Chappy Hour: A Year in Review

December 18, 2014 by | Events

2014 marks another successful year for Chappy Hour! The Alumni Engagement Office would like to say THANK YOU to everyone who has made and continues to make these events successful. To our Chappy Hour organizers and co-organizers: Thank you for sharing your Chapman Pride and taking the lead to plan a Chappy Hour in your area. Not only did you pick


Career Coach’s Corner: Maintaining a Strong Network

December 18, 2014 by Eric Deovlet | Career

A professional network plays an important role in our lives. A strong network can serve as a support group, a helping hand in business development and a connection to new opportunities where you can utilize your experience and skill set. Building and maintaining a robust network can be challenging, but there are many ways to nurture your network and


Introducing the Alumni Outreach Committee

December 15, 2014 by | Uncategorized

We are excited to announce the formation of the Alumni Outreach Committee! Composed solely of Chapman alumni, the committee’s goal is to be a sounding board for alumni across the country and around the world. Some of the committee’s plans thus far include a new Instagram account geared specifically to alumni and engaging blog posts


The University Singers return to the Lone Star State in 2015

December 12, 2014 by | Events

Watch out, Texas, here we come! Chapman’s University Singers are headed back to the Lone Star State in January to perform at churches and venues in San Antonio, Austin and the Dallas/Ft. Worth area. The performances are free and open to the public, so we encourage alumni and all Chapman Family members in the area to attend a performance


Young alumni network and reconnect at Chappy Hour

December 12, 2014 by Eric Purmort '13 | Events

The Chapman University alumni network continued to make its footprint in the Orange County business community with its most recent Chappy Hour at the Center Club in Costa Mesa. Members of this professionally-driven group gathered with an attendance that displayed the event’s ability to enrich the lives of alumni and involve its participants in the bright


Meet the Greek Alumni Committee

December 1, 2014 by | Greek Alumni

The Greek Alumni Committee was formed in response to the recent Greek Alumni survey . This is the first time that Greek Alumni have come together to build and foster the strong community that they enjoyed as a student. The committee will focus on communications, events and programs, and building the Greek Endowment. We want to have representation



November 25, 2014 by | Alumni Guest Post

In this guest blog, Mary Ellen Barnes ’50 offers insight into the history of the Christmas season around the world and sheds light on the origins of many common symbols of the season including Christmas trees and Yule logs. If you’d like to celebrate the season with Chapman University, join us for the 3rd annual


Alumni Form Real Estate Mentoring Program

November 12, 2014 by Grace Kim '14 | Events

The Chapman Real Estate Alumni Mentorship Program held a meet-and-greet mixer in October, marking the first gathering for selected mentees and mentors in the group. Founded by the same group of former students who founded the Chapman Real Estate Association, the program was designed to give current business school undergraduate students, MBA students and young


Career Coach’s Corner: Preparing for the Interview

October 27, 2014 by | Uncategorized

Welcome to the first edition of Career Coach’s Corner. Each month we will focus on a different career-related topic and provide insight to help you excel in your career. This month’s topic is preparing for job interviews. One of the most challenging aspects of the job search is securing an interview. If and when the opportunity to