• November Events

Cathie Meighan, SSJ, M.F.A. Thesis Exhibition: Paintings

Friday, October 05, 2012

Cathie Meighan, SSJ, ’87 will present her M.F.A. thesis exhibit of paintings from Friday, October 5 through Thursday, November 15 in the Dwight V. Dowley Gallery on the fifth floor of the Rotunda, St. Joseph Hall. There will be an opening reception for the exhibit on Thursday, October 25 from 4 to 7 pm. in the gallery. Gallery hours are 9 a.m. through 7 p.m. daily.
For more information, see press release

Institute for Religion and Science Lecture: “Science and Religion in China”

Monday, November 05, 2012 7:00 PM

Nathan Sivin, professor of the history and socialization of science at the University of Pennsylvania will present the lecture, “Science and Religion in China” on Thursday, November 5 at 7 p.m. at the Commonwealth Chateau, SugarLoaf campus at Chestnut Hill College. This lecture is sponsored by the Institute for Religion and Science at Chestnut Hill College. For more information, see the full press release.

Fair Trade and Alternative Gift Giving Event

Wednesday, November 07, 2012 12:00 PM

Chestnut Hill College will host a Fair Trade and Alternative Gift Giving event on Wednesday, November 7 from 12-4 p.m. in the Rotunda of St. Joseph's Hall on the College campus. Guests are invited to learn more about fair trade and purchase a variety of fair trade products from different organizations.

There will be tables set up with goods from numerous fair trade organizations, including Ten Thousand Villages, Unified for UNIFAT, Spoil Yourself Recycled, the Sisters of St. Joseph Earth Center, Guatemalan Goodies and Imani Workshops. Vendors will be selling a variety of fair trade goods, such as clothing, chocolate, coffee, bags, jewelry and cards.

The event is free and open to the public. For more information, please contact Dr. Marie Conn at 215.248.7044 or e-mail mconn@chc.edu.
For more information, see press release

Open House

Saturday, November 10, 2012 11:30 AM

Open House registration begins at 12 p.m. in the Rotunda of St. Joseph Hall.  Campus Map

  • Tour the campus with a student ambassador
  • Admission presentation
  • Attend Financial Aid and Student Life sessions
  • Learn about our Scholarship Program
  • Ask Professors about our academic programs
  • Speak with our coaches and Athletic Director


I would like to register online for an Open House at Chestnut Hill College.


Register by phone: 215.248.7001

14th Annual Empty Bowl Dinner at Chestnut Hill College

Wednesday, November 14, 2012 4:30 PM

Chestnut Hill College, in partnership with the Northwest Philadelphia Interfaith Hospitality Network (NPIHN), will host the NPIHN 20th Anniversary Empty Bowl Dinner on Wednesday, November 14, with two seatings at 4:30-6 p.m. and 6:30-8 p.m. The event is held in Sorgenti Arena, located at 9601 Germantown Avenue, Philadelphia. The K Ten Kids Foundation, Elfant Wissahickon Realtors, Pepsi, Prudential Fox and Roach, People Helping People Inc., sitiCare, The Goldenberg Group, and Chestnut Hill Hospital will sponsor this year’s dinner.

Soldiers Project Pennsylvania to Host Clinician Training

Thursday, November 15, 2012 10:00 AM

Chestnut Hill College will host training for The Soldiers Project Pennsylvania on “Military Sexual Trauma” on Thursday, November 15 from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. in the Redmond Room, St. Joseph Hall.

The presentation will define and describe military sexual trauma (MST) as well as explain some of the difficulties both female and male survivors of MST may have now and years later. It will also examine why many survivors do not come forward while in the service, regrettably suffering in silence. Services available for MST survivors will be explained and contact information provided.
There is a $25.00 charge for those attending who are not members of The Soldiers Project PA, with or without CEUs. Registration is required and payment can be made at the door. Please email Sister Nancy DeCesare, Ph.D. at decesaren@chc.edu to register.
For more information, please see press release

College to Host Screening of “Journey of the Universe” and Open Observatory

Monday, November 26, 2012 7:00 PM

Chestnut Hill College will show the film “Journey of the Universe: The Epic Story of Cosmic, Earth and Human Transformation” on Monday, November 26, at 7 p.m. in the East Parlor of St. Joseph Hall. Beginning at 8:30 p.m., following the screening, weather permitting, guests will be able to visit the College’s observatory and look through its 14-inch Celestron telescope.

“Journey of the Universe” follows cosmic, earth and human transformation. The dramatic, expansive film re-imagines the creation of the universe and reframes the human connection to the cosmos. For more information, please see press release

36th Annual Carol Night

Friday, November 30, 2012 7:30 PM

A long standing tradition at Chestnut Hill College, the 36th Annual Carol Night will take place on Friday, November 30, 2012 at 7:30 p.m. in the Rotunda of St. Joseph Hall.