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Jewel of an Idea

June 2, 2014 by | Alumni

As the director of global enterprise for jewelry-making business Sasa Designs, Megan MacDonald ’02 helps hearing-impaired women in Kenya join the global marketplace.


Legacy Scholarship honors Ryan Odenwalder (J.D. ’09)

May 16, 2014 by Chapman Magazine | Alumni

Ryan Odenwalder (J.D. ’09) was one of the top students at Chapman University’s Dale E. Fowler School of Law. Although a car accident ended his life in April 2010, his legacy lives on through the Ryan L. Odenwalder Endowed Memorial Scholarship.


Brewmaster, Esq.

May 16, 2014 by | Alumni

Although Steve Napolitano ’03 pursued history with a passion, and his interest in the law propelled him to a Chapman J.D. degree, these days he’s pouring himself into a whole new pursuit. He co-founded Bottle Logic Brewing.

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Peak Experiences

May 15, 2014 by | Alumni

Cusco, Peru, welcomes visitors with lush green mountains and unique cultural adventures. This is the new home of Rebecca Williams ’09, who’s business is all about immersing visitors in the authentic culture of Peru.

Gratitude as a Payable

May 15, 2014 by | Alumni

A passion for learning and gratitude for support have guided Sabrina Landa ’06 throughout her educational and professional life. And now that she’s balancing work, study and teaching, she has advice for students.


A New Game Plan

May 15, 2014 by | Alumni

Football was his game, and he thought it would be his future. He was a senior at a powerhouse high school, and serious college football scholarships were on the horizon. Then one day it all ripped apart. During recovery is when Rich Coury, ’94 (MPT ’96), decided to dedicate his future to physical therapy.

Making a world of difference in communications career

May 15, 2014 by | Alumni

Anna Romiti ’01 knew she wanted to make a world of difference in her career. Now, as president of California-based communications agency Reveille, the spirit of global citizenship that Romiti developed while a student at Chapman still carries through in her work.

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Class Notes: Spring 2014

May 8, 2014 by | Alumni

This story appeared in the spring 2014 issue of Chapman Magazine. 1980s Melinda (Blake) Bolognese, B.A. communications ’89, and husband Rob created a series of children’s e-books, Roaming with the Romans. The first book in the series, When in Rome, was written from the perspective of their 8-year-old daughter (who also partially illustrated the book) about a