This semester is almost over! First off, thank you to all who made an effort to attend this year's Awareness Week AND for all those who have applied for AASA officer positions for next year!! We really appreciate it :) I would like to thank all the members who have been with us this year, thanks so much for everything you did in helping us grow as an organization, we are truly grateful!! :D
AASA End of The Year Member Meeting + Movie & Popcorn! | Friday @2pm
Guess what?! Our end of the year member meeting is THIS FRIDAY!! That's right, our very LAST member meeting! We will be kicking it off in CESA at 2pm and then we will head down to the Union Theatre to watch a movie and eat popcorn so be sure to come! :D
AASA Family Dinner/Fundraiser: Dim Sum | Saturday, April 25th @5pm
Come to our final AASA Family Dinner and Fundraiser! Please invite everyone you can to make this last dinner of the year a successful one!! the address is 1158 S State street Salt Lake City! Facebook event: Here!
Art and Social Justice Series: Introducing Dr. Ananya Chatterjea | April 21-21rd
This 3-day lecture series is designed to introduce students to the interdisciplinary work of dance artist, educator, scholar and activist Ananya Chatterjea. Interweaving the biographies and histories of women of color, the environment, and performance in various global contexts, her work physicalizes politics, choreographing identities and relationships in multiple arenas. Chatterjea’s focus is on “intersections of different forms and practices in South East Asia [and Africa], the teach[ing] and investigation of the dancing body through new approaches, and building platforms of new ideas.”
***UTA Internship Opportunity: Data Analyst Intern | Calling For Applicants!
Data Analyst Intern - $10.68-$14.37 per hour (Majors: Business, Information Systems, or Computer Science)
**Attached you will find the position/posting
If you have any questions, contact Pablo Martinez (Recruiter)- Office: 801-287-2331 Cell: 801-513-4446 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
***Utah Asian Charitable Foundation Scholarship | Due April 17th!
Interested in receiving a scholarship?! Apply for the Utah Asian Charitable Foundation (UACF) Scholarship!! It's due on April 17th so check out the requirements and the application to see if you qualify!
***HENAAC Scholarship | Due April 30th
Open to graduating high school seniors, undergraduate students (community college and university), and graduate students in accredited colleges and universities. Applicants must demonstrate leadership through academic achievements and campus/community activities; be Science, Technology, Engineering or Math related majors; have an overall grade point average of 3.0 or higher; be of Latina/o origin and/or must significantly participate in and promote organizations and activities in the Latina/o community. The HENAAC Scholarship is open to undocumented students (with or without DACA), U.S. Permanent Residents, and U.S. Citizens.
***Beacons of Excellence | Calling for Nominations!
Nominations will be accepted up until 5 pm on Monday, April 20th.
To nominate a person, program or project, click: HERE!
Recipients of the award will be recognized at a luncheon in October 2015. To learn more about the Beacons of Excellence Program and the 2014 recipients as well as watch the videos, click: HERE!
***Women's Enrollment Initiative Photo Shoot | Participants Needed!
"Calling all University women! We need YOU to be the face of the exciting new Women’s Enrollment Initiative (WEI) at the University of Utah. We want photos of real students, especially those of you who have used the resources that the University has to offer. Please help us bring this campaign to life! Feel free to come alone or bring friends with you for fun group photos!
We will be having an open photo shoot and need 10 minutes or less of your time. Please stop by the Crimson Commons Recreation Area on the first floor of the Union—right by the pool tables and bowling alley—at any point between 10 a.m. and 2 p.m. on Tuesday, April 14 and Wednesday, April 15"
** If you have any questions, contact Nicole at 801-581-8030 or email at email@example.com
***Research Participation Request: Racial Identity | Calling for Participants!
Andrew Choi is a Doctoral student at the University of California Santa Barbara and he is currently looking for participants from the Rocky Mountain region to interview via skype about racial identity! He is looking for Asian American students 18 and older, the interview will last about 60-75 minutes! If you are interested, please contact Andrew at: firstname.lastname@example.org and let him know!
***Research Study Participation: Asian American Political Activism | Looking for Vietnamese Americans To Participate!
We are looking for volunteers to participate in an online survey that will take approximately 15-20 minutes to complete. You will be asked to answer some questions about yourself and your opinions about political issues.
To be eligible you must: (1) identify as Vietnamese; (2) be born in the US or have come to the United States with the intention of staying permanently; (3) have lived in the U.S. for at least 3 years; and (4) be 18 years of age or older.
**If you are interested in participating, please follow this link: https://clarku.co1.qualtrics.com/SE/?SID=SV_aXaxmB44Wg69SfP
If you prefer to take a paper version of the survey or have any questions, please contact Julia Tran at email@example.com or by calling 617-380-8714. You can also contact Dr. Nicola Curtin at NCurtin@clarku.edu or by calling 508-793-7261.
That is all for this week AASA fam! Hope you do well on your finals and have a great soon-to-be SUMMER! :D