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Griffins in the News

Griffins in the News

Tamara Oakman, an English adjunct professor, talks about her poetry and how it helped her through some difficult times in her life. has the story.

Chestnut Hill College hosted the Third Annual Light it Up Blue event to promote awareness for autism with the faculty advisor for the Council for Exceptional Children (CEC), Dr. Teri Wiedeman-Rouse. Read more in

Chestnut Hill’s new restaurant, El Poquito, hopes to collaborate with Chestnut Hill College in various activities such as Harry Potter Weekend. The Chestnut Hill Local has the story.

Plans for the construction of a new baseball field have been approved at Plymouth Whitemarsh High School and it will be shared with Chestnut Hill College. Play on it will begin in 2016. Read about it in The Times Herald.

Shujaa Graham, a former death row inmate who was later acquitted, told his story at the College’s Third Annual Forgiveness Day on April 8. The Chestnut Hill Local previewed the event.

Jamie Gleason, director of undergraduate admissions, was quoted in an article that talked about college admissions approaches. has the story.

The College’s Harry Potter Weekend was mentioned in an article about the Chestnut Hill Business Association’s collaboration with area businesses. has the story.

Chestnut Hill College and Weavers Way hosted a program for participants to learn about sustainability methods during Earth Day activities at the College. promoted the event.

Chestnut Hill College freshman, Demetrius Isaac, was presented with a Phillies Jackie Robinson Scholarship at Citizen’s Bank Park prior to the game on April 21 with the Florida Marlins. This was done in conjunction with the “Jackie Robinson Salute” the Phillies did to honor Robinson’s breaking of baseball’s color barrier in 1947. previewed the event.

Faculty from the College’s Science Department participated in Philadelphia Science Week Festival activities in late April that included Astronomy Night and Discovery Day. Events were held at Jenks Academy for the Arts and Sciences in Chestnut Hill. Read more in the Chestnut Hill Local