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Alumni Celebrate Cross-Cultural Center

February 1, 2017 by | Alumni Guest Post

This month, Chapman University is opening the doors of the Cross-Cultural Center. This is an important milestone for Chapman as we continue to strive towards a more diverse and inclusive campus. While we still have a lot of work to do, we hope the opportunities and programming that will take place in the new center will

Chappy Hour at Coors Field

August 16, 2016 by Endsley Eggert ’14 | Events

For our spring Chappy Hour in Denver, we met at Jackson’s – a sports bar across the street from Coors Field. Inspired by our surroundings, we decided that our next Chappy Hour should be held at a Rockies game! So on Friday, July 22, a group of Chapman alumni in Denver got together to watch the

A Student’s Perspective on Alumni Networking Roundtables

July 29, 2016 by Netania Le '19 | Events

In July, Chapman alumni with varying professional backgrounds convened for an evening of networking and professional development at the Alumni Networking Roundtable . Located in Doti Hall, the night consisted of proactive conversations, delicious refreshments and an overall expansion of everyone’s professional network. Although this event is reserved exclusively for alumni and I don’t classify as one

Mole, Margaritas and Making Connections Jonelle Strickland (M.A. '09, MFA '09) reminisces about the importance of staying connected

July 25, 2016 by Jonelle Strickland (M.A./MFA '09 | Events

As I was having lunch with my former administrative assistant to celebrate her new job–one year after I’d made the awkward phone call telling her that she would not be needed at the office come Monday, because the office was, unfortunately, closing–I thought about how I had hired her in the first place. Smart. Disciplined.

Empowering Student-Athletes On and Off the Field Program connects alumni and current student-athletes for personal and professional development

June 13, 2016 by | Career

On Leap Day (Monday, February 29), the student-athletes of Chapman University took a leap themselves into Chapman University’s new Career Development Center program, Playbook for Life . This career readiness and leadership program looks for Chapman alumni who were student-athletes and who are interested in mentoring current student-athletes. Playbook for Life is designed to

A Fond Farewell James Blalock (JD '09) reflects on his tenure as president of the Chapman University Alumni Association Board of Directors

May 3, 2016 by | Alumni Guest Post

In a few short weeks I will end my tenure in one of the most honorable, gratifying, and fulfilling positions I have ever held. As I reflect on the past three years as president of the Chapman University Alumni Association Board of Directors , I find myself overwhelmed with the strides the Association has made