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SAPAAC is one of Stanford University's largest national alumni organizations. We are dedicated to connecting Asian Pacific American (APA) alumni to the Stanford community.

With membership, you receive free or discounted admission to SAPAAC events. You will also support community building and up-to-date communications on Stanford news and happenings, from an APA perspective.

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The Asian American Activities Center, or A³C, is a department under the Vice Provost for Student Affairs and serves as Stanford's primary resource for Asian American student affairs and community development. The A³C contributes to the academic mission of the university through its partnerships and collaborative work with faculty, departments and academic programs.
SAPAAC is an official club of the Stanford Alumni Assocation

Reunion Homecoming Weekend Event - Asian American Community Lunch & SAPAAC Town Hall

Saturday, October 25, 2014, 10:00am-11:00am

Old Union Clubhouse, 520 Lasuen Mall, Stanford, CA 94305

Meet up with old friends and make new connections over a free and delicious catered lunch! Over lunch, get an update on the latest issues facing Asian Americans on campus today. Time subject to change based on football game kick-off time.

Note: Some earlier published materials listed differing times for this event, but these are the most up to date event details.

SAPAAC Community Events:

In this section we highlight events that may be of interest to the SAPAAC community but that are not directly sponsored or organized by SAPAAC.

25 Years: Honoring Student Activism and the Legacy of the 1989 Takeover

Thursday, October 23, 2014, 7:00-9:00pm

CEMEX Auditorium

Celebrate the spirit of activism that led to the change of Western Civilization as a freshmen requirement to a more inclusive curriculum that includes diversity of thought and experience. Come and hear student performances and alumni reflections. Reception to follow.

Untold Stories: 25th Anniversary - ’89 Student Takeover of the President’s Office

Friday, October 24, 2014,1:30 p.m. - 3:30 p.m

Tresidder Oak Lounge

Join alumni and administrators who were involved in this transformative episode in Stanford history as they share their untold stories.

Multicultural Alumni Hall of Fame

Friday, October 24, 2014, 4 pm

Tresidder Oak Lounge

Celebrate the achievements of the 2014 inductees into the Multicultural Alumni Hall of Fame, including the A3C’s inductee Emory M. Lee, ’59, MA ’64, Retired Executive Officer and former Acting Regional Director, Office of the Regional Director, Region IX, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services.

Listening to Silence, Seeing Absence: The Challenge of Reconstructing Chinese Railroad Workers' Lives, Gordon Chang, MA '72, 'PhD '87

Saturday October 25, 2014, 11:00am-12:00pm

Main Quad, Bldg 320 (Geology corner), Room 105 (E-5), Stanford, CA 94305

Chinese workers played an essential role in completing the western portion of the first transcontinental rail line, and in helping Leland Stanford acquire the immense fortune that he later used to found the University. What work did they perform? What experiences did they have in driving the line through the Sierras? What happened to them after the completion of the line? Learn about this international effort to recover their history from the co-directors of the Chinese Railroad Workers in North America Project at Stanford.

Gordon Chang, MA '72, PhD '87, is the Olive H. Palmer Professor in Humanities and professor of American history

Shelley Fisher Fishkin is the Joseph S. Atha Professor in Humanities