As the official alumni club in Korea, the mission of the Berkeley Club of Korea (“the club”) is to promote and support the advancement of the University of California at Berkeley (“the university”). We work together to regularly engage members: fostering a loyal, fraternal spirit among the club; promoting a strong image of the university in the South Korean community; and encouraging and coordinating member activities in support of the university’s educational programs.
The club welcomes members from throughout the Berkeley family residing in Korea — alumni from undergraduate and graduate programs, participants in non-degree executive programs, parents of alumni, present and former faculty members either regular or visiting, and anyone else who appreciates the great value and legacy of a Cal education and affiliation. At the club’s 2014 year-end gala dinner, we increased club membership by more than 150. As of 2015, our roster is approximately 700 members strong.
The club presents an opportunity for members to enjoy together the unique Berkeley spirit, cherish the ideals that the university stands for, and strengthen the solidarity of the Berkeley family. The club also aims to build a reliable support network for the university, helping maintain global leadership in all academic disciplines and human developments. In order to achieve these endeavors as a sustainable organization in Korea, we encourage every member to actively participate, volunteer, and contribute selflessly and generously. So don’t wait — come join us!
Dr. Yong-Kyung “Ken” Lee Ph.D. '75
Berkeley Club of Korea