At a July 6 gala event held at Chapman University, the Orange Chamber of Commerce officially welcomed its 2023-24 Board of Directors. The strategic priorities of the new board include workforce development, government affairs, pursuing innovative partnerships, and continuing to offer the community-building experiences and events that the Chamber is known for. “We listened to
Each semester, students get to experience the joys and challenges of philanthropic giving as part of an innovative educational program at Chapman, the Panther Experiential Philanthropy Project (PEPP). Students enrolled in courses such as IES 103 “Philosophy of Helping” are charged with the task of awarding grants of up to $2,000 to local nonprofit organizations.
Over the summer, Chapman staff members stuff d 100 backpacks full of school supplies that were donated to the El Modena Family Resource Center in Orange (part of the Community Action Partnership of Orange County). They also assembled 80 hygiene kits for Friendly Center in the City of Orange. The stuffing event was part of
According to two reports released by Beacon Economics, an independent economic research firm, Chapman University generates more than $213 million in economic output for the City of Orange annually, and more than $1.1 billion for California. Other significant data from the reports include: $9.8 million in property taxes paid to the City of Orange between
After 17 years at Chapman University, Chief of Public Safety Randy Burba retired on March 1. Burba first came to Chapman in August 2005, and has since become one of the most recognizable faces in the neighborhoods surrounding campus. His contributions to the community are many. He expanded the services provided by creating a Fire
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
In 2021, the Orange Chamber of Commerce celebrates its 100th anniversary as a leader in the business community. Since its establishment in 1921, the Chamber of Commerce has served as a committed resource and advocate for local businesses, advancing common interests within the community and helping to build a strong local economy. Chapman University is