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Christopher Dougherty, Ph.D.

After extensive searches, four new staff members have been hired to join the Chestnut Hill College community.

Senator Art Haywood, Sister Carol Jean Vale, CHC president, and Martin Luther King High School Principal, Keisha Wilkins, confer Saturday afternoon.

When Sister Carol wanted to engage with Philadelphia students, she contacted State Senator Art Haywood who then reached out to Keisha Wilkins, principal of Martin Luther King High School. They were on board immediately.

Rubber Ducky at podium

With drenching rains, high winds and cold temperatures in the forecast, the decision was made—about 48 hours in advance of CHC’s 90th Commencement ceremony on May 13—to move the event into Sorgenti Arena. A first in CHC history.

IRS lecture

Is there a contradiction between what we learn from science and what we learn from theology? How can scientific discoveries enlighten religious beliefs? These are some of the questions asked and discussed by the Institute for Religion and Science (IRS) hosted at Chestnut Hill College.

Sister Jean Faustman receives the Lindback Award from Sister Carol.

Sister Jean Faustman, D.M.L., associate professor of French and Spanish, was this year's recipient of  the Lindback Award for Distinguished Teaching.

black history month celebration

“I believe Black History Month is very important and is one of the many ways that we show appreciation for those who paved the way before us,” said Tomas Greer ’15, in a segment in The Griffin, student newspaper.

Athletic Director's Award

Sorgenti Arena was the site of a night of celebration as CHC hosted its annual Athletics Award Reception to recognize individual and team achievements over the course of the 2016-17 academic year.