The Heroism of Teachers

July 24, 2015 by Roxanne Miller, Ed.D. | College of Educational Studies

The news of the horrible shooting at the movie theater in Lafayette, Louisiana yesterday, and the heroism of the teachers present in that situation initiates, for all of us, an opportunity to reflect on the heroism of teachers. I am not at all surprised that these fellow teachers took the actions they did during this

LGBTQ Issues in Education

June 30, 2015 by Kris DePedro | Education Issues

“I am Dani. I value diversity. I’m a campus leader. I’m a football player. I am a good friend. I am highly involved on campus, and I’m an extrovert. I am also questioning my gender identity.” Dani is a representation of students who have multiple identities. Programs like Integrated Educational Studies (IES) explore ideas to

Counseling, school psychology students trek to Southeast Asia for conference, volunteer work

June 10, 2015 by | Student News

Last summer, 26 students from the graduate programs in counseling and school psychology at Chapman University traveled to Vietnam and Cambodia with faculty members to participate in ongoing short-term study abroad programs. In Cambodia, the Chapman delegation performed volunteer work at Grace House, a nongovernmental organization that provides educational services to children from three small

Apply to be a Mentor!

April 17, 2015 by | Uncategorized

One commitment that I am most proud of participating in this year is the Libreria Martinez de Chapman University Teen Mentoring Program. This semester I have committed 1.5 hours on Tuesdays to share my experience, offer practical knowledge and support a hand full of high school students from Santa Ana High School. I am so impressed by these young

Donna Ford Attallah Educator Development Academy 2015 Education Summit

April 8, 2015 by | Uncategorized

On March 22, 2015, Chapman University’s College of Educational Studies hosted its inaugural Education Summit: Rise Up for Children, Schools, Family, and Community. The first of many programs sponsored by the Donna Ford Attallah Educator Development Academy, the summit was an opportunity for educators, families, and neighborhood leaders to engage in conversations about education in

Connecting with community members through practical education

April 7, 2015 by | College News

  Two programs at Chapman University are working to bring social justice to the world — one neighborhood at a time. The Paulo Freire Democratic Project and Padres Unidos, programs centered at Chapman’s College of Educational Studies, provide residents in nearby neighborhoods with continuing education and training in social justice and civic involvement. Padres Unidos


April 7, 2015 by | Student News

In celebration of its 25th anniversary, the Orange County Community Foundation is super-charging local giving by hosting Orange County’s first-ever countywide giving day on April 21-22, 2015.  Secure, tax-deductible donations will be accepted on during a 30 hour period.  Their goal is to raise $2 million for OC nonprofits! Chapman and the College of Educational

Can a Comic Book Change the World?

April 7, 2015 by | Student News

On the eve of Wondercon at the nearby Anaheim Convention Center, the Paulo Freire Democratic Project, in conjunction with the College of Educational Studies, Graduate Studies and Leatherby Libraries, hosted “The Salon,” an evening of conversation on the topic, “Comics as Social Change.” Doctoral student Chandra Jenkins opened the evening asking: What is a comic

Steady Climb to Excellence

April 6, 2015 by | Uncategorized

It is hard, but fun, being the new kid on the block! Chapman’s Ph.D. program in Education has only been ranked in the U.S. News & World Report’s Best Graduate Schools of Education for a short five years. Since reputation scores count significantly in determining one’s rank, “We knew we would start out at the