Chapman Welcomes ‘An Amazing First-Year Class’ New arrivals are celebrated for selectivity and outstanding accomplishments that earned them a place at Chapman.

August 22, 2018 by | Campus Life

Chapman University’s Class of 2022 arrived on campus this week, toting not just dorm gear and abundant enthusiasm for the adventure ahead but a variety of backgrounds, viewpoints and an already-impressive resume of accomplishments. “You are part of an amazing first-year class,” Provost Glenn Pfeiffer, Ph.D., said in his welcoming remarks delivered at Tuesday’s Opening


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