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February 2018

February 2018

In this Issue

Clement Hall

Chestnut Hill College has announced it will be receiving a $1,000,000 grant from the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania. Governor Tom Wolf announced the award in January as part of the state’s Redevelopment Assistance Capital Program (RACP).

Health Sciences

Many career paths exist in the growing field of Health Sciences. Knowing this, and as a way to further serve its student body, Chestnut Hill College has added a new major in the School of Undergraduate Studies. Health Sciences will accept its first students in the fall 2018 semester.

pianist Ching-Yun Hu

Chestnut Hill College proudly presents Ching-Yun Hu, a Taiwanese-American pianist, recognized around the world for her “first-class talent” and “poetic use of color and confidently expressive phrasing,” according to the Philadelphia Inquirer.

Black HIstory Month logo

Thanks to several groups including the Office of Diversity and Inclusion, the Black Student Union, La Voz Latina, and the Office of Global Education, the month of February will feature several events to celebrate black heritage, as well as Asian heritage in a celebration of the Lunar New Year.

group photo

With a commitment to serve rooted in our mission, Chestnut Hill College was proud to continue a long-standing tradition of service, reflection and remembrance in honor of Martin Luther King Jr. 

Fournier Hall goes green for the Eagles

It was a week to remember on campus, as Chestnut Hill College celebrated the Philadelphia Eagles going to the Super Bowl with a “Griffins Go Green Week.”

Sr Cathy Nerney

Sister Cathy Nerney, Ph.D., director of Institute for Forgiveness and Reconciliation, was fortunate to witness Super Bowl LII in person and shares her experience with the CHC community.

alumni relations logo

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

men's lacrosse team

From September to January, the CHC men's lacrosse team embodied the college’s mission and embraced the true spirit of the "Dear Neighbor" by giving back to those who matter most to them.

CHC in the news

CHC and members of the college community are often mentioned in the news. Read on for some recent articles.

Carlino Chapel

Did you know this about Carlino Chapel?