WongKaren1smThank you to all of you who joined us for a on April 11 as we celebrated four exemplary Trojan alumni and 49 amazing student scholars. With the academic year winding down and graduation on May 16, we are excited to welcome more than 1,400 new members to the Asian Pacific Alumni Association. APAA engages alumni “lifelong and worldwide” through many programs and we want to hear from you how we can meet your needs as an alumnus. Whether your goal is to enhance your network; participate in student mentorship and volunteer opportunities; support our scholarship endowment program; or re-connect with fellow alumni, we are your gateway to USC.

Please use the link below to register with the USC Alumni Association and sign up for our email updates. Discover the exciting things going on at the APAA, the Alumni Association, the University and how engagement with the APAA can enrich your life in ways you least expect!


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

Welcome to the APAA

Senior shares a different side of Africa through her camera

Lee first traveled to Uganda and worked as a photographer for 31 Bits — a social organization that employs large numbers of women making paper bead jewelry in northern Uganda. This spring Lee studied abroad in Botswana, and during the summer, continued her travels in Africa.

Lifelong and Worldwide

Fight On!
Karen Wong BS ’83, JD ‘86

USC Asian Pacific Alumni Association


Connections! Mentors Wanted
Asian Pacific American Career Mentoring Program

Interested in making a lasting impact on the life of a student at USC?

Connections! is a unique opportunity for students to connect with the Trojan Family through mentorship with alumni in diverse career fields. Students and alumni alike can benefit through professional development, community service, and social outings.

In conjunction with APASS, Asian Pacific American Student Services


USC researcher gets major commitment to study computer science

Shang-Hua Teng will be a member of this year’s class of Simons Investigators. The 5-year, $500,000 grants include the opportunity to renew the award for an additional five years, representing an unusually lengthy commitment to funding research into theoretical computer science.