WongKaren1smAs we embark on the Year of the Ram, I am looking forward to the many exciting events scheduled in the upcoming months leading to the end of my 2-year tenure as Presidency.

Please join us at USC’s Day of SCervice on March 14th as we work with at-risk kids in San Gabriel Valley, our Annual Scholarship and Awards Gala on April 10th at The Langham Hotel in Pasadena as we honor the 2015 APAA Scholars and deserving alumni Dr. Sammy Lee, Yosuke Honjo, Rocky Seto, and Ben and Debbie Wong, and Motown the Musical on May 31st at the Pantages Theater.

If you haven’t already, make 2015 the year you re-connect and re-engage with the Trojan family through APAA’s programs and events. Exciting things are happening at USC—be a part of it!


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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 are in the final five! 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.

Read more at Daily Trojan


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.


Singapore: Masagos Zulkifli MBA ’95 sworn in as full minister

With his promotion, Mr. Masagos will be a Minister in the Prime Minister’s Office and Second Minister for Foreign Affairs and Home Affairs. He had been Senior Minister of State in both ministries since 2012. Read his official .


Neuroscientist Michael Quick named USC provost and senior vice president for academic affairs

His responsibilities include increasing innovation in the undergraduate curriculum and the distinction of graduate programs, recruiting and retaining faculty and enhancing research.