JaimeLee2smCongratulations to the Class of 2017! We are so proud of all of your accomplishments, and we wish you the best as you take these next steps out into the world. Whether you are entering the workforce or pursuing another degree, the Asian Pacific Alumni Association is here for you, lifelong and worldwide, and we hope that you will continue to stay in touch with us and take advantage of the programs and resources that the APAA has to offer. From networking events and professional development opportunities, to community service projects and theater nights, there is a host of avenues to get involved with USC as an alum.

So, please celebrate everything you have accomplished so far. You are well deserving of recognition (and a study break!), but just know that when you have time to look up from the excitement that this next phase of your life will bring, you will always have a support system, a network, new adventures, and your APAA Trojan Family waiting for you right here.


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

Lifelong and Worldwide

Thank you, and Fight On!
Jaime Lee
President, USC APAA

USC Asian Pacific Alumni Association


USC Asian Pacific Film Fest Call For Submissions

USC Asian Pacific Alumni Association is partnering with USC Asian American Cinema Association on the inaugural USC Asian Pacific Film Fest. The Film Fest will take place on Sunday, October 15, 2017 at the School of Cinematic Arts Ray Stark Theater. It will feature a panel of prominent Asian Pacific Islander members in the film & television industry. There will also be a screening of shorts by USC students and alumni. The afternoon will close with a reception. Stay tuned for more detailed information. Save the date!

If you are a Trojan Asian Pacific Islander filmmaker or have created a short that would be of interest to the API community, we welcome your submission. Please go to the link below to get more information and submit an application.


Salutatorian Jordan Kondo left his Hawaii home and hasn’t stopped traveling — or learning

When salutatorian Jordan Kondo looks back at his four years at USC, it’s his time off-campus that actually sticks out the most. “I always kind of considered myself a local island boy,” Kondo, 22, said, sitting at a table outside Popovich Hall in an aloha shirt. “Hard to believe a year later I was at Oxford learning about global health.”





APAA Young Alumni Council Michael D. Kung Memorial Scholarship

On July 5, 2016, the Trojan family lost a respected member within the Asian Pacific community. Michael D. Kung ‘14 left a lasting impact on his peers through his contributions and activism. APAA YAC hopes to raise $25,000 as a dedication to Michael’s impact and commitment to the AP community.