We'll be having our End of Year Social/Potluck/Field Day at Sugarhouse Park!!! I'm so excited :D There's gonna be raffles (Wong Fu Awkward Panda whaaaaat?!), water fun/balloon fights, hella food (see FB event for a list), eating contests, volleyball, badminton, as well as revealing who next year's AASA officers will be :P FB event here!
AASA Officer Applications are OUT! | Apply by April 21st NEXT MONDAY
AASA officer applications are due by NEXT MONDAY! You can find the Officer Responsibilities/positions outlined here and the application here! Please submit it to our email :D
VASA Officer Applications also OUT! | Apply by April 18th THIS FRIDAY
The Vietnamese American Student Association officer applications are due THIS FRIDAY! You can find the application here! Responsibilities/positions here.
Please submit to firstname.lastname@example.org. And here's VASA's FB group page to learn more about what they do :D
Asian American Graduation | NEXT SATURDAY, April 26th | 4:00PM-6:00PM
FB Event here! Poster here! And form here!
You do not have to be involved with AASA to be a part of the Asian American Graduation. This event is a sit-down dinner and will be held at the new business building (SFEBB) in room 7170/7180. It is for undergraduate/graduate Asian/Asian American students who will be graduating this Spring, this Summer, or graduated last Fall but are walking this May. You'll receive a stole, some time at the event to speak out on your educational journey, and may bring 2 guests. Fill out the form to register!!!
***Current AASA officers as well as those applying to be an AASA officer for next year will be asked to volunteer at this event as well!***
Nihon Matsuri | Saturday, April 26th | 10:00AM-5:00PM
Nihon Matsuri is an outdoor Japanese cultural festival and will be held at 100 South (Japantown Street), between 200 & 300 West. It's free admission and there will be live performances, food stands, vendors, etc :D Contact Merissa at email@example.com if interested in volunteering at the festival for the JACL booth!!! Also there's a volunteer form on their website, link here.
Mestizo Arts and Activism College Collective Social | Thursday, April 17th | 12:00PM-5:00PM
MAACC is having a social at the Sill Center Back Patio (this is by the building across from the Union Front Parking Lot)! There will be an open mic, music, an art galery (you are free to bring and display your own works of art), fun activities, and a BBQ! Contact Angel firstname.lastname@example.org if you're interested in bringing in your art. FB event here!
Shred Day | Thursday, April 17th | 4:00PM-6:00PM
Shred Day is an event held at the Stadium parking lot for anyone who may need to shred any papers! Hehehe. This is to raise money for a scholarship. Please let us know if you're down to volunteer!!!
Diana and Karl Ping Pong Fundraiser | Friday, April 18th | 5:00 or 5:30PM
Our members Diana and Karl will be playing ping pong nationally (WHOOO!!!) in Virginia and are hosting a ping pong tourney THIS FRIDAY to help fundraise for their expenses. It will be on campus at HPER North 101, $10 to play, learn from Diana or Karl, and you can challenge them to a game. You're also free to donate, and come and watch! Poster here :) snacks will be sold at the event as well. Contact Diana email@example.com to get more info on game rules/table tennis etiquette.
LMSA Utah 8th Annual Navigating through Healthcare Careers | Saturday, April 19th | 8:30AM-2:30PM
The Latino Medical Student Association is having a pre-health conference for high school and college students majoring in and/or interested in exploring careers in medical, dental, nursing, pharmacy, biomedical sciences, physician assistant, social work fields :D It will be upper campus at the Eccles Health Sciences Education Building (HSEB). Contact LMSAUtah@gmail.com and also Melissa See (co-chair for the conference!) with any questions. FB event here! It's a free event, but please pre-register here!
ITSA's 42nd Annual "Sustaining our Culture" Powwow | Saturday, April 19th | 11:00AM-11:00PM
The Inter-Tribal Student Association is hosting a powwow in the Union Ballroom!!! Please see their poster here for all the details on performances/activities. FB event here :) If interested in going, you can also see this webpage here with info on the performances, powwow etiquette, agenda, etc.
9th Annual Scholarships & Awards Gala 2014 | Saturday, May 17th | 6:00PM-9:00PM | Apply for scholarships by THIS FRIDAY April 18th
Poster here! This event will be awarding students for scholarships and highlighting outstanding business owners and professionals.
Download the Utah Asian Chamber scholarship application here! Please let us know if you need help with the application process, I highly encourage everyone to apply :D
Summer Internship Opportunity with American Red Cross
Here's the link with the info! This internship is for a clinical services specialist, so perhaps people studying sciences/pre medicine/medtech would be interested :)
Phone Bank Volunteer Opportunity | Apply by Friday, May 2nd @ 5:00PM
The AAAJ (Asian Americans Advancing Justice) organization is calling for phone bank to make phone calls hehe. Here's a link to the application/more info!
Campus Climate with Students
Dr. Belinda 'Otukolo Saltiban, Director of Inclusive Excellence, is looking for students to participate in a discussion regarding race and campus climate at the U. See this Doodle to participate :)