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Sharing Service

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. From there they did various service projects and toured the area. The group will present memories and share important information on Wednesday, October 4 at 2 p.m. in Gruber Theater.


Student Life Symposium

There is still time to register for CHC’s Student Life Symposium: Collaborative Conversations on October 6 at SugarLoaf. This event, designed to foster personal and professional enrichment and dialogue between campuses, has been well-received in the past. Don’t miss the registration deadline! Visit www.CHC.edu/SLSymposium for all the details. 

Visiting LecturerDr. Carissa Harris

CHC’s Department of English and Communications welcomes Carissa Harris, Ph.D., assistant professor of English at Temple University on Thursday, October 5 at 6 p.m. Dr. Harris will present “Beyond Bill Cosby & Brock Turner: Medieval Histories of Intoxication & Consent” in the East Parlor.  

Aid for Hurricane Victims

If you’ve watched the news about the devastation done by Hurricane Harvey and wondered how you might help, the Campus Ministry Office has taken up a collection. All money collected will go to Catholic Charities USA for Hurricane Harvey Relief and will be distributed to the families most in need. Donations may be made until Sept. 15 in the Campus Ministry Office, room 348 St. Joseph Hall. If writing a check, please make it out to Chestnut Hill College, with “Hurricane Harvey Aid” in the memo line.

Wednesday’s Child Segment to Feature CHC

Tune into NBC-10 Wednesday morning (9/13) at 11 a.m. and again on Saturday (9/16) and Sunday (9/17) at 9 a.m. to see Sierra and Chestnut Hill College, featured on the latest episode of Wednesday's Child. The segment, which is a part of NBC-10 news and is made possible thanks to the National Adoption Center, is designed to help foster children find their forever homes.  

Summer Camp Success

Forensic Sciences Summer Camp once again brought in young scientists to study and learn while having fun. Joe Kulkosky, Ph.D., professor of biology and chair of the department, assisted by Janelle Leo ’17, taught the middle school and high school-aged students about collecting and analyzing crime scene evidence using the same techniques used by professionals who conduct criminal investigations, including DNA typing, fingerprint classification, fabric and shoe print pattern comparisons and blood type testing.  

Calling all student filmmakers!

“Voices from the Margins” is a social justice film fest for college students and is sponsored by America Media and Ignatian Solidarity Network.

Entries are being accepted now; submissions are due October 1. Prizes include top-of-the-line production gear from Blackmagic Design and a trip to Washington, D.C., on November 4-6, where the winning films will be screened at the Ignatian Family Teach-In for Justice Film Festival.

Visit the website to get full contest details and view last year’s winners.


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