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Alumni Spotlight

Alumni artists form Patient Experience group to publicly discuss illness

July 24, 2015 by | Alumni Spotlight

Leave it to Chapman’s Panthers to use creativity to break barriers surrounding cultural taboos. Patient Experience, a group of Chapman alumni and independent artists, creates artwork to shed not just light, but a conversation-starting spotlight, on illness. The group was founded in 2014 after Siobhan Hebron, a Los Angeles-based artist and sister of Chapman professor Micol Hebron, was diagnosed with

Taneeka Bourgeois-daSilva (M.A. ’03) on building and educating one mind at a time

April 28, 2015 by | Alumni Spotlight

Taneeka Bourgeois-daSilva, M.A. criminal justice ’03, graduated from Chapman with the intent of working in law or juvenile justice. However, after a close friend of hers encouraged her to apply for a teaching position in Los Angeles, Bourgeois-daSilva unexpectedly discovered her love and passion for teaching. Twelve years later, Bourgeois-daSilva is not only an accomplished English

Emily Williams ’08 is racing to success

January 21, 2015 by | Alumni Spotlight

Emily Williams, B.A. psychology ’08, is a chameleon. During the week, she puts her education and passion into action as the director of education for a mental health agency in Boise, Idaho. But when the weekend rolls around, Emily transforms into a Super Comp driver, racing on the NHRA circuit nine months out of the

Alumnus gives back by Thinking Chapman First

June 19, 2014 by | Alumni Spotlight

Tapping into a professional network has never been more important than in today’s economy. As the country continues to rebound from the recession and companies begin to expand their workforce, more and more jobs are being filled through networking.  For Rob Selway, B.S. business administration ’07 (MBA ’10), the decision to tap into the Chapman