In many ways Andrew Vo ’15 and Jasmine Johnson ’15 are typical Chapman University students, just two of the happy 2,393 graduates who will receive diplomas during Commencement 2015. They worked hard in high school to make their way to Chapman, led clubs, performed community service, pushed themselves to take on extra majors and have
Chapman students Megan Abba, Melissa Cano and Wes Rapaport won $1,000, $500 and $300 scholarships in the College Journalism Scholarship competition awards from the Orange County Press Club. Jean O. Pasco and Bill Rams comprise the press club scholarship selection committee. Cornerstone Communications contributed $1,000, an anonymous donor contributed $250 and additional scholarship funds were
Chapman University’s elite Wang-Fradkin Professorships were awarded to professors from Schmid College of Science and Technology at the 20th Annual Chapman University Faculty Honors Convocation, held Friday in the George H.W. Bush Conference Center. Receiving the Senior Wang-Fradkin Professorship was Hesham El-Askary, Ph.D., associate professor and director of Hazards, Global and Environmental Change and Computational
Friends and colleagues of Dave Currey gathered in the Marv Meyer Faculty Athenaeum on May 13 to reminisce and bid a fond farewell to the retiring athletic director, who has served Chapman University for 25 years. Chancellor Struppa also announced that in honor of Coach Currey’s retirement, an endowment has been established for the athletic
When Sebastian P. “Paul” Musco and his wife Marybelle saw it for the first time, they were speechless — but only for a moment. “Wow, that’s a big one,” Paul laughed, his arms out as if to embrace it. “Oh, isn’t it just beautiful,” Marybelle exclaimed, pointing at it and laughing with her husband. It
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Peace Studies major Marissa Wong ’15 has been named Chapman University’s 2015 Cheverton Award winner. The announcement was made Friday afternoon at annual Campus Leadership Awards. One of the oldest awards presented by Chapman, the Cheverton Award was established in 1929. The original bronze cup awarded to recipients was a gift of the Class of
A former church undermined by age and termites before it was restored by Chapman University has won a preservation award from the Old Towne Preservation Association. The Spirit of Old Towne Award was awarded to Chapman for the makeover of the former Mennonite Pilgrim Church at 145 W. Sycamore. Built in 1919, the church underwent
Two current Chapman University students and one alumna have been awarded Fulbright U.S. Student Program grants for the 2015-2016 academic year.
To a passing glance, the ceremonial gavel introduced at the May 5 Chapman University Board of Governors meeting might look like any other gavel. However, it comes from the very foundations of Chapman itself — literally. It is made from a salvaged four-by-four of Douglas fir from the original foundation of Wilkinson Hall — the