When Action in Africa opened a new community center in Nakuwadde, Uganda, in January 2015, it was an important milestone for the nonprofit and its young executive director, Sarah Nininger ’13. Still, the center’s success was not at all certain. The floors were still caked with mud from construction, and there were no doors or
Teaching, school counseling, speech pathology, education research, and nonprofit leadership—these are some of the many careers that top students in the Attallah College of Educational Studies intend on pursuing. This fall, Chapman University’s Chi Beta Chapter of Kappa Delta Pi was honored to welcome and celebrate its new initiates as well as its new chapter
The Attallah College of Educational Studies is pleased to announce the 2019–2020 Attallah Undergraduate Leadership Council! We thank all the applicants for their time and interest in the council. Students who have been selected to be members of the council will serve as leaders and ambassadors for Attallah College. The purpose of the student-led Attallah
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
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,
An Attallah College lecturer and student teamed up to present at the recent National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) conference in Newport Beach. Chapman University students presenting at conferences may be commonplace, but this presentation was special for several reasons. Integrated Educational Studies senior Madison Spiegel had never presented at a conference before. She had
College of Educational Studies staff, faculty, students, friends and family gathered Friday evening May 12 to celebrate the accomplishments of IES graduating seniors. The annual awards ceremony was held one week before the students cross the stage to receive their diplomas. As all of our graduating seniors are well aware, the IES major has five
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
Dr. Samura’s current research focuses on space and race, and she is engaged in two research projects.
The first project, draws on archival research and visual methodology to offer an updated framework for thinking about and understanding what it means to be Asian American in the 21st Century, and to provide greater insight into the role of higher education in individual and collective racial transformations. Her second project draws on spatial approaches to examine university-community partnerships in Southern California.