Skip to content Skip to navigation

Alumni News

Alumni News


In September, alumna Jennifer Friel Papalitskas ’15 undertook a book project with her kindergarten students at Holy Innocents Catholic School in Philadelphia that helped create a connection between the children and the community.


In June, Kate Delany ’01 was named number three on InsiderNJ's list of the 100 most influential millennials in New Jersey politics.

Traprock Center

Patricia Hynes ’65 is working with an organization that uses books to empower young people in West Africa.

fulbright logo 3

An alumna of Chestnut Hill College recently received the Fulbright Teachers for Global Classrooms Program grant. 

f45 training

Two alumni recently opened a fitness studio in Center City, affording health-conscious Philadelphians a fresh and innovative approach to exercise.


Two alumni, a mother and a son, created a program that employs a therapeutically designed role playing game to assist children with social differences.


Alumnus Christopher M. Ryan '13 is the latest recipient of the prestigious Pennsylvania VFW Eagle Award.

Raquel Lopez

Next year, Raquel Lopez ’19 will pursue her Doctor of Medicine degree at the American University of the Caribbean School of Medicine.

Malika Rahman '14

Alumna Malika Rahman ’14 SCPS is running for Philadelphia sheriff. If she wins, she would make history as the first woman to occupy the position.

Anna Abbot '16

Anna Abbot ’18 is currently studying for her master’s degree at the Università Cattolica del Sacro Cuore in Milan, Italy.

Kay McNulty

Alumna Kathleen “Kay” McNulty ’42 worked on the Electronic Numerical Integrator and Computer, known as the ENIAC, the first electronic general-purpose computer.

Helen M.

Helen Kenny Motzenbecker '50 played a pivotal role in transforming New Jersey’s affordable housing laws.

Judy and book

Judy Stavisky, M.Ed., SGS '91, co-authored a nonfiction book that recounts the lives of immigrant and refugee students.

Bud and Sue Ozar

As Susan Montgomery '80 prepares for the Christmas season in her suburban Philadelphia home, she’s also making sure children more than 7,000 miles away are not forgotten.

Baby Bureau

CHC is hosting a collection drive for the Baby Bureau, a non-profit organization which was started by an SCPS alum.

reunion weekend 2017

Big alumni events are on the horizon. Be sure not to miss them!

alumni relations logo

The Office of Alumni Relations will sponsor two exciting events in February. Mark your calendars!

holiday cheer

The year drew to a close with a successful Holiday Cheer event on December 1 when dozens of CHC alumni and friends started the holiday season while mingling and reminiscing on campus.

Alexis Jansen

. . .  Alexis Jansen '15, Psychology major.

fall enrichment

Thanks to all who attended our Annual Fall Conference!

Cody's photo

Name: Cody Jett ’11  
Major: Criminal Justice and Elementary Education

Jennifer and children

Thoughtful, focused and determined, Jennifer McCollum Kugler ’97 took her time and followed her own path on the road to marriage, degree, children and career — more or less in that order.

Bamboo bike frame

When Georges Beyiha graduated from CHC in 2015 with a degree in International Business, Cultures and Languages, he did not yet know he was about to become an entrepreneur with a business that creates sustainable bicycles from bamboo.

Golden Griffins

Members of the Class of 1966 enjoyed their first Golden Griffins Brunch on April 23. 

Tomas and Neal

Tomás Greer ’16 found his way to the world of video documentaries quite by accident. With 45 college credits earned through his high school in New York City, Greer needed a core course, and video production was available. So he signed up.