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Chatham College is a small (1,200 undergraduate and graduate students) liberal arts college located in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania's neighborhood Squirrel Hill . In the history of education, the seven liberal arts comprise two groups of studies, the trivium and the quadrivium. ... The term college (Latin collegium) is most often used today to denote an educational institution. ... Pittsburgh skyline as viewed from Mount Washington Pittsburgh is a city in Western Pennsylvania, United States, and the county seat of Allegheny County. ... Official language(s) None Capital Harrisburg Largest city Philadelphia Area  - Total  - Width  - Length  - % water  - Latitude  - Longitude Ranked 33rd 119,283 km² 255 km 455 km 2. ... Squirrel Hill is a large residential neighborhood in the east end of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA. As of the census of 2000, there are 26,425 people, 12,030 households, and 6,325 families residing in the 15217 ZIP Code, which covers approximately the same region as the City of Pittsburgh...


Chatham was founded in 1869 by Reverend William Trimble Beatty, and was initially situated in a mansion on 5th Avenue in the neighborhood of Shadyside. Chatham College today is composed of buildings and grounds from a number of former private mansions. 1869 (MDCCCLXIX) is a common year starting on Friday (link will take you to calendar) of the Gregorian calendar or a common year starting on Sunday of the 12-day-slower Julian calendar. ...


Among Chatham's alumni is biologist and zoologist Rachel Carson (Class of 1929), after whom the Rachel Carson Institute at Chatham is named. The RCI, as it is known, promotes understanding of environmental issues through conferences, lectures, discussion panels, and other methods. A biologist is a scientist devoted to and producing results in biology through the study of organisms. ... Zoology (Greek zoon = animal and logos = word) is the biological discipline which involves the study of animals. ... Carsons Government Photo (1940s) Rachel Louise Carson (May 27, 1907 – April 14, 1964) was a Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania-born zoologist and biologist whose landmark book, Silent Spring, is often credited with having launched the global environmental movement. ... 1929 (MCMXXIX) was a common year starting on Tuesday (link will take you to calendar). ... Environmentalism is the support of or involvement with the environmental movement by environmentalists. ...


Notable alumni

Carsons Government Photo (1940s) Rachel Louise Carson (May 27, 1907 – April 14, 1964) was a Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania-born zoologist and biologist whose landmark book, Silent Spring, is often credited with having launched the global environmental movement. ... A biologist is a scientist devoted to and producing results in biology through the study of organisms. ... Zoology (Greek zoon = animal and logos = word) is the biological discipline which involves the study of animals. ... An Environmentalist is a person or a group that supports any goal of the environmental movement. ... An author is the person who creates a written work, such as a book, story, article or the like. ... Elaine Scarry, a professor of English and American Literature and Language, is the Walter M. Cabot Professor of Aesthetics and the General Theory of Value at Harvard University. ... An author is the person who creates a written work, such as a book, story, article or the like. ... Harvard University is a private university in Cambridge, Massachusetts, USA and a member of the Ivy League. ...

Points of interest

Chatham College Arboretum (32 acres) is located on the campus of Chatham College, Woodland Road, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. ...

External links

  • Chatham College official website
  • Rachel Carson Institute at Chatham College


Pittsburgh area Colleges & Universities
Pittsburgh area major Universities:
Art Institute of Pittsburgh | California University | Carlow University | Carnegie Mellon University | Duquesne University | Indiana University of Pennsylvania | Penn State University (Beaver) | Penn State University (New Kensington) | Point Park University | Robert Morris University | Seton Hill University | Slippery Rock University | University of Pittsburgh
Pittsburgh area Smaller Colleges:

Chatham College | Geneva College | La Roche College | Penn State University(McKeesport) | Penn State University (Fayette) | St. Vincent College | University of Pittsburgh (Greensburg) | Washington & Jefferson College | Waynesburg College | Westminster College City nickname: The Steel City Location in the state of Pennsylvania Founded 1758 Mayor Tom Murphy (Dem) Area  - Total  - Water 151. ... The Art Institute of Pittsburgh was founded in 1921 and is the oldest and most storied of the Art Institutes throughout North America, serving as the headquarters for the others. ... California University of Pennsylvania, founded in 1852, is one of the universities of the Pennsylvania State System of Higher Education. ... Carlow University is a Catholic university founded in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, on September 24th, 1929 by the Sisters of Mercy from Carlow, Ireland. ... Carnegie Mellon University Carnegie Mellon University is a private research university located in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. ... Duquesne University of the Holy Spirit is a private Catholic university in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. ... The Indiana University of Pennsylvania (or IUP) is a public university in Indiana, Pennsylvania near Pittsburgh. ... Penn State University (Beaver) is the branch campus of Penn State University in the western suburbs of Pittsburgh. ... Penn State University is a branch campus of Penn State University located in the northern suburbs of Pittsburgh. ... Point Park University is a liberal arts university located in downtown Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. ... Robert Morris University is a private co-educational college founded in 1921. ... Seton Hill University is a small liberal arts university in Greensburg, Pennsylvania, near Pittsburgh. ... Slippery Rock University of Pennsylvania (also known as The Rock or SRU) is an American university, and a member of the Pennsylvania State System of Higher Education. ... The University of Pittsburgh is a state-related, doctoral/research university in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. ... City nickname: The Steel City Location in the state of Pennsylvania Founded 1758 Mayor Tom Murphy (Dem) Area  - Total  - Water 151. ... Geneva College was the original name of Hobart College in Geneva, New York. ... LaRoche College (or La Roche College) is a private college in McCandless, Pennsylvania, just outside Pittsburgh. ... Penn State University(McKeesport) is a branch campus of Penn State University offering bachelor degrees. ... Penn State University (Fayette) is a branch campus of Penn State University offering bachelor degrees. ... St. ... University of Pittsburgh (Greensburg) is a branch campus of the University of Pittsburgh offereing bachelor degrees in the eastern suburbs of Pittsburgh. ... Washington and Jefferson College is a private, coeducational, liberal arts college located in Washington, Pennsylvania. ... Waynesburg College is located in the Pittsburgh suburb of Waynesburg. ... Westminster College is the name of several colleges including: In the UK: Westminster College, Cambridge, UK Westminster College, Oxford, UK In the United States: Westminster College, Salt Lake City, Utah, USA Westminster College, Missouri, USA Westminster College, Pennsylvania, USA This is a disambiguation page — a navigational aid which lists other...

Pittsburgh area Specialty Schools:
Community College of Allegheny County | Duff's Business Institute | Pennsylvania Institute of the Culinary Arts | Pittsburgh Flight Training Center | Pittsburgh Institute of Aeronautics | Pittsburgh Institute of the Mortuary Sciences | Pittsburgh Technical Institute | Pittsburgh Youth Ballet | Triangle Tech | Trinity Episcopal School for Ministry

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Chatham College - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (163 words)
Chatham College is a small (1,200 undergraduate and graduate students) liberal arts college located in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania's neighborhood Squirrel Hill.
Chatham was founded in 1869 by Reverend William Trimble Beatty, and was initially situated in a mansion on 5th Avenue in the neighborhood of Shadyside.
Chatham College today is composed of buildings and grounds from a number of former private mansions.
College Profiles - Chatham College (927 words)
Chatham women, who represent 28 states and nine countries, work one-on-one with faculty and staff-both in and out of the classroom-to experience new challenges, expand their horizons and discover their leadership potential.
Chatham's liberal arts education is designed to last a lifetime and to provide students with the flexibility and confidence necessary to succeed in an ever-changing world.
Chatham College views financing an education as a partnership among the student, her family and the College.
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