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.
In celebration of Black History Month we’ve curated a list of black-owned businesses – including those owned by Chapman students, local organizations, and employers hiring – to get to know and continue to support once February comes to a close. Black Student Gigs to Support at Chapman University Angelique Francis ‘22 Graphic Designer Angelique is
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
Mariachi is a beloved musical tradition, the cheerful music that marks celebrations ranging from birthdays to weddings throughout Mexico and the American Southwest. But for Chapman University students Erandi Sanchez ’22 and Lino Sanchez ’25, it is also family, life and heritage. In addition to their classical music training, the sister and brother have studied
As a student at Chapman University, Maya Yesharim (BA ’21 and MA ’22) discovered a passion for building community while undertaking fieldwork in local Orange County schools. While still an undergraduate, Maya founded Students Help Students, a tutoring company that allows her to utilize her teaching experience while giving back to the community. While pursuing
In October, more than 50 members of Chapman’s Gamma Phi Beta sorority turned out to support Love Orange Day, an annual day of service that brings businesses, families and individuals together to give back to the community. “Events like this align perfectly with our organization’s focus on philanthropic spirit and community service,” says Kassandra Sopko
This semester, students in Chapman’s Integrated Educational Studies (IES) program had the opportunity to work as philanthropists thanks to the Panther Experiential Philanthropy Project, or PEPP. PEPP is an innovative new program at Chapman University aiming to connect students to community problems, needs, and local solutions. By providing classes grants of up to $2,000, students become