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October 2017

October 2017

In this Issue

intercultural wheel

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.


Two CHC alums and criminal justice majors were recently commissioned into the Philadelphia Police Department. Also, read additional news of faculty, staff, students and alumni. 

Cody's photo

Name: Cody Jett ’11  
Major: Criminal Justice and Elementary Education

fall enrichment

Thanks to all who attended our Annual Fall Conference!

Lacie Ann Michaelson

A new face greeted students arriving in the Office of Campus Ministry this semester. 

Griffins in the News

Read about all the places members of the CHC community are regularly mentioned in the news. 


The eighth annual Philadelphia Brotherly Love Cup is right around the corner and so too are the Harry Potter-inspired events and activities that will be occurring all throughout the town of Chestnut Hill this weekend, Friday and Saturday, October 20 and 21.

international students ride bikes in Belgium

CHC is well on its way to becoming truly a global community with more than 100 international students attending each year and partnerships with 20 institutions of higher education in other countries

1650 Society

In front of family, friends and members of the college community, eight students were commissioned as part of the third annual induction class of the 1650 Society.

Laura Lupin

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.

SGA logo

On September 14, students gathered in Gruber Theatre to hear the platforms of this year's candidates for the Student Government Association of Chestnut Hill College (SGA). 

Lily's Hope walk

Remember to come out and join walkers to benefit Lily’s Hope Foundation, which supports babies, children and their families with unexpected and urgent needs due to premature birth

Griffin Cup group

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

Biomedical lecture

In front of a full house of students, faculty and staff, Chestnut Hill College welcomed Dianne R. Soprano, Ph.D., for the 24th Annual Fall Biomedical Distinguished Lecture Series.