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Chapman Alumni News - February 2014

After a quiet month or two, we’re excited to welcome students back to campus for the first week of the spring semester. The Chapman community is already buzzing with excitement. Read on to find out what’s on the horizon for Chapman alumni, mark your calendars for some upcoming events, take advantage of our special Valentine’s Day edition of Benefit of the Month and more.

Class Notes and Alumni News

  • Rebecca Hall ’96 is the founder of Idea Hall, an integrated marketing firm. Read more »
  • Chris Marshall ’08 was interviewed by Lacrosse All Stars about his career as a broadcaster for The Lacrosse Network. Read more »
  • Jessica Pauletto ’11 has been granted dual citizenship in Italy and is teaching English in Carpi, Italy. She is also a columnist for a local newspaper, writing about her experiences as an American in an Italian town.
  • Joey Halegua ’10 created Gutter Films, a B-movie/cult film series in Miami. Gutter Films has shown more than 40 films and has plans to team up with a local drive-in theater.

Want to be featured here, on the Alumni Blog and Twitter, or in Chapman Magazine?  Submit a class note online »

Save the Date: Greek Skit Alumni Pre-Show Reception and Watch Party

Calling all Greek alumni! Let’s take some time to reminisce about our glory days on the big stage at Memorial Hall and make some new memories at the annual Greek Skit Alumni Pre-Show Reception.

Join us for appetizers, beer and wine and cheer on your active brothers and sisters. Your ticket includes admission to the show in Memorial Hall, but you also have the option of staying at the reception and watching it on live streaming TVs.

Greek Skit Alumni Pre-Show Reception and Watch Party
Friday, April 4, 2014
4:30 - 6:30 p.m.

Tickets are $20 each, a portion of which will be donated to the Greek Endowment Scholarship Fund. Advance ticket purchase is required—no tickets will be sold at the door and there are a limited number of tickets available.

Tickets will go on sale at 8 a.m. (PST) on Wednesday, February 19. The link to purchase tickets will be posted on the Chapman Alumni Facebook page. When they're gone, they're gone; don’t miss the show everyone will be talking about!

One Chapman Family: Many #ChapmanStories

Have you visited the Chapman University homepage recently? Last week, Chapman launched a website update and gave the homepage a major facelift.

Learn more about the new homepage and its features on the Happenings blog »

Admitted Student Receptions: Coming to a City Near You

Admitted Student Receptions give students who have been accepted to Chapman University, but have yet to commit, a final opportunity to learn about Chapman. The Office of Admissions is looking for alumni who'd like to attend an event and help show these prospective students what Chapman is all about.

  • Friday, March 28: New York
  • Saturday, March 29: Chicago
  • Monday, March 31: Phoenix
  • Wednesday, April 2: Dallas
  • Saturday, April 5: Denver
  • Monday, April 7: Seattle
  • Tuesday, April 8: Portland
  • Wednesday, April 9: East Bay Area
  • Thursday, April 10: South Bay Area
  • Sunday April 13: Honolulu

More details (including times and exact locations) are coming soon.

If you are interested in attending an event in your region, please contact Courtney (Heard) Prouty '11, publications, communications and events coordinator.

Alumni Featured on Chapman Blogs

Have you explored the Chapman University Blogroll lately? Alumni like Justin Simien '05, Mariana Flynn '02, Matt Jekowsky '12 and Rich Coury '94 (MPT '96) are being featured across the Chapman blogosphere! 

Check out our Alumni Blog Post Round-Up to see what your fellow Panther grads have been up to »

Benefit of the Month: Valentine's Day Edition

This Valentine's Day, treat that special someone (or yourself!) with a bouquet of roses. Show your alumni ID card or mention the alumni discount and receive 25% off one dozen roses at The Dizzy Daisy. The Dizzy Daisy is a full service florist that specializes in creating unique and fabulous floral arrangements for every budget. They deliver anywhere in Orange County.

Complimentary use of the flower shop (292 S. Tustin St., Orange, CA, 92866) is also available to Chapman alumni for private meetings and events. Call the store at 714-289-1123 for more information.

Learn more about the many benefits and resources available to you as a Chapman graduate »

Recruit L.A. Career Expo

Chapman University is proud to participate in Recruit L.A., a job expo exclusively for alumni. As a registered guest, you will have the opportunity to meet face-to-face with over 100 companies that are looking to fill positions in their organization.

Recruit L.A.
Thursday, March 20, 2014 
10 a.m. – 2:30 p.m.
University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA

Learn more about the event and register »

Join President Doti for his annual State of the University Address

Celebrate Chapman University’s recent achievements and get a glimpse of what's in store for the future. President Doti’s address will include a multimedia presentation discussing the current state of the university, an update on significant recent accomplishments and news about the latest initiatives. 

State of the University Address
Friday, February 21, 2014
11 a.m.
Chapman Auditorium, Memorial Hall