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ChristopherRyanVFW

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.

Heather Dennis

Giving the Gift of Music — and More
Many of us say we want to “give back” to make our community a better place and to help others in various ways. Heather Dennis '07 SCPS has found a way to reach that goal.

Seth Jacobson '07

Seth Jacobson ’07 has been selected for the William Penn Fellowship, a two-year fellowship in Pennsylvania Governor Tom Wolf’s office beginning in August 2017. 

Jacksons

When Garfield Jackson ’04 SCPS, chose to return to school in his late 50s, he did so because of his two sons. Four years later, Garfield’s experience led his wife of 47 years, Doris Jackson ’08 SCPS, to choose the School of Continuing & Professional Studies as well.

Fall Conference 2014

Annual Alumni Fall Conference Returns
After taking a break in 2015, the Annual Alumni Fall Conference has returned and will be held Saturday, September 17.

Abby Palko, Ph.D. '96

Commitment to Women’s Issues Began at CHC
Abigail Palko, Ph.D., ’96

Abigail Palko, Ph.D., ’96 recently was named Director of the Maxine Platzer Lynn Women’s Center at the University of Virginia.

Christ scholarship

Carole Christ ’06 SCPS was not ready for college after graduating from high school, so she worked in accounting for many years until realizing that not having a degree was holding her back professionally.