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Harmon Wilkinson Award Goes To … Mr. Derrell Roberts ’81

May 30, 2017 by | News

Mr. Derrell Roberts (’81) – CEO/Co-Founder Roberts Family Development Center was presented with the Harmon Wilkinson Award for Distinguished Contribution to the Arts, Humanities, or Social Sciences at Wilkinson College’s 2017 Commencement. Congratulations Mr. Roberts! ABOUT THE THE WINNER: In 2001 Derrell Roberts ’81 and wife, Tina, co-founded the Roberts Family Development Center (RFDC) located

Tips and Tricks For Finding a Job

May 10, 2017 by Shoshana Feld-Sobol | News

Shoshana Feld-Sobol Strategic and Corporate Communication (’17) With just a few weeks left until graduation, the students in the Class of 2017 find themselves in one of two categories: employed or unemployed. While there are many good reasons for post-graduation unemployment such as grad school, gap year, personal reasons and the likes, many seniors are

Talking to the Other Side Discussing Current Politics in the Classroom

April 21, 2017 by | News

Please join us on Wednesday, May 3rd as Chapman University brings together experts from both sides of the political aisle for a stimulating discussion on the appropriateness of discussing current politics in the classroom, Talking to the Other Side, at 7 p.m. in Chapman’s Beckman Hall Room #404. This event will feature two local professors

Retirement Celebration Dr. Roberta Lessor

April 17, 2017 by | News

You’re invited to attend a retirement celebration honoring Dr. Roberta Lessor – Professor, Wilkinson College of Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences, Department of Sociology; Former Dean of Wilkinson College of Letters and Sciences; Professor, Crean College of Health and Behavioral; Health Sciences and Kinesiology, on Wednesday, April 26 at 4 p.m. in the Marvin W.

Laura Scudder Women’s Studies Scholarship Deadline May 1, 2017

April 5, 2017 by | News

The Laura Scudder Women’s Studies Scholarship is now open! In honor of the inspirational memory and trailblazing contributions of Laura Scudder, the Laura Scudder Scholarship will be awarded to a student demonstrating an interest and commitment to women’s issues, scholarship, and leadership. $5,000 Scholarship for 2017-2018 Application and documents must be submitted by May 1,

International Conference on Divided Global Cities Re-imagining global cities as spaces for exploring hidden stories and voices of marginalized residents

March 21, 2017 by | News

Join us on Friday, April 28 n Argyros Forum 209 for the International Conference on Divided Global Cities, 8:30 a.m. – 7 p.m. This international conference seeks to reimagine global cities, including Los Angeles, that have been divided by colonial histories, race/ethnicity, class, gender, and religion. It explores hidden stories and voices of marginalized groups

Understanding Violent Extremism in the 21st Century March 30

March 3, 2017 by | News

Violent extremism remains a serious social problem across the globe. Since September 11, 2001, there is growing concern in the US about the threat of international terror organizations such as al Qaeda, and, more recently ISIS, while the number of domestic extremist groups has also grown substantially in recent years. As with any pressing social

Women in War and Peace March 7, 2017

February 20, 2017 by | News

Wilkinson College and the MA Program in War and Society present, Women in War and Peace, on Tuesday, March 7, 2017 in the Fish Interfaith Center at 7 p.m. ( official event page ). This interdisciplinary speaker series explores the ways in which the Cultural and Creative Industries (CCI) have enabled women around the