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CHC In the News 2017

CHC In the News 2017

April 2017

The Chestnut Hill Local wrote about CHC’s unique summer Forensic Sciences Camp run by Joe Kulkosky, Ph.D., and students increasing interest in science.

Philadelphia Magazine printed an intriguing article titled “The Nuns of Philadelphia” in which the College is mentioned.

The Chestnut Hill Local reprinted an article from the Chestnut Hill College magazine’s fall 2016 issue about two SCPS alums.

Sister Colleen Gibson wrote about Easter in her article, “Seeking the Living,” in the April 21st edition of Global Sisters Report, Horizons.

Former CHC student, Lois Pope, actress and philanthropist, is featured in the Chestnut Hill Local.

Danielle McDermond ’15, works as the Education and Technology Specialist for Philadelphia City Councilman Brian O’Neill, was appointed to the city’s first Commission for Women and is helping publish the first year-end report on The State of Women and Girls in Philadelphia. has the story.

The Chestnut Hill Local ran the story about CHC's men's tennis team winning the College's first CACC title.


March 2017

Pat Hynes ’65, gives 50 years of service to humanity. The Chestnut Hill Local has the story.

Noel Hightower ’16 was highlighted by Lehigh University for his work as director for basketball operations.

Colleen Gibson, SSJ, Assistant Director of Campus Ministry, reflected on sitting in the back pew of church in her article for the Global Sisters Report.

The Chestnut Hill Local highlighted CHC’s Forensic Sciences Summer Camp, led by Joe Kulkosky, Ph.D., professor and chair, Department of Biology.

The Hammonton Gazette acknowledged Alec Craig’s ’18 impressive start to the 2017 baseball season.

The Chestnut Hill Local recognized David Contosta, Ph.D., professor of history, for his most recent book “America’s Needless Wars: Cautionary Tales of U.S. Involvement in the Philippines, Vietnam and Iraq,” published by Prometheus Books.

Erin McMenamin ’15, directed St. Philip Neri School’s production of “Godspell.” The Colonial has the story.

Chestnut Hill College recently signed a transfer agreement with RVCC. The Patch has the story.

Lynn Ortale, Ph.D., vice president for student life, was quoted in an article about ways Philadelphia’s sweetened-beverage tax may impact fees at the College. The Philadelphia Inquirer has the story. 

An article and photo about CHC were published in the spring issue of “Update: The Newsletter of Catholic Colleges and Universities.” Read “Chestnut Hill College Inspires Students to Pursue College Dreams” on page 18.


February 2017

The Chestnut Hill Local printed four photos and captions during the last two weeks of February:

  • February 16 - CHC’s Global March for Unity and CHC’s hosting of MLK Community Day.
  • February 23 - Dr. Lawrence Little’s lecture and the Steinway Artist Concert featuring Karen Walwyn.

On February 16, the Chestnut Hill Local ran a feature story about CHC alum, Monica Vesci, who graduated with a degree in Fine Arts in 2004. Vesci designed a stylish clutch for women with diabetes in which they can organize and carry their supplies.

On February 18 and 19, CHC hosted a climate conference presented by the Citizens Climate Lobby. The Intelligencer had the story.

The Times News announced that Thespina Godshalk ’10, SGS, was named the new director of Teen Central.

Pia Troutman ’45, and her husband, Bill, celebrated their 70th wedding anniversary recently. The Retrospect had the story.

The Springfield Sun announced that Norwood-Fontbonne Academy was recently awarded a grant from PAIS-BOA to address environmental stability and foster collaboration between NFA and neighboring institutions. NFA teamed up with Parents Association, Chestnut Hill College, Morris Arboretum and Boyer Sudduth.