On Thursday November 16, 2017, Chapman50 held its annual “Serve” event and Holiday party at the Hilbert Museum of California Art at Chapman University. The museum, which opened in 2016, was founded by philanthropists Mark and Janet Hilbert whose collection includes a wide variety of oils and watercolors as well as animation, movie production art and American illustration from 20th century California artists.Read More
Casey Kasprzyk, Chapman 50 Member and Supervising Producer for the CBS Daytime Drama Series, The Bold and the Beautiful, treats viewers to a Behind the Scenes look at creating a very special Halloween themed opening titles.Read More
Chapman50 and Alumni Board of Directors member Adam Coughran ’04 (MA ’10) recently transformed into an educator and entrepreneur following a distinguished career in law enforcement as a police officer.Read More
Chapman50 member Scott Levitt was elected President of the Seal Beach Chamber of Commerce on September 14, 2017. This will be Scott's 6th and final year on the Board of the Seal Beach Chamber of Commerce, where he served as Vice President the past 2 years.Read More
On February 24, 2017, Chapman50 hosted their annual Mentorship Night at Chapman University's Leatherby Center for Entrepreneurship and Business Ethics Launch Labs. The event brought together over 70 Chapman50 Student Scholars, MBA Students, and Chapman50 members for a night of networking and fellowship.
2016 has been an amazing year for Chapman 50 especially member Maci Peterson! She has been recognized by so many different publications, winning awards and continuing her success as CEO and co-founder of ‘On Second Thought’. For those of us that went to Chapman with Maci, it is to no surprise that she is setting the marketing and tech world on fire! She has a fiery winning spirit with a faith backed upbringing that creates a real gem of a human being! To close out 2016 here’s just another interview with Maci that shows the talent, charisma, and humble nature of this blossoming star! Follow the link to read more about Maci and her App ‘On Second Thought’Read More
Our lives are characterized by challenges, choices and outcomes. I firmly believe that the challenges or adversities that we face can be used to propel us forward in ways we could not have imagined.
In 2012, I suffered a spinal cord injury that left me paralyzed from the shoulders down. From that point on, I have been on a relentless pursuit of professional development and self-improvement. In pursuing my MBA, I have found that this behavior is a necessity for businesses and organizations as well.
During our council meeting, we were very fortunate to be greeted by President Struppa in the Argyros Building for a private discussion of the “State of the University,” as well as his goals and objectives, and how Chapman50 leaders can be supportive as alumni.President Struppa delivered a wonderful message of the health of the University.Read More
Tiffany Lewis, B.A. communications ’04, is first and foremost a passionate, professional chef. She is also the mastermind behind TheTableTogether.com, her cooking website, where she posts new recipes and blogs. After graduating from Chapman in 2004, she moved to Columbus, Ohio to work at Chase Bank. Food has always been literally a central part of Tiffany’s family, bringing her immediate family to the table together night after night. So when the frigid winter took over in Columbus, Tiffany was quick to notice that, similar to her upbringing, food was what brought people together when they found shelter from the freezing winter storms. She was inspired then to move toward a career as a chef.Read More
On Leap Day (Monday, February 29), the student-athletes of Chapman University took a leap themselves into Chapman University’s new Career Development Center program, Playbook for Life. This career readiness and leadership program looks for Chapman alumni who were student-athletes and who are interested in mentoring current student-athletes.Read More
Purpose, vision, and meaningfulness. These seemed to be the keywords of the Chapman50 retreat at the Langham Hotel in Pasadena, Calif.
“The annual gathering brought Chapman50 alumni leaders together to reflect on the previous year and plan meaningful programs for the coming year. Our purpose is to mentor current students, create jobs for students and alumni, and grow as individuals while building our friendships, all in the spirit of aligning with the objectives and priorities of Chapman University.”Read More
Scott Pastel '06 and his business partner Ross Nelson have transformed their firm, Marshall Reddick Real Estate, into a full-service residential brokerage powerhouse in Newport Beach. Following the 2008 housing crisis, Scott and Ross envisioned a real estate industry transformation that would automate the purchase of real estate and allow consumers to buy and sell real estate online as they would any other product on Amazon, while also being able to track the performance like a stock on Merrill Lynch.Read More
Scott Levitt (JD ’03, LL.M. ’10) enjoys staying involved with his alma mater, particularly by co-hosting the annual prospect engagement mixer for future Chapman University Law School candidates. This year, Scott, held the mixer in collaboration with Chapman’s director of student affairs, director of admission, director of recruiting, dean of the Law School and several fellow alumni, which provided future Chapman Law School students with an opportunity to get a taste of the Chapman experience.Read More
Chapman50 chairman Mike Brown '06 was recently honored by State Senator Bob Huff, who presented a Certificate of Recognition to the company on April 14, 2016. Senator Huff, who represents California’s 29th Senate District, paid tribute to ModBargains co-founders Mike Brown, CEO, and Ron Hay, President, recognizing the duo and their team for building such a successful business, while serving as a business role model in the La Habra community.Read More