Harvard University Association of Alumni in Singapore

Veritas Singapura

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Welcome

As the official club of Harvard alumni in Singapore, the objective of the Harvard University Association of Alumni in Singapore (HUAAS) is to advance the mutual welfare of Harvard University and its alumni in Singapore. Our motto is “Veritas Singapura” combining the ethos of our alma mater and referencing the national anthem of Singapore. The association’s activity will be focused on three areas: Programming, Outreach, and Structure.

  • Programming – maintaining an active event calendar for social and professional development activities
  • Outreach – growing the number of active members in the Club year on year to improve the quality of relationships in the Harvard community
  • Structure – maintaining a dispersed leadership model allowing for broad participation from various segments within the Harvard community and alumni from the college and different graduate schools and divisions of Harvard University.

 

Officers

Rebecca WOO, AB ’89, President (Term Ending 2021)
Titus YONG, EdM ’03, Vice President (Term Ending 2020)
Andrew NAI, GMP ’14, Treasurer (Term Ending 2020)
Allen Chu, AB ‘92, Secretary (Term Ending 2021)
En-Ming ONG, AB ’11, Member (Term Ending 2021)
“KC” CHEW Kheng Chuan, AB ’82, Member (Term Ending 2021)
Michael KOH, MDes ’93, Member (Term Ending 2020)
Nadine YAP, AB ’92, AM ’95, Member (Term Ending 2021)
Stephen JACOB, MPP ’00 , Member (Term Ending 2021)

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August 2019

HUAAS Presents : Special tour of GUO PEI: CHINESE ART & COUTURE

August 2 @ 6:30 pm - 9:30 pm SMT
Asian Civilisations Museum, 1 Empress Pl 179555 Singapore + Google Map
Guo Pei

Photo credit Russell Wong Special tour of GUO PEI: CHINESE ART & COUTURE (meet at ACM lobby 6:30 pm on 2 Aug 2019) Guo Pei is China’s leading couturière – high fashion designer and dressmaker. Elements of the historical appear in Guo Pei’s contemporary designs, sometimes retaining their meanings, sometimes adapted to suit her desires. Every Guo Pei dress tells a story – about legends and fairytales, imperial culture, nature, even life itself. Her designs reflect her Beijing childhood, overseas…

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Wine Tasting Event Recap

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HUAAS had a very successful, sold out wine tasting event with the Columbia and U Penn/Wharton alumni associations at Parc90 – a specialized wine bar at The Regent Hotel. Over 5 selections of wine and some canapés, the sommeliers explained and discussed the wines; plus it was a wonderful opportunity for different alumni to mix and meet each other – many random small world stories were...

Artist Tour and Talk at The Private Museum – “From Lost Roots to Urban Meadows”

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Group Tour at the Private Museum A small but intimate artist walk through at The Private Museum on May 4 had alumni from Harvard, MIT, Oxbridge, and Stanford in attendance. The two local artists –  Madhvi Subrahmanian and Nandita Mukand spent over an hour discussing their work with us, their inspirations and creative processes, and graciously engaged in dialogue with everyone...

AGM AND ANNUAL DINNER 2019

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HUAAS hosted our AGM and 2nd annual dinner on March 29, 2019, again generously hosted by Resorts World Sentosa at the Equarious Hotel. GOH Tharman. Outgoing President KC Chew and incoming President Rebecca Woo The AGM Underway The 200+ attendees were treated to a sumptuous Chinese dinner, but the highlights were clearly the Guest of Honor – DPM Tharman – who spoke on his views of the...

Candidate Statements

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Dear Members, Elections are 7 days away ! Below are the candidacy statements we have received (omitting one withdrawal of candidacy). Over the next few days, we will be providing you with more information about the candidates. Watch this space ! Candidate for President Rebecca Woo (AB ‘89) I, Rebecca Woo, have been the Vice President of HUAAS for the last two years, and with the current President...

It’s Your Turn to Get Involved: Election

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The Annual General Meeting this year is happening on 29 March 2019 at Resorts World Sentosa.

We hereby notify all members interested in running for a leadership position to submit their interest by midnight SGT 26 February 2018 here: goo.gl/forms/AbIPADenKict54AW2

The following positions are up for election: President, Secretary, and 2 at-large Committee members.

Young Harvard Alumni: “Many Pathways to Our Dreams”

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The Young Harvard Alumni panel event “Back in Singapore and Following their Passions” brought together a wonderful group of alumni and Prize Book recipients at the iPreciation gallery on the evening of Jan 24, 2019. We were fortunate enough to have Vincent Leow, a pre-eminent Singapore artist, to give a quick walk through and talk of his artwork as well. The panelists shared their different...

Global Networking Night 2019: Connections Made

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Global Networking Night Singapore was organised by the HUAAS and held at SEAR restaurant 45 storeys above Singapore’s Raffles Place financial district.

It was a bustling evening filled with laughter and good cheer. Old acquaintances were renewed and new ones made. Attendees came from all schools across the Harvard campus and we welcomed visiting Harvard students as well.

Message from the President

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Greetings fellow alums and members of HUAAS! I have more than “three points” to share with you, but here are the three most important ones: The date of our upcoming AGM and Annual Dinner for you to mark in your calendars and sign up to attend.Our Inaugural HUAAS Fellow AwardCommencing the collection of membership dues from 2019 Third HUAAS AGM and Annual Dinner To the first point — our...

About HUAAS

As the official club of Harvard alumni in Singapore, the Harvard University Association of Alumni in Singapore (HUAAS) was formed on 7 December 2015 under the Registry of Societies. The registration number is T15SS0208H. Our constitution is available here

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