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July 2017

July 2017

In this Issue

sister carol

In honor of Sister Carol's 25 years of service as president to Chesnut Hill College, CHC established the Sister Carol Fund for Academic Initiatives, which has now raised over $100,000.

phillies 2016

From the Phillies to Hershey Park, the Office of Alumni Relations has your summer all planned out!

chc bag poolside

We have chosen your favorite stories of the past six months to help recap last semester. We hope you'll enjoy reading them again as you relax and enjoy your summer!

Featured Articles from Past 6 Months

EU minor
February 1, 2017

A new interdisciplinary minor in European Union and European Studies was recently approved by the College’s Curriculum Committee.

organizational leadership logo
February 1, 2017

Chestnut Hill College has added two majors effective this semester in the School of Continuing & Professional Studies and one that will be available in the fall 2017 semester in the School of Undergraduate Studies.

Barbara Glennon
May 3, 2017

The Redmond Room was standing-room-only as the College community said goodbye to three retiring members and celebrated the service of others.

Rubber Ducky at podium
June 1, 2017

With drenching rains, high winds and cold temperatures in the forecast, the decision was made—about 48 hours in advance of CHC’s 90th Commencement ceremony on May 13—to move the event into Sorgenti Arena. A first in CHC history.

Christopher Dougherty, Ph.D.
June 1, 2017

After extensive searches, four new staff members have been hired to join the Chestnut Hill College community.

Senator Art Haywood, Sister Carol Jean Vale, CHC president, and Martin Luther King High School Principal, Keisha Wilkins, confer Saturday afternoon.
February 23, 2017

When Sister Carol wanted to engage with Philadelphia students, she contacted State Senator Art Haywood who then reached out to Keisha Wilkins, principal of Martin Luther King High School. They were on board immediately.

IRS lecture
February 28, 2017

Is there a contradiction between what we learn from science and what we learn from theology? How can scientific discoveries enlighten religious beliefs? These are some of the questions asked and discussed by the Institute for Religion and Science (IRS) hosted at Chestnut Hill College.

commuter breakfast
April 7, 2017

Sometimes being a commuter student can be challenging. The commuter assistant program makes it a little bit easier.

CACC Champions
May 3, 2017

Men’s Tennis Makes History with First CACC Championship
The moment had finally arrived. Fifteen years after elevating to NCAA Division II status, Chestnut Hill College had won its first DII and Central Atlantic Collegiate Conference (CACC) championship.