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Alumni Spotlight: Jacob Pace ’20, JD ’23 Now that I am in practice, I use the skills I learned in my business courses at Chapman and corporate internships each and every day. Just like my choice in Chapman, I wouldn’t change my decision to study business.

February 1, 2024 by | Alumni

Jacob Pace, a proud alumnus of Chapman University, holds a B.S. in Business Administration (2020) and a J.D. (2023). His academic journey at Chapman has been a significant factor in shaping his successful career in law. Chapman Experience: A Unique Space for Growth Pace describes Chapman as an extraordinary institution that provides unparalleled opportunities for

Celebrating Hispanic Heritage with Jay Garcia of Alteryx SparkED "During Hispanic Heritage Month, let's celebrate the achievements of our community and remember that with determination and unity, we can overcome any challenge and achieve our dreams."

September 15, 2023 by | Career Story Spotlight

In the world of tech and business, Alteryx SparkED’s Jay Garcia has made remarkable strides. His journey from humble beginnings to spearheading innovative programs at Alteryx is a testament to his unwavering commitment to success. In this blog post, we’ll explore Jay’s background, how he got to where he is today, and the valuable insights

Alumni Spotlight: Thomas Greco ’23 It is critical to have motivated individuals who make their communities better and more equal!

August 29, 2023 by | Alumni

Meet Thomas Greco! Thomas graduated from Chapman with a B.S. in Business Administration with a Management emphasis. He is currently working as an intern for the Honorable Congresswoman Nikki Budzinski at the United States House of Representatives in Washington D.C. He fondly remembers his time at Chapman and says that his undergraduate experience helped shape

Alumni Spotlight: Griffin Saunders ’18 I wanted a school that was big enough to meet new people all the time, but also small enough that I can make genuine friendships and connections.

August 17, 2023 by | Alumni

Griffin Thayer Saunders is a 2018 Chapman University graduate with a B.S. in Business Administration with an emphasis in Real Estate and a minor in Psychology. His Chapman experience was defined by a balance between a lively social atmosphere and the cultivation of authentic connections. “My Chapman experience was perfect for me,” he says, “since

Celebrating Social Media Day 2023 Get to know Argyros School students and alumni working in social media!

June 28, 2023 by | Career Story Spotlight

June 30th is Social Media Day and what better way to celebrate than diving into the social media careers of the Argyros School’s very own? We’ve solicited information and advice from Argyros School students and alumni working in social media to give you insight into what their day-to-day looks like, their favorite and least favorite

Alumni Spotlight: Jessica Afra ’19 "Remember that effective networking is not just about expanding your own network but also about providing value and support to others."

June 16, 2023 by | Alumni

Meet Jessica Afra! Jessica graduated from Chapman University in 2019 with a B.S. in Business Administration with a double emphasis in Finance and Marketing and a minor in Sociology. As a first-generation college student, Jessica felt like she was initially struggling, not having the guidance and understanding of what college was supposed to be, what

Alumni Spotlight: Garrett Stemmler ’20, MS CADS ’21 Making a habit of continuous learning and wanting to learn more and more played an enormous role in where I am today.

May 31, 2023 by | Alumni

Meet Garrett Stemmler. Garrett graduated with two undergraduate degrees in Economics and Mathematics in 2020 and continued at Chapman to receive his M.S. in Computational & Data Sciences in 2021. The interdisciplinary nature of the two subjects of Garrett’s undergraduate degrees allowed him to develop a well-rounded understanding of analytical thinking, problem-solving, and data-driven decision-making.

Student Spotlight: Kyle Taylor ’23 Working with a professional marketing team and attaining soft skills within the workplace is critical.

April 9, 2023 by | Argyros School Career Center

Name: Kyle Taylor Degree: B.S. Business Administration, Minor in Economics Position: Marketing Intern Company: A-Tech Consulting, Inc. My name is Kyle Taylor. I am currently a senior at Chapman University graduating in May 2023 with a Business Administration Major and a minor in Economics. I was fortunate enough this spring semester of 2023 to get

Alumni Spotlight: Nancy Nugent ’18 Chapman set me up for success because of the focused coursework that I was able to apply to my career.

March 26, 2023 by | Alumni

Name: Nancy Nugent Position: Chief of Staff – Financial Planning & Analysis Engineering Company: JPMorgan Chase & Co. Meet Nancy Nugent! Nancy graduated from Chapman University’s George L. Argyros School of Business and Economics in 2018 with a B.S. in Business Administration (Leadership emphasis) and currently serves as JP Morgan’s Chief of Staff in Financial Planning

Employer Spotlight: Amy Martinez – State Street Global Advisors It is both exciting and overwhelming when you start a new role in the Finance industry.

March 21, 2023 by | Argyros School Career Center

Name: Amy Martinez Degree: Economics from Montana State University Position: Head of Internal Sales Company: State Street Global Advisors (SSGA) SSGA and the Internal Sales Desk State Street is one of the largest custodian banks, asset managers, and asset intelligence companies in the world. From technology to product innovation, we’re making our mark on the

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