OCHSTU37 Alina Sheeran

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Students promote social justice work of local nonprofits through philanthropy The Panther Experiential Philanthropy Project fosters another group of student philanthropists

May 6, 2021 by | Neighbors of Chapman

“I just feel blessed that this is the university in the city of Orange that we get to partner with” said Martha Wade, founder of A Quarter Blue, as she accepted a donation presented by students Rebecca Denny and Caroline Knapp.  “The future is bright because of the professors who are pointing to students and

Chapman Implements Continual COVID-19 Tests and Screenings Chapman takes proactive steps to prioritize the health of students, staff, faculty and neighbors while awaiting the vaccine

December 16, 2020 by | Neighbors of Chapman

In October, Chapman began a phased return to in-person instruction while continuing to follow all guidelines from state and local health authorities. Although Orange County was recently moved to the Purple Tier by Gov. Newsom, Chapman continues to implement a robust health monitoring program includes COVID-19 monthly testing and daily screenings for anyone returning to campus,

Orange Unified School District Partners with Chapman Teacher Candidates MA in Curriculum and Instruction graduate students apply their knowledge through hands-on fieldwork

December 15, 2020 by | Neighbors of Chapman

Amy Sara Lim remembers the first time she stepped into an OUSD classroom. Lim, who graduated from Chapman with a BA in English and a minor in Secondary Education last spring and is now a fifth-year MA in Curriculum and Instruction (MACI) graduate student, was in the first cohort to pilot a new fieldwork model

Lemon and Palm Traffic Signal Installation Construction commences for traffic signal that will ensure safer and more efficient intersection operation

November 25, 2020 by | Neighbors of Chapman

The Lemon Street and Palm Avenue Traffic Signal Installation Project is scheduled to start on Nov. 30, 2020.  The installation of a traffic signal will facilitate safe pedestrian crossings by assigning right-of-way to both pedestrians and vehicular traffic.   The new signal operation at the intersection includes a pedestrian scramble.  This means all vehicles are stopped

Ask the Experts Virtual Town Hall COVID-19 and Impacts on Mental Health

October 14, 2020 by | Neighbors of Chapman

Chapman University’s Vice President for Research, Thomas Piechota, hosts the next Ask the Experts Virtual Town Hall – COVID-19 and Impacts on Mental Health on Tuesday, October 27, 2020, Noon – 1:00 p.m. The event will be moderated by Crean College of Health and Behavioral Sciences Dean Janeen Hill, and feature panelists: Dr. Heather Huszti,

Community partnerships support local businesses during pandemic Chapman teams up with the Orange Chamber of Commerce to ensure the success of local businesses

October 6, 2020 by | Neighbors of Chapman

This is a tough time for local businesses, and we want to take a moment to recognize the Chamber of Commerce and the City of Orange for their work in coordinating the Plaza Paseo. The outdoor dining venue and shopping experience has been a boon to our community in these uncertain times, and as students arrive

Friendly Center tutoring goes virtual for student health and safety Chapman students volunteering at the Friendly Center find creative ways to connect with local elementary school students

October 6, 2020 by | Neighbors of Chapman

 This fall, after-school tutoring at the Friendly Center is going to look a little different than usual. While tutors—work-study students from Chapman University—will still come into the center, their study sessions with local elementary school students will all take place over the computer. It’s a solution that allows Friendly Center to keep providing a valuable

You’re invited to TPI’s first Virtual Disability Summit Thompson Policy Institute offers free presentations given by leading experts focusing on inclusion and transition for individuals with disabilities

September 16, 2020 by | Neighbors of Chapman

The work of the Thompson Policy Institute (TPI) is to propose real-world solutions to these barriers and disseminate ideas, practices, and policies to those who have influence over the lives of people with disabilities.  These “influencers” include individuals with disabilities, their families, policymakers, caregivers, professionals, and even the general public who control the perception of

Chapman Physics Students Write Letters to Home-Bound Senior-Living Residents Professor Stephanie Bailey helps instill Chapman's dedication to community service through extra credit assignment

September 9, 2020 by | Neighbors of Chapman

Learning has looked a little different since Chapman transitioned to a remote setup last March.  Many Chapman professors have found creative ways to adjust to the new format.  One of such innovative thinkers is physics professor, Stephanie Bailey, who made it her goal to incorporate learning with service. Bailey said, “I want my students to

Free Telehealth counseling courtesy of Chapman graduate students Marriage and family therapy students share their expertise with the local community

September 8, 2020 by | Neighbors of Chapman

As COVID-19 brings new threats to mental health, Chapman Marriage and Family Therapy students are eager to help.  Normally, the graduate students offer therapy sessions on Palm Street in Crean Hall.  However, with new distancing guidelines, sessions look a little different.  Chapman’s Frances Smith Center for Individual and Family Therapy has transitioned to Telehealth counseling,

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