Hannah (Taylor) Skvarla ’10: combatting poverty, empowering communities and creating social justice

April 17, 2014 by | Alumni Spotlight

Hannah (Taylor) Skvarla, B.A. public relations and advertising ’10, is putting her education and passion for social justice into action through The Little Market, a social enterprise she created with Lauren Conrad (of MTV’s The Hills and Laguna Beach), whom she met while they were both studying merchandise marketing at the Fashion Institute of Design

The sky’s the limit for Alex Struppa ’11

April 14, 2014 by | Alumni Spotlight

When he’s not working at Chapman University as a digital artist for Panther Productions, Alex Struppa, BFA digital arts ’11, is taking to the sky. He has a passion for skydiving, both participating in competitions and helping others learn the sport. In a recent jump, Alex filmed the experience using Google Glass.   Alex (along

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Snag some bargain books at the annual Leatherby Libraries Book Sale

April 7, 2014 by | Events

Live near campus?  Like books?  Then make sure to join us for the 8th Annual Leatherby Libraries Book Sale this Friday, April 11, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Hundreds of books on a variety of subjects will be available for sale for $1 each. Proceeds from the book sale make it possible to purchase more books and

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Filmmaker Jillian Arnold (MFA ’07) uses her talent and education to shed light on nonprofit in Nairobi

April 3, 2014 by | Alumni Spotlight

Jillian Arnold, MFA film production ’07, has been on the move since her graduation from Dodge College of Film and Media Arts. In 2012, Jillian was featured in Happenings for her work as a cinematographer for NASA. She was even selected to serve as lead operator during the 2012 Curiosity Mars landing. Today, she’s focusing her energy on a

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Erika Sanders ’13: Teacher and Myth Buster Abroad

March 20, 2014 by Erika Sanders | Uncategorized

Alumna and Fulbright scholar, Erika Sanders ’13, is spending a year teaching English at a foreign language high school in the Bulgarian town of Ruse, near the Danube River. She dropped us a note about her experiences as a teacher, myth buster and what her students have taught her. Often I feel like my conversations

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Introducing the Chapman Alumni Ambassadors

March 17, 2014 by Connie Benson '93 | Uncategorized

I came to Chapman University from a small town in Oregon without ever having visited the campus. I was drawn to Chapman by a then new member of the Office of Admissions, now Vice Chancellor Mike Pelly, and his description of the school, its dance program and some strange sport they liked to play in

Alumni to speak about the author’s role in the book business

March 12, 2014 by | Uncategorized

Black Hill Press and the Leatherby Libraries at Chapman University present The New Writer: An Author’s Responsibility in the 21st Century. Alumni are invited back to campus to join us for this panel discussion which will explore the author’s role in the book business with Kevin Staniec ’01, co-founder of the publishing collective, Black Hill Press, and authors Veronica Bane