Skip to content Skip to navigation

Press Releases

Press Releases

Posted: February 23, 2017

When Carol Jean Vale, SSJ, Ph.D., president of Chestnut Hill College, decided to find a way to engage with Philadelphia high school students, she contacted State Senator Art Haywood who was on board immediately. He then reached out to Keisha Wilkins, principal of Martin Luther King High School.

Lawrence Little, Ph.D.
Posted: February 23, 2017

Returning to CHC for the second consecutive year, author and professor, Lawrence Little, Ph.D., will present the lecture, “Catholic Social Teachings and Racism” Monday, February 27, at 7 p.m. in the East Parlor of St. Joseph Hall.

Karen Walwyn
Posted: February 13, 2017

Witness beautiful music being made at Chestnut Hill College during the 2017 Steinway Artist Concert featuring Karen Walwyn, D.M.A., on Sunday, February 26, at 3 p.m. in the East Parlor of CHC’s St. Joseph Hall.

European studies
Posted: January 27, 2017

Chestnut Hill College (CHC) is developing an interdisciplinary minor in European Union and European Studies thanks to a two-year grant from the Undergraduate International Studies and Foreign Languages Program (UISFL). The UISFL program funds projects that create, plan, develop, and implement programs to improve undergraduate instruction in international studies and foreign language. 

exercise science
Posted: January 12, 2017

Effective immediately, the School of Continuing & Professional Studies has added two majors: Organizational Dynamics and Security Studies. An Exercise Science major will be available in the fall 2017 in the School of Undergraduate Studies.

Carol Jean Vale
Posted: December 14, 2016

At their quarterly meeting on December 12, the Board of Directors of Chestnut Hill College reappointed Carol Jean Vale, SSJ, Ph.D. as President of Chestnut Hill College for a sixth and final term of a maximum of five years, effective July 1.

its on us
Posted: December 9, 2016

Thanks to the 2016-2017 Governor’s It’s On Us PA Grant Program and an award of $28,450,  Chestnut Hill College (CHC) is developing the “It’s On Us: Griffin Edition” project  in keeping with the College’s commitment toward ending sexual violence, encouraging positive bystander behaviors and challenging rape language and culture. 

Carol Night
Posted: November 22, 2016

A long standing tradition at Chestnut Hill College, the 40th annual Carol Night will take place on Friday, December 2, at 7:30 p.m., in the Rotunda of St. Joseph Hall.

Pam King presents at the 2nd annual CHC Digital Forensics and Cybersecurity conference
Posted: November 7, 2016

Chestnut Hill College (CHC) is preparing to design, develop and implement the first Cybersecurity undergraduate degree program in the Philadelphia area thanks to the newly announced Cyber Sentinels Program. The National Science Foundation (NSF) awarded Chestnut Hill College a $235,980 three-year capacity building grant through the CyberCorps Scholarship for Service (SFS) program.  NSF developed the SFS grant program in response to a national shortage of experts in cybersecurity. Through the SFS grant program, the NSF supports the educational and professional development of students who will help protect the infrastructure of our nation’s critical information.

students in the classroom
Posted: November 3, 2016

Following the abrupt and unexpected closure of ITT Educational Services, Inc. (ITT), many students were left at a standstill with their education – as well as left with many questions. Who will accept my transfer credits? Who do I talk to about costs? Which schools offer comparable programs?