Category - Alumni

Record Impact

Since childhood, Laurie Sicaeros (MHA ’97) had always wanted to be an orthodontist. She dreamed of attending dental school and was eventually accepted. But before she began her studies, her father passed away and she...

Creative Focus

Sam Tenney, BFA film and television ’02, spends his days overlooking the lush, mountainous lands of the greater Portland, Ore., area – while perched atop a tower crane, camera in hand. Sam is a photographer for...

Stepping Out

After graduating from Chapman University, Genevieve Carson, BFA dance performance ’07, says she started from scratch as she  moved to Los Angeles in pursuit of a dance career. “I had no job, no money and no community...

Course Correction

“I found my calling as an entrepreneur in college when I began to feel the necessity to be in command of my own destiny,” said  Ryan Robinson, B.S. business administration ’12. Now Ryan shares the lessons of his...

Panthers on the Prowl

Alex Popescu, B.A. communications studies ’10 (M.A. leadership development ’18); Paula Pearl, B.A. communications studies ’15 (M.A. leadership development ’18); and Steve Taylor, B.S. accounting and business...

Pup Take

Those faces. Even amid a nursery of newborn  sea lion pups, two stood  out. And then when one flipped its head straight back to get an upside-down view of photographer Tara Salvesen ’19, well, the cuteness vaulted  to a...