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Chapman’s Reigning Homecoming Queen: Rhonda Wofford ’98 reflects on her Chapman Experience 20 years later

September 8, 2017 by Rhonda Wofford | Alumni Spotlight

The Chapman Family Homecoming Celebration today brings Chapman alumni, students, parents, friends, community members, faculty and staff together for an array of events including the Chili Cook-Off, Panther Pub, master classes with faculty and of course, the Homecoming football came. Up through Dr. Jim Doti’s beginning years in the 1990s as the University’s president, however,

The 5 Most Creative 5 for $5 Name Changes

April 22, 2016 by Paula Pearl '15 | Chapman Memories

The 5 for $5 campaign lets alumni rename any part of the Chapman campus for five minutes. We’ve already received some classics, ranging from funny to sentimental to…well, we’re not quite sure about some of them. Here are 5 of the most creative name changes so far: 5. Walnut Dodge College students know what it’s like to spend more

Maisie Chan ’12 helps bring Disney magic to Shanghai

March 24, 2016 by | Career

Last time we checked in with Maisie Chan (B.A. theatre arts technology and B.S. business administration management ’12), she was a freshly minted Chapman graduate and gave us an update about her 6-month internship at Walt Disney World in Orlando, Fla. Today, Maisie is an entertainment manager for Shanghai Disneyland, a unique park that celebrates

Tribute to a Chapman Legend

November 23, 2015 by | Alumni Guest Post

About a decade ago one of my advisees, Laura, a history major, dropped by my office for a chat just days before her May graduation. She spoke very excitedly about securing her credential and entering the public schools. Not long into our conversation she mentioned that one of her favorite professors, Jim Miller, played a key

The Class of 1965 celebrates 50 years of Panther Pride

June 9, 2015 by | Events

In celebration and honor of the Class of 1965 ’s 50-year reunion, a memory case is now on display in the Leatherby Libraries. The case contains a combination of donated memorabilia and items from University Archives and other library collections. Louise Rusher ’65 donated the 1965 Student Handbook and photos that bring

Hard work and honesty

February 17, 2015 by | Career

Between 2009 and 2013, I had the pleasure of attending Chapman University during times of great change and growth. The students of this era received larger financial aid packages, fancier facilities, and a new pool as to eliminate any question that they were in a place that cared for all their wishes. All needs were met

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