Chestnut Hill College Named One of Top Forensic Biology Program 

In a recent article released by ForensicColleges.com, Chestnut Hill College was named one of 15 public and private colleges and universities with the best forensic biology programs in the country. Chestnut Hill was ranked fifth on the list, recognized for a minimum of 121 credit hours of course work, a senior seminar in biology, offering students with a GPA of 3.0 and greater the opportunity to join Sigma Zeta, the national science and mathematics honor society, and for advanced coursework options. 

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NBC Emmy Award-Winning Journalist Tracy Davidson to Deliver Commencement Address

Tracy Davidson, Emmy award-winning journalist, motivational speaker, and a graduate student in the College’s pastoral counseling program will deliver the 87th Commencement address on Saturday, May 10, at 11 a.m. at the College.   

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Heroes on the Hill 5K Walk/Run and Music Festival Proceeds to Support Make-A-Wish Foundation and Unified for Uganda

Chestnut Hill College will host a 5K Walk/Run and Music Festival on Saturday, May 3, beginning at 9 a.m. on the College campus. The event is sponsored by the College’s Student Athletic Advisory Committee (SAAC), Unified for Uganda (U4U) and the Student Government Association (SGA).

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College Faculty to Participate in Philadelphia Science Festival Astronomy Night in Chestnut Hill

Two College faculty members will lend a hand during a local Philadelphia Science Festival event in late April. 

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Chestnut Hill College Alumna Featured on CBS-3 “Brotherly Love” Segment for Local Non-Profit

Fran Wasserman, ’12 SCPS was featured on the CBS-3 “Brotherly Love” segment for her non-profit, The Baby Bureau. The Baby Bureau, located in Fort Washington, is a volunteer organization dedicated to helping underserved mothers by providing “Baby Bundles” of clothing for newborn babies after delivery. The bundles are distributed by community social service organizations.

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Chestnut Hill College Music Department Presents Spring Instrumental Concert

PHILADELPHIA, PA – The Chestnut Hill College Music Department presents their annual spring instrumental concert on Wednesday, April 23, 2014 at 7 p.m. in the East Parlor, St. Joseph Hall. 

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Soldiers Project Pennsylvania to Host Clinician Training on Bereavement Skills and Complicated Grief

Chestnut Hill College will host a training for The Soldiers Project Pennsylvania on Bereavement Skills and Complicated Grief on Thursday, April 24th from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. in the Redmond Room, St. Joseph Hall. 

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Chestnut Hill College Faculty Member’s Research Featured in ESPN Magazine Article  

George Diemer, Ph.D., assistant professor of business, was mentioned in an ESPN Magazine article, “Portrait of a Point Shaver” for a study that was published in the International Journal of Sport Finance last August. The article is a feature story in the March 2014 “Conspiracy” Issue about the College point shaving ring at the University of San Diego.  

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College Participates in National Survey for Student Engagement

Chestnut Hill students! Are you interested in improving educational programs and activities? Use your voice and make sure you complete the National Survey of Student Engagement (NSSE) this year!

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Black History Month Lecture to Discuss Catholic Social Thought, Black Theology and Civil Rights in America

Lawrence Little, Ph.D., associate professor of African American history at Villanova University will present the lecture, “Catholic Social Thought, Black Theology, and the Struggle for Civil Rights in America” on Wednesday, February 26, 2014 at 7 p.m.in the East Parlor, St. Joseph Hall. The lecture, held in commemoration of Black History month, is sponsored by the history program, the History Club, and Phi Alpha Theta, the National History Honor Society.

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Griffins Open Inaugural Track Season at Collegeville Classic

The Collegeville Classic held on January 24 at Ursinus College in Collegeville, Pa., marked the first competition for the Chestnut Hill College men’s and women’s indoor and outdoor track team’s inaugural season. The Griffin men placed 10th out of 10 teams with 22 total points while the Griffin women ranked 15th of 15 teams with four points. West Chester University claimed first in the women’s team results, 90.50 total points, while their men’s side tied York College and St. Joseph’s University with 71 total points apiece.

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21st Annual Biomedical Lecture Series to Discuss Italian Art and Links to Human Anatomy

Kevin Petti, Ph.D., professor in the departments of science and health at San Diego Miramar College will present the lecture, “Anatomy Italiana: From the Renaissance Dissection Theater to the Sistine Chapel,” at the 21st Annual Biomedical Lecture Series on Wednesday, February 12, at 3 p.m. in the East Parlor, St. Joseph Hall.

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Senior Kelly Dennis Designated as Finalist for Coach Wooden Citizenship Cup

Women’s tennis senior captain Kelly Dennis (Cincinnati, Ohio), who embodies what it means to be a National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) DII student-athlete at Chestnut Hill College, has been selected as one of five finalists for the 10th Annual Coach Wooden Citizenship Cup. Founded by Athletes for a Better World (ABW), a non-profit organization committed to changing the culture of American sports, the Wooden Cup is unique award presented annually to athletes, collegiate and professional, who serve as outstanding role models.

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College Announces Partnership with Pyeongtaek University in South Korea

Chestnut Hill College celebrated the new study abroad partnership with Pyeongtaek University in South Korea on January 16th with a reception that included remarks by Sister Carol Jean Vale, Ph.D., president of the College and Pyeongtaek University President, Cho Ki-Hung. The reception was sponsored by the Office of Global Education at the College.

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