On Sunday, September 29th, hundreds of families gathered to experience the magic of books through a number of completely free activities embracing creativity, expression, and above all: reading. The Reading Promise reading festival, hosted by the Orange Elks with support of the Orange Public Library Foundation, invites families from nine Title I schools of Orange
Students, faculty, and staff gathered to experience quite a spectacle on September 18th as over a dozen local businesses and organizations lined the perimeter of Attallah Piazza. The unique booths full of free samples, games, and prizes made the 3rd Annual Merchant’s Day, hosted by Chapman’s Office of Community Relations, an enjoyable time for those
During the spring and summer 2019 Agriculture Outreach program provided hands-on farming experience to 8 Orange High School (OHS) students from the Special Education Department in the class of Mr. Damian Paez. Head of the Agriculture Outreach Program is Assistant Professor of Biological Sciences Hagop Atamian, Ph.D. The goal of this program is to teach
The lights dim. The room grows quiet. The director yells, “Quiet on the set,” as actors take their positions and the camera operator sets up for a medium shot. The scene could be straight from a Hollywood sound stage. Except that in this case, the eyes looking through the lens belong to a 9-year-old student.
What comes to mind if I ask you to picture the word nature? Most of you will conjure an image of an uninhabited forest, a pristine national park, or a remote beach. Very few of you will consider the tree or garden right outside your window. Urban areas, which account for 3 to 5 percent of
Inside the last standing formerly segregated “Mexican school” in Southern California, 21 new Chapman students learned about the past of the community they are joining from members of the Orange Barrio Historical Society. The students who visited the renovated schoolhouse – now owned by the University – were part of the Common Ground track of
Over the weekend of October 11-13, Chapman University will be celebrating its annual Chapman Family Homecoming Celebration. The schedule of events includes the grand opening of the Keck Center for Science and Engineering, distinguished alumni awards, faculty master classes, the annual chili cook-off, homecoming football game, and so much more! Registration and the full event schedule