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
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
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
Last month, Argyros School Career Services Director Gene Rhee traveled to China where he had the chance to speak with Panthers who are now living abroad. One of those Panthers was Jeremy Seow ’95, president of Pi Retail Consultants, who graduated with university honors in 1995 with a B.A. in philosophy and a B.A in economics… a dual-degreed
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
Alumni from across the decades came back to campus last week for the annual Orientation Candle Lighting Ceremony to welcome the Class of 2019 to our Chapman Family. Prior to the ceremony, alumni gathered for a reception in the Leatherby Libraries’ Allred Entrada where they were greeted and welcomed back to their alma mater by Charlene Baldwin,
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, 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
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.
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.