• Events Coming Up for APIHM

    APSA's Top 30 search has begun.

    Be sure to click the TOP 30 2013 tab for information on nominating your peers. The nomination deadline is February 16.

    While APIHM 2013 programming is not available, feel free to browse the website to see last year's programming.

Audition for the 4th Annual ACYD Talent-Benefit Show

The Asian Pacific Student Association at UC Irvine’s 4th Annual Talent-Art Benefit Show | ACYD: Always Chase Your Dreams is a multimedia showcase in which Asian Pacific-Islander (API) students attending UC Irvine will have the chance to demonstrate their talents while competing for first place. Our goal is to provide a supportive and empowering environment for both the … Continue reading

The 2013 APSA Top 30 Search Starts!

  The Asian Pacific Student Association (APSA) at UC Irvine is proud to open nominations for the TOP 30 Most Influential Asian Pacific Islander Americans at UC Irvine project!   This project was started by Edi Dai and Melly Lee in 2010 and sought to highlight 30 inspiring Asian Pacific-Islander American students that continue to … Continue reading

TOP 30: Denny Chan

Meet Denny Chan, a recent law school graduate who hopes to take his organizing experience, knowledge about the law, and passion for social justice to be a strong advocate for the Asian American community.

TOP 30: Arman Liwanag

Meet Arman Liwanag, a fierce organizer who mobilizes the Filipino and People of Color community with his passion for social justice.

TOP 30: Alison Tominaga

Meet Alison Tominaga, a storyteller who seeks to bridge people through language, culture, and community engagement.

TOP 30: Djae Borja

Meet Djae Borja, who uses her passion for learning to empower others through culture.

TOP 30: Michelle Fong

Meet Michelle Fong, who is seeking a career in the juvenile justice system, and as the current president of Alpha Phi Omega, hopes to provide others the opportunity to give back to the community and inspire others.

TOP 30: Bruce Aquino

Meet Bruce Aquino, a proud Anteater who spreads his passion for involvement and service to others through singing, being a part of the housing community, and developing the future of student affairs.

TOP 30: Genevieve Galman

Meet Genevieve Galman, an advocate for underprivileged communities, especially children, who hopes to empower others to give back through community service.

TOP 30: Charlyn Arellano

Meet Charlyn Arellano, the current Academic Affairs VP who strives to provide equal opportunity and access for all to obtain a quality and affordable education.


    Asian Pacific-Islander Heritage Month (APIHM) is hosted by the Asian Pacific Student Association at UCI and features various programs, workshops, and events that celebrate the APIA culture and address pertinent issues in the APIA community.

    Please refer to the tabs above for more details regarding each event.

  • Contact Us

    Any inquiries regarding Asian Pacific-Islander Heritage Month can be directed to Programming Coordinators, Siamrath (Sam) Boonsakul and Alison Tominaga, at apsa.programming@gmail.com