NEWS FROM THE OFFICE OF PUBLIC RELATIONS
September 30, 2015
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
CONTACT: Cristina Diaz
Media and Community Relations Manager
Twelve years after going coed, Chestnut Hill College will once again make history by hosting its inaugural sprint football game versus Princeton University at Plymouth Whitemarsh High School on Saturday, Sept. 19, at 12 p.m.
In preparation for Pope Francis’ visit to Philadelphia for the World Meeting of Families, Chestnut Hill College will be marking this historic and spiritual event through numerous celebrations. The College’s annual Mission & Legacy week will provide opportunities for the College community and the public to engage in the event.
Chestnut Hill College’s Institute for Religion and Science will host renowned scholar of spirituality, interfaith dialogue, women and religion at the Commonwealth Chateau on the SugarLoaf Campus Tuesday, Sept. 15 at 7 p.m.
Ursula King Ph.D., will give a lecture titled: “Following the ‘Road of Fire’: The Emergence of Teilhard de Chardin’s Panchristic Mysticism during the First World War.”
Chestnut Hill College is one of the best colleges in the Northeast according to The Princeton Review (www.PrincetonReview.com).
The Forensic Sciences Summer Camp, directed by Joe Kulkosky, Ph.D., chair of the College’s biology department, will be once again offering the unique opportunity to students grades 5-12, to participate in a week-long summer camp with immersion into the Forensic Sciences.
Endlessly searching for ways to better serve our student-athletes, Chestnut Hill College is pleased to announce that it has been selected as an Educational Programs Targeting Young and Emerging Adults challenge (Educational Programs Challenge) Phase One winner.
Chestnut Hill College will expand its curriculum and will offer several new majors (at both at the undergraduate and graduate levels), new undergraduate minors and wider internship opportunities, beginning with the fall 2015 semester.
Alumna Maryanne L. Walsh ’98, ’02 SGS and Lafayette Hill resident, was the recipient of the 2015 Eleanor Dolan Egan ’28 Award for Outstanding Service to Chestnut Hill College awarded at the College’s 69th Annual Reunion Weekend in early June.
Alumna Cheryl Ann Kennedy ’87 was awarded the 2015 Distinguished Achievement Award from the College at the 69th Annual Reunion Weekend early this June.