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Upcoming API Events:

APIFSA Off-Campus Social Event – Jan 30

APIFSA enjoys events where we can get to know you on an off-campus environment. For that reason, every once in a while we like to host “informal social events”. So come join us for an evening of good food and great company!

More details of location coming soon.

2nd Annual Valentine’s Day Fundraiser –February 14 (of course!)

Want to send a rose to your colleague here on campus? Just to say “Thank you, you’re awesome, here’s a rose!” or “Be my Valentines?”. Last year was such a success as APIFSA received many compliments on our delivered roses that we plan to continue this year!

APIFSA is looking for volunteers to assist preparing Roses and day of delivery. Please contact Mae Talicuran at or Kheng Waiche at if you would like to help out.  Even if it’s an hour or two, we would love your help!

API Graduation – May 8, 2013

Last year was a success with over 50 students and their families who attended the ceremony. Everyone loved the entertainment, food, and speeches that were given by students.  Staff and Faculty came out to support and APIFSA committee did an amazing job organizing it. Please stay tune for more details.

If you have any questions, suggestions, or would like to help out with this year’s ceremony please contact Cathy Nguyen at

Community Events

All People’s Celebration – Jan 21 – APIFSA helping to represent

Michael and Criselda Yee will be participating in the All People’s Celebration taking place in SD downtown on Monday, January 21. Please join if you are interested.

San Diego Chinese Museum Annual Banquet – Feb 2

The San Diego Chinese Museum has provided the community with education, culture and art on Chinese American experience and Chinese History. We are happy to share that our APIFSA President has joined the Board this year and invites the API community to the 17th Annual Fundraising Banquet filled with food, silent auction, entertainment and drawing. For more information please call 619-338-9888.

San Diego Chinese Women’s Association – Feb 23

Every year the San Diego Chinese Women’s Association hosts a Scholarship Philanthropy Fundraising Dinner. This year it will take place on Feb 23 at Jasmine Seafood Restaurant. The event is filled with great food, raffle prices, silent auction and a lucky lion dance! For more information, please visit