Seeking Alumni Nominations for Schweitzer Awards

January 22, 2015 by | Alumni Impact

Since 1982, Chapman University has given the Schweitzer Award of Excellence to an individual or organization that exemplifies Albert Schweitzer’s ethics of reverence for life and his dedication to a life of service. The recipient of this lifetime achievement award is selected from Chapman’s outstanding community of alumni. Last year’s recipient was Karen Haren ’71, who

Emily Williams ’08 is racing to success

January 21, 2015 by | Alumni Spotlight

Emily Williams, B.A. psychology ’08, is a chameleon. During the week, she puts her education and passion into action as the director of education for a mental health agency in Boise, Idaho. But when the weekend rolls around, Emily transforms into a Super Comp driver, racing on the NHRA circuit nine months out of the

Starting the New Year Right…With Philanthropy

January 12, 2015 by | Alumni Guest Post

A new year starts for many with the feelings of hope, excitement and a renewed scene of commitment. Some start a new workout program and try to eat better, while others commit to new habits or ventures. Regardless of what your personal resolutions may be, make one of them a commitment to philanthropy. Giving can come

Keeping it in the Chapman Family

January 5, 2015 by Todd Koren '00 | Career

How does one find the right person to hire for his or her company? This is a question many professionals ask themselves when it comes time to fill a position within their business. I have found the answer: I look for Chapman University graduates. After graduating from Chapman, I realized that the education I received prepared me to

Chappy Hour: A Year in Review

December 18, 2014 by | Events

2014 marks another successful year for Chappy Hour! The Alumni Engagement Office would like to say THANK YOU to everyone who has made and continues to make these events successful. To our Chappy Hour organizers and co-organizers: Thank you for sharing your Chapman Pride and taking the lead to plan a Chappy Hour in your area. Not only did you pick

Career Coach’s Corner: Maintaining a Strong Network

December 18, 2014 by Eric Deovlet | Career

A professional network plays an important role in our lives. A strong network can serve as a support group, a helping hand in business development and a connection to new opportunities where you can utilize your experience and skill set. Building and maintaining a robust network can be challenging, but there are many ways to nurture your network and

Introducing the Alumni Outreach Committee

December 15, 2014 by | Uncategorized

We are excited to announce the formation of the Alumni Outreach Committee! Composed solely of Chapman alumni, the committee’s goal is to be a sounding board for alumni across the country and around the world. Some of the committee’s plans thus far include a new Instagram account geared specifically to alumni and engaging blog posts

The University Singers return to the Lone Star State in 2015

December 12, 2014 by | Events

Watch out, Texas, here we come! Chapman’s University Singers are headed back to the Lone Star State in January to perform at churches and venues in San Antonio, Austin and the Dallas/Ft. Worth area. The performances are free and open to the public, so we encourage alumni and all Chapman Family members in the area to attend a performance

Young alumni network and reconnect at Chappy Hour

December 12, 2014 by Eric Purmort '13 | Events

The Chapman University alumni network continued to make its footprint in the Orange County business community with its most recent Chappy Hour at the Center Club in Costa Mesa. Members of this professionally-driven group gathered with an attendance that displayed the event’s ability to enrich the lives of alumni and involve its participants in the bright