Thanks to several groups including the Office of Diversity and Inclusion, the Black Student Union, La Voz Latina, and the Office of Global Education, the month of February will feature several events to celebrate black heritage, as well as Asian heritage in a celebration of the Lunar New Year.
The Residence Life staff celebrated the end of the semester with a 1920s-themed mystery dinner party.
Science for Non-Majors Students Present Findings
According to the American Cancer Society, there were more than 1.6 million (estimated) new cancer cases diagnosed in 2017.
In conjunction with the Delaware Valley Chapter of the High Technology Crime Investigation Association, Chestnut Hill College hosted the third annual cyber security and forensics conference in October.
Two CHC alums and criminal justice majors were recently commissioned into the Philadelphia Police Department. Also, read additional news of faculty, staff, students and alumni.
Three days after Commencement, eight CHC students and two from Marywood University boarded a plane for Kenya, where they spent three weeks living and working in the compound of the Little Sisters of St. Francis.
Alumna Wins Awards
Emorie Keimig ’16 completed the police academy in Ocala, Fla., and now is a member of the Gainesville (Fla.) Police Department. While in the academy, she won three major awards.
Celebrating Diversity with Kente Cloth Ceremony
Surrounded by family, friends and the Chestnut Hill College community, 20 students celebrated their diversity and collective unity as part of the first annual Kente Cloth ceremony.
A grant to Campus Ministry allowed a variety of programming during National Catholic Sisters Week in March.
The hit musical “Godspell” opened off Broadway in 1971 and was turned into a film two years later. Based on parables taken mostly from the Gospel of Matthew, the show, full of inspiring, fun music and colorful characters, turned into a long-running success.
It was a busy month at Chestnut Hill College full of great lectures, student activities and more. Make sure to read all about it in News & Notes!
Representatives from the Tbilisi Kindergarten Management Agency and members of the Tbilisi City Council from the Republic of Georgia visited CHC in November to attend a professional development training program in early childhood education.
In Solidarity with the Dear Neighbor
Proudly displaying signs and wearing buttons reading simply, "You Are Loved," in several different languages, close to 100 students, faculty and staff marched down Germantown Avenue February 2.
Chestnut Hill College unveiled a new home page over winter break designed to appeal to a range of visitors while improving its message to the primary and largest audience--prospective students and their families.
The Student Life Department recently hosted its second Student Life Symposium. The event is designed to provide time for personal and professional enrichment while encouraging dialogue between campuses.
Now through November 18, ARTZ Philadelphia presents an exhibition of artwork created by their participants in CHC’s Dwight V. Dowley Gallery on the fifth floor of St. Joseph Hall. The exhibit is free and open to the public seven days a week from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m.
If You Want to Vote in November, Make Sure You Register in October!
The race is heating up as across the country, everyone is gearing up for the 2016 presidential election. While we are still just about a month away from hitting the polls, it’s important to know that if you want to vote on November 8th, you have to be registered by October 11th to meet the PA voter registration deadline.
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.
Every year, before incoming students are welcomed to campus for their move-in and orientation, Chestnut Hill College hosts them and their families at Griffin Days, where they get a taste of the CHC community.