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Alan Semsar (MBA ‘09)

Pepperdine alumnus Alan Semsar (MBA ‘09) is providing free marketing, creative, and public relations help for any businesses in need during this time.


Derek Sedam ('09)

Alumnus Derek Sedam ('09) is undraising for a critical access rural hospital in Pullman, WA. So far the hospital foundation was able to provide over $500,000 in relief, and our community has come together to donate over $500,000 additional dollars to our COVID-19 Pullman Regional Hospital Fund.


Sarah Lipps ('13)

Alumna Sarah Lipps ('13) owns an acai bowl shop, BARE Bowls in Palo Alto, Ca. She has been serving healthy and tasty food to over 600 healthcare professionals at local hospitals

Carrie Birmingham and students in a Zoom meeting

Carrie Birmingham

Led by professors Carrie Birmingham and Elizabeth Yomantas, two classes of Seaver College teacher education students created a YouTube channel to help children who are learning at home.

Wendy Lecot

Wendy Lecot (MBA '91)

Pepperdine alumna, Wendy Lecot, shares how she used her sewing skills to help create masks for health professionals and first responders.

Tami Barnett ('99)

Tami Barnett ('99, JD '02)

Pepperdine alumna, Tami Barnett, shares how a nonprofit she co-founded has been supporting children in foster care amdist the pandemic.

Shay Temas ('13)

Shay Temas ('13)

Read how Seave College alumna, Shay Temas, is keeping the spirit of "freely ye received, freely give" alive.

Dean Pete Peterson


Learn how a donation made by HSAC@SPP helped combat the shortage of protective gear for medical staff in Los Angeles.

Sharon Swing (MS '93)

Sharon Swing (MS '93)

Pepperdine alumna, Sharon Swing, shares how she uses Zoom to build a community while the world practices social distancing.

Nick ('08) and Vanessa Porter ('09)

Nick ('08) and Vanessa ('09) Porter

Seaver College alumni Nick and Vanessa Porter share how their company is helping COVID-19 relief efforts.

Kim Leung ('14)

Kim Leung ('14)

Learn how Seaver College alumna Kim Leung is making a difference in her community.

Megan McCord ('08)

Megan McCord ('08)

Megan McCord, Seaver College alumna, shares how Pepperdine helped her answer the call of service during the Coronavirus pandemic.

Kayla Ferguson ('12)

Kayla Ferguson ('12)

Seaver College alumna and owner of The Same Plate, Kayla Ferguson, shares how she is helping support healthcare workers in her community.

Jean Hartley ('16) wearing a mask

Jean Hartley ('16)

Learn how COVID-19 has impacted Pepperdine alumna Jean Hartley, an ICU nurse in the neonatal intensive care unit.

Alison Rash ('01, EdD '05) painting

Alison Rash ('01, EdD '05)

Seaver College alumna, Alison Rash, shares how her paintings have helped communities ravaged by COVID-19.