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June 2017

June 2017

In this Issue

Gala participants bid during the live auction portion of the evening.

Sorgenti Arena was transformed for the evening of May 6 into an elegant ballroom in which 220 friends of Chestnut Hill College gathered to mingle, eat, dance and most importantly, support CHC’s student scholarship program.

Kente Cloth ceremony participants gather after the ceremony.

Celebrating Diversity with Kente Cloth Ceremony
Surrounded by family, friends and the Chestnut Hill College community, 20 students celebrated their diversity and collective unity as part of the first annual Kente Cloth ceremony.

president's leadership award

Prior to Commencement, student accomplishments were celebrated at the annual Student Leadership Awards Banquet.

Class of 1957

Chestnut Hill College’s annual Reunion Weekend is always a much-anticipated event. This year’s was so highly anticipated that attendance was up by more than 15 percent over last year. 

Griffins in the News logo

6ABC News reporter Jeff Chiricho reported from CHC’s campus about the impending storm that threatened Commencement proceedings.

Sister Carol is surrounded by alumni and friends during Reunion 2017.

Did you know that June 30 will mark the 25th Anniversary of Sister Carol’s presidency—making her the longest-serving president in the College’s history?

Christopher Dougherty, Ph.D.

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

Rubber Ducky at podium

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.

Sister Jean Faustman receives the Lindback Award from Sister Carol.

Sister Jean Faustman, D.M.L., associate professor of French and Spanish, was this year's recipient of  the Lindback Award for Distinguished Teaching.

Sister Carol, Margaret McCaffery, Cathy Lockyer Moulton, Sister Anne Myers

At its quarterly meeting on May 8, CHC’s Board of Directors elected Catherine Lockyer Moulton ’92 as its Chair, effective in September.

Athletic Director's Award

Sorgenti Arena was the site of a night of celebration as CHC hosted its annual Athletics Award Reception to recognize individual and team achievements over the course of the 2016-17 academic year.