Christine Curry, B.A. sociology ’95, has set out to redefine life as a farmer in Grenada, a small island nation in the southeastern Caribbean Sea. Her urge to help the environment and low-income families propelled her into the world of non-profits through her work with The Grenada Goat Dairy Project. Read on to find out what
Charles Bailey , M.A. ’77, has led an incredible life filled with unique experiences ranging from publishing his book about being an Air Force combat pilot, If You Fly… Don’t Crash! , to flying World War II Stearman biplanes with his son to serving on the Chapman Alumni Association Board of Directors in the 1990s. Read
From resident advisors to business partners, Chris Eggleton , B.A. economics and B.S. business administration ’02, and Chris Retzer , B.S. business administration ’01, have been a team for almost 15 years. It all began in an accounting class at Chapman in the spring semester of 1999. “I noticed the girls in class were always
Ngoni Takawira, Class of 2006, is living proof of the powerful impact that scholarships can make, not just on the students who receive them, but on the communities these students (and alumni) serve. Ngoni is the managing director of GEM Investments Ltd, which aims to provide education and health services to young people in Zimbabwe.
From crime to camels, Samantha Cortese, BFA television broadcast journalism ’11, has the scoop on what’s happening in Palm Springs. Samantha attributes her success as the morning reporter for the CBS and ABC affiliates in Palm Springs to the hard work and connections she made at Chapman. Read on to see what advice Samantha has
How many accountants do you know who have a Super Bowl ring with their name engraved on it? Elizabeth McCroskey , B.S. accounting ’07, does. She’s a senior accountant for the Baltimore Ravens, Super Bowl XLVII champions. In this Alumni Spotlight, Elizabeth gives us a glimpse into her career, offers advice to current students and
As the vice president of Seraphim, Inc. , the production company for author, filmmaker and painter Clive Barker, Mark Miller, BFA film production ’06, has one of the coolest jobs around. Check out this article in USA Today to read about one of Mark’s latest projects and learn more about his collaboration with Barker. Read
Rapper Ditch is a Hip Hop recording artist from Los Angeles/Orange County, CA. Ditch has worked for 10 years in music. He began in 1999 with a rock band called Trip-Wire and quickly departed from them to design his own style and sound. In 2002 Ditch graduated from Chapman University in Orange, CA only to pursue his dream in music.
Heather Binns, CPT – Owner/Founder of Full of Life Fitness – North Hollywood, CA Heather Binns, best-selling author of Results Fitness , has recently been named one of America’s PremierExperts® in recognition of her outstanding personal accomplishments and expert knowledge in fitness. She has had a passion for health and fitness for more than 20 years