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Griffins in the News

Griffins in the News

Chestnut Hill College and members of our community are regularly featured in local and regional news reports. Read some recent mentions at the links below.

Dan Rottenberg
Author Dan Rottenberg spoke at SugarLoaf in October. He signed copies of his new book after his presentation.
Linda Johnson

The Chestnut Hill Local published a preview of a presentation and book signing by author Dan Rottenberg at SugarLoaf in October.

Rottenberg spoke about his recently published book, "The Outsider: Albert M. Greenfield and the Fall of the Protestant Establishment." SugarLoaf is Greenfield's former estate.

Psychology professionals from Chestnut Hill College and members of the Soldiers Project of Pennsylvania hosted a training on understanding and treating trauma in military children at CHC in October. Read the story over CBS Philly: Training Session Held at Chestnut Hill College to Help Treat Trauma in Children of Military Members.

Harry Potter Weekend was a success once again, providing fall fun on CHC's campus and in the surrounding community. Several news outlets covered this event, previewing it as a top-rated activity. Read more at the following links: previewed the Harry Potter Weekend from a business perspective -- how it helps local Chestnut Hill businesses. Read the article over Harry Potter Festival conjuring up economic highs for Chestnut Hill businesses. A second article covered the festivals, in general. Read more over Harry Potter Festival casts spell on Chestnut Hill. provided two days' coverage of the festivities. Read more over A magical day celebrating Harry Potter in Chestnut Hill. also reported on both days of the weekend. Read more over Chestnut Hill transforms into an enchanted village for annual Harry Potter festival., the No. 1 Harry Potter, covered the Harry Potter Conference held Friday of Harry Potter Weekend at Chestnut Hill College.

The 5th Annual Brotherly Love Quidditch Cup took place at CHC on Saturday of Harry Potter Weekend. ran a photo montage of the action. You can browse the photos over Chestnut Hill College holds fifth annual Philadelphia Brotherly Love Quidditch Cup Tournament.

Kaitlin Wolfert, Student Success Advocate at CHC, was quoted in an article in where she offered advice for sophomores on choosing a major. You can read the article over Expert Advice: How to Choose a Major for Sophomores. This article was also picked up on The Huffington Post over 7 Tips for Choosing a College Major You'll Love.

Nancy Dachile, Director of Career Development, offered tips for choosing a career in an issue of You can read the article over 7 Tips on How to Choose a Career. There is a follow-up article on The Huffington Post over 7 Ways to Test Out If a Career Is Right for You.

Chestnut Hill College introduced its first Sprint Football Head Coach, Mike Pearson, at a pep rally in November. The Chestnut Hill Local has the story over College to begin Sprint Football with a New Coach. In addition, has the story about Chestnut Hill College joining the Collegiate Sprint Football League. Read the article over Chestnut Hill: "Traditionally Untraditional" University adds a Sprint Football Team.

The Chestnut Hill Local recently wrote about Opera Singer and Chestnut Hill Graduate, Ralph Tudisco, as he prepared for his 200th operatic role. Read his story over Mt. Airy Opera Singer will make history next week.

Janice Kuklick, Chair and Associate Professor of Physical Education at CHC, was recently quoted in the U.S. News and World Report, where she discussed how to create lunch time workouts that make a difference. Read the article over How to Work Our on Your Lunch Break.