Author - Stace Dumoski

Twilight at Ernie Chapman Stadium with filled stands

Chapman Family Homecoming Highlights a Weekend of Celebration It was a great weekend at Chapman University as alumni, parents and family returned to campus for fun, festivities and football. Here are some of the high points of the weekend events.

Distinguished Alumni Awards The weekend of celebrations kicked off Friday night with the annual Distinguished Alumni Awards. Over 300 alumni, friends and family gathered on Bert C. Williams Mall to honor a few of...

Karen Wilkinson, Frank Franklin, Cliff Ishigaka seated on stage

Chapman Class of 1969 Looks Back at the Origins of Social Justice During an era of political unrest, Chapman students worked together to create a more welcoming and inclusive campus community.

When members of the Class of 1969 gathered on campus during this year’s Homecoming celebrations to be inducted as the newest members of Chapman’s 50 Year Club, it’s only natural that they indulged in a little nostalgia...

Daniele Struppa poses with guests at Chapman pop-up event

Portland Pop-Up Event for Chapman University Alumni, Parents and Friends

Join us for a cocktail reception highlighting the distinctive people, programs, history and culture of the University through live presentations and interactive stations. Meet University leaders and get caught up on...

Daniele Struppa poses with guests at Chapman pop-up event

Pop-Up Events Bring the Chapman Family Together Across the Country

We’re bringing Chapman to you! Get ready to connect with your Chapman Family at one of our upcoming regional social events.  Network with fellow Panthers while you catch up on all the latest news from campus and enjoy...

Alumni Awards Shine a Spotlight on Chapman’s Best and Brightest Kick off Homecoming Weekend with a special event to honor the achievements of alumni who are making a difference in their communities.

An up-and-coming opera star. A lawyer with the Department of Homeland Security. One of the top financial advisors in the United States. A candidate for the California office of Lieutenant Governor. These are just a few...

April Abeyta on basketball court with ball

Spoiler Alert: Competitive Sports Has a Positive Impact on Women’s Lives Filmmaker April Abeyta ’00 examines how playing college basketball helps women build successful lives in “After the Game.”

Twenty years ago, April Abeyta ’00 wasn’t worried about what challenges she was going to face in her career. She was worried about getting cut from the starting lineup of the women’s basketball team here at Chapman...

Alumni share wisdom as they light the candles of new students.

Alumni Welcome Family Members into the Panther Fold With Candle Lighting Ceremony

“It’s my school … but now it’s your school, too!” On the last night of new student Orientation, parents and family members gathered to welcome the newest Panthers in one of Chapman University’s favorite traditions, the...

Holly Warlick, Carol Jue and two Taiwanese basketball players

Empowering Women On and Off the Basketball Court As a State Department sports envoy to Taiwan, Chapman basketball coach Carol Jue shared a powerful message for women and girls.

It’s typhoon season in Taiwan. Thunder. Lightning. Sheets of water are coming down and the gym is starting to flood. But it takes more than a little rain and wind to stop true basketball fans, especially when there’s a...

Eileen Ki in white evening gown with Miss California crown, sash and scepter

An Unlikely Miss California 2019 Is Here to Make a Difference Eileen Kim ’17 is ready to take on a job that’s more than a crown and sash.

Eileen Kim knew her purpose in life from a young age. The 22-year-old Chapman University alumna, who graduated with a degree in business administration from the Argyros School of Business and Economics, has been talking...

Professor Ian Barnard in front of the Stonewall Inn

50 Years After the Stonewall Riots Chapman professors reflect on Stonewall’s place in the history of LGBTQIA+ activism.

This month, the worldwide LGBTQIA+ community will honor the 50th anniversary of the Stonewall Riots as part of annual Pride celebrations. The historic New York City protest, which began June 28, 1969, and lasted for six...