Nurturing Learning, Creating Change - Volume 2, Issue 1
July Newsletter
IN THIS ISSUE
1) Join in on Alumni Fun: Comedy Night
2) Over $95,000 in Scholarships Awarded
3) Alumni Spotlight: Stephanie Yim
Join in on Alumni Fun!
Comedy Night
Chabot College Alumni and Friends
Funny Feud: A Virtual Comedy Night
Friday, July 31, 2020
7:00 P.M. - 8:30 P.M.
Online, via Zoom
The Friends of Chabot College Foundation invites you to join us for a night of family-friendly laughs, from the comfort of your own home, on Friday, July 31st from 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM .

Michael Booker, a Chabot comedy legend, will host this virtual Comedy Night. His entertainment will be top-notch while also bringing back great memories of your alma mater.
Chabot Alumni who RSVP will receive a FREE ticket. Non-Chabot Alumni are welcome and encouraged to donate $5. Space is limited.

A ticket includes: 
  • Viewing the comedy show;
  • Option to participate in Funny Feud, a Chabot-centered Family Feud-esque game show;
  • Chance to play Jack-Box games (short, hilarious, party video games); and
  • Mingle virtually with other Chabot Alumni.

The first 25 Alumni RSVPs will receive a Funny Feud gift package in the mail to enjoy during the event. 

Internet access is required to view and participate in the event. 

Use the link below for additional event details and to RSVP.


Have questions? Contact us:
 Michael D Booker , as a retired Chabot College employee, has been doing standup comedy for over 30 years, performing at venues such as the SF Punchline and Tommy T’s. He has performed with legends, from George Lopez to Pat Paulsen.

For over 15 years, he has produced comedy and interactive game shows featuring comics from Los Angeles, Las Vegas, and Hayward at the Englander Restaurant in San Leandro. Recently, he has been doing Survey Seez, a “Family Feud” style interactive game show on Zoom, for fundraisers and just fun for adults, kids, colleges, and community organizations. 
Over $95,000 in Scholarships Awarded
The Friends of Chabot College and the Chabot Office of Student Life are happy to report we awarded over $95,000 in scholarships this year, despite the challenges faced with COVID-19. These scholarship awards are in addition to funds raised and awarded for COVID-19 Emergency Aid relief.
In lieu of our annual, in-person Scholarship Luncheon, below you will find our Scholarship Program with photos of our amazing 2020 Scholarship recipients.
Interested in supporting Chabot students? Please see the link below for various ways to make a difference.
Alumni Spotlight
Stephanie Yim
CHABOT GRADUATING CLASS OF: 2016
MAJOR: Political Science
CURRENT ENDEAVORS: I transferred to UC Davis, where I graduated with a B.A. in International Relations with an emphasis in Peoples and Nationalities in Africa and the Middle East. I then taught English in Japan for a year through the JET Program. I am currently earning my J.D. at UC Hastings College of the Law. This summer, I am clerking for API Legal Outreach, a non-profit organization that provides legal representation, social services, and advocacy for marginalized people in the SF Bay Area. I am primarily involved with the Housing Project, which works to help tenants fight against unjust evictions and to support those who are impacted by the housing crisis.

MEMORABLE CHABOT MOMENT: My time serving as the Community Service Director for AGS Honor Society was one of the most meaningful moments of my life. It was there that I took my first steps toward leadership and community organizing. I was able to work with my fellow AGS members to start Care Packages for Compassion to provide care packages to the homeless. I loved that students and staff in the Chabot community pitched in to support fundraising events, donation drives, and care package distribution events.

ADVICE FOR FUTURE ALUMNI : Community college is a great place to figure out what’s the right path for you. Dabble in every subject that interests you. Leave no rock unturned. If you do the things that you love, you will find a path that is meaningful to you. 

These are tough times! No matter what you’re going through, know that you  can  survive this moment—take it from someone who overcame housing instability and homelessness while attending community college. Also, reach out to someone if you need help. More people are rooting for you than you think. 
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The Friends of Chabot College
Board of Directors
Hon. Mark Salinas, Chair; Hon. Pat Gacoscos, Vice Chair/Secretary;
Mr. Obray Van Buren, Fundraising Chair; Ms. Sheryl Boykins; Ms. Marita Cheng;
Dr. Hal Gin; Ms. Melinda Matsuda; Dr. Susan Sperling; Mr. Dale Wagoner;
Ms. Yvonne Wu Craig, Executive Director