The alumni board celebrates a successful 2014

January 29, 2015 by Kelsey Flewellen '05 | Events

The Chapman University Alumni Association Board of Directors would like to thank Drs. Jim and Lynne Doti for graciously hosting the board holiday party at their home on Friday, January 16, 2015. Guests were treated to a lovely dinner and entertainment to celebrate their accomplishments of the past year, including reinvigorating the career development program


Appetizers, drink specials and new opportunities

January 28, 2015 by Eric Purmort '13 | Events

With every half-priced appetizer and drink special at Chappy Hour comes more opportunities for Chapman University alumni. By organizing and promoting Chappy Hours, the executive committee of the Young Alumni Society has created a following of young professionals that come together to share ideas and build relationships. These gatherings have proven to be


Entrepreneurial students make finding the right job easier than finding a date

January 28, 2015 by Eric Deovlet | Career

Imagine finding a great career without wasting countless hours applying for the wrong job opportunities. A tool that drops the perfect job right at your front door while taking the guesswork out of the equation. That is exactly what Chapman students (and siblings) Nicolay Lameijer ’16 and Layla Lameijer ‘17 developed with MySlate .


Seeking Alumni Nominations for Schweitzer Awards

January 22, 2015 by | Alumni Impact

Since 1982, Chapman University has given the Schweitzer Award of Excellence to an individual or organization that exemplifies Albert Schweitzer’s ethics of reverence for life and his dedication to a life of service. The recipient of this lifetime achievement award is selected from Chapman’s outstanding community of alumni. Last year’s recipient was Karen Haren ’71, who


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


Starting the New Year Right…With Philanthropy

January 12, 2015 by | Alumni Guest Post

A new year starts for many with the feelings of hope, excitement and a renewed scene of commitment. Some start a new workout program and try to eat better, while others commit to new habits or ventures. Regardless of what your personal resolutions may be, make one of them a commitment to philanthropy. Giving can come