By Marietess Masulit
Joining an alumni association is a great way to stay connected with your alma mater. This week’s MSI Line Up highlights seven MSIs with Asian Pacific Islander (API) alumni associations.
1) University of the Pacific
The Pacific Cambodian Alumni Club at the University of the Pacific connects Khmer alumni to each other and current students. It also provides alumni with opportunities to volunteer and build connections with other alumni. Additionally, the University’s Pacific Kilusan Pilipino Alumni Club provides alumni with opportunities to expand their professional network, serve the community, and reconnect with friends through attendance of their Kilusan events
2) CSU Sacramento
The Sac State API Alumni Chapter launched in fall 2015 and is the first API-dedicated alumni group on campus.
3) University of Maryland, College Park
The mission of the Asian Pacific American Alumni group at the University of Maryland, College Park is to support and cultivate the interests of alumni who identify as belonging to the Asian Pacific American community.
4) University of Southern California
The USC Asian Pacific Alumni Association connects and supports alumni of Asian Pacific descent with each other and the university through programming.
5) CUNY City College
The CCNY Asian Alumni group was established to promote networking opportunities between the growing numbers of Asian American students and alumni.
6) UC Irvine
UC Irvine has a number of alumni constituency clubs and chapters for members who share a common bond or interest, two of which are the Vietnamese American Community Ambassadors and the Korean American Alumni Chapter.
7) UC Riverside
The UC Riverside Korean Alumni chapter provides a space to connect current students and alumni who identify as Korean. It also supports Korean student and alumni organizations.