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

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

Young Congressional Leaders Spend Day on Campus

March 18, 2019 by | Neighbors of Chapman

About 150 students from California’s 46th Congressional District visited Chapman on a Saturday in January for a half-day seminar as part of Rep. Lou Correa’s Young Congressional Leaders Program. Mostly high school students from the congressional district that includes Anaheim, Santa Ana and parts of Orange, the young people in the program learn about the

A Neighborly Visit with Law Student Juan Valdez

January 8, 2019 by | Neighbors of Chapman

Around the neighborhood, dogs are sometimes as well known as their owners. If you see a handsome boxer working as a service dog in the vicinity of Chapman’s Dale E. Fowler School of Law, that’s probably Tank. The man with him is Juan Valdez, a retired Marine who entered law school last fall, 12 years

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