Chapman50: The New Generation of Chapman Leaders

August 4, 2014 by | Alumni Guest Post

Chapman50 is an exclusive group designed to connect influential Chapman University alumni leaders in a university-wide network unlike any other. Chapman50 enacts the mission of Chapman University by encouraging alumni leadership and professional development in all fifty states and across the globe. Candidates are civic and professional leaders capable of accelerating Chapman’s international reputation.


Chapman Alumni + Happy Hour = Chappy Hour

July 11, 2014 by | Events

Our college days might be over, but we still know how to have a good time! Our time at Chapman was not just about studying; it was also about building relationships and making connections. These connections helped us grow and thrive as students and they are just as important today. Why not find a way to continue building connections


Introducing Chapman Meet Ups

June 27, 2014 by | Events

Just because you may not live near campus anymore doesn’t mean you can’t still celebrate your Panther Pride! Our network of more than 45,000 alumni is spread across the United States and around the world. It is time that we, as alumni, continue to strengthen the lifelong bond we have to each other and to the university


Update your contact information, get a free decal

June 26, 2014 by | News

The Chapman University Alumni Association is dedicated to keeping you connected to your alma mater. In addition to the many exclusive benefits, resources and services available to alumni, there are opportunities throughout the year to: Connect with fellow alumni and Chapman Family members to build your professional network Interact with and mentor current students Come


Young Alumni: Join us for a Newport Bay Soirée

June 25, 2014 by Mia Araujo '07 | Events

What?     CUYA’s Summer Bash:   A Newport Bay Soirée Who?      Young Alumni (alumni who have graduated within the last 10 years) When?    Thursday, July 31, 2014, 6 – 9:30 p.m. Where?   Robert & Marie Collegiate Rowing Center, 1931 West Coast Highway, Newport Beach, CA Tickets:   $25 (with a portion going


Alumnus gives back by Thinking Chapman First

June 19, 2014 by | Career

Tapping into a professional network has never been more important than in today’s economy. As the country continues to rebound from the recession and companies begin to expand their workforce, more and more jobs are being filled through networking.  For Rob Selway , B.S. business administration ’07 (MBA ’10), the decision to tap


Breaking the Cycle of Poverty through Dance

June 17, 2014 by | Alumni Impact

When Chapman alumnus Craig Shields, B.M. instrumental performance/education ’12, joined the musician staff at The Wooden Floor , he didn’t realize the job would be a life-altering experience. “My worldview has definitely expanded since I started working at The Wooden Floor,” says Craig. The Wooden Floor, located in Santa Ana, is a nonprofit organization that


Thank you to our alumni volunteers!

June 2, 2014 by | Uncategorized

We recently celebrated another incredible Commencement Weekend and welcomed the largest-ever class of graduates to our alumni family!   Thank you to the wonderful alumni volunteers who helped us congratulate and present medals to the Class of 2014 at Convocation and the Senior Toast. Having members of the alumni family in attendance to officially welcome graduates to


A banner year for the Alumni Association Board of Directors

May 29, 2014 by | Uncategorized

This has been an exceptional and productive year for the Chapman University Alumni Association Board of Directors . Through their hard work and dedication, this group of alumni has accomplished an incredible amount over the past year: record alumni attendance at campus events, increased alumni presence and representation across campus and several new organized groups for


Journey of a Filmmaker: Erick Crespo (MFA ’08)

April 28, 2014 by | Alumni Guest Post

Dear Chapman Community, My name is Erick Crespo (MFA ’08) and I’d like to share with you the upcoming theatrical release of my film Journey of a Female Comic, which chronicles the ups and down of an immigrant female comedian trying to make it in Hollywood. It’s also a comedic, yet inspirational, story about the pursuit