Chapman Staff Member Named Recipient of Philanthropy Award

August 9, 2018 by | Campus Life

Linda Padilla-Smyth sits behind her desk beaming as she holds a new award in her hand. Chapman University’s director of Real Estate and Property Management explains how she was secretly nominated for a real estate organization’s Philanthropy Award by her coworker. Shocked to receive an email stating that she was chosen, she recently flew to


From Choral Campers to Counselors Inspired by mentors, many choral campers return to Chapman to help lead the next generation in song.

June 29, 2018 by | Campus Life

They arrive as teenagers, just beginning to find their voices. But many of the high school students who have flocked to campus the last seven summers for the Chapman University Choral Music Camp return, again and again. Some eventually become Chapman students, camp counselors and instructors, or even continue guiding young campers as Chapman graduates. “I


Senior Gifts Remarkable graduates leave their mark at Chapman.

May 11, 2018 by | Campus Life

They aided the sick. Opened doors of communication. Helped the homeless. Students aren’t the only ones changed by the Chapman University experience. Chapman, and the world beyond, is different for their having been here. Each of the 2,300 undergraduates receiving degrees in this year’s 2018 Commencement brought unique gifts and growth to the life of