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August 2017

August 2017

In this Issue

Emorie with her award

Alumna Wins Awards
Emorie Keimig ’16 completed the police academy in Ocala, Fla., and now is a member of the Gainesville (Fla.) Police Department. While in the academy, she won three major awards.

CHC night at the Phillies

Mark your calendar!
The Fourth Annual CHC Night at the Phillies is right around the corner!

Women's Basketball summer league

Coming off its most successful campaign in program history, CHC's women’s basketball team participated in the well-recognized Philadelphia/Suburban Women’s NCAA Summer Basketball League, to prepare for the upcoming season.

Saint Joseph Hall and Campus

Read on to discover where Chestnut Hill College alumni, students, faculty and staff appear in the news. 

move in day 2016

Did you know that Move-in Day for the fall semester is Friday, August 25th for new students and classes begin on the 28th?

Stay up to date with everything happening this semester by regularly visiting www.chc.edu/calendar.

When you serve the dear neighbor, do it with an unselfish love and generous heart.

A mere seven years after the order of the Sisters of Saint Joseph was founded in 1650 by Father Jean Pierre Medaille, SJ, he presented them with 100 maxims, or short prayerful guides, to live by.

Phage Hunters

Phage Hunters!
When searching for viruses that infect bacteria … call on researchers trained to isolate them. 

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.


Two years ago, two students had a dream of creating a campus organization that would provide help and information to students struggling with mental health issues.

Benico with drawings

For one week at the end of June, 12 local students (of middle school age) immersed themselves in a summer science and art camp at CHC where they learned to observe and artistically reproduce diverse preserved and living organisms.

Planting Tree

The Griffin Garden Club was started in 2014 by students interested in combining their knowledge of food production and enjoyment of community service into an enduring project that would serve CHC students and others for a long time to come. 


When you work at an institution of higher learning it’s not unusual for people to ask the question, “It’s summer and there are no students here, so what do you do?” At Chestnut Hill College, that answer often comes down to two words: summer camps.