Since its inception in 2000, PAACH'S education mission has bridged Asian-American studies to student life.
The two main PAACH programs are Promoting Enriching Experiences and Relationships (PEER) mentoring, in which Wu now oversees freshman-service projects, and the Asian Pacific American Leadership Initiative (APALI).
Yet so many students desire admission each year that there is often a waiting list, says PAACH director Dr.
PAACH is typical of its counterparts everywhere in offering young adults a home away from home.
With Asians comprising about 16 and 9 percent of Penn's undergraduates and graduate students, respectively, the primary constituency of PAACH is sizable.