After months of planning, Chestnut Hill College hosted its first annual Student Life Symposium at SugarLoaf in October. The conference theme, Collaborative Conversations, was designed to invite colleagues and student life professionals from the Philadelphia region to share concepts, ideas and strategies on how to make the most of their work with students.
At Chestnut Hill College, whether it be through changing the world, expressing yourself, or just having fun with classmates, clubs offer something for everyone.
In addition to several club sponsored events including open dialogues on race and relations, Chestnut Hill College’s History Club, the Black Student Union, 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.
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.
It is with heavy heart that the College announces the passing of its fourth president, Sister Mary Xavier Kirby.
Growing up, Chris Allen ’13, an only child, had wanted just one thing: a brother. Now, after having professed his first vows as a member of the religious order of the Oblates of St. Francis de Sales (OSFS), not only does Allen have one brother, he has hundreds across the United States and around the world.
Maci Kociszewski ’16 has always loved to create. Majoring in Studio Art then seems like common sense and her minor in psychology is the perfect balance as she begins to look for graduate schools to pursue her goal of becoming an art therapist.
For the first time, Chestnut Hill College, in conjunction with the Delaware Valley High Technology Crime Investigation Association (HTCIA), hosted a professional networking event and conference on cyber forensics and security.
Julian Fernandez ’11, new head men’s soccer coach and four-year star of the team when he was a student, did something he had never accomplished as a player — he took the team to the program’s first-ever playoff victory and all the way through to the conference championship.
Over 130 sixth-grade girls were on campus to take part in the PAGES (Philadelphia Area Girls Enjoying Science) mini conference, which was founded by a former faculty member and has been held at the College since 2000.
Students at Effat University in Jeddah, Saudia Arabia, and students from CHC, prepared presentations on topics ranging from fashion to civic engagement, sharing their knowledge with audiences nearly 7,000 miles apart.
Four years of hard work, education and learned experience in a particular field culminates in the opportunity for a senior to share his or her final assignment with the entire College community. Recently 93 seniors did just that, presenting posters in the Rotunda or oral presentations in the East Parlor.
Following a first-place finish at the U.S. National Karate Federation (USA-NKF) National Championships and USA Team Trials in Fort Lauderdale, Fla., Tomas Greer ’16 advanced to the World Karate Federation (WTK) Pan American Championships in Santa Cruz, Bolivia, where he earned the bronze medal.
On October 21, the East Parlor filled with students, faculty and staff who wanted to learn more about the topic of Precision Medicine in Pediatric Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia (ALL). The lecture was part of the acclaimed Biomedical Lecture Series presented twice annually by the Biology Department.
To bring Logue Library into the present and sustain it into the future, renovations are planned to create dedicated learning centers, areas for more electronic equipment and more.
For the fourth consecutive year, Chestnut Hill College will be hosting its annual sustainability conference, and for the first time, will be doing so in conjunction with the fair trade event happening on the same day.
The inaugural sprint football season may be over but the excitement and uncommon excellence it brought to the College is still very much felt among the students, the athletes and everyone else on campus.
Nearly 500 registered for the 2015 Harry Potter Conference, an annual, interdisciplinary, academic conference. Forty speakers presented papers or gave lectures.