


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