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Alumni Spotlight

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

Hannah (Taylor) Skvarla ’10: combatting poverty, empowering communities and creating social justice

April 17, 2014 by | Alumni Spotlight

Hannah (Taylor) Skvarla, B.A. public relations and advertising ’10, is putting her education and passion for social justice into action through The Little Market, a social enterprise she created with Lauren Conrad (of MTV’s The Hills and Laguna Beach), whom she met while they were both studying merchandise marketing at the Fashion Institute of Design