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Like many nontraditional students, Tami Frankenfield began many years ago following her career opportunities and aspirations. While exploring her options and personal interests she soon found her passion and place in today's technology-driven world. Here she shares with us her journey to personal and professional success.

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A Model Leader Creates A Model Community

As educators, we are proud to feature stories that celebrate the success of our students and alumni, especially when their efforts contribute to the betterment of schools and their systems. Today we highlight Rochelle L. Franco as she tells her story becoming a leader, president and catalyst for positive change in her community.

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From Aspiring To Inspiring: An Educator's Story Of Achieving Her Dreams

Katherine Bumgardner walked across this year's commencement stage full of joy, pride and love for her wonderful, supportive family. As a two-time Brandman University graduate, we are happy to feature her journey from being a once aspiring teacher to becoming an inspiring educator, leader and lifelong learner. Here is Katherine's story in her own words.

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A Life Well Integrated

I am human like everyone else. I try. I strive. I fail. I lapse. I start over. I achieve. I learn. I share. My life, like many others, is a work in progress. As a business owner, single mother to a 12 year old son, practicing yogi, dog owner and community volunteer, I am often asked, "How do you do it all? How do you achieve that ever illusive work/life balance?" My answer - Integration.

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Brandman University: The Perfect Date Night Spot

By Steve Quis on Jun 2, 2014

The question needed to be asked, “Is Brandman University the most romantic university around?”

“No, don’t go that far,” said graduate, Michelle Muncy-Silva, while giggling with excitement.

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Topics: Monterey, Alumni

Ten Benefits of Joining Your Alumni Association

By Sarah Catz on May 28, 2014

Brandman University is proud to help develop the leaders of tomorrow and congratulates all new grads for their great accomplishments. As part of the Chapman University System, the Alumni Association is dedicated to providing its members with career enrichment tools, mentorship programs and networking opportunities.

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Topics: Alumni

What To Avoid: Common Money Mistakes Graduates Make

By Lindsay Amanda on May 22, 2014

After the handshake snapshots and cheers have commenced the next few steps you take off the stage are filled with feelings of accomplishment and hope for the future.

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Topics: Front Page, Alumni

6 Must-Do LinkedIn Tips For New Grads

By Jina Smith on May 20, 2014

Graduation season is one of the happiest times in our lives. It is a time to applaud hard work and celebrate the journey that has brought us to where we are today. From professional development certificates to master’s degrees and everything in between, the diplomas we earn mark huge milestones and open doors to new adventures.

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Topics: Career, Alumni

Party Planning Tips For New Grads

By Lindsay Amanda on May 14, 2014

Every great accomplishment deserves a great celebration. Graduation season creates some of the most memorable moments for us, our friends, family and supporters, so get them all together this season to relish in the feeling of achievement. To help you throw a stellar party without the stress of doing so, here are a few planning tips for new grads.

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Topics: Front Page, Alumni

Top Career Paths for BA Psychology Graduates

By Lindsay Amanda on May 8, 2014

As a liberal arts and sciences degree, psychology is an interdisciplinary major that can open doors to a variety of career opportunities, which is why it is one of the most popular options at colleges worldwide. Most schools designate learning outcomes that foster critical thinking, methods of inquiry, research methodology, processes and the application of psychological principles

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Topics: Front Page, Alumni, School of Arts & Sciences