On August 29th, the UCLA Alumni Affairs, Diversity Programs announced that Bobby T. Rimas was reelected as the UCLA Pilipino Alumni Association Scholarship Director. In this position, Mr. Rimas is responsible for raising and collecting scholarship donations, coordinating the application process, and overseeing the UCLA Pilipino Alumni Scholarship Committee who is responsible for developing the selection criteria, coordinating the logistics of scholarship awards, and selecting award recipients. The UCLA Pilipino Alumni Association Scholarship Program usually culminates in the awarding of both the UCLA Pilipino Alumni Endowment and private scholarships at UCLA Pilipino Alumni’s annual scholarship benefit. To date, the UCLA Pilipino Alumni Association has awarded over 100 scholarships.
A UCLA graduate, Mr. Rimas began teaching in July 2008 at West Los Angeles College as an Adjunct Faculty Member. In April 2011, he was awarded the academic rank of Adjunct Assistant Professor. During his time at West Los Angeles College, he taught Introduction to Law & the Legal Profession, Legal Writing, Introduction to Civil Litigation, and Legal Research classes. In June 2014, Mr. Bobby T. Rimas began teaching Immigration Law at California State University, Los Angeles, College of Professional and Global Education as an Associate Professor. Mr. Rimas is also a Paralegal at OneWest Bank’s Legal Department in Pasadena, California.
If you have any inquiries regarding UCLA Pilipino Alumni scholarships or contributions towards the UCLA Pilipino Alumni Endowment, please contact Mr. Rimas at Bobby.Rimas@alumni.ucla.edu.