USC Asian Pacific Alumni Association

2023 USC Commencement

Congratulations, Class of 2023!

Family and friends cheered as a record 20,000 degrees were conferred at USC’s 140th commencement.

Branching Out of His Comfort Zone

Class of 2023 salutatorian Liam Tsao wants to use his social policy experience in legislative work or community organizing before going to law school.

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Building Her Alma Mater

Nhu Nguyen ’16 returns to USC to lead construction of the Ginsburg Human-Centered Computation Hall.

Creating Opportunities for North Korean Refugees

Woori Lee ’23 has established a nonprofit that provides aid and resources to individuals like her grandfather who fled the authoritarian nation.

Bringing Pasifika Voices to the Screen

With his graduate thesis film, FILI, Peter Filimaua MFA ’23 aims to shatter stereotypes and illuminate the richness of Samoan culture.

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“We Finally Know All Their Names”

A USC Dornsife scholar has completed the first comprehensive list of Japanese Americans sent to “relocation centers” during World War II.

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