Category - Class Notes

Game Changer: Jean-Eric Khalife ’08

At age 3, Jean-Eric Khalife ’08 spent hours playing Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles on his friend’s Nintendo. Even then, he was preparing for the professional life he now leads. These days, Khalife...

Top Cop: Laura Farinella ’86

Laura Farinella ’86 has been on the job as Laguna Beach’s first woman police chief just since March, but her personal “road show” is quickly educating her about this artsy...

Head of the Class: Gregory Franklin (M.A. '91)

An educator who first dreamed of becoming a football coach has now scored a high-profile award as a school district administrator. Gregory Franklin (M.A. ’91) was named 2014 California...

Focus on Diversity: Cruz Medina (M.A./MFA ’08)

Cruz Medina (M.A./MFA ’08) has developed an appreciation for California’s diversity awareness. “I had the benefit of growing up in a progressive state in schools that...

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Sky High: Eliana Moreno ’10

Eliana Moreno ’10 didn’t envision herself hovering over millions of Southern Californians, but at age 11 she already knew she wanted to be a TV news reporter. The bird’s-eye view is just a perk of the job. Since...

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Class Notes: Spring 2015

This story appeared in the spring 2015 issue of Chapman Magazine 1970s Tina Costantino-Lane, B.A. multiple subjects ’77, graduated from the doctoral program in educational leadership at Azusa Pacific University and...

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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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Class Notes: Winter 2014

Class Notes from the winter 2014 Chapman Magazine.

Class Notes: Fall 2013

Submit a Class Note. 1960s Don Barrett, B.A. communication ’64, was hired to take over the Orange County Register’s radio column for the late Gary Lycan. 1970s Charles E. “Chuck” Bailey, M.A. education ’77...