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Contact Your Admissions Counselor

Contact Your Admissions Counselor

Our staff is passionate about Chestnut Hill College and dedicated to help you through every step of the application process. We are here to answer your questions and welcome you to our cherished community at Chestnut Hill. 

For General Information

Contact admissions@chc.edu or call  215-248-7001 or 800-248-0052

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Aaron Gottlieb, M.S.

Admissions Counselor
Fournier Hall, Rm. 134
215-248-7002

Educational background:
B.A., Broadcast Journalism - Temple University
M.S., Higher Education Counseling/Student Affairs - West Chester University

What I love about Chestnut Hill College:
The atmosphere. The people here are so friendly and welcoming, and the campus itself is the perfect location for both personal and academic enrichment.

Favorite teams:
Sixers and Eagles. During the bad years, too!

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Jacqueline Trujillo

Admissions Counselor
215-248-7072

Why I chose Chestnut Hill College:  
Chestnut Hill is my Alma mater and my home away from home. I hope to help others become a part of the CHC family. Here at CHC you're a name... not a number!

Chestnut Hill College fun fact: 
CHC is an All-Steinway School. Steinway artists from around the world give annual concerts that are open to the public here on campus!

Favorite campus event: 
HARRY POTTER WEEKEND! Hundreds of people join us for a weekend of potter themed events and activities!

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Pat Curtin, B.A. '11

Assistant Director of Admissions
Fornier Hall, Room 133
215-248-7007

Educational background: 
B.A. Political Science- Chestnut Hill College

Your favorite Professor at Chestnut Hill College:
Sister Barb, she taught Intro to Political Science and Business Law. She made what seemed to be dull subjects extremely interesting!

Some fun facts about you:
I graduated from Chestnut Hill College in 2011.  I was Mr. CHC 2007 and was the Griffin mascot.  

Favorite spot on campus:
The Grotto down by the summer house lawn. It's one of those hidden treasures on our campus!

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Nathalie Christophe, B.S.

Admissions Counselor
First Floor Fournier Hall
215-242-7995

Educational background
B.S. Public Health - Temple University

My advice to Chestnut Hill College students:
Get Involved...Be Creative! Chestnut Hill College offers so many activities (both on and off campus), students always have the opportunity to get involved!

What I love about CHC:
The Campus Family at CHC... CHC's small campus and close knit community will make you feel right at home. Everyone from staff, faculty, and students are friendly and welcoming.

My advice to anyone who's applying: 
If you need help or just need someone to talk to your admissions counselor is always here to assist. Ask plenty of questions, we have the answers!

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Darian Murtagh, M.S. '14

Director of Transfer Admissions
First Floor Fournier Hall
215-248-7003

Educational background: 
B.S., Sociology - Gettysburg College 
M.S., Chestnut Hill College

What I love about Chestnut Hill College:
Everyone is so friendly and welcoming. You will never walk down a hallway without at least three people saying hi to you. Also the campus is BEAUTIFUL!

Favorite dessert:
Breadpudding!

Favorite pastime activity: 
Taking my two beagles for runs in the park

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Ms. Trachanda Garcia, M.L.A.

Director of Global Education
First Floor Fournier Hall
215-242-7989

What I love about Chestnut Hill College:
CHC is a safe and exciting place; not only to follow your dream of having a holistic comprehensive American education, but also to meet students from all around the world, and gain real life experiences through various academic and social programs!

A fun fact about me:
I attended part of my high school education in Panama.

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Michael Griego

Global Education Counselor
Fournier Hall F134
215-248-7027

Educational background:
B.A.,  Anthropology and Modern Middle East Studies - University of Pennsylvania. 

How I help international students:
I manage activities related to the international admissions process and act as an advocate for international student concerns. I believe that global exposure is one of the most important factors of a holistic education.

Fun facts about me:
Prior to coming to Chestnut Hill College, I worked with secondary school students in Cairo, Egypt where I supported students as they applied to universities in the United States and Canada.  I also spent a semester abroad in Amman, Jordan.  

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Moira Barrett

Applications Manager
Ground Floor Fournier Hall
215-242-7703

Educational background
B.A., Art History - Temple University

What I love about Chestnut Hill College:  
I love the personal investment of faculty, staff and administrators in each student here. There are no issues too big or too small that they aren’t willing to get involved with and help

My advice to anyone who's applying:  
Don’t become overwhelmed! There is a lot to take in during a college search so rely on your admissions counselor to help guide you through this process, that’s what they are there for!

How my background meets my career at CHC
I spent time working with prospective students as an undergraduate and loved being a part of the admissions process. Being there with students as they take their first steps into college is incredibly rewarding!

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Stephanie Williams, B.A. '07

Assistant to the VP for Enrollment Management
First Floor Fournier Hall
215-248-7001

Why I chose Chestnut Hill College:
I was recruited to play on the inaugural soccer team and be part of the first co- educational class (2003). I wanted to be part of the college's history!

What makes CHC special: 
Small school... second family!

My advice to incoming students
Get involved! Don't limit yourself. Be willing to step outside your comfort zone!