Nearly 40 excited 5th and 6th graders visited Chapman University this week for a jam-packed tour of all the university has to offer. Faculty, students, and staff from all over campus collaborated to give the kids a sampling of Chapman film, science, sports, college life, and more. The field trip on April 18 was the
Anne Steketee began at Chapman as a PhD student in the fall of 2016. Before she began her first semester, she interviewed with Dr. Kim Padulo for a position as a graduate teaching assistant. She is currently in the sixth semester of teaching IES 303: Education through Life Transitions. Describe your professional background within education.
The Attallah College of Educational Studies recently held its Fall 2017 Integrated Educational Studies (IES) Senior Symposium. The Senior Symposium is the capstone event where IES students present the results of a year-long effort involving coursework, research, and on-site investigations and fieldwork. Across two semester-long courses, students choose and investigate a topic of interest, learning
Samantha Barnes ’17 is currently pursuing a career in education through the Teach for America program. She is placed as a kindergarten teacher in Nashville, Tennessee, and has a classroom full of 20 five and six year olds, whom she adores. Samantha spoke with the Attallah College Undergraduate Student Newsletter about her exciting new job,
As the Spring semester drew to a close this year, the Office of Undergraduate Research and Creative Activity held its Spring Chapman University Student Research Day. The day was filled with poster presentations by junior researchers from all fields and a keynote presentation by Robert Akscyn, Founder and President of Knowledge Systems. Among the researchers
After a semester of hard work, Chapman University’s College of Educational Studies’ future teachers and Yorba Academy of the Arts Middle School’s Journalism students were able to celebrate their writing with a publishing party. This collaboration was part of the fieldwork for Dr. Noah Asher Golden’s spring Integrated Educational Studies 412: Teaching of Writing K-12
For many high school graduates, going away to college can be daunting. But for first-generation students such as Glenda Vargas, of Mountain View, the leap was much more formidable. “It was super scary,” said Vargas, 20, now a junior at Chapman University in Orange County. “When my mom calls and I try
When it came time to transfer to a 4-year University form my community college, I had a lot of options. I had gotten into most of the schools I had applied to, but Chapman really spoke to me. It was not only the perfect Southern California weather, the beautiful campus, and the small class sizes,