jamieleeSpring is in full swing on campus, and we could not be mapplication review process is currently underway, and our dedicated Scholarship Committee is busy selecting the next class of incredible APAA Scholars!

Our annual APAA Scholarship & Awards Gala is also right around the corner. We hope you will join us on April 8th at the Langham Huntington Hotel in Pasadena as we gather to honor our current scholars along with an impressive group of distinguished Trojan alumni.

We are also more than halfway to our fundraising goal of $2 million! Student scholarships and alumni programs would not be possible without a robust endowment, so please check out the links to our Campaign and Gala pages to learn how you can aid our efforts to support our students and connect our alumni lifelong and worldwide!


Epstein Family Alumni Center
3607 Trousdale Parkway, TCC 305
Los Angeles, CA 90089-3106

Lifelong and Worldwide

Fight On!
Jaime Lee
President, USC APAA

USC Asian Pacific Alumni Association

Alan Takeshi Nishio MS ’68 to receive Order of the Rising Sun award

Established in 1875 by Emperor Meiji of Japan, the Order of the Rising Sun is awarded by the Japanese government to those who have made distinguished achievements. The conferment ceremonies for Nishio will be held at the consul general’s official residence in Los Angeles on June 6.



Peter Kang ‘96 Taking Co-President Of Production Post At Lionsgate

Peter Kang is moving from Paramount to Lionsgate, where he will be taking the post of co-President of Production alongside Bobby Cohen. Kang takes the job after spending the past three years as executive vice president of production at Paramount Pictures.


Aaron Lee ’09 named Forbes Asia
30 Under 30, manufacturing & energy

Starting form age 17, he’s cofounded five businesses including Shopame.com, which was sold to the South China Morning Post. His latest venture, launched in 2014, provides full-service apartments from residential landlords in Hong Kong to expat professionals an hits near 100% occupancy rates.



Happy Spring Semester!