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Alum Adam Daniel Martinez on Remyth: A Postmodernist Ritual

September 27, 2021 by David Krausman | News

Adam Daniel Martinez (MA English/MFA Creative Writing ‘14) recently published a collection of poetry, Remyth: A Postmodernist Ritual. A first-generation Chicano college student, Martinez co-founded Pour Vida, a digital literary zine, while a student in Wilkinson College of Arts, Humanities, and Social Sciences. Martinez has written and performed music for over 15 years and currently

Career Corner: Wilkinson Graduates are Career Ready

July 29, 2021 by Erin Berthon | News

Congratulations to the graduating class of 2020 and 2021, and welcome to the Wilkinson Alumni community, where connections and networking are more important than ever. I love when alumni reach out to me to share their success stories and take the time to talk with me about their experience as a Wilkinson College student. Grace

A Talk from Alumni Michael Wong

May 17, 2021 by Marrissa Childs (’21 MFA) | News

As the school year draws to an end we, future graduates, wonder what we are supposed to do with the skills learned to earn our degrees. This was the opportunity for Michael Wong, a 2015 Chapman alum with a degree in Creative Writing in Wilkinson College and CEO and co-founder of Peeka VR, a literary

Career Corner: Alumna Kira King Looks to Wilkinson for Growth and Inspiration

March 25, 2021 by Erin Berthon | Alumni

In January 2020, I received a phone call from alumna, Kira King, seeking career advice about changing from a career in entertainment finance to one as a writer. She had a knack for numbers, but storytelling was her passion. My first piece of advice was not to quit your job. I encouraged her to explore

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

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

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