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» Class of 1970 50-Year Reunion

Dear Alumni, Friends, and Classmates of 1970,

Time has flown by, and this is a milestone year for you.  It is the 50th Anniversary of your graduating from Chapman College, now University!  While much has changed on campus, the spirit of Chapman remains the same.

As you are well aware, this year has been unlike any other.  While we would now typically be preparing for your 50th Reunion Luncheon and formal induction into Chapman's 50 Year Club, the University is unable to host any large in-person events, at least through the end of the year.  With input from many classmates, your Class of 1970 Reunion Committee (Gwen Blankenship, James Bruce, Jo Ann Gillespie, Richard Pitts, and John Sanders) has opted to postpone your Reunion until a time when we are all able to gather safely in-person, hopefully, Spring 2021. 

As soon as we have a date and other details for what promises to be a fantastic reunion, we will be sure to let you know.  

Chapman Family Homecoming

Chapman Family Homecoming will be taking place from October 5-10, 2020.  There will be many fun virtual opportunities to explore the campus and hear master classes.  Homecoming will also be bringing back THE 5K --virtually!  There will even be Regional Alumni and 50 Year Club Zoom Chappy Hours taking place.  We hope to see you virtually at many of these events.


Class of 1970 Reunion Committee

photo of James Bruce

James Bruce

photo of Jo Ann  (Cato) Gillespie

Jo Ann (Cato) Gillespie

photo of Gwen  (Ishigaki) Blankenship

Gwen (Ishigaki) Blankenship

photo of Richard Pitts

Richard Pitts

photo of John  Sanders

John Sanders

Do you want to be a part of the planning and outreach for your 50th reunion?

Contact Alumni Engagement
(714) 997-6681