November 25, 2014 by | Alumni Guest Post

In this guest blog, Mary Ellen Barnes ’50 offers insight into the history of the Christmas season around the world and sheds light on the origins of many common symbols of the season including Christmas trees and Yule logs. If you’d like to celebrate the season with Chapman University, join us for the 3rd annual

Alumni Form Real Estate Mentoring Program

November 12, 2014 by Grace Kim '14 | Events

The Chapman Real Estate Alumni Mentorship Program held a meet-and-greet mixer in October, marking the first gathering for selected mentees and mentors in the group. Founded by the same group of former students who founded the Chapman Real Estate Association, the program was designed to give current business school undergraduate students, MBA students and young

Career Coach’s Corner: Preparing for the Interview

October 27, 2014 by | Uncategorized

Welcome to the first edition of Career Coach’s Corner. Each month we will focus on a different career-related topic and provide insight to help you excel in your career. This month’s topic is preparing for job interviews. One of the most challenging aspects of the job search is securing an interview. If and when the opportunity to

Greek alumnae share career advice and life lessons with active members

October 24, 2014 by | Events

Panhellenic Council and the Alumni Engagement Office joined together to bring Greek alumnae and active members together for a networking reception on Monday, October 13, 2014. The business-casual reception was an opportunity for alumnae to share career and life advice and for active members to develop new personal and professional connections. Many students wonder how

Creating a Greek Alumni Experience

September 30, 2014 by | Events

In a recent survey, the Office of Alumni Engagement asked Greek alumni for their opinions about creating a more meaningful alumni experience. The insight these alumni shared with us will be integrated into our growing Greek alumni program. Thank you to all those who participated for taking the time to share your thoughts and ideas with us. Each chapter had at least one member

Rebecca Hall ’96 Thinks Chapman First

September 25, 2014 by | Career

Rebecca Hall ’96 takes her enthusiasm for Chapman University beyond her membership in Chapman50 and service on the Board of Governors to her award-winning full-service branding, marketing and public relations agency, Idea Hall. The Costa Mesa-based agency is growing with some very exciting work and a team full of Chapman University alumni, including the agency’s

Weaving a Good Cause into a Sustainable Business

August 22, 2014 by | Alumni Impact

While on a service trip to Guatemala, Chapman University alumna Amy Logan ’13 and her mother, Kathy Burt, witnessed something truly amazing. In the small town of San Martin Chiquito, they saw a group of women weavers working diligently to create bright, soulful tapestries. These women lived in damp, dirty and impoverished conditions, often sacrificing