Meet The Admissions Staff

Our staff is passionate about Chestnut Hill College and dedicated to help you through every step of the application process. We are here to answer your questions and welcome you to our cherished community at Chestnut Hill. 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


Dan Etherton Headshot 11-9-12Dan Etherton, B.A. '11

Admissions Counselor

Applicant Pool: First Year students with last names beginning with A-D
Office Location:
First Floor Fournier Hall
Phone: 215.248.7072
Email: ethertondb@chc.edu 
Educational Background: 

B.A., Psychology - Chestnut Hill College
 

What I love about Chestnut Hill College:  The closeness of the campus community. How approachable all the staff and faculty are; whether that be in their office, walking through the halls, or in the Dining Hall. 

 

Best piece of advice for prospective students: Get involved! Students who get involved on campus early and often have a more enjoyable experience in school.  

 
Best memory from college: Playing four years of Division II baseball for Chestnut Hill and making it to the playoffs twice.  


Darian MurtaghDarian Murtagh, B.A.

Assistant Director of Admissions

Applicant Pool: Transfer students

Office Location: First Floor Fournier Hall
Phone: 215.248.7003
Email: Murtaghd@chc.edu 

Educational Background:
B.S., Sociology - Gettysburg College

What I love about Chestnut Hill College: Everyone is so friendly and welcoming. You will never walk down a hallway without at least three people saying hi to you. Also the campus is BEAUTIFUL!

 
Favorite dessert: Apple Pie!

 
Favorite pastime activity: Taking my two beagles for runs in the park


Brieanne Rogers 11-9-12Brieanne Rogers, B.S.W.

Admissions Counselor

Applicant Pool: First Year students with last names beginning with M-R 

Office Location: Ground Floor Fournier Hall
Phone: 215.248.7027
Email: RogersB@chc.edu

Education Background:
B.S.W. Bachelors of Social Work - Millersville University

What I love about Chestnut Hill College: 

The location is the PERFECT place to go to school; the cozy and safe atmosphere of the suburbs, with the culture and history of Philadelphia at your fingertips!

 
Best piece of advice for prospective students: 

Seek out clubs and organizations in your field of interest. It’s a great way to make the transition into college seamless, while making a ton of friends!

  
Best memory from college:  

Attending National Association of Campus Activities conferences with the student activity programming board. 

 
My favorite vacation:  

Walt Disney World!


Chris Dunn_LowResChristopher Dunn Jr., B.A.

Admissions Counselor

Applicant Pool: First Year students with last names beginning with S-Z 

Office Location: Ground Floor Fournier Hall
Phone: 215.248.7093

Email: dunnc@chc.edu

Educational Background:
B.A. History- Chestnut Hill College


What I love about Chestnut Hill College: I have spent many years in pursuit of what makes this college unique and truly special. What I have concluded is that the Chestnut Hill College community is a living and tangible symbol of our mission. We are a place where one can discover their own personal identity, and become the individual they were destined to be.  

 
Best piece of advice for prospective students: Be open to every opportunity that comes your way. If you practice this, there will be no limit to what you can accomplish. Furthermore, make an effort to always step out of your comfort zone. This will allow you to develop in a most splendid way. 

 
Favorite dessert: Strawberry Cheesecake

 
Favorite pastime activity: Having tea with old friends 


Trachanda Brown, M.L.A.Ms. Trachanda Brown, M.L.A.

Director of Global Education 

Applicant Pool: International Students

Office Location: First Floor Fournier Hall

Phone: 215.242.7989

Email: brownt2@chc.edu 

 

Educational Background:  

B.A., International Studies- Latin American Studies; Minor Spanish – Lock Haven University of PA

M.L.A., Liberal Arts- Global Studies- Lock Haven University of PA 

 

What I love about Chestnut Hill College: The welcoming and safe environment, the picturesque campus, and the quality of the academic programs.

 
Where I have travelled: Mexico, Spain, Japan, South Korea, China, Morocco, France, England, Germany, Czech Republic, India, Tunisia, Panama, Costa Rica, Andorra, Canada, Austria, Belgium, Netherlands, Portugal, Italy, Luxemburg, Liechtenstein, Switzerland, and various places all around the United States.

 
Favorite pasttime activity: Cooking for my friends and family.


Moira BarrettMoira Barrett

Application Manager
Office Location: Ground Floor Fournier Hall
Phone: 215.248.7703
Email: barrettm2@chc.edu 


Gretchen Vollherbst, M.Ed.

Data Analyst 

Office Location: First Floor Fournier Hall

Phone: 215.248.7723
Email: vollherbstg@chc.edu 

 


Stephanie Williams

Assistant to the VP for Enrollment Management

Office Location: First Floor Fournier Hall
Phone: 215.248.7001
Email: williamss@chc.edu 


Theresa Cute

Prospect Manager
Office Location: Ground Fournier Hall
Phone:
215.248.7006
Email:  tcute@chc.edu 


Gillian Chapline

Marketing Manager  

Office Location: First Floor Fournier Hall
Phone: 215.248.7135
Email: chaplineg@chc.edu