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Community College Pathways Initiative Santiago Canyon College Students Visit Chapman Campus

October 11, 2019 by Cala Gin ’20 | Students

On Friday, October 4, Chapman’s Integrated Educational Studies (IES) program and Transfer Admissions team welcomed students from Santiago Canyon College (SCC) to campus. The participating students are part of SCC’s Pathways to Teaching Program (PTTP), a program designed to promote education to high school and community college students interested in the teaching profession. According to Attallah

Champion of Change High school counselor Beau Menchaca (M.A. ’02) leads a transformation of culture, multiplying the number of students who attend college.

September 26, 2019 by | Community

By his own account, Beau Menchaca (M.A. ’02) grew up a bit of a gypsy, bouncing back and forth between Texas and Mexico. By middle school, his family settled in Mexico, where he completed high school and college. Like so many before him, Menchaca struggled to find his path during his formative years. “In Mexico,

Attallah Convenes New Superintendents and Presidents Advisory Council

September 19, 2019 by | News

As part of an ongoing effort to strengthen its programs and serve its partners more effectively, the Attallah College of Educational Studies held its inaugural Superintendents and Presidents Advisory Council (SPAC) meeting this month. Attallah College Dean Margaret Grogan, Ph.D., explained that this first SPAC meeting was the result of nearly four years of relationship

Learning by Giving Attallah Pilot Project Bridges Graduate Research, Undergraduate Career Training, and Charitable Giving

May 20, 2019 by | News

Alisa Driscoll (MLD ’19) tends to think about the big picture. The current Communications and Operations Manager in Chapman University’s Office of Community Relations graduated this May with a Master of Arts in Leadership Development (MLD) from the Attallah College of Educational Studies. Having spent her career working in community service organizations, she understands the importance

Yorba Middle School Students Visit Chapman as Part of the Yorba-Chapman Writing Project

April 15, 2019 by Katelyn Carbajal '20 | Events

This is the fourth year that Chapman student mentors from Dr. Noah Asher Golden’s IES (Integrated Educational Studies) 412 class are working alongside students from Yorba Academy of the Arts Middle School as part of the Yorba-Chapman Writing Project. For the past couple of months, Chapman student mentors have been visiting Yorba to help students

A Movement to Reshape Education 4th Annual Education and Ethnic Studies Summit

April 5, 2019 by Nicole Williams '20 | Events

On Saturday, April 27, Chapman will be hosting its 4th Annual Education and Ethnic Studies Summit with the theme Ethnic Studies Community Movements: From Resistance to Policy. Featuring a full day of keynote speakers, interactive workshops, performances, and artwork, the summit will explore the power of communities as well as strategies to advance the Ethnic

Stories from the Heart Freedom Writers Event Inspires Chapman Students and Community

March 7, 2019 by Cheryl Baltes and Danielle Konovitch '19 | News

Plagued by loneliness, fear, and self-doubt, 150 cynical teenagers entered a freshman class in Long Beach more than 20 years ago to find a peppy new English teacher, unaware of how that room and that teacher would drastically alter their futures and those of so many others around the globe. Following the LA riots and in

Attallah Student Designs New Logo for Jordan Academy

March 4, 2019 by Gillian Coan '21 and Jane Gore '19 | News

Nicole Williams ’20, a third-year Chapman undergraduate double majoring in Integrated Educational Studies and Psychology and minoring in Spanish, recently collaborated with a local elementary school on the creation of its new logo. This fall, Jordan Academy of Language and Computer Science will be implementing a two-way Spanish immersion program in combination with a computer

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