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The e-newsletter of Chestnut Hill College

August 2015

August 2015

Jodie King Smith, vice president of enrollment management, and Michael Gomez, principal of Cristo Rey Philadelphia, sign the partnership agreement.

Chestnut Hill College recently announced a partnership with Cristo Rey Philadelphia High School that offers two, $20,000 annual scholarships to first-year students entering CHC from Cristo Rey Philadelphia. 

Marty Moss-Coane interviewed Steve Inskeep, co-host of NPR’s Morning Edition, at SugarLoaf

When WHYY’s Radio Times went on the road in June, host Marty Moss-Coane interviewed Steve Inskeep, co-host of NPR’s Morning Edition, at SugarLoaf. History, literature and public radio buffs filled Commonwealth Chateau and enjoyed radio at its best.

The Biology Department at Chestnut Hill College has signed an articulation agreement for an Immersive Undergraduate Research Program with Fox Chase Cancer Center (FCCC), according to Joe Kulkosky, Ph.D., professor and chair of the department.

Student scholarship winners complete summer research

Two recipients of the Clare Boothe Luce Scholarship have completed their summer research, working closely with Karen Wendling, Ph.D., assistant professor of chemistry.

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A team of faculty and staff led by William Ernst, Psy.D., was selected as a winner of Phase One of the Educational Programs Challenge, a component of the Mind Matters Challenge of the National Collegiate Athletic Association and the Department of Defense. 

Institute for Forgiveness and Reconciliation

The Institute for Forgiveness and Reconciliation (IFR) at Chestnut Hill College communicates important messages and values every day, and in six years, those messages are many.

Forensic Sciences Camp Completes Second Year

Joe Kulkosky, Ph.D., professor and chair of the biology department, hosted more than 20 middle school and high school students during CHC’s second annual Forensic Sciences Camp. 

Batter up!

It’s still not too late to order your tickets for the Second Annual CHC Night at the Phillies


Basketball players

Men’s Basketball Team Volunteers with Fundraiser

The Chestnut Hill College men’s basketball team recently assisted with a fundraiser in support of the education of the children of the late officer, Sgt. Robert Wilson III.

Griffins in the News

Alumni, faculty, staff and students continue to make news and local news outlets continue to take notice. Griffins in the News lists some of the noteworthy mentions in the past weeks.

Did You Know?

Did you know sprint football is coming to CHC? ... 

Coming Events

A great place to keep track of all campus events, activities and public lectures at the College is through our community-wide calendar found at

We hope you enjoy reading Connections as much as we enjoy producing it! Please contact me with news and information from your department; about faculty or staff, a student or about an alum. I follow up on all leads!  Thanks.  Brenda Lange, associate director of communications, 215.248.7110.