Faith Escalera

Faith Escalera

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A Voice for the Voiceless Flor Gonzalez (JD ’19) aims to make a positive impact on communities.

June 10, 2019 by | Neighbors of Chapman

By Pj Perez While growing up, Fowler School of Law’s 2019 Dean’s Award recipient Flor Gonzalez (JD ‘19) would spend her summers visiting her hometown in Mexico in an off-the-grid, rural community that didn’t seem like a priority for its government. There, she witnessed a community devastated through violence. “That’s why I want to work

Chapman’s Alisa Driscoll Among Women of the Year

May 13, 2019 by | Neighbors of Chapman

Alisa Driscoll, a familiar face and friendly liaison between the University and the local neighborhood in Chapman’s Office of Community Relations since 2016, was among the University alumni and employees recognized as 2019 Women of the Year in front of an overflow crowd. Driscoll assists Jack Raubolt, Chapman’s vice president for community relations, as communications

Chapman Lends a Hand at the Wooden Floor

May 13, 2019 by | Neighbors of Chapman

Chapman University’s relationship with its community is on display at The Wooden Floor, a local nonprofit that transforms the lives of young people from low-income neighborhoods through the power of dance and access to higher education. As children danced in the Santa Ana studio one afternoon, Chapman alumna Alix Portillo watched closely. Not so long

Chapman’s OC Survey Shows Support for Local Transit

May 13, 2019 by | Neighbors of Chapman

While Orange County remains car-centric, the door may be opening to mass transit as long as it directly serves county residents. That’s one of the many relevant findings in the latest Chapman University Orange County Annual Survey released during the University’s fifth annual Public Policy Conference, this year titled The Future of Transportation. The survey

Fireworks Notice for Friday, May 17

May 10, 2019 by | Neighbors of Chapman

On Friday, May 17th, Chapman University will be hosting its annual Closing Convocation to end the 2018-19 academic year. A short pyrotechnic display will be held at the conclusion of the ceremony for approximately three minutes between 9:15 p.m. and 9:30 p.m. Pyro Spectaculars by Souza is producing the event and is working with the

COMMUNITY VOICES: America’s Stories Documentary Screening

April 29, 2019 by | Neighbors of Chapman

Chapman University’s Dodge College of Film and Media Arts is excited to welcome the community to its annual Community Voices Documentary Screening on Thursday, May 2 at 7pm in the Folino Theater. COMMUNITY VOICES: AMERICA’S STORIES is a social issue documentary film program at Chapman University. Each year, groups of students spend two semesters creating a

2019 Student Scholar Symposium

April 1, 2019 by | Neighbors of Chapman

The Student Scholar Symposium celebrates the breadth and depth of scholarly research and creative exploration by Chapman University students. Join us May 1st and 2nd to experience a showcase of projects from diverse academic and creative disciplines. Interact with our student researchers and their innovative exhibits, reflecting the rigorous inquiry happening across the campus. This

Alumna Tattoo Artist Uses Her Skills to Restore

March 18, 2019 by | Neighbors of Chapman

The electric tattoo needle humming along the edge of Linda Lee Franklin’s eyes sounds like a bumblebee. But Franklin isn’t worried. The retired schoolteacher is happy to lie still as Chapman alumna Kimberly Armstrong (M.A. ’98) gently inks in feathery arcs of pale brown color along the rims of her eyelids. Because after years of

Hilbert Museum Gathers Honors, Adds a Norman Rockwell

March 18, 2019 by | Neighbors of Chapman

The much-honored Hilbert Museum of California Art at Chapman University – named the Best Art Museum in Orange County by OC Weekly in 2018 – keeps getting better. The Hilbert’s newly acquired Norman Rockwell drawing, “Crestwood Commuter Station,” created in 1946 as a study for one of his iconic Saturday Evening Post covers, is on

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