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The Residence Life staff celebrated the end of the semester with a 1920s-themed mystery dinner party.  Residence Life staff dress to kill for their mystery dinner.

Making Beautiful Music

The Opera Workshop is an annual event that brings current CHC students (many are music/voice majors) and CHC alum together to share their operatic talents. This year, many of the excerpts were from "Carmen."  The workshop was directed and produced by Doris Schmauk, a longtime adjunct in the music department. Here, Michael Yancey '15 sings an excerpt from "Carmen" during Opera Night.

Writing for Children

Students in the Early Education Foundations class taught by Dorothy Bredehoft, SSJ, created and designed a children’s book as part of the class requirements. Each student wrote and illustrated a book that represented the author’s appreciation of the subject matter, word choice and images that would appeal to young readers.


Philly Phanatic on Campus

The Writing for Public Relations class taught by Gail Ramsey was challenged last semester to find a real client that wanted to reach the college demographic. They worked with Gift of Life, the Philadelphia Police Department, Morris Arboretum and the Philadelphia Phillies. In early December, the Phillie Phanatic caused a bit of a stir on campus as he made his way from the classroom — where he “taught” students for a time — and through the hallways. Here, the Phillie Phanatic tries his hand at teaching a PR writing class.   Photo by Andrea Guest, Director of Phillies Phantic for Philadelphia Phillies


KDE Induction Ceremony

In late November, Chestnut Hill College’s chapter (Delta Beta) of The Kappa Delta Epsilon Society, an honorary fraternity which supports the cause for education, inducted its newest class. In all, 24 students took the pledge, vowing to uphold the mission and values of the society. New KDE members pose after the induction ceremony in this photo by Marilee Gallagher '14.


SEARCH Success

SEARCH is a weekend sponsored by Campus Ministry for participants to get away from campus to reexamine their relationships with God, self and others. Nine students joined Sister Joannie Cassidy, director of Campus Ministry, and Lacie Michaelson, assistant director, spent a fruitful weekend of contemplation, bonding, prayer and relaxation. Below, SEARCH participants relax at the end of a rewarding weekend.


Thanksgiving lunch

Turkey, ham, mashed potatoes, cranberry sauce, pumpkin pie and more were served in the dining hall on November 16th as part of the annual Thanksgiving lunch, which allows the college to provide our international students with a taste of the holiday. This was the first Thanksgiving experience for many of our exchange students and in addition to the traditional turkey and side dishes, this year’s feast also featured a hot chocolate bar and a make-your-own s’mores station. Thanksgiving Lunch was a gastronomic success!  Photo by Marilee Gallagher '14


Carol Night

The Rotunda was filled to capacity as CHC music students made beautiful Christmas music on December 1. Carol Night is one of the College community’s most treasured traditions and a wonderful way to herald in the holiday season. In this photo, CHC singers make beautiful music on Carol Night. Photo by Linda Johnson


Photos from Abroad

Congratulations to the three winners of the Study Abroad Photo Contest sponsored by the Office of Global Education! And thank you to the more-than 180 voters who participated, helping to make this event a success.

Winners were:

1st place winner, Kiersten Cobb-Wilkins (Malta)

2nd place winner, Cynthia Brain (Switzerland)

3rd place winner, Kira Altomari (Belgium)

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