Fireworks Notice for Tuesday, August 21

August 7, 2018 by | Updates

On Tuesday, August 21, Chapman University will host an Opening Convocation Ceremony to mark the beginning of the 2018-19 academic year. A short pyrotechnic display will be held at the conclusion of the ceremony at approximately 8 p.m. Pyro Spectaculars by Souza is producing the event and is working with the City of Orange to


Students Offer Free Tech Help at Orange Senior Center

July 19, 2018 by | Community

Thanks to a community service program created by Chapman University student Jacob Pace ’20, the Orange Senior Center now offers free tech help from college students for people over the age of 50 during the academic year. “It was all on his own that he did this,” said Katherine Connaghan, executive director of the senior


Chapman Donates $1 Million Chemistry Lab to OUSD

July 18, 2018 by | Community

With the opening of the new Keck Center for Science and Engineering, the modular chemistry lab that was located in a Hashinger Science Center parking lot has a new home: Orange Unified School District. “This extraordinary gift to our students is another example of our community embracing OUSD’s focus on STEM curriculum,” said OUSD Superintendent


Creative Youth Nonprofit Thrives with Help from MFT Program

July 1, 2018 by | Community

Chapman University’s Marriage and Family Therapy program has been a long-time partner with local creative nonprofit The Wooden Floor, an organization that combines dance and education to transform the lives of low-income/at-risk youth in Orange County. MFT students and faculty provide psycho-educational seminars for Wooden Floor students and their parents on topics such as depression,


Chapman Welcomes Youth for Gang Prevention Soccer Camp

May 21, 2018 by | Community

More than 120 local youngsters enjoyed a treat over spring break at Chapman University as participants in the Orange County Gang Reduction Intervention Partnership (OC GRIP) soccer camp held in April. The annual program sponsored by the Orange County District Attorney’s Office is operated with support from local universities and provides select students in grades