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Christopher Dougherty, Ph.D
Posted: May 10, 2017

Chestnut Hill College has announced the appointment of Christopher Dougherty, Ph.D., as Vice President for Academic Affairs and Dean of the Faculty, effective July 1, 2017.

Chris Lowney
Posted: May 10, 2017

Chestnut Hill College is proud to celebrate its 90th Commencement on Saturday, May 13, with 390 students participating. The ceremony will be held in the Grand Tent with a simulcast in Sorgenti Arena. The procession begins at 10:30 and Commencement begins at 11 a.m.

Posted: May 9, 2017

Chestnut Hill College is filing this petition with the PA Supreme Court because this case involves issues that go to the core of the institution’s Catholic identity and the nature of its relationship to the Church.  In our view, the decision of the Commonwealth Court points to a core misunderstanding of Catholic educational institutions and their relationship to the Catholic Church, whose identity and mission they share.

Jim Gallagher
Posted: April 21, 2017

For the eighth year, friends of the College will join for an evening of dinner, dancing, music and friendship to show their support for CHC’s students. Many students are able to get a CHC education thanks to the generosity of these supporters, and the Gala is a much-anticipated event for all participants.

CHC campus
Posted: April 18, 2017

Chestnut Hill College has recently signed a new agreement with Raritan Valley Community College in Branchburg, N.J., allowing students to seamlessly transfer from the two-year school after earning their associate’s degree.

Posted: April 7, 2017

Today the Commonwealth Court of Pennsylvania issued its decision and denied Chestnut Hill College’s appeal. The College, which was seeking clarification of existing law, is disappointed with the Court’s decision and does not agree with the Court’s reasoning, however, the College respects the Court’s opinion.

Paul Offit, M.D.
Posted: March 27, 2017

The Department of Biology at Chestnut Hill College will welcome Paul A. Offit, M.D., to present “How to Communicate Science to the Public—or Die Trying.”

MLK HS Day
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.

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