Mercedes Martinez, President of the Federation of Puerto Rican Teachers (FMPR), spoke recently at Attallah College’s Centro Comunitario de Educación. In addition to detailing current events, she gave a short history of the FMPR’s many year struggle to prevent the closure of community schools and its fight against the privatization of public schools. Due to
In late September, the Librería Martinez de Chapman University (LMdeCU) Teen Mentoring Program added a new element to its role in supporting high school youth in Santa Ana. In partnership with the Orange County Congregation Community Organization, the LMdeCU Mentoring Program worked with nine mentees from Santa Ana High School during the summer to plan
On December 11th from 6-8 pm, at Libreria Martinez de Chapman University we will be hosting a special book signing with Puerto Rican celebrity author, Giselle Blondet, who wrote her new book entitled, “Tengo 50, y qué?” (I’m 50, So What?). As a popular on-air personality, Giselle Blondet co-hosted “DESPIERTA AMERICA” (Wake up, America) a Spanish language morning news and entertainment program for the Univision Network for many years. Giselle Blondet has played the lead, co-starred or guest-starred in more than 22 well-known Spanish-language dramas series such as “Morelia,” “Pasión de Vivir” (Passion to Live) and “Pacto de Amor” (Pact of Love), among others.
On June 24th, Dr. Anaida Colon -Muniz, Dr. and Dr. Suzanne SooHoo, of the College of Educational Studies Faculty, visited the National University for Distance Education in Madrid, Spain (Universidad Nacional de Educacion a Distancia- no affiliation with National Univ. in U.S. ) on a wonderful field trip arranged by Lidia Losada. Lidia is a faculty member at that university who had a courtesy international appointment at Chapman last fall and wanted to welcome us to her campus, introduce us to her deans and colleagues and give Chapman faculty and students on our travel course a tour to several of their facilities.
Associate Professor Anaida Colón-Muñiz, Ed.D has been selected for the 2012 Carter Goodwin Woodson Service Award through the National Association for Multicultural Education (NAME). On Friday, November 30, 2012 at the association’s President’s Banquet, Dr. Colón-Muñiz in Philadelphia, PA, will be recognized for her lifelong contributions to the field of multicultural education by