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August 2016

August 2016

In this Issue

Sister Carol and Kathleen

Often when one returns to their alma mater, they do so with a sense of pride and a desire to help other students experience the same level of education they did. This was how Kathleen Rex Anderson, Ed.D.

Brian Haughton '05 SCPS

Brian Haughton ’05 SCPS comes from a long line of men who have been of service to others — both grandfathers, his father and uncle all were Philadelphia police officers. So it’s not surprising that he found his way to a career serving the public.

Continuing her incredible work in the community, Wasserman was recently awarded a technical assistance grant for board development from the Foundations Community Partnership in Bucks County.

As part of her senior seminar project, Fran Wasserman ’11 SCPS turned her passion for service and desire for helping underserved moms and their babies into The Baby Bureau, a non-profit with a heartwarming goal.

Griffin Days

Every year, before incoming students are welcomed to campus for their move-in and orientation, Chestnut Hill College hosts them and their families at Griffin Days, where they get a taste of the CHC community.


Third Annual CHC Night at the Phillies!
Join us for the Third Annual Chestnut Hill College Night at Citizens Bank Park on August 20.

Griffins in the News logo

Neal Dhand, M.F.A., assistant professor of communications, was featured by the Chestnut Hill Local  for his feature film, “Crooked & Narrow,” which won the award for Best Editing at the Brooklyn Film Festival.

sprint football

Did you know that Chestnut Hill College is preparing to take on the U.S. Naval Academy in a scrimmage prior to the start of the 2016 sprint football season?

Did you know that news of CHC’s Harry Potter Weekend went viral just before Labor Day Weekend, with online sites around the world picking up the story? Read more here.

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.

Aaron Abdullah carries the American flag at CHC’s Commencement in May 2016. He earned his B.S. through SCPS and also earned his M.Ed. at CHC. Abdullah also is a military veteran.

SCPS Celebrates 20 Years of Educating Adult Learners at CHC