Chapman University’s College of Educational Studies invite you and your teachers to the very first celebration of the Day of the Teacher / Dia del Maestro on Friday, May 11, 2012 from 5-7pm. Doors to the Sandhu Residence and Conference Center open at 4:30pm. Los Amigos of Orange County and the Orange County Children’s Therapeutic Arts Center are joining us in celebrating you! We want to honor teachers because of the wonderful work that teachers do with students every single day. There will be lots of fun activities to honor teachers, and light refreshments. Veteran teachers, school administrators, community representatives, new teachers, and students will share their most memorable teacher stories. Don’t miss out on the opportunity to hear live performers and an open microphone period to share your stories too!
In 2014 Professor Peter McLaren joined Chapman’s faculty at the College of Educational Studies where he serves as Distinguished Professor in Critical Studies and as Co-Director and International Ambassador of Global Ethics and Social Justice of the Paulo Freire Democratic Project.
The College of Educational Studies formalized the Paulo Freire Democratic Project in 1996 under the directorship of Dr. Suzanne Soohoo and Dr. Tom Wilson. Establishing abiding professional and grass roots relationships with school administrators, teachers, students and community and parent organizations in the cities of Orange, Santa Ana and Anaheim, the Paulo Freire Democratic Project undertook a series of progressive initiatives influenced by the philosophy of praxis developed by legendary Brazilian educator Paulo Freire. These included organizing workshops, conferences, collaborative action research projects, and establishing democratic cultures in both formal and informal educational contexts.
Recently, there was a full house in the Henley Reading Room of the Leatherby Libraries to hear Chapman University adjunct professor in the College of Educational Studies and PhD student, Ahmed Younis. His topic: “Egypt: the Revolution Continues.” It was the keynote address to mark the opening of a new exhibit in the library, featuring
On December 11th from 6-8 pm, at Libreria Martinez de Chapman University we will be hosting a special book signing with Puerto Rican celebrity author, Giselle Blondet, who wrote her new book entitled, “Tengo 50, y qué?” (I’m 50, So What?). As a popular on-air personality, Giselle Blondet co-hosted “DESPIERTA AMERICA” (Wake up, America) a Spanish language morning news and entertainment program for the Univision Network for many years. Giselle Blondet has played the lead, co-starred or guest-starred in more than 22 well-known Spanish-language dramas series such as “Morelia,” “Pasión de Vivir” (Passion to Live) and “Pacto de Amor” (Pact of Love), among others.
On January 10, 2015 the Chapman University Consortium on Patient-Related Outcomes in Athletic Training (PRO-AT) hosted a renowned researcher and electronic medical record (EMR) developer Dr. Cailee Welch from Arizona School of Health Sciences. The purpose of the professional development workshop was to facilitate the use of the EMR in the clinical settings