Chapman University's Chair & Professor, Department of Dance
115 - May / Jun 23
Julianne O’Brien Pedersen
In high school, Julianne O’Brien Pedersen discovered her first love. Though she had participated in a wide variety of sports, it wasn’t until she met the artistic side of dance that she knew she’d found her calling.
When Chapman University’s former Executive Vice President, Chief Advancement Officer (EVP/CAO) left in September 2021, Matt Parlow had no idea he would soon be stepping into the position. At the time, he was happily serving as Chapman University’s Dean of
Leatherby Libraries Diversity & Development Librarian Chair
113 - Jan / Feb 23
Since childhood, Essraa Nawar’s curious nature has caused her to ask many questions. The answers to those queries have allowed her to see the world through a kaleidoscope lens. For the Chapman University Leatherby Libraries Diversity and Development Librarian Chair,
Roxanne Greitz Miller, EdD
Roxanne Greitz Miller decided she wanted to be a teacher her senior year of high school. While in elementary and middle school, Chapman University’s Dean of Attallah College of Educational Studies had been science starved. She saw teaching
Chief Rick Gonzalez
As Chief of Chapman University Public Safety, Rick Gonzalez knows his job entails more than keeping the campus secure. Of equal importance is making the university feel safe to the students, faculty and staff.
Jacqueline Deats, Nurse Practitioner
When students go away to college, adulting becomes a reality. One of the tasks they are soon faced with is managing their own health care. As Director of Student Health at Chapman University, Jacqueline Deats enjoys helping guide
Coach Scott Laverty
Successful baseball coaches and their players know that strategic moves are what knock a ball out of the park. That’s why Chapman University’s Head Baseball Coach, Scott Laverty, left his position at a Division 1 team in college to
Rick Turner thrives when given the opportunity to rise to challenges. “I love making things happen,” says Chapman University’s Vice President of Facilities Management. “I get excited when someone says they have an unusual request.”
For Alisa Driscoll, Chapman University’s Vice President of Community Relations, giving back is a lifelong endeavor. From a young age, the Orange County native has participated in a wide variety volunteer activities.
“It’s incredibly important to
Reg Chhen Stewart, PhD
When Reg Stewart was in college, he had a seemingly random experience that wasn’t so random after all. In fact, the experience led him to an on-campus job that helped shape his world view and paved the way