Category - Alumni

Gratitude as a Payable

A passion for learning and gratitude for support have guided Sabrina Landa ’06 throughout her educational and professional life. And now that she’s balancing work, study and teaching, she has advice for students.

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A New Game Plan

Football was his game, and he thought it would be his future. He was a senior at a powerhouse high school, and serious college football scholarships were on the horizon. Then one day it all ripped apart. During recovery...

Making a world of difference in communications career

Anna Romiti ’01 knew she wanted to make a world of difference in her career. Now, as president of California-based communications agency Reveille, the spirit of global citizenship that Romiti developed while a student...

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Class Notes: Spring 2014

This story appeared in the spring 2014 issue of Chapman Magazine. 1980s Melinda (Blake) Bolognese, B.A. communications ’89, and husband Rob created a series of children’s e-books, Roaming with the Romans. The first book...

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‘Dear White People’ is a breakout success for Justin Simien ’05

Justin Simien ’05 describes the success of "Dear White People," which won the Special Jury Prize for Breakthrough Talent at this year’s Sundance Film Festival and was recently acquired by Lionsgate and Roadside...

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Veiled Voices of Justice

For two Afghan champions of women’s rights, the transition to life at Chapman is nothing compared with the challenge of transforming a culture.

Chapman alumna starts premium basics clothing line

Talia Hancock ’10 is living the dream of many creative entrepreneurs, even though she’s not entirely sure how she got here. “It just kind of worked out,” she says of her success as the creator of a clothing line of...

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Class Notes: Winter 2014

Class Notes from the winter 2014 Chapman Magazine.

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Temianka leaves legacy at Chapman’s Hall-Musco Conservatory of Music

Renowned musician Henri Temianka blazed a musical trail, and now his legacy lives on at Chapman.

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Chapman alumna makes a career of perpetually circling the globe

A career in the travel industry has taken Karyn Planett ’70 and her husband, Geoff Thompson, to places where “the beauty sucks the breath right out of you,” she says.