Past Special Events

Founders and supporters at the gala dinner

Alumni and Friends of YSU come together regularly for a good time and in support of the University’s mission. Here is a sampling of highlights from our past events, and hope you join us for our next!

Annual Gala  & Presentation of the Robert Graham Visionary Award

The late Robert Graham was an artist and sculptor of international reputation, and a dedicated and generous member of the Yo San University Board of Trustees. Founded in 2009 in his honor, the Robert Graham Visionary award is conferred annually by Yo San University to persons who have demonstrated vision and commitment to the health and wellness of humanity. Prior awardees include Danny DeVito and Rhea Perlman (2009), Sela Ward (2011), Robert Downey, Jr. (2012), Debbie Allen (2013), Pierce Brosnan (2014), Cole Hauser (2016). All proceeds from the annual Gala benefits Yo San University’s community service projects which provide more than 24,000 free and subsidized acupuncture and Chinese medicine treatments annually.

Chinese New Year Celebration at Yo San

The richness of our traditions, completeness of our community, and commitment to our future is on full display during each year’s Chinese New Year Celebration hosted by Drs. Dao and Mao .