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Ana Marjanovic-Shane, Ph.D., associate professor of education, has received a 2016-17 Fulbright Scholar grant and will spend four months in Serbia, teaching at the University of Belgrade.
For the first time, Chestnut Hill College hosted close to 200 students from five area elementary schools as part of a uniquely tailored eighth grade admissions event.
CHC hosted the SEPCHE Honors Conference in April for the third time, bringing together some of the best and brightest young minds from the group’s member institutions.
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.
CHC will celebrate its 89th Commencement on Saturday, May 14, when nearly 400 students will receive their diplomas.
Attention alumni! Your mission, should you choose to accept it, is to take part in a new and innovative way of giving known as the CHC Challenge.
Most 21-year-olds don’t expect to be told they can no longer pursue their lifelong passion, but that is what happened to Dexter Harris ’16, who was diagnosed with a blood-clotting disorder two years ago. He was told he could never play basketball again.
To educate and encourage students to vote in April's PA primary, the Students’ Political Science Association (SPSA) hosted an Election Palooza, complete with mock elections, polls regarding the campaign issues, information on each of the candidates and more,
Every student is different, of course, but it’s likely most can use a little help once in a while as they navigate through their college experience. The Office of Student Success helps students do just that through individual attention and support. “We are here to support students in many different ways,” says Kim Cooney, director of student success. “Our office is academically focused, but we do help students with social and financial pieces as well.”
About two years ago, a scholarship was established to recognize students who have served their communities in outstanding ways, whose history of making a positive impact on their schools, their faith communities and other areas helped them stand out as leaders.
Students from Effat University in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia, will join CHC students for a three-part videoconference moderated by representatives from United Nations Academic Impact (UNAI) and Wayne Jacoby, co-founder of Global Education Motivators (GEM), an educational non-governmental organization located at CHC.
The undergraduate academic career of Allison Eberly ’14, a current doctoral candidate in the biomedical sciences at Vanderbilt University, can be summed up in five words: research, research and more research.
Thanks to the $30,000 NCAA CHOICES grant received by the College in 2012, student-athletes have been able to promote alcohol education programs on campus, as well as attend conferences around the country, as several CHC student-athletes did at the end of January.
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.”
Chestnut Hill College is proud to host the 18th Annual SEPCHE Honors Conference on Saturday, April 2. The Honors Conference is an academic symposium that showcases honors students as they present their research scholarship, performance and concluding work to peers across all eight member institutions.
Chestnut Hill College’s Institute for Forgiveness and Reconciliation (IFR) and the Black Student Union hosted Sharon Katz and The Peace Train for a rousing concert by the four-person band and a showing of Katz’s award-winning documentary “When Voices Meet.”
Griffins of legend are powerful and strong. How could it be otherwise for a creature that blends the head and wings of an eagle with the body, back legs and tail of a lion? CHC Griffins are also powerful and strong, and several departments in the College are determined to ensure they stay that way.
Thanks to an educational grant, CHC students have been able to receive a unique and beneficial student teaching experience that emphasizes individual development and mentoring.
Dr. Harald zur Hausen will present his evolving research on cervical cancer, and his current research on the role of novel viruses in cancers of the colon and breast, as well as in multiple sclerosis.

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