Category - Alumni

Her First Home Was in North Morlan – For Jasmine Johnson ’15, memories of a childhood full of transient housing drive her to champion protections for at-risk youth. For Jasmine Johnson ’15, memories of a childhood full of transient housing drive her to champion protections for at-risk youth.

It’s often in the supermarket checkout line when Jasmine Johnson ’15 is filled with memories of growing up as a homeless child. She looks down at the cart with the $5 carton of ice cream and the $4 wedge of cheese and...

Priceless Support

For Reza Ghaffari (MBA ’80), Chapman has been his home away from home since 1977, when he came to the University from Iran to pursue his MBA. Ghaffari had planned to get his graduate degree and return to Tehran, where a...

Olympic Training

Think of Kelli Stavast ‘02 before you complain about the temperature in your cubicle. She spent two weeks as an NBC broadcaster at the blisteringly cold Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang, South Korea. Stavast’s true...

Her Career is a Kick

Performing with the Radio City Rockettes requires a pace that would sink most dancers. But to Natalie Reid ’08, it’s part of the privilege of performing with the iconic troupe, including in the Radio City Music Hall...

Remaking Lotería

Often called Mexican Bingo, Lotería actually has roots that extend to 15th century Europe. No wonder, then, that Mike Alfaro ’10 thought it was time to update the images on the game’s iconic cards. Some of the old...

Plugged into Magic

Mike Lee ’13 grew up in Southern California loving the “spectacle of theatre.” His grandmother and sister were actresses in community theatre. In addition, he’d watch theatrical shows at Disneyland wondering how the...