Want to help us welcome alumni home? Volunteer Opportunities for the Chapman Family Homecoming Celebration

August 31, 2015 by | Events

The Chapman Family Homecoming Celebration is coming up in just a few short weeks, October 2 – 4, 2015. Find out what’s happening throughout the weekend in our complete schedule of events. If you haven’t done so already, register online. Make sure to visit the check-in table when you get to campus to pick up your limited edition Chapman sunglasses and other goodies.

42 Businesses You Can Start in College

August 27, 2015 by | Alumni Guest Post

College is such a unique time of life. For many, it’s a time of low stress, exploring potential career paths, and discovering what we’re truly passionate about. Looking back on the years I spent at Chapman, I have nothing but fond memories, a past filled with great adventures, and a whole lot of learning experiences.

Why It All Matters A #CUWild Story

August 25, 2015 by Tarah Stuht '15 | Alumni Guest Post

While rummaging through some old documents today, I came across a letter I wrote while applying for a scholarship through the program I was to study abroad with in Paris. I completely forgot I wrote it, but it was just the surprise I needed. I read this letter and knew I wrote it, but it

Call of the Wild: Alumni Stories

August 19, 2015 by | Alumni Spotlight

Chapman alumni answered the call of the wild and shared how nature has made an impact in their lives. Take a moment to check out the stories of your fellow alumni, learn from their experiences and let us know which stories speak to you. The author of the blog that receives the most interaction (likes, comments, shares)

Peak Experience A #CUWild Story

August 19, 2015 by Brady Hogan | Alumni Guest Post

“Hot Pizza/Cold Beer” said the black and white sign. “Last Chance” is what that metal sign said in all 24 of our young minds, as we questioned the next 11 days before us. The potentially gluttonous invitation for hot pizza and cold beer being the last vestige of the civilized world, or so we thought

One Bright Green Leaf A #CUWild Story

August 19, 2015 by Max Ollendorff '83 | Alumni Guest Post

From 1979 – 83, my friends and I lived a rich, varied, sometimes-studious, and vibrant life in and around Chapman. Once my friend Paul Carey ’83 (MBA ’00) and I went camping near Big Bear. We got lost, then spotted a wildfire starting, watched the fire crews and helicopter water drops fly right over our

Adjusting My Altitude A #CUWild Story

August 19, 2015 by Danica Beener '13 | Alumni Guest Post

“In every walk with nature one receives far more than he seeks.” – John Muir. “Just a few hundred more feet and you’ll be able to rest” I remind myself with the knowledge that Camp Muir is just over the crest of the snowfield I am tirelessly trekking up.  Other hikers on their way down

All Good Things are Wild and Free A #CUWild Story

August 19, 2015 by Trina Clausen ’11 | Alumni Guest Post

  On August 11, 2015, in Missoula, Montana a wind super-storm reached gusts of 74 miles per hour, a Class I Hurricane. Lightning sparked fires on dry August hillsides and residential gardens. Power lines fell, leaving thousands without power for days. Trees were uprooted and downed – landing in intersections, blocking sidewalks, and crushing parked

Get After It A #CUWild Story

August 19, 2015 by Alison Conners '10 | Alumni Guest Post

Getting after Mother Nature means everything. It takes many different forms, for many different reasons, and satisfies infinite tiny essential nutrients for my universe. The greatest thing I’ve gained, beyond anything else the last year and a half of making Momma Earth my number one gal has taught me, is how to enjoy time alone. You