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College of Educational Studies


Thompson Policy Institute to host 2nd Annual DisAbility Summit Event is free and open to the public

April 13, 2017 by | Science, Health and Education

Chapman University is hosting its 2nd Annual DisAbility Summit on Tuesday, May 2. This half-day event features experts in the fields of children and young adults with disabilities. Hosted by Chapman’s Thompson Policy Institute on Disability and Autism the summit takes place from 9 a.m. to noon in Chapman’s Musco Center for the Arts. The

Beyond the business card: Showcasing the power of the Chapman network Alumni from every facet of the entertainment industry meet, mingle and connect

April 7, 2017 by | Campus Life

When you think of an industry meet-and-greet event, you probably conjure up images of pressed suits, nervously guarded business cards and carefully thought-out pitches. Sweaty handshakes and sparse—or at least less-than-stellar—food. Sounds horrible. So, scrap that. Instead, picture a breezy, coastal-rustic party patio in Santa Monica buzzing with the overtones of hundreds of excited conversations.

The perks of servant leadership explained, Starbucks style

February 7, 2017 by | Arts and Culture

As the founding president of Starbucks International, Howard Behar excelled as one of those unconventional executives who dared to do things differently. But he almost killed that spirit with a bad case of self-doubt. Speaking to a crowd of Chapman University students, Behar recounted how as a young executive at a furniture rental company he

Dr. Ruben Martinez honored by Kiwanis Santa Ana

September 1, 2016 by | Campus Life

Presidential fellow Rueben Martinez, a longtime friend of Chapman University and much-beloved local community figure, has been awarded the Golden Rule Award by the Kiwanis Club of Santa Ana. Martinez founded the Libreria Martinez in downtown Santa Ana. The Spanish-language bookstore, which is now the Centro Comunitario de Educación, serves as a cultural and education hub

Struppa to be honored at Padres Unidos event, August 13

July 29, 2016 by | Campus Life

Padres Unidos — the grassroots Santa Ana-based nonprofit organization dedicated to serving low-income Hispanic families in Orange County through a variety of child, youth and family services – will honor Chapman Chancellor and President-Designate Daniele Struppa, Ph.D., with their Community Partner Award at a “Celebrating Our Partners” fiesta and luncheon on August 13.  The event

Padres Unidos Celebration Graduation is a family affair for parents and preschoolers at Chapman University's Centro Comunitario de Educación

May 10, 2016 by | Arts and Culture

It’s graduation month not only for the seniors at Chapman University but also for the parents and preschoolers of the Padres Unidos program at the Centro Comunitario de Educación (Community Education Center), a Chapman facility in downtown Santa Ana. While initially focusing on providing parents with classes about child care and other subjects in

CES shines at national conference with new journal debut and presentations

April 29, 2016 by | Science, Health and Education

The inaugural issue of a collaborative publication between the College of Educational Studies and Peter Lang Publishers was unveiled at the conference of The American Educational Research Association (AERA) in April. The Radical Imagine-Nation is a national journal designed to foster conversation about the direction of social justice in education. Its formal launch at

Not the last we’ll hear of this Gates Millennium Scholar 'Last Words' film thesis by Keegan Mullin '16 among Chapman films to screen at Newport Beach Film Festival

April 15, 2016 by | Arts and Culture

Chapman University student Keegan Mullin ’16 was a senior in high school when he heard about this big-deal scholarship that would pay for his college education. Unfortunately, he learned of it three days before the cutoff date, and the application required essay responses to a dozen questions. Fortunately, he plowed in anyway, even forgoing sleep