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Check out the 2015 Chapman Family Homecoming Celebration schedule of events to get an idea of what's in store for 2016.

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September 30 – October 2, 2016

+ - Friday, October 2, 2015

8 a.m. – 2 p.m.
Chapman Day of Service Check–In and Registration
Student Union Ballroom, Argyros Forum, Room 119
Chapman alumni, faculty, staff, families and students are invited to engage in service together on campus and at a variety of public service agencies in the Orange County community. Three shifts are available for community service, with the last shift returning to campus around 3:30 p.m. If you haven’t already registered, stop by to find out how you can impact our community today!

9 a.m. – 5 p.m.
The Sala and Aron Samueli Holocaust Memorial Library
Leatherby Libraries, Fourth Floor
Dedicated by Nobel Peace Prize laureate, Elie Wiesel on April 11, 2005, the 60th anniversary of his liberation from Buchenwald, the Sala and Aron Samueli Holocaust Memorial Library tells the stories of the individual lives affected, and all too often ended, by the Holocaust through permanent and rotating exhibits. 

9 a.m. – 5 p.m.
California’s Gold Exhibit and Huell Howser Archive
Leatherby Libraries, Basement
The joy that the late TV legend Huell Howser shared with generations of Californians infuses a permanent exhibit sponsored by the Automobile Club of Southern California and housed in Chapman University’s Leatherby Libraries. The exhibit includes images, texts and artifacts that depict Howser’s career and legacy in California. The exhibit is free and open to the public.

11 a.m. – 4 p.m.
Registration and Check–In
Student Union, First Floor, Argyros Forum 
Pick up your packet, event schedule, tickets, map and more to start the weekend off right!

11 a.m. – 5 p.m.
The Chapman Family Hospitality Retreat Suite
Pankey Visitors Center, First Floor, Argyros Forum 
Drop by to rest your feet, charge your phone or tablet and learn more about Chapman.

11 a.m. – 12 p.m.
State of the Academy Address
Chapman Auditorium, Memorial Hall
Join Chancellor Daniele Struppa as he showcases Chapman's exciting academic successes and challenges over the last year and discusses its future path.

11 a.m. – 1 p.m.
Celebrating 50 Years of Semester at Sea
Hosted by the 50 Year Club
Bush Conference Center, Beckman Hall, Room 404
All alumni who have participated in Semester at Sea, World Campus Afloat, or University of the Seven Seas are invited to join the 50 Year Club for a luncheon luau to commemorate the 50th anniversary of the first voyage of the University of the Seven Seas program. Family and friends of alumni are welcome. Tickets are $30 and be purchased as part of your homecoming registration. Be sure to wear your cruise attire!

12 – 6 p.m.
Chapman University Toyota of Orange 5K Run/Walk Check In
Roszak Lobby, First Floor, Beckman Hall
Get a head start and pick up your race bib and goody bag for Saturday morning’s 5K.

1 – 4 p.m.
Faculty Master Classes
Head back into the classroom and enjoy master classes taught by your favorite professors.

1 – 2 p.m.
Cancer Research: Thinking Outside the Tumor and Political Boundaries
Marco Bissofi, Ph.D., Crean College of Health and Behavioral Sciences, Schmid College of Science and Technology, School of Pharmacy
Doti Hall, Room 002
Learn more about Dr. Bissofi’s work on the molecular analysis of tissues surrounding the tumor, as opposed to the tumor itself (hence the term "outside the tumor") and explore the ongoing international effort to promote and progress cancer research.

1 – 2 p.m.
Adventures in Environmental Geochemistry: Undergraduate Research as a Means for Transformative Learning
Christopher S. Kim, Ph.D., Schmid College of Science and Technology
Lyon Conference Center, Second Floor, Argyros Forum, Room 206A
Find out why independent, faculty–mentored undergraduate research/creative activity (UR) is one of the highest–impact learning practices that students can engage in during their college years, and why Chapman University is an optimal environment for undergraduate students to engage in valuable one–on–one interactions with faculty members in their scholarly disciplines.

1 – 2 p.m.
The Obama Presidency: Lessons and Legacies
Lori Cox Han, Ph.D., Wilkinson College of Arts, Humanities, and Social Sciences
Doti Hall, Room 148
Get an expert’s insight and assessment of the Obama presidency in the areas of domestic policy, foreign policy, congressional relations, the federal courts, and communication strategies/press relations, and learn more about the prospects for the 2016 presidential election and the post–Obama years.

1 – 2 p.m.
Going Off–Script: Improvisation for Leading, Creating, and Collaborating
Theresa R. Dudeck, Ph.D., College of Performing Arts
Lyon Conference Center, Second Floor, Argyros Forum, Room 208
Improvisation is not just for actors! "Applied Improvisation," that is, impro theatre methods and theories applied to human development and training, is a rapidly growing field of practice. Organizations ranging from Fortune 500 corporations to governmental agencies to nonprofits are now hiring impro–trained facilitators to teach their people to do offstage what successful improvisers do onstage. Dr. Dudeck will share her expertise on applied improvisation and offer some basic impro techniques to enhance the people skills we use in everyday work and life.

2 – 3 p.m.
Structural Changes in Law Firms to Protect Clients from Lawyers and to Protect Lawyers from Each Other
Ronald D. Rotunda, JD, Fowler School of Law
Lyon Conference Center, Second Floor, Argyros Forum, Room 206C
How can we better protect the public from unethical lawyers? How can we better protect good lawyers from bad ones? Join Professor Ronald D. Rotunda from the Fowler School of Law to find out how lessons learned from economics, psychology, history and philosophy can help lawyers stay on the ethical path.

2 – 3 p.m.
Walt Disney and Charles Darwin: The Pursuit of Happiness and Knowledge
Brian Alters, Ph.D., College of Educational Studies
William and Georgia Haney Amphitheater, Lyon Conference Center, Second Floor, Argyros Forum, Room 202
Join Brian Alters, Ph.D., professor and president of the National Center for Science Education, to explore not only accomplishments of these two giants in history (Disney and Darwin), how they interrelate in often strange and counterintuitive ways, and how their accomplishments are even greater today than during their lifetimes, but also delve into what their ideas could mean to increasing the pursuit of knowledge and happiness for ourselves and others. And maybe – just maybe – we may even increase our understanding of some profound questions and ideas underpinning our origins and our happiness.

2 – 3 p.m.
Fear in America
C. Ann Gordon, Ph.D., Lemuel E. Day, Ph.D., and Christopher Bader, Ph.D., Wilkinson College of Arts, Humanities, and Social Sciences
Transamerica Lecture Hall, Beckman Hall, Room 103
The Chapman Survey of American Fears is an ongoing, multidisciplinary project in Wilkinson College. Join faculty members as they explain the project, present results on what Americans fear most, describe who is most fearful, and discuss how these fears impact our society.

2 – 3 p.m.
How Writers Write
Richard Bausch and Tom Zoellner, Wilkinson College of Arts, Humanities, and Social Sciences
Demille Hall, Room 101
The creative process is a mysterious force and writers use different methods for attacking a blank page. Two members of Chapman's creative writing faculty –– novelist Richard Bausch and nonfiction writer Tom Zoellner –– discuss their own strategies as well as those of authors throughout history.

2 – 3 p.m.
Giving Birth to the Maternal Brain
Laura Glynn, Ph.D., Crean College of Health and Behavioral Sciences
Elliott Classroom, Beckman Hall, Room 209
The perinatal period represents a critical period of neurodevelopment in the lifespan of the female. Get expert insight on what we know about the dramatic remodeling of the architecture of the maternal brain and how these transformations affect the female's repertoire of motivations and behaviors in order to optimize care of her precious offspring.

3 – 4 p.m.
Executive Authority of the President of the United States
Dean Tom Campbell, Ph.D., JD, Fowler School of Law
Williams Lecture Hall, Kennedy Hall, Room 147
Join Tom Campbell, dean of the Fowler School of Law, former U.S. congressman from California’s 12th and 15th districts, and former California state senator, for a master class focusing on the executive authority of the president of the United States

3 – 4 p.m.
Teaching Documentary Film
Jeff Swimmer and Sally Rubin, Dodge College of Film and Media Arts
Folino Theater, Marion Knott Studios
Documentary professors Jeff Swimmer and Sally Rubin share their insight, expertise and experiences in teaching documentary film. The master class will feature examples of student work and cover techniques to overcome challenges related to the production of student nonfiction work.

3 – 4 p.m.
The Digital Humanities at Chapman University
Douglas R. Dechow, Ph.D., Leatherby Libraries, and Jana Remy, Ph.D., Wilkinson College of Arts, Humanities, and Social Sciences

Henley Reading Room, Henley Library of Social Sciences, Second Floor, Leatherby Libraries
Learn more about digital humanities, a highly interdisciplinary field that unites 21st–century digital technology with the institutional humanities. At Chapman University, digital humanities can be found in the classroom in the form of new digital humanities courses—English 521: Humanities Computing and English 584: Introduction to the Digital Humanities—and in research projects such as the digitization and analysis of the University's War Letters Archive (WLA), a part of the Center for American War Letters.

3 – 4 p.m.
A Few Physics Wonders
Sir Michael Berry, Ph.D., Yakir Aharonov, Ph.D., and Daniele Struppa, Ph.D., Schmid College of Science and Technology, Institute for Quantum Studies

Pralle Lecture Hall, Beckman Hall, Room 104
Witness the beauty and wonder of physics in an accessible atmosphere from some of the most prestigious scientists in the world. The master class begins with a talk by Sir Michael Berry (Institute for Quantum Studies, Chapman University; University of Bristol, U.K.) An open dialogue form with Chapman Professor Yakir Aharonov and Chancellor Daniele Struppa will follow the presentation.

2 p.m.
Bible Case and Book of Mormon Case Dedication
Fish Interfaith Center
Join us at the Fish Interfaith Center as we dedicate two original marquetry cabinets by artist William Tunberg. The first holds Bibles from C.C. Chapman’s collection and the second exhibits an original print Book of Mormon. All are welcome to celebrate the dedication of these two wonderful additions to our center, which houses the largest collection of functional artwork in Orange County.

2 – 5 p.m.
Alumni Retreat Suite
Hester Faculty Senate Boardroom, Lyon Conference Center, Argyros Forum, Room 201
Stop by to relax, grab a snack and mingle with fellow alumni. You can also leave notes for alumni friends and classmates on our interactive message board.

3 – 4 p.m.
A Chapman Magazine “Off the Page” event: “To Madam President and Beyond”
Lyon Conference Center, Second Floor, Argyros Forum, Room 208
It seems arcane to think there’s a leadership role women can’t fill, and yet the U.S. presidency remains a male–only fraternity. A panel of women in government and other positions of leadership shares insights on breaking through glass ceilings. They also consider what barriers remain, including what it will take to elect a woman president. Panel speakers: U.S. Congress Member Loretta Sanchez ’82, Professor Lori Cox Han, City of Orange Mayor Tita Smith, Disneyland Resort Director of Government Relations Carrie Nocella '99. Moderator: College of Educational Studies Dean Margaret Grogan

Dialogue with the Deans
All sessions run from 5 – 6 p.m.

Reginald Gilyard, Argyros School of Business and Economics
Town & Gown Conference Room, Beckman Hall, Room 401
Meet Dean Reginald Gilyard and find out what’s on the horizon for the Argyros School.

Margaret Grogan, College of Educational Studies
Muth Reading and Learning Center, Reeves Hall, Room 1
Within each of us is the potential to be a leader, an educator, and a valuable contributor to the larger community. This is an opportunity to meet the new dean of the College of Educational Studies and hear about what students will experience during their years at Chapman University.

Janeen Hill, Crean College of Health and Behavioral Sciences
Atrium, Crean Hall
Get to know more about the new Crean College, its programs, facilities, research opportunities and future growth in this discussion with founding dean Dr. Janeen Hill. Light refreshments will be served.

Bob Bassett, Dodge College of Film and Media Arts
Folino Theater, Marion Knott Studios
Join the dean for a discussion about the story of Dodge College and learn how it continues to build upon its high quality programs through connection, creativity and collaboration.

Charlene Baldwin, Leatherby Libraries
Donors Alcove, First Floor, Leatherby Libraries
The Frank Mt. Pleasant Library of Special Collections and Archives preserves and provides access to rare and unique collections of books, manuscripts, letters, maps, art and artifacts, as well as materials about the history of the university, the Chapman Family and Southern California. Come hear more about the Leatherby Libraries, see some of its unique treasures, and learn how the library remains relevant in a university in the 21st century.

Giulio Ongaro and Bill Hall, College of Performing Arts and Musco Center for the Arts
Salmon Recital Hall, Bertea Hall, Room 100
Join Giulio Ongaro, the new dean of the College of Performing Arts, and Bill Hall, founding dean and artistic director of Marybelle and Sebastian P. Musco Center for the Arts, to find out what’s on the horizon for the performing arts at Chapman and get the scoop on the spectacular Musco Center, opening in March 2016. (Note: this event runs from 4:30 - 6 p.m.)

Andrew Lyon, Schmid College of Science and Technology
Irvine Lecture Hall, Hashinger Science Center
Join Dean Andrew Lyon as he shares his vision for the college and get an update on its programs, research opportunities and the coming Center for Science and Technology.

Patrick Fuery, Wilkinson College of Arts, Humanities, and Social Sciences
Laura Scudder Dean's Suite and Conference Room, Roosevelt Hall, Room 127
Learn more about Chapman’s largest college in this discussion with Dean Patrick Fuery.

6 – 7:30 p.m.
Shabbat Dinner and Service
Wallace All Faiths Chapel, Fish Interfaith Center
Experience a Shabbat service and complimentary kosher dinner provided by Chapman Hillel for the Chapman Family and those attending their first Shabbat.

6 – 9 p.m.
5–Year Reunion
Bush Conference Center, Beckman Hall, Room 404
The Class of 2010 would like to extend this special invitation to the Class of 2008, 2009 and 2011 because they know we all hold a special bond with each other even though we weren’t all in the same year. Come together for a fun–filled reunion with classmates, former professors and staff. Learn more and register »

6 – 9 p.m.
10–Year Reunion
Marvin W. Meyer Faculty Athenaeum Patio, Third Floor, Argyros Forum
The Class of 2005 are bending the rules a bit. We know how important your college friends are and know you weren't all in the same year, so we are also inviting the Class of 2004 and 2006. Come together for a fun–filled reunion with classmates, former professors and staff. Learn more and register »

6:30 – 9 p.m.
Argyros School of Business and Economics Alumni Reconnecting Event
Sandhu Residence and Conference Center
Business school undergraduate and graduate alumni are invited to reconnect at this exclusive Argyros School event for an evening of food and drinks, networking, a photo booth, music and more.

7 – 10 p.m.
25–Year Reunion
Hester Faculty Senate Boardroom, Lyon Conference Center, Argyros Forum, Room 201
The Class of 1990 would like to open the reunion to the Class of 1985, 1986, 1987, 1988, and 1989 because we don’t want you to miss out on your 25(ish) Year Reunion since it is a big milestone so let’s make this reunion extra special and come together to celebrate! Learn more and register »

7:30 p.m.
Rent, presented by the College of Performing Arts
Waltmar Theatre
Directed by distinguished Chapman alumnus Matthew McCray ’98, Rent took the Broadway world by storm, sharing the stories of impoverished New York City artists struggling to survive the HIV/AIDS crisis. Loosely based on Puccini’s La Bohême, Rent’s enduring popularity is testament to its memorable characters, iconic music and universal themes. Tickets are $5.

8 – 9:30 p.m.
First Cut Screening
Folino Theater, Marion Knott Studios
View the work of the storytellers of tomorrow at this screening of student films from Dodge College of Film and Media Arts.

8 – 10 p.m.
Chapman’s Got Talent
Sponsored by UPB
Student Union, First Floor, Argyros Forum 

Dance and music student groups take the stage in the Student Union to show off their skills and Panther Pride. Later in the evening, an open mic session will let individual student showcase their talent.

+ - Saturday, October 3, 2015

7:30 – 9:30 a.m. 
10th Annual Chapman University Toyota of Orange 5K Run/Walk 
Race starts at Schmid Gate and ends in Attallah Piazza
Be part of the Chapman 5K and enjoy a scenic route through the Old Towne Orange Historic District. Enjoy goody bags, finishers’ medals and a healthy “breakfast of champions” at the end of the race. Learn more and register for the 5K »

9 a.m. – 4 p.m.
Registration and Check–In
Student Union, First Floor, Argyros Forum
Pick up your packet, event schedule, tickets, map and more.

9 – 10 a.m.
Chancellor’s Coffee and Parents Ambassador Council Welcome 
Bush Conference Center, Beckman Hall, Room 404
Parents, join Chancellor Daniele Struppa for a cup of joe and mingle with fellow Panther parents.

10 – 10:30 a.m.
Alumni Legacy Wall Tribute and Reception
Pyott Foundation Classroom, Doti Hall, Room 103
Join us as we recognize alumni who have become leaders on campus by giving to the Chapman Fund, which supports student scholarships. Catch up with friends, meet more members of the alumni community and enjoy light refreshments while you locate your name on the Alumni Legacy Wall.

10 a.m. – 6 p.m.
California’s Gold Exhibit and Huell Howser Archive 
Leatherby Libraries, Basement
Explore images, texts, and artifacts that depict TV legend Huell Howser’s career and legacy in California. The exhibit is free and open to the public. Join us at 2 p.m. for a special showing of A Golden State of Mind, a documentary about Howser’s life and career. Space is limited.

10 a.m. – 6 p.m. 
Leatherby Libraries Author Showcase and Book Sale
Attallah Piazza
Hundreds of gently used books in all academic disciplines as well as an extensive range of books about travel, cooking and gardening will be available for purchase for $1 each. Special guests include Seth Casteel ’03, signing his newest book, Underwater Babies, and Kevin Staniec ’01, hosting an interactive booth for Black Hill Press.

10:15 – 11 a.m. 
Parent Perspectives: Staying on Course through Freshman, Sophomore, Junior and Senior Year
Haney Amphitheater, Lyon Conference Center, Argyros Forum, Rooms 202, 206, 208 and 209
Get insight from parents who have been in your shoes and learn what the upcoming year has in store for your student and your family. Attend the session for your student’s current class year and get answers to your questions while making new connections. Each year holds something new for students and our panel of Chapman parents is here to lend some advice and help guide you through your student’s Chapman journey.

11 a.m. – 12 p.m. 
Class of 2015 Senior Legacy Time Capsule Dedication
Global Citizen's Plaza
Join the Class of 2015 Senior Legacy Committee in commemorating four years of friendships, trends, traditions and more as they dedicate the Class of 2015 Time Capsule. Seniors who gave a senior class gift of $20.15 or more were given the opportunity to include a letter in the time capsule, which will be opened during the Chapman Family Homecoming Celebration in the year 2040, at their 25th class reunion.

11 a.m. – 12 p.m.
Steel and Sunshine: A Tour of Chapman’s Outdoor Sculpture Collection 
Meet at the Toyota Scoreboard, Wilson Field, Chapman Stadium, Lastinger Athletics Complex
Learn more about the sculptures found across Chapman’s campus on this private tour of Chapman's Escalette Permanent Collection of Art, led by the collection's Student Art Ambassadors. The tour will focus on vibrant works of outdoor sculpture, providing insight and background information about the artists and artworks that enliven our campus landscape.

11 a.m. 
Men's Soccer vs. Claremont–Mudd–Scripps
Wilson Field, Chapman Stadium, Lastinger Athletics Complex
After missing the SCIAC Tournament in 2014, CMS aims to rebound against Chapman, which is looking for its first conference championship after placing second last year.

11 a.m. – 5 p.m.
The Chapman Family Hospitality Suite
Pankey Visitors Center, First Floor, Argyros Forum
Drop by to rest your feet, charge your phone or tablet and learn more about Chapman.

11 a.m. – 5 p.m. 
Alumni Retreat Suite 
Hester Faculty Senate Boardroom, Lyon Conference Center, Argyros Forum, Room 201
Stop by to relax, grab a snack and mingle with fellow alumni. You can also leave notes for alumni friends and classmates on our interactive message board.

11:30 a.m. – 1 p.m.
Chapman Family Picnic
Bert C. Williams Mall
All members of the Chapman Family (alumni, students, faculty, staff, families and friends) are invited to come together for a fun and relaxing afternoon on Bert C. Williams Mall. Enjoy delicious picnic fare and challenge your friends to games of corn hole, life–size croquet and other lawn games.

12 – 2 p.m. 
Chapman50 Scholars Luncheon
This private luncheon brings Chapman50 alumni members, accomplished Chapman University students, and University leaders together for a unique opportunity to connect and network.

1 – 2 p.m.
A Chapman Magazine “Off the Page” event: How to Tell Your Personal Travel Tale
Pyott Foundation Classroom, Doti Hall, Room 103
From the Australian Outback to the Arctic Circle, Karyn Planett ’70 and Geoff Thompson have crisscrossed the globe, sharing a lifetime full of wanderlust that never abates. Their award–winning photos and stories fill several books, including the recently released How to Capture Your Travel Stories in Words & Pictures. Via their images and adventures, they offer tips on enhancing your own travel tales.

1 – 4 p.m.
Library Open House 
Allred Entrada, First Floor, Leatherby Libraries
Come explore the arts and treasures of the beautiful Leatherby Libraries, meet some of the staff and librarians, and learn more about the many programs, awards, benefits and services offered to Chapman University graduate and undergraduate students, alumni, faculty and community members. A self–guided tour of the arts and displays of the Leatherby Libraries will be available.

1 – 4 p.m.
The Sala and Aron Samueli Holocaust Memorial Library
Leatherby Libraries, Fourth Floor
Dedicated by Nobel Peace Prize laureate, Elie Wiesel on April 11, 2005, the 60th anniversary of his liberation from Buchenwald, the Sala and Aron Samueli Holocaust Memorial Library tells the stories of the individual lives affected, and all too often ended, by the Holocaust through permanent and rotating exhibits.

1:30 – 2:30 p.m.
Color, Line and Plane: A Tour of Chapman's Modern and Contemporary California Artworks
Meet at Roszak Lobby, First Floor, Beckman Hall
Get an in-depth look at Chapman's Escalette Permanent Collection of Art through a private tour lead by the collection's Student Art Ambassadors. The tour will focus on works displayed in Beckman Hall, which houses one of Orange County's leading collections of California abstract paintings and prints, and will cover key moments and ideas in the development of Southern California’s art scene.

2 p.m.
Women's Volleyball vs. Claremont–Mudd–Scripps
Hutton Sports Center, Lastinger Athletics Complex
The Panthers take on the defending West Region champion Athenas in an important SCIAC match which marks the halfway point of the conference schedule.

2 p.m. 
Rent, presented by the College of Performing Arts
Waltmar Theatre

2:45 – 3:30 p.m.
President’s Welcome and University Update
Chapman Auditorium, Memorial Hall
Join President Doti in the beautiful and historic Chapman Auditorium where he will welcome the Chapman Family to campus and share updates about the latest and greatest Chapman news and happenings.

3 – 6 p.m.
Student End Zone Party 
Sponsored by UPB 
Schmid Gate

Pump up your Panther Pride before the big game with food, music, face–painting, giveaways and more.

4 – 6:30 p.m. 
6th Annual Chili Cook–Off and Tailgate
Attallah Piazza
Something spicy is in the air for Chapman’s 6th annual Chili Cook–Off, sponsored by the Chapman University Alumni Association. The competition is tough and the prizes are smokin’. Enjoy sampling unique chilis and hanging out in the Panther Pub in the Piazza, which will be serving beer and wine.

Download the Chili Cook-Off team information packet to learn more about rules, regulations and logistics »

Enter a team in the 6th Annual Chili Cook-Off »

4 – 7 p.m. 
College Tailgate
Schmid Gate
Visit the pop-up tents for Schmid College of Science and Technology, the School of Pharmacy and the College of Educational Studies to meet faculty and staff and have some fun before the game.

5 – 7 p.m.
Promising Futures Program Family Social 
The Fashionables Terrace, Leatherby Libraries, Room 403
First–generation alumni, students, and families are all welcome to attend the Family Social for Promising Futures, a program dedicated to creating a campus community for students who are the first in their family to attend (and graduate from) college. Mix and mingle with fellow first–gens while enjoying some food, fun and Chapman spirit!

5:30 – 7 p.m.
Banjo Bash
Presented by Greek Alumni
Bert C. Williams Mall
Head to the steps of Memorial Hall for a good ol‘ time with old and new friends. Enjoy live music by local folk band Vinnie and the Hooligans, delicious appetizers and beer or wine. There’s nothing like a little folk and fun under the warm October sky—especially with your Greek Chapman Family. Tickets are $25 and include two drink tickets. The event is open to the entire Chapman Family, age 21 and older.

6:30 – 10 p.m.
Homecoming Game Viewing Party at the Panther Pub
Attallah Piazza
All members of the Chapman Family are invited to stay at the Panther Pub in the Piazza to watch the big game on live streaming TVs. Beer, wine and food will be available for purchase throughout the football game.

7 p.m.
Homecoming Football Game vs. Claremont–Mudd–Scripps
Wilson Field, Chapman Stadium, Lastinger Athletics Complex
Chapman is looking for its fifth straight win over the upstart Stags who tied for third in the SCIAC in 2014. The defending conference champion Panthers have won five Homecoming games in a row. Tickets for this event must be purchased through the athletics department. A ticket does not guarantee a seat; the game is open seating until capacity is reached.

7:30 p.m. 
Rent, presented by the College of Performing Arts
Waltmar Theatre

+ - Sunday, October 4, 2015

10 – 11 a.m.
Spirituality Matters! An Interfaith Celebration
Wallace All Faiths Chapel, Fish Interfaith Center
Join Chapman’s spiritual organizations for this special interfaith celebration. Share in song and prayer from a multitude of different faith traditions. All are welcome!

11 a.m. – 1 p.m.
Big Band Bubbly Brunch
Oliphant Hall Lawn
This festive champagne brunch features Chapman’s newest and brightest stars: our very own Big Band, under the direction of Albert Alva. A cross between Frank Sinatra and Harry Connick Jr., this ensemble will leave you wanting more. Cheverton Award winners and past Alumni Association leaders will be recognized.

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For alumni inquiries:

Office of Alumni Engagement
(714) 997-6681
alumni@chapman.edu 

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Office of Parent Programs
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