Chestnut Hill College alumna Ritamarie Moscola, M.D., M.P.H. ’78, was awarded the College’s Alumni Association’s Distinguished Achievement Award at its 70th Annual Reunion Weekend, which took place June 3-5. Dr. Moscola was honored at the reunion luncheon for her accomplishments in her professional life, her dedication to community service and her continued commitment to the College’s core values.
The Honorable Kevin M. Dougherty, justice of the Supreme Court of Pennsylvania, will deliver the 89th Commencement address on Saturday, May 14, at 11 a.m. at the College. Honorary Doctor of Laws degrees will be awarded to Carol McCullough Fitzgerald, the Honorable James J. Fitzgerald, III as well as Justice Dougherty. An Honorary Doctor of Humane Letters will be awarded to John F. Haught, Ph.D.
Chestnut Hill College’s Music Department presents the Alan Jay Lerner and Frederick Loewe classic musical, “My Fair Lady,” Friday through Sunday, April 8-10, at the College’s Motherhouse Auditorium. There will be four shows starting with Friday’s show on April 8 at 8 p.m., two shows on Saturday, April 9 at 2 p.m. and 8 p.m., and a matinee on Sunday, April 10 at 2 p.m.
Chestnut Hill College’s Institute for Religion and Science will host Thomas J. Reese, SJ, Ph.D., senior analyst at the National Catholic Reporter on Sunday, April 17, at 1:30 p.m., at the College’s SugarLoaf Campus. Father Reese will deliver the lecture “Laudato Si’: Reflections on Pope Francis and the Environment.”
Harald zur Hausen, M.D., 2008 winner of the Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine, will present the lecture, “Identification of Novel Agents as Risk Factors for Colon and Breast Cancers and Neurological Disorders” on Monday, March 21, at 2 p.m. in the East Parlor, St. Joseph Hall. Dr. zur Hausen’s lecture is presented as part of the College’s 23rd Annual Biomedical Distinguished Lecture Series.
Chestnut Hill College has received a grant from The Association of Colleges of Sisters of St. Joseph (ACSSJ) to participate in National Catholic Sisters Week. The College will use the grant to host “Beyond Borders: Mission at the Heart of Immigration and Advocacy,” with Veronica Roche, SSJ.
Philadelphia, PA- Chestnut Hill College’s Institute for Religion and Science will host Janet Mock, CSJ, former executive director of the Leadership Conference of Women Religious, on Sunday, March 13, at 1:30 p.m., at the Commonwealth Chateau at the College’s Sugar-Loaf campus.
Following the year’s chosen theme of “human flourishing,” Chestnut Hill College’s Institute for Religion and Science will host Mark I. Wallace, Ph.D., who will deliver the presentation, “Where the Great Heron Feeds: Christianity, Animism, and Re-Enchantment of the World,” on February 16, at 7 p.m., at the College’s SugarLoaf Campus.
Chestnut Hill College’s History Club and Phi Alpha Theta will commemorate Black History month by welcoming Lawrence Little, Ph.D., from Villanova University on Thursday, February 18, at 7 p.m. in the East Parlor.
Chestnut Hill College and NewChurch Live will co-host a presentation by Auschwitz survivor, Eva Kor, at the Mitchell Performing Arts Center Auditorium in Bryn Athyn on February 15 at 7 p.m.