Tribute to a Chapman Legend

November 23, 2015 by | Alumni Guest Post

About a decade ago one of my advisees, Laura, a history major, dropped by my office for a chat just days before her May graduation. She spoke very excitedly about securing her credential and entering the public schools. Not long into our conversation she mentioned that one of her favorite professors, Jim Miller, played a key

Ari Jogiel-Schlam ’12 Builds Forward-Thinking Fashion Brand and Movement LEOPARDËT takes #theleap with revolutionary, authentic values

November 3, 2015 by | Alumni Spotlight

Ari Jogiel-Schlam, B.S. business administration ’12, has taken the magic dust of his childhood dream of running a fashion brand to mold his launch platform into the fashion industry. He envisions building this launch pad into a full-blown empire—and with the rapid success of the mere beginnings of LEOPARDËT, his Los Angeles-based fashion brand that debuted in March

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