Erika Sanders ’13: Teacher and Myth Buster Abroad

March 20, 2014 by Erika Sanders | Uncategorized

Alumna and Fulbright scholar, Erika Sanders ’13, is spending a year teaching English at a foreign language high school in the Bulgarian town of Ruse, near the Danube River. She dropped us a note about her experiences as a teacher, myth buster and what her students have taught her. Often I feel like my conversations

Introducing the Chapman Alumni Ambassadors

March 17, 2014 by Connie Benson '93 | Uncategorized

I came to Chapman University from a small town in Oregon without ever having visited the campus. I was drawn to Chapman by a then new member of the Office of Admissions, now Vice Chancellor Mike Pelly, and his description of the school, its dance program and some strange sport they liked to play in

Alumni to speak about the author’s role in the book business

March 12, 2014 by | Uncategorized

Black Hill Press and the Leatherby Libraries at Chapman University present The New Writer: An Author’s Responsibility in the 21st Century. Alumni are invited back to campus to join us for this panel discussion which will explore the author’s role in the book business with Kevin Staniec ’01, co-founder of the publishing collective, Black Hill Press, and authors Veronica Bane

Heads up, young alumni! Want to mentor current students?

March 7, 2014 by | Events

Do you live within driving distance to campus? Did you graduate within the last ten years? Are you interested in speaking to current students?  If you answered yes to these questions, you are the perfect candidate for Chapman Chats! Chapman Chats: Student and Alumni Perspectives is back for its second year. Launched last year,

Alumna gives travelers an authentic experience in Peru

February 28, 2014 by | Career

In May 2013, Becky Williams , B.A. Spanish ’09, took a leap of faith and moved to Cusco, Peru, to design and start a business focusing on social responsibility and authentic cultural encounters.  Launched in January, Encuentros Andinos is a non-conventional tour company designed to support isolated indigenous communities while fostering pride in the communities’

Chapman50 Alumni Spotlight: Scott Pastel ‘06

January 22, 2014 by | Alumni Spotlight

Scott Pastel , B.S. business administration ’06, lost touch with Chapman University after graduating, but over the past few years he found a renewed connection with his alma mater. As a volunteer at numerous campus events and member of Chapman50 and President’s Circle , Scott has become an active part of the campus community. “I

Alumni Blog Post Round-Up

January 15, 2014 by | Uncategorized

Check out these recent alumni stories from across the Chapman University blogosphere: Happenings From Twitter to Sundance, film alumnus pens a message with ‘Dear White People’ » With a song and a cocktail, alumnus will assemble that dastardly bookshelf » Chapman Magazine Former Marine Philip A. Quigley ’13 Prepares for a Career in Government » Matt Jekowsky ’12:

Chapman50 Alumni Spotlight: Rebecca Hall ’96

January 12, 2014 by | Alumni Spotlight

In this Chapman50 Alumni Spotlight, we get to know Rebecca Hall, B.A. communications ’96. As the founder of Idea Hall , an integrated marketing firm, Rebecca leads a team of energetic and talented professionals that specializes in branding, media relations and integrated marketing campaigns. Despite her busy schedule as president and CEO of Idea Hall, she remains