On an ongoing basis, the Asian American Activities Center (A³C) collaborates with the Stanford Alumni Association (SAA) to identify class leaders and plan events that appeal to the increasingly diverse group of alumni. The center also works in partnership with SAA in planning Homecoming Reunion each October. A³C also collaborates with the Stanford Asian Pacific American Alumni Club (SAPAAC) to co-sponsor various events throughout the year to promote involvement of Asian American alums.
SAPAAC is one of Stanford University’s largest national alumni organizations. Established in 1989, SAPAAC is dedicated to connecting Asian Pacific American (APA) alumni to the Stanford community. We organize networking and community building opportunities, advocate for APA communities on campus and host a range of social and public service events for APA alumni in the Bay Area and across the country.
Want a way to stay involved beyond Stanford? Looking for way to connect with other Asian American alumni? Sign up for SAPAAC membership and/or consider joining a SAPAAC working committee! We welcome your input and energy in helping with our Events Committee, Issues & Advocacy Committee, and Membership Committee.
The SAPAAC Senior Award is presented annually to a graduating senior who has demonstrated outstanding service to the Stanford Asian American community and the Asian American community at large. The recipient will have their name added to the perpetual plaque on display at the A³C and will also be recognized with a cash award and Lifetime Membership in SAPAAC. The call for nominations are held each spring and the recipient ins recognized at the Asian American Graduation Celebration Dinner held durin Commencement Weekend.
The Alumni Hall of Fame was established in 1995 to provide an opportunity for the Stanford community to recognize the outstanding achievements of Stanford’s diverse alumni leaders. Alumni selected for the Hall of Fame are those who have distinguished themselves through exceptional advancement and success in education, career and/or outstanding contributions to the Stanford community and society as a whole. These outstanding alums are honored each year at a special gathering during Alumni Homecoming Reunion in October.
The 2017 Asian American Alumni Hall of Fame Inductee is Kris Hayashi, '97. This year's inductee biography and a list of previous inductees can be found on the Asian American Multicultural Hall of Fame page.