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Engaging the World: Leading the Conversation on Ethnic Studies Alumnus Gustavo Arellano

May 11, 2022 by Amy Asmussen | News

Wilkinson College’s Engaging the World: Leading the Conversation on Ethnic Studies, welcomed alumnus Gustavo Arellano (’01, Film, Cinema, and Media Studies), who presented the keynote address at this year’s Education and Ethnic Studies Summit. Arellano, a columnist for the Los Angeles Times and author of Orange County: A Personal History and Taco USA: How Mexican

10 Pieces of Advice that Every Grad Should Know Career Corner

April 26, 2022 by Erin Berthon | News

Graduation is right around the corner! Whether you’re trying to find a job or going to grad school, you all share common feelings; eagerness, excitement, anxiousness, and uncertainty. Here are 10 pieces of advice for you as new graduates to help ease some of your concerns. Know yourself As I have gotten to know the

How to Negotiate Salary for Your First “Real” Job Career Corner

March 23, 2022 by Erin Berthon | Wilkinson College

After graduation, you may just feel happy to have gotten a job and confident that the company or organization will offer you the best salary. This idea can not be more wrong! Knowing how to negotiate salary provides a valuable skill that can help to ensure you are fairly compensated for what you are worth

Wilkinson Graduate Student Wins National Thesis Award

March 8, 2022 by David Krausman | News

We are proud to announce Tryphena Yeboah, MFA ‘21, is the national winner of the 2020-2021 WAGS/ProQuest Distinguished Master’s Thesis and/or Final Master’s Capstone Project Award in the Creative, Visual and Performing Arts category! In her award-winning thesis, “First Light,” Yeboah details her attempt to “let go of the gaze that accompanies the myth and

Career Corner: A Distinguished Career Fighting for Health Equity

February 23, 2022 by Carolyn Holt | News

Every year Chapman recognizes alumni who have succeeded exceptionally in their respective fields. René Bennett (Political Science: International Relations BA ‘05, minor in Economics and Honors) in Wilkinson College of Arts, Humanities, and Social Sciences is the Distinguished Alumni Award recipient for 2021. Bennett, according to Political Science Professor Ronald Steiner,  is “a real role

Career Champion 2022 Career Corner

January 26, 2022 by Erin Berthon | News

  Dr. Ann Gordon, Associate Professor of Political Science in Wilkinson College of Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences, is our 2022 Faculty Career Champion! In addition to teaching classes in Research Design and American Politics, Dr. Gordon is also the Director of the Ludie and David C. Henley Social Sciences Research Laboratory and the Director

Advice for Wilkinson College December Graduates Career Corner

December 13, 2021 by Erin Berthon | News

Graduating early? Sure this is great for the pocketbook, but it forces the new graduate to enter the job search a semester earlier. During the holidays, many companies are not hiring and recruiters are not active. Time to find the bright side and grab a hold of the opportunities that do exist! I suggest getting

Video Resume- A Trending Fad or the Future? Career Corner

November 29, 2021 by Erin Berthon | News

For the majority of students and alumni out there, a video resume seems like a scary prospect. For those who find the job hunt exhausting and are yearning for a new way to stand out, a video resume may be the most creative way yet. The concept of a video resume recently attracted the attention

Alum Taylor Hein: Disability Rights Change-maker  

November 11, 2021 by Talisa Flores | English

Taylor Hein (‘21, English B.A.; Disability Studies and Holocaust History minor ‘21) recently received a law fellowship with The Coelho Center for Disability Law, Policy & Innovation at Loyola University The center strives to “strengthen the pathway into law school for students with disabilities” so that representation of the disability community is felt at every

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