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Alumni Spotlight

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

Call of the Wild: Alumni Stories

August 19, 2015 by | Alumni Spotlight

Chapman alumni answered the call of the wild and shared how nature has made an impact in their lives. Take a moment to check out the stories of your fellow alumni, learn from their experiences and let us know which stories speak to you. The author of the blog that receives the most interaction (likes, comments, shares)

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