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Chatfield College Names Robert P. Elmore as President

By Christina Mullis / January 30, 2020 / Comments Off on Chatfield College Names Robert P. Elmore as President

The Chatfield College Board of Trustees has elected Robert P. Elmore as the next president of Chatfield College. Mr. Elmore, who has served as Vice President and Chief Operating Officer…

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Reflection of My Time With Father Kammerer

By Christina Mullis / January 15, 2020 / Comments Off on Reflection of My Time With Father Kammerer

Fall 2012. It was my second year at Chatfield College, and I had American Government with Fr. Kammerer. I’d heard a lot about him of course, as he was a…

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Remembering Father Raymond Kammerer

By Christina Mullis / January 7, 2020 / Comments Off on Remembering Father Raymond Kammerer

Father Raymond Kammerer, 81, died at his home in Waynesville, OH on January 4, 2020. Father earned graduate degrees from both the Athenaeum of Ohio (Mount Saint Mary’s Seminary of…

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Why You Should Start Your Degree in 2020

By Christina Mullis / January 2, 2020 / Comments Off on Why You Should Start Your Degree in 2020

Maybe you’ve been considering going back to school to start or finish your degree, but it never seems like the right time. Between family commitments and work responsibilities, finding the…

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Make a Lasting Impact Through a Planned Gift

By Christina Mullis / November 15, 2019 / Comments Off on Make a Lasting Impact Through a Planned Gift

“I chose to join the Miriam Society because I believe in Chatfield’s mission. Chatfield is a truly special place. One that prepares students for a better future, and embodies the spirit of…

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Faculty Spotlight- Marvin Smith

By Christina Mullis / November 11, 2019 / Comments Off on Faculty Spotlight- Marvin Smith

Marvin Smith has taught businesses classes at Chatfield College’s Over-the-Rhine campus since the spring of 2017.  But Marvin is perhaps better-known as a successful and highly respected entrepreneur, having had…

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Spooky Reads This Halloween

By Christina Mullis / October 17, 2019 / Comments Off on Spooky Reads This Halloween

By: Cheyenne Brown, Chatfield student Now that fall is finally here, Halloween is not far behind! Now would be a great time to visit the library to pick up a…

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The Fall Frolic at St. Martin

By Christina Mullis / September 26, 2019 / Comments Off on The Fall Frolic at St. Martin

The Fall Frolic this past Saturday at the St. Martin campus was well attended by many volunteers. Volunteers helping to complete many items on the to-do list included trustees Denny…

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Chatfield College President Tafaro Announces Retirement

By Christina Mullis / August 16, 2019 / Comments Off on Chatfield College President Tafaro Announces Retirement

John P. Tafaro, president of Chatfield College, has announced his retirement after more than ten years in the position.  “It has been a great honor and privilege to serve as…

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Student Profile Terry Weathersby

By Christina Mullis / July 23, 2019 / Comments Off on Student Profile Terry Weathersby

Terry Weathersby, a student at the Over-the-Rhine (OTR) campus, is spending her summer interning with BASF, the world’s largest Chemical Company. BASF is headquartered in Germany, but maintains extensive US…

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New College Mascot Decided: The Chatfield Squirrels

Chatfield College’s marketing and admissions departments, in conjunction with the college president, have settled on a new mascot to represent the college community–The Chatfield Squirrels.

Chatfield’s former, and often forgotten mascot was the eagles. As the college celebrates its 50th anniversary this year, it made sense to reinvigorate a sense of Chatfield pride with a new mascot. After extensive market research, the team found that the higher education market was not saturated with squirrels, unlike the former eagle mascot. Squirrels were ultimately chosen because their characteristics mirror the essence of a Chatfield student: they prepare for the future, they’re compassionate, family-oriented, intelligent, have distinct personalities, and are good problem-solvers.

“Mascots are an important part of brand identity and school pride,” said Christina Mullis, Director of Admissions and Marketing. “Having a mascot shouldn’t be limited to only schools with sports teams. Our college community has much to celebrate, and a mascot can help build an emotional connection within and outside of our community,” said Mullis.

Students, alumni, faculty, and staff will have an opportunity to suggest a name for the college squirrel in the coming months. The marketing department will be working on an official graphic design for the mascot, as well as the creation of an official mascot costume.

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