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Get Involved: AAPAAN’s 2024 Events

Wishing you a Happy New Year! 2023 brought numerous moments of connection, from our First Annual AAPAAN Celebration and Dinner to our first cross-AIG social in collaboration with DC Hoos, BolĂ­var Network, and Black Alumni. Your presence in our community is greatly appreciated, and we eagerly anticipate what 2024 has in store!

As we plan for 2024, we would love to hear more from you about what you want to see this year from AAPAAN! Please fill out this quick, 1-minute survey to provide any feedback on how we can better serve the AAPAAN community.

If you would like to be more involved with AAPAAN this year, please reach out to AAPAAN Chair, Rose Zu ( or Alumni Engagement Committee Chair, Sanjeev Kumar ( for more details.

Here’s to an exciting year ahead!

Warm regards,
The AAPAAN Board


Second Annual AAPAAN Celebration Dinner

Flyer advertising AAPAAN's second annual celebration dinner taking place at the UVA Rotunda on Thursday, April 11, 2024.

Please join us Thursday, April 11, from 7:00-10:00pm at the UVA Rotunda as we celebrate our community, our scholarship recipients, and our AAPI Advancement Award honoree during our second annual AAPAAN celebration dinner. This celebration will include dinner, TED-style talks from faculty members, an overview of the AAPI-related initiatives taking place in the UVA community, and more! We hope to see you there.

Join Us at The Rotunda

Regional Events

Our DC-based alumni had a great time kicking off the new year at Planet Word and Proper 21!

If you are interested in attending similar events in the future or staying up-to-date with AAPAAN events, please fill out this form to join our newsletter to stay up-to-date on events happening near you.

AAPI Award Nominations Closing Soon

The AAPI Advancement Award was launched in the spring of 2022 to honor current UVA faculty members who have made significant contributions towards greater understanding and appreciation of Asian culture or Asian-American relations. We have been thrilled by the continued support of the AAPI alumni community for this award and hope to make the 2024 award our most inclusive yet. To help us do this, we are asking you to nominate your candidate for this year’s award by Friday, February 9.

Once the survey results have been tallied, we will send a follow up link where you can vote! Thank you for helping us to honor and recognize the great work being done by our UVA Faculty.