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Posted: October 18, 2016

Chestnut Hill College will host its 7th annual Philadelphia Brotherly Love Cup Quidditch tournament, and its 5th  annual Harry Potter Academic Conference from October 20-22 in part with the Harry Potter Festival in Chestnut Hill, Philadelphia.

Clement Hall
Posted: October 18, 2016

Chestnut Hill College is pleased to announce it has received a $250,000 grant from the Connelly Foundation.  These funds will support the capital improvement project of renovating classrooms in Clement Hall on the College’s main campus.

Woman writing in class
Posted: October 14, 2016

In the wake of ITT Educational Services, Inc. (ITT) suddenly closing its doors on roughly 45,000 students who were enrolled at the technical school, many students – including tens of thousands of federal student loan borrowers – are left confused and questioning what to do about the future of their education. 

Mary Lenore
Posted: September 29, 2016

CHC’s 23rd Annual Fall Biomedical Distinguished Lecture Series will be presented by the Biology Department on Wednesday, October 5, at 2 p.m. in the East Parlor at the College.

Nancy Murphy
Posted: September 16, 2016

Chestnut Hill College’s Institute for Religion and Science will host Nancey Murphy, Ph.D., who will deliver the lecture “Do Humans have Minds? Neuroscientific and Biblical Issues” on Thursday, September 22, at 7 p.m., at the Commonwealth Chateau, SugarLoaf Campus.

Posted: September 16, 2016

Chestnut Hill College’s Institute for Forgiveness and Reconciliation will host internationally acclaimed speaker, Joan Chittister, OSB, Ph.D., on Sunday, September 25, at 1:30 p.m., in Sorgenti Arena.

Rosalind Lucien
Posted: August 25, 2016

Rosalind Lucien, a student in the master’s program in psychology and Moore Township, Pa resident, was awarded fellowship support under the Minority Fellowship Program (MFP) Services for Transition Age Youth (STAY) Fellowship. The MFP STAY fellowship is awarded through a federal grant to the American Psychological Association (APA).  

Jason Wasserman works in the lab
Posted: August 3, 2016

Chestnut Hill College (CHC) and Fox Chase Cancer Center (FCCC) have collaborated on an immersive undergraduate research program that allows selected CHC students the opportunity to conduct their research at one of the nation’s top biomedical and oncology centers.

Sr Carol and Kathleen
Posted: July 13, 2016

Chestnut Hill College alumna Kathleen Rex Anderson, Ed.D. ’66 was honored for her contributions toward the success of the School of Continuing & Professional Studies (SCPS) as the College celebrated the school’s 20th Anniversary this past May.

Crooked and Narrow on set
Posted: June 28, 2016

Neal Dhand, MFA, assistant professor of Communication at Chestnut Hill College, has fulfilled a major accomplishment. His new feature film, “Crooked & Narrow,” was selected by the Brooklyn Film Festival (BFF) and was screened in early June.