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Scholar Spotlight: Ethan Kirk

As spring quickly turns to summer, resorts and amusement parks throughout the country will soon fill with families looking for fun in the sun. The people who staff those venues, including Chatfield Scholar Ethan Kirk, are already working behind the scenes to prepare for a busy summer. Ethan is enrolled in the Resort and Attraction…

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Mentor Spotlight: Erin Harris

The educational legacy of the Ursulines of Brown County played an important role in Erin Harris’ life when she attended Chatfield College as a high school student. Now, she continues to play in important role in that legacy as a mentor with The Chatfield Edge. Erin earned her associate degree in business administration from Chatfield…

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Scholar Spotlight: Nicole Nantz

It’s not every day that a basic writing assignment in a 5th grade classroom becomes a defining moment in a child’s life but that’s exactly what occurred for Chatfield Scholar Nicole Nantz. The assignment was simple: write a story. Nicole’s response to that assignment was complex and indicative of her giftedness and future career aspirations….

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Scholar Spotlight: Kaylie Helton

March is Oral Health Month, and we are excited to spotlight Chatfield Edge Scholar Kaylie Helton, who is on her way to becoming a dental hygienist. A lifelong resident of Cincinnati, Kaylie is drawn to happiness and helping people feel confident. “I picked dental hygiene because I am fascinated with oral health and the impact…

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Donor Spotlight: Dr. Janet McDaniel

Decades ago, as an elementary school girl, Janet McDaniel attended Ursuline Academy on the corner of Oak Street and Reading Road in Cincinnati. There she was inspired by the story of Julia Chatfield and the Ursuline Sisters and developed a love for education, spirituality, and the arts. Although she left Ursuline after completing the sixth…

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Volunteer Spotlight: Amber Saeidi Asl

Amber grew up in St. Martin, Ohio, in the shadows of Chatfield’s Brown County campus. As a child, she loved riding her bike along the campus’ tree-lined paths and served regularly at 5 pm Saturday Mass at Sacred Heart Chapel. Her mom went back to school in her 30’s, enrolling in a photography class at…

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FAFSA 2024: A Shorter, Simpler Process

For students applying to college in the 2024-2025 school year – the government’s application form for federal student aid recently got a facelift and is now available to the public. The new Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) form is shorter and simpler, making it easier for students who want to apply for federal…

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The Educational Legacy of the Ursuline Sisters Continues at The Chatfield Edge

Just over a year ago, Chatfield College transitioned from a being a private liberal arts college to a nonprofit agency, The Chatfield Edge. The new organization focuses on supporting first-generation and non-traditional students as they pursue secondary education including college, trade school, and certificate programs. Sr. Patricia Homan, Congregational Minister of the Ursulines of Brown…

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Scholar Spotlight: Felicia Lee

More than two decades after dropping out of school as a teenager, Felicia Lee headed back to the classroom to get her GED. At the age of 40, the mother of three children determined that not having that credential was holding her back from employment opportunities. Once she earned her GED, she set her sights…

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Scholar Spotlight: Anna Robertson

National Day of the Horse is celebrated in the United States every December 13 but one of our Chatfield Edge scholars likely celebrates horses every day of the year. Meet Anna Robertson, an Equine Studies major at Asbury University in Wilmore, KY, who fell in love with horses at the age of four and may…

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