Last weekend, Orange residents and visitors lined the streets for the first Orange May Parade since the pandemic. Hosted by the Orange Chamber of Commerce, the parade featured a procession of vintage cars, bands, dancers, animals and so much more. Various departments at Chapman University participated in the parade, including Community Relations, Chapman Alumni Association,
Have you ever wanted to make a difference in the community but just didn’t have the funds? This semester, Chapman’s Office of Community Relations launched a new program called the Community Involvement Grant. With a simple application, students and student organizations are able to qualify for up to $500 to fund a community service project.
When Blanca Martinez, community assistant at Cambridge Elementary, reached out to the Office of Community Relations to inquire about T-shirt donations for the school’s College T-shirt Mondays, Chapman Community Relations Manager James Gerrard got right to work on making it happen. After acquiring over 100 Chapman tees, Gerrard personally visited Cambridge Elementary to pass them
Caroline Gardner, who will graduate with a degree in history from Chapman University this spring, is currently working as a historical preservation intern for the the City of Orange. The internship is funded by the Anne Siebert Scholarship, an honorarium provided by the Old Towne Preservation Association (OTPA) that supports interns who assist the city’s
Chapman’s Greek community recently raised $18,643 for Meals on Wheels at the Alpha Gam Movie Awards, during which campus organizations make their own renditions of movies that are screened on Burt Williams Mall and ranked by a group of judges. “In the U.S. there are more than 38 million people who are food insecure, and
On Friday, January 21, Chapman Community Relations Manager James Gerrard delivered more than 100 ChapmanU t-shirts to the 5th and 6th graders of Palmyra Elementary in Orange. This all started in December, when Gerrard and his co-workers Alina Sheeran and Grace Larey hosted a booth at the City of Orange’s annual Tree Lighting ceremony. While
Two rising stars from Chapman University were recently named to the Greater Irvine Chamber’s 40 Under 40 List for 2021. The annual list features 40 of Orange County’s most dynamic professionals who are driving innovation and vitality in the region—and beyond. Chapman University’s Vice President of Community Relations Alisa Driscoll was one of the recipients