First off, thank you all so much for attending our kite social and Dim Sum family dinner! We really appreciate all your support! :) I know finals are coming up so let's brace ourselves and do well! This is officially our LAST update for the year! :') (unless other great opportunities come up!) I have some awesome end of the year events for yal to attend:
AASA April Service: The Humane Society of Utah | Friday, May 1st 4:30-6:30pm
Please come and take a break from studying for finals to join us to our very last service project. We will be hanging out with the various pets/animals at the Humane Society of Utah and learn more about their organization. See yall there!! :D
Location: 4242South 300West Murray, UT
Fb event page: Here!
AASA End of the Year Social + 2015-2016 Officer Announcements | Saturday, May 2nd 2-4:30pm
Join us for AASA End of Year Social!
This will be a great opportunity to meet everyone in AASA and socialize.
We will have FREE food and activities where you can win awesome prizes. We will also be announcing new officers for year 2015-2016 :D
Location: Main Pavilion Fairmont Park 1040E. Sugarmont Dr. Salt Lake City
Fb event: Here!
South Asian Sensation Mo:Mo Fundraising for Nepal | May 4th-8th University of Utah Union Bldg
As many of you already know a massive 7.9 earthquake recently occurred in Nepal. The death toll keeps rising every hour while hundreds of people remain homeless. People are scared to go inside their homes due to continuous aftershocks. Our own families have been living in the streets for the past few days. Stores are running out of food and water or have completely shut down.
**UPDATE: You have till Saturday mid-night, May 2nd, to place your order and we can deliver or you can pick up next week starting Monday, May 4th!
South Asian Sensation will be selling Vegetarian and Non-Vegetarian (Turkey) mo:mo (Nepali version of dumplings) and will be donating all the money we get to America Nepal Medical Foundation; which is providing emergency recovery reliefs and medical services for the victims.
***Prices: 10 pieces for $10 or 15 pieces for $12. You can order online or fill out order forms at CESA at the University of Utah Union Building. You will be paying with CASH when you pick up the mo:mos.
If you would like to donate instead, please contact: Sudha Shrestha at email: email@example.com phone: 801-647-3791
2015 Utah Asian Festival | Saturday, June 13th 10am-7pm
The Utah Asian communities invite you to celebrate 2015 Utah Asian Festival. Come enjoy a pageantry of performances, exhibits, vendor booths, arts and crafts and food! Cultures represented include Cambodian, Chinese, Filipino, Hawaiian, Indian, Indonesian, Korean, Laotian, Taiwanese, Thai, Tibetan and Vietnamese. We will have a special spotlight this year on the country of Japan.
This is a family event, and we will have a booth for children which will include arts and crafts, and activities for children of all ages.
As a part of the festivities, we invite you to join us for our first ever Asian Pop Dance, starting at 5 PM. Cosplay and fun dress is encouraged.
***The entire event is free to the public. Come join us for the fun.
Fb event: Here!
***Research Participation Request
"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 United States 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. Please note that you are not eligible for the study if you are an international student or visitor who is not planning to reside permanently in the U.S.
You do not have to be politically or socially active to participate. Participation is completely voluntary and you may discontinue the study at any time for any reason without penalty. Your answers will be kept confidential. For students recruited in a course: Your participation will have no effect on your standing in class."
Upon completing the survey you will have the option to provide your email address to be entered in a raffle to win one $50.00 gift card.
***If you want to participate: 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 firstname.lastname@example.org or by calling 617-380-8714. You can also contact Dr. Nicola Curtin at NCurtin@clarku.edu or by calling 508-793-7261.
Kick Off Finals | Focus Group
Are U an international student or student whose national origin and citizenship is external to the US? If so, please join us for FREE FOOD on Thursday, April 30th, 2015 At Carolyn Tanner Building RM 261 from 12PM-2PM! This is an opportunity to voice your experience as an international student or scholar here at the University of Utah! If you interested in being a part of this discussion, Please RSVP by filling out the following link by Monday, April 27th, 2015! Here!
***City Internships Scholarship Opportunity | Apply Now!
City Internships has set aside a pool of funds to be awarded to students of Utah wishing to gain work experience in marketing, advertising, PR, media, entertainment or technology through the global internship program. To benefit from the $200 scholarship to be used towards the global internship program, applicants should select 'other' on page three of the application process and enter the code Utah200. Please note that this code will expire at midnight on 04/27/2015, so students should act quickly to take advantage of this time-limited opportunity.
**For more information on this summer's internship program in London, New York and Los Angeles take a look at this summer's prospectus.
That is all for this week everyone! Best of luck to you during finals! :)