Category: Alumni Spotlight

Jeff Post – Class of 2007

After graduation, some CHP students go on to earn higher degrees, while others are eager to begin working right away. Jeff Post (‘07) is one that has been putting his Political Science degree to good use. “I work for Representative Brian P. Bilbray of San Diego in his Washington office as his Legislative Correspondent”, explains[…]

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Nhu Vuong – Class of 2005

I graduated in June of 2005, just a short year ago, after which my career brought me out of Southern California into the Silicon Valley. I have been working at Google as a software engineer for about 10 months, grateful for the opportunity to learn from some of the best engineers in the world and[…]

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Mark Lawrence – Class of 2004

CHP Alumnus Mark Lawrence has spent the last three years working at Chapman University as a Resident Director, managing a residence hall and working with students. “I really enjoy seeing my students grow over their time at Chapman, and how capable they become as they’re graduating,” says Mark, “I love positively impacting future professionals.” Mark[…]

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Amy (Lee) Kim – Class of 2004

Amy (Lee) Kim keeps her eye on the prize. Both personally and professionally, Amy sets goals and then achieves them. Amy’s focus was demonstrated as a student at UCI. She was determined to do well in H90 (Science Core) even though she is “definitely NOT a science person.” So she joined a study group and[…]

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Sara Robinson – Class of 2002

The Campuswide Honors Program at UCI helped me discover who I want to be. As I write those words I realize they sound a bit dramatic, but that makes them no less true. When I began at UCI as a freshmen I knew that I liked books and working with kids, but wasn’t quite sure[…]

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Maggie Walser – Class of 2002

One of the most obvious advantages of the CHP is the rigorous curriculum. I must admit, if left to my own devices, I probably would have never enrolled in Humanities Core. While late nights spent composing papers to meet the high expectations of our professors were not always pleasant, they definitely made me a better[…]

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Erkki Corpuz – Class of 2000

Coming to UCI was the best decision I ever made, and being a part of the Campuswide Honors Program was what really made my college experience the most it could be. While I found the honors coursework challenging, I knew that I came to college to learn and courses like Humanities Core and Critical Issues[…]

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Sabrina Bow – Class of 1998

Sabrina Bow (Class of ’98) majored in Biological Sciences and minored in English at UC Irvine. She received an MBA from USC, and is now Executive Director of the Los Angeles Academy of Arts and Enterprise (LAAAE), a charter school in downtown in Los Angeles that is preparing students to be leaders in the arts[…]

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Kristi Montooth – Class of 1998

Kristi Montooth likes to dig in and “get her hands dirty,” a habit that has brought her a fulfilling career in population genetics and has led her to explore community gardening. Kristi graduated from UC Irvine in 1998 with a major in Biological Sciences. Since then, she has completed a Ph.D. in Biology at Cornell[…]

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Michael Ong and Kimberly Russell – Class of 1993 and 1995

Michael Ong, M.D., Ph.D. and Kimberly Russell, M.S. are a couple who met in the CHP, and have since pursued careers that have led them from the bridges of the Bay Area to Silicon Valley, and back to Los Angeles. Mike is an Assistant Professor at the UCLA Geffen School of Medicine, where he divides[…]

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