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Posted: April 7, 2017

Today the Commonwealth Court of Pennsylvania issued its decision and denied Chestnut Hill College’s appeal. The College, which was seeking clarification of existing law, is disappointed with the Court’s decision and does not agree with the Court’s reasoning, however, the College respects the Court’s opinion.

Paul Offit, M.D.
Posted: March 27, 2017

The Department of Biology at Chestnut Hill College will welcome Paul A. Offit, M.D., to present “How to Communicate Science to the Public—or Die Trying.”

Posted: February 23, 2017

When Carol Jean Vale, SSJ, Ph.D., president of Chestnut Hill College, decided to find a way to engage with Philadelphia high school students, she contacted State Senator Art Haywood who was on board immediately. He then reached out to Keisha Wilkins, principal of Martin Luther King High School.

Lawrence Little, Ph.D.
Posted: February 23, 2017

Returning to CHC for the second consecutive year, author and professor, Lawrence Little, Ph.D., will present the lecture, “Catholic Social Teachings and Racism” Monday, February 27, at 7 p.m. in the East Parlor of St. Joseph Hall.

Karen Walwyn
Posted: February 13, 2017

Witness beautiful music being made at Chestnut Hill College during the 2017 Steinway Artist Concert featuring Karen Walwyn, D.M.A., on Sunday, February 26, at 3 p.m. in the East Parlor of CHC’s St. Joseph Hall.

European studies
Posted: January 27, 2017

Chestnut Hill College (CHC) is developing an interdisciplinary minor in European Union and European Studies thanks to a two-year grant from the Undergraduate International Studies and Foreign Languages Program (UISFL). The UISFL program funds projects that create, plan, develop, and implement programs to improve undergraduate instruction in international studies and foreign language. 

exercise science
Posted: January 12, 2017

Effective immediately, the School of Continuing & Professional Studies has added two majors: Organizational Dynamics and Security Studies. An Exercise Science major will be available in the fall 2017 in the School of Undergraduate Studies.

Carol Jean Vale
Posted: December 14, 2016

At their quarterly meeting on December 12, the Board of Directors of Chestnut Hill College reappointed Carol Jean Vale, SSJ, Ph.D. as President of Chestnut Hill College for a sixth and final term of a maximum of five years, effective July 1.

its on us
Posted: December 9, 2016

Thanks to the 2016-2017 Governor’s It’s On Us PA Grant Program and an award of $28,450,  Chestnut Hill College (CHC) is developing the “It’s On Us: Griffin Edition” project  in keeping with the College’s commitment toward ending sexual violence, encouraging positive bystander behaviors and challenging rape language and culture. 

Carol Night
Posted: November 22, 2016

A long standing tradition at Chestnut Hill College, the 40th annual Carol Night will take place on Friday, December 2, at 7:30 p.m., in the Rotunda of St. Joseph Hall.