Marketing in the City by the Bay

December 29, 2017 by | Alumni

by Gina Pasquinelli, SCC ’18 Christy Ottesen graduated from Chapman University with a Bachelor’s in Strategic and Corporate Communication in December 2015. Since then, Christy has been exploring her career options, but she has landed in her perfect fit, a Marketing Associate for Yelp Reservations & Yelp Nowait in San Francisco, California. Christy was able to


Why I Became a Communication Major

December 12, 2017 by | Students

When I first entered college, I was confident about what I wanted to do with my life. I was studying political science with the intent to go to law school following my undergraduate degree. As I was moving in that direction I began to reconsider whether it was the best fit for me and my


Rate my Course

December 7, 2017 by Ashley Carney, Karina Gomez, Juliet Olsen, Sara Wagner, Karina Gomez, | Course Reviews

As seniors in Chapman University’s Strategic and Corporate Communication major, we’d like to share with you one of our favorite course throughout our time as an SCC major. Below, you can read our reflections using a style similar to “Rate my Professor” where we share our personal opinions and experiences in the class Fundamentals of


SoC Grad Entrepreneur Helps Small Businesses Grow

November 10, 2017 by | Alumni

Tim Seavey (’15) took the time to share his reflections on his undergraduate experience in the School of Communication, and offers advice for current students looking to launch their careers post-grad! Tell us about your work. I co-own Vizolutions – a website development, search engine optimization business based in Newport Beach that specializes in helping


54 Hours of Non-Stop Creative Energy!

November 3, 2017 by | Students

The best and only way to describe Forge54 is as a complete and total whirlwind. Tasked with creating an entirely new marketing plan and advertising campaign for a local nonprofit– the Ocean Institute (OI) in Dana Point– seemed like an easy feat with the Forgers of 2017. Surrounded by creative individuals inspired to give back


SCC 400 and the Rethink Campaign

October 31, 2017 by Heather Matley and Tessa King | Course Reviews

SCC 400 and the Rethink Campaign By Heather Matley, Carolyn Crosby, and Tessa King. The semester long course SCC 400, or Message Design II, works to instill effective message implementation skills in students by giving them the chance to design and implement a campaign under expert supervision. Students  are able to gain first hand marketing experience while applying


The Theory of Buying a Flamingo

October 27, 2017 by Carolyn Devan, Brooke Francis, Hannah Klinedinst | Course Reviews

by Carolyn Devan, Brooke Francis, Hannah Klinedinst What if I told you I had the background knowledge to persuade you to buy a flamingo? Well, I may just be able to with the help of my little friend, Theory of Planned Behavior. Looking at your behavior, normative, and control beliefs I can ideally predict and


From Student to Teacher

October 18, 2017 by | Alumni

Some students never leave school, like all of your professors! Read about Chapman alum Brett Robertson’s experience transitioning from student to teacher post-graduation at the University of Texas at Austin.    Tell us about what you are currently doing. I am currently a Ph.D. student and Instructor of Communication Studies at The University of Texas

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