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    In 1980, President Jimmy Carter issued a proclamation declaring the week of March 8th as National Women's History Week. It was the precursor to Women's History Month, which was created in 1987.

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IRS lecture

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.

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

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.

black history month celebration

“I believe Black History Month is very important and is one of the many ways that we show appreciation for those who paved the way before us,” said Tomas Greer ’15, in a segment in The Griffin, student newspaper.

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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.

Sister Carol Jean Vale

The Board of Directors of Chestnut Hill College reappointed Carol Jean Vale, SSJ, Ph.D., as President of the College for a sixth and final term of a maximum of five years, effective July 1. 

Heart of the City class outside Pat Toomey's office

For the second consecutive year, Marie Conn, Ph.D., professor of religious studies, and Ryan Murphy, director of service-learning, co-taught the course called Heart of the City this fall. 

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When it comes to life on campus, Chestnut Hill College student-athletes are always ready to be leaders and step up to the plate in order to help create a positive impact and college experience for all of their peers.