Category - Campus Life

New HR Vice President Invites the Campus to ‘Start a Conversation’ Forums

Two things in particular attracted Brian Powell to become Chapman University’s new vice president and chief human resources officer – the unique energy and determination that was apparent to him when he visited. “This...

From Choral Campers to Counselors Inspired by mentors, many choral campers return to Chapman to help lead the next generation in song.

They arrive as teenagers, just beginning to find their voices. But many of the high school students who have flocked to campus the last seven summers for the Chapman University Choral Music Camp return, again and again...

Students Offer Tech Help to Senior Citizens Fraternity member creates Orange Senior Center program.

A device like a smartphone, a tablet or a laptop can unlock the world. It also can sit useless in a drawer. Or frustrate to no end. Technological gadgets can be especially confounding to older people born long before...

Going Above and Beyond Chapman shines a spotlight on exemplary staff at annual awards ceremony

“There’s just something special about this place. It feels like home.” It’s a sentiment we hear time and again from Chapman University students and alumni, but it’s also a common refrain from the staff members...

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Enjoy Summer, Chapman Style Get Ready for Staff Summit, Community of Readers and More

There may be fewer students on campus, but there’s still plenty of campus life afoot. Here are a few seasonal suggestions for staff and faculty to enjoy this summer. Check out the Chapman Staff Art Exhibition in the...

Revisit Chapman University’s Commencement Weekend and Celebrate the Class of 2018

Chapman University celebrated Commencement Weekend 2018 with fireworks, celebrations, a champagne toast and a Closing Convocation that featured television writer and comedian Larry Wilmore. Revisit the excitement on the...

Justin Simien ’05 Tells Soon-to-Be Chapman Grads the ‘World is Waiting to Hear from You’

Filmmaker Justin Simien ’05 isn’t one to ignore the elephant in the room. “Dear White People,” his acclaimed feature film and Netflix series by the same name, takes a satirical but unblinking look at racial and cultural...

Senior Gifts Remarkable graduates leave their mark at Chapman.

They aided the sick. Opened doors of communication. Helped the homeless. Students aren’t the only ones changed by the Chapman University experience. Chapman, and the world beyond, is different for their having...

Calling All Student Artists! This Grateful Dead T-shirt contest is just for you.

Chapman University students of all majors are invited to design a T-shirt combining Chapman University and Grateful Dead graphics and images. Designs should pay tribute to vintage rock concert shirts, blending Grateful...

The spotlight is on student achievement at the 2018 Campus Leadership Awards Paige N. Gulley named 2018 Cheverton Award winner

She wrote three thesis papers—two in English and one in French. Her research focuses on the politicization of language. She is described as having fundamental conviction “that we should always behave so as to treat with...