Competition vs Cooperation

October 5, 2015 by | Alumni Guest Post

After two years at Grant Thornton Advisory in Ethiopia, my client-facing tasks involve three elements to master: proposals, presentations, and elevator pitches. As advanced as the fast-paced business world has become, the fundamentals to building a brand and attracting clients are still rooted in understanding your industry and evolving with your market. In a region like

Professional Inspiration from ICONS, GENIUSES, and MAVERICKS

October 5, 2015 by | Career

In August, the Career and Industry team attended TEDxChapmanU on campus. We were on the hunt for pieces of advice and inspiring stories that we could share with our alumni. What we left with were gems that are applicable to both personal and professional development. Here are some memorable takeaways that we found inspirational for anyone pursuing

Join Chapman’s Race for the Cure Team!

September 17, 2015 by | Alumni Guest Post

Dear fellow Panthers, The Susan G. Komen Race for the Cure is an annual 5k, kids 1-mile fun-run, and family walk event to raise funds to help support local breast health outreach, screening coordination of mammograms for women in need, and treatment and support services to under served women in the community. 25% of the

Will we see you at homecoming? The Chapman Family Homecoming Celebration is just weeks away

September 10, 2015 by Ariana Burris (JD '09) | Alumni Guest Post

On behalf of the Chapman University Alumni Association Board of Directors, it’s my pleasure to invite you back to campus for the Chapman Family Homecoming Celebration, coming up Friday, October 2 through Sunday, October 4. We can’t wait to welcome you home – we’ve got a great weekend planned for alumni! Homecoming is the perfect opportunity for

Thailand’s Rising Tide A #CUWild Story

September 1, 2015 by Josh Kohansamad ’12 | Alumni Spotlight

Nature has many thrills to offer. When we are out in the wild, we face challenges quite unlike those in our urban lives. Through these challenges, we add color to our lives and often learn how vulnerable we are in the path of nature’s ever-changing state. This is a story about how I learned these

Zach Dutra ’15 rises from intern to analyst in six months

September 1, 2015 by | Alumni Spotlight

Zach Dutra, B.S. business administration ’15, quickly climbed the ranks at Harvey & Company, LLC, a leading buy-side mergers and acquisitions firm. In fact, the company is so impressed by Zach, they are now looking to hire more Chapman students and alumni. In this Alumni Spotlight, Zach shares insight about his career growth and offers advice for fellow alumni and students looking

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.