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September 2016

September 2016

In this Issue

Dr. Mary Lenore Keszler

CHC’s 23rd Annual Fall Biomedical Distinguished Lecture Series will be presented by the Biology Department on Wednesday, October 5, at 2 p.m. in the East Parlor.

Joan Chittister, OSB

Joan Chittister, OSB, an outspoken advocate of justice, peace and equality will give a presentation, hold a Q & A session and sign her books on Sunday, September 25.

Sister Carol and Owen Frenia

Inspiring Youngster Throws out Ceremonial Pitch at 3rd Annual CHC Night at the Phillies
Sister Carol gives Owen Frenia a chance on the mound.

Social Just Us food collection

In Service for Social Justice
The Social Just-US Club, launched in the spring of 2013, provides an opportunity for criminal justice students to pursue discipline-specific activities highlighting the social justice perspective.

Fall Conference 2014

Annual Alumni Fall Conference Returns
After taking a break in 2015, the Annual Alumni Fall Conference has returned and will be held Saturday, September 17.

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Read on to see where to find CHC in the news in the past weeks:

Harry Potter screen shot

Did you know that news of CHC’s Harry Potter Weekend went viral just before Labor Day Weekend, with online sites around the world picking up the story?

Fall Convocation 2016

In 2020, Tokyo will host the Summer Olympics, NASA will launch a mission to Mars and Harriet Tubman will replace Andrew Jackson on the $20 bill.

The Griffins home opener game against Princeton in September 2015.

When Mike Pearson, head sprint football coach, first got the job in November 2014, he had a two-year plan in mind to build the program from scratch.

Abby Palko, Ph.D. '96

Commitment to Women’s Issues Began at CHC
Abigail Palko, Ph.D., ’96

Abigail Palko, Ph.D., ’96 recently was named Director of the Maxine Platzer Lynn Women’s Center at the University of Virginia.

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D2 ADA Awards Latest Example of CHC’s Commitment to Student-Athletes
Chestnut Hill College has acknowledged 56 individuals who have earned the Division II Athletics Directors Association (D2 ADA) Academic Achievement Award for the 2015-16 season.