Category - Alumni Features

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Clinic of Smiles

Sean Vreeburg '09 (M.S. '10) led this team from the USC Dental Humanitarian Outreach Program (DHOP) to the Mathare slums in Nairobi, Kenya. As co-manager of the trip, Vreeburg helped put 51 dental professionals and...

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Matt Jekowsky ’12: Production Assistant for Betty White

Matt Jekowsky '12 applies the skills he developed at Dodge College to his job as production assistant for NBC's "Betty White's Off Their Rockers."

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Former Marine Philip A. Quigley ’13 Prepares for a Career in Government

Philip A. Quigley '13 is preparing for a career in government, helping to shape American policies on threat management and emergency preparedness.

Panther in the House: Loretta Sanchez ’82

WEB EXCLUSIVE: #ChapmanStories video.From her upset victory in 1996 to her current senior status, U.S. Rep. Loretta Sanchez ’82 pursues her passions for security on home soil, equality for women in the military and a...

Taking Flight

Roger Craig Smith '04 lands dream role as voice actor in Disney's Planes, combining passions for aviation and all things Disney.

Bringing Many to the Table

Karen Haren ’71 says it was her comprehensive education in economics that prepared her for a career running award-winning Harvesters Community Food Network, one of the largest food banks in the Midwest.

Instrument of Change

Michael Hudson-Medina ’00 co-founded the Boyle Heights Youth Orchestra to share his knowledge and passion for music with children who might never have had the opportunity to pick up an instrument.

Breaking News at the Break of Day

My favorite part of the job is the unpredictability,” says Samantha Cortese ’11, TV news reporter in Palm Springs for KESQ (ABC) and CBS Local 2 from 5 to 7 a.m. weekdays. “I get to watch news happen right in front of...

Teaching Exploration

John H. Wood ’77 is one cool teacher. You won’t find any disagreement about this among his students at Talbert Middle School in Fountain Valley, Calif. After all, they’ve watched him teach his science class by Skype...