Epstein Family Alumni Center
3607 Trousdale Parkway, TCC 305
Los Angeles, CA 90089-3106
Karen Wong BS ’83, JD ‘86
USC Asian Pacific Alumni Association
Jenny Wu '03 on The Amazing Race
Jenny Wu is on the 26th season of The Amazing Race and her duo finished first in episode 1 and 2! A Los Angeles fashion lawyer-turned-fashion blogger, Wu is more usually seen cutting a stylish figure in the elegant designer outfits she dons on her blog Good, Bad, and Fab than dripping from head to toe with mud. But Wu wears it well.
APAA holds gala for esteemed alumni
On April 10, the USC APAA honored Trojan alumni such as USC Parents Association co-presidents Debbie and Ben Wong; CEO of Ito En, Yosuke Honjo; Olympic gold medalist Sammy Lee; and the assistant head coach of the Seattle Seahawks Rocky Seto. David Ono, co-anchor of ABC 7 Eyewitness News, served as the master of ceremonies.
Rocky Seto ’99 MPA ’01 promoted to assistant head coach
Seto, who was one of the honorees at our Gala on April 10, originally joined Pete Carroll’s staff at USC in 2001. He moved with Carroll to Seattle in 2010 and served as quality control/defense his first season, defensive backs/safeties coach in 2011 and defensive passing game coordinator the last two seasons.
Chinese immigrants inspire alum’s first book of poetry
The experience of Chinese immigrants at Angel Island in San Francisco Bay served as inspiration for new poems in The Tribute Horse. The book, which Brandon Som PhD ’14 wrote as his doctoral project at USC, has been awarded the Kate Tufts Discovery Award, given to poets who show great promise.