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Alumni

  

Exploring the Intersection of Faith and Environmental Advocacy

January 7, 2021 by Monroe Roush | News

Tami Chipeco ‘18 studied Environmental Science and Policy as an undergraduate. Following graduation, she took the opportunity to explore the intersection of her faith and environmental advocacy as the Ecological Discipleship Coordinator for InterVarsity Christian Fellowship. This national Christian non-profit organization connects students on college campuses to empower and equip them to lead Bible studies,

Career Corner Wilkinson Alumni Combines Degree and Passion to Make His Dream into a Career

December 17, 2020 by Erin Berthon | News

I recently came across an article, The Greatest Collection, highlighting Wilkinson College alumnus Jeffrey Griffith (’11, BA History, BS Business Administration) and I became instantly intrigued by his story. I wanted to know more about how his college degree, along with his hobby as a hockey card enthusiast, led him to be the successful author

Mentorship as Medicine: Interview with Julia Walton (MFA ‘16)

November 23, 2020 by Marrissa Childs, MFA Graduate Student, ‘21 | News

I recently had the opportunity to speak openly with some of my first-year MFA in Creative Writing peers about their concerns for the future. While they were pleased and excited with their choice to undertake this educational journey, some were still terrified by the business-side of being a writer. As novice writers, we are so

How Two Chapman Humanities Grads Landed Writing Jobs on ABC’s ‘Black-ish’ For Graham Towers ‘08 (MA/MFA ‘12) and Ben Deeb ‘09, diverse journeys lead to insight and opportunity.

November 4, 2020 by Dennis Arp | News

It all started with short films starring cartoon animals. While their film school peers in a Visual Storytelling course were crafting sensitive tales full of dream sequences and dark storylines, Graham Towers ‘08 (MA/MFA ‘12) and Ben Deeb ‘09 were amusing each other with their comedic stories. One of their films was about a sentient

Career Corner Improving Gender Equality in the Workplace 

October 30, 2020 by Erin Berthon | News

I was once told to always remove my wedding ring before going into an interview, so I wouldn’t be pre-judged for having a family and the job being affected. This stereotype is proof that women still have to think about these types of inequalities.  Recently I was asked to speak on a panel, Women in

Career Corner Meet Alumni, Tyler Park, Art Gallery Owner

September 28, 2020 by Erin Berthon | News

Tyler Park (‘12), who graduated with a B.F.A in Studio Art, made a lifelong dream come true when he opened his very own gallery, Tyler Park Presents, in Silverlake, California. Park grew up in Murrieta, just outside of Temecula. At a young age, he became interested in art and spent a lot of his time

Career Corner Meet Alumna Alana Routé, Clinic Operations Manager at Scripps Health

June 22, 2020 by Erin Berthon | News

I recently sat down to talk with Dr. Alana Routé (’07) about her career journey. During our conversation, I recognized the importance of sharing her story and words of encouragement with Wilkinson students. It is also important to emphasize, as a career advisor, all the different options you have available to you with a social

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

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