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A Message from the President of A4, October 2012

A Message from the President of A4, October 2012

Dear A4 Member, As we enter our second decade of serving the Asian and Asian American Alumni of Brown, A4 is committed to the values upon which our organization was founded: unity, awareness, growth, leadership and communication. We have had many successes these past 10 years and there are so [...]

 
A4 Endows New Scholarship

A4 Endows New Scholarship

Thanks to a generous and engaged community of donors from across the country, this fall Brown University will welcome the first-ever recipient of the A4 Endowed Scholarship! Faculty, staff, students, and alumni took part in this historic effort to establish an endowed scholarship to give talented young Asian and Asian [...]

 
A Message from TWC Director Mary Grace Almandrez

A Message from TWC Director Mary Grace Almandrez

Greetings, Brown University alumni! As you know, throughout the decades students of color have challenged the university to reconceptualize its efforts to promote inclusion, equity, and social justice. Programs such as the Minority Peer Counselors, ALANA Mentoring, and heritage series (formerly heritage weekends, weeks, and months) continue to push the [...]

 
Second Annual A4 West Coast Retreat: Destination Los Angeles

Second Annual A4 West Coast Retreat: Destination Los Angeles

A4 held its first west coast event to connect Asian and Asian American alumni in the San Francisco area. Last year’s west coast retreat brought together over 30 alumni from classes ranging from the 70s through 10s, The Second Annual A4 West Coast Retreat took place under “California dreamy” skies [...]

 
A4 Recognizes the Class of 2012 at Commencement

A4 Recognizes the Class of 2012 at Commencement

The A4 board joined the new A4 graduates from the class 2012 for an afternoon of music, dance, and celebration. The festivities opened with the joyous Lion Dance and Gendo Taido. A4 board member Tho Phan ’11 was on hand to recognize Jennie Yoo ’12 and Amit Jain ’12  for [...]

 
Asian / Asian American Alumni Nearing its Goal to Fund Endowed Student Scholarship but Need Your Help

Asian / Asian American Alumni Nearing its Goal to Fund Endowed Student Scholarship but Need Your Help

In 2007, Brown’s multicultural alumni affinity groups, which include the A4 (Asian / Asian American Alumni Alliance), Inman Page Black Alumni Council (IPC), the Brown University Latino Alumni Council (BULAC) banded together to create the Alumni of Color Initiative (AOCI). The AOCI is a program unique among Brown’s peer institutions [...]

 
Harvard has Jeremy Lin and Linsanity; Brown has William Tong ’90

Harvard has Jeremy Lin and Linsanity; Brown has William Tong ’90

A Brown graduate, William Tong is running for the Democratic Party’s nomination for the U.S. Senate seat to be vacated by Senator Joseph Lieberman (CT). If his bid is successful, he would be the first Asian Pacific America to be elected as the state’s U.S. Senator. Here is his story: [...]

 
Celebrating Lunar New Year Across the Country

Celebrating Lunar New Year Across the Country

Joining Brown’s Year of China festivities this academic year, A4 members around the country gathered to celebrate the Lunar New Year of the Dragon with a banquet dinner organized in coordination with local Brown Clubs. This year, the Year of the Dragon, A4 Board members past and present organized events [...]

 
Presidential Search Ends

Presidential Search Ends

On March 2, 2012, in a special session, the Corporation of Brown University voted on Christina Paxson as the 19th President for Brown University. Paxson has served since July 2009 as the dean of Princeton’s Woodrow Wilson School, where she initiated a review of both the Master in Public Affairs [...]

 
Highlights from Alumni Fall Weekend

Highlights from Alumni Fall Weekend

This October I had the pleasure of returning to Brown as an official alumna and joined the rest of the A4 Board for Alumni Fall Weekend. In the ten months since I graduated, Brown is not quite the same place I left: President Ruth Simmons announced in September that she [...]

 
 

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