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January 2018

January 2018

Happy 2018!
Last semester was a busy and eventful time at the college, full of important milestones and a lot of new, friendly faces. We've reprinted some of the top stories from fall 2017 to ring in the new year, and we hope you enjoy revisiting them! Check back in February for an all-new lineup of news and information.
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Featured Articles from Past 6 Months

Pam King
December 12, 2017

Chestnut Hill College is poised to launch a new undergraduate degree program in cybersecurity — one of the first of its type in the region.

When you serve the dear neighbor, do it with an unselfish love and generous heart.
August 6, 2017

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.

International Students
September 7, 2017

More than 40 new international students have joined CHC this semester, representing nearly 20 countries.

B.J.'s photo
September 7, 2017

William Cunningham, Ph.D., joined CHC as the new Dean of the School of Graduate Studies (SGS) in August.

ALD induction 2017
September 6, 2017

CHC recently received the 2017 Delta Gold Award from Alpha Lambda Delta (ALD), the National Honor Society for First-Year Students, for its commitment to the academic success of its students.

Planting Tree
August 6, 2017

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. 

intercultural wheel
October 13, 2017

The Certificate in Intercultural Foundations is an interdisciplinary program that offers students of any major the opportunity to appreciate the differences between one another with the goal of social transformation and global solidarity.

Laura Lupin
October 12, 2017

Imagine sleeping in a tent staked to shifting ice-and-snow covered earth. That's exactly what Laura Lupin did last summer during her stint as a tour guide at the Matanuska Glacier in Southcentral Alaska.

legacy conference logo
November 7, 2017

The ramifications of the 1917 Russian Revolution continue to reverberate in contemporary Russia and students of this era will find much of interest at the Legacy of the Russian Revolution conference this weekend.

Jennifer and children
August 7, 2017

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.

Griffin Cup group
October 13, 2017

How do you engage student-athletes? Through competition, of course, and that’s exactly what the Athletics Department has done with the annual Griffin Cup