representASIAN in Sports & Games- Boston (11/5)

The UConn Asian American Alumni Association (UConn4A) and the UConn Asian American Cultural Center (AsACC) are so excited to announce that they will be hosting an in-person event in Boston, MA! Come meet the Boston Hurricanes, a 9-man volleyball team, enjoy refreshments from local Asian restaurants, and play games of Asian origin with the alumni […]

Asian Americanist Perspectives in Student Mental Health (10/20)

Several years of pandemic education has revealed and intensified mental health issues for all students. Despite greater attention to student needs, the conventional wisdom around mental health has reinforced practices of toxic positivity as well as harmful racial stereotypes connected to academic performance, emotional regulation, and coping with stress. Asian American studies scholars and practitioners […]

Helen Zia: 40th Commemoration of Vincent Chin Case

2022 marks the 40th¬†Anniversary of the Vincent Chin case. Chin, an American of Chinese descent, was beat to death by two autoworkers who attacked him over their frustrations about the Japanese automotive industry’s success in the US. The two autoworkers misidentified Chin as Japanese and used anti-Asian slurs when attacking him. Chin’s murder is a […]

UConn4A Mentorship Program: Interviewing 101 Workshop (6/14)

UConn Asian American Alumni Association (UConn4A) Mentorship Program Presents: Interviewing 101 Workshop Come and sharpen your interviewing skills in this interactive workshop! You’ll have the opportunity to learn from our speakers, mock interviews with experienced professionals, and be able to answer any question with confidence! **This event is open to all UConn undergraduate students and […]

UConn Asian American Alumni Association APA Heritage Month Event

The UConn Asian American Alumni Association (UConn4A) invites you to our Asian Pacific American (APA) Heritage Month Celebration! **This event is open to UConn Alumni, UConn current students, and UConn faculty! ** We are excited to be welcoming Priya Deonarine from Brown Girl Magazine and Khamla Vorasane from Bou Nam Bakery as our keynote speakers […]

Eid al-Fitr Celebration (May 3)

Come join us for an Eid al-Fitr celebration! This in-person event will be held on Tuesday, May 3, in the SU Ballroom. It is limited to 200 people, so please RSVP. This celebration is brought to you by the Office of the President, the Office of the Provost, the Office for Diversity and Inclusion, the […]

Asian American Heritage Month Keynote: Jasmine Cho

The Asian American Cultural Center would like to invite you all to our keynote, Jasmine Cho, to kick off the month celebrating the Asian American Heritage Observance (AAHO) at UConn. Nationally, AAHO gets celebrated in May, but we observe/celebrate in April because our students will be in their finals in May. When: Tuesday, April 5, […]

Celebrating Black History Month and Lunar New Year

To the UConn Community: February is a special month for the UConn community, as it provides several opportunities to celebrate the history, legacy, culture, contributions, and successes of the Black and African American and Asian, Asian American, and Pacific Islander communities. We invite you to celebrate two cultural heritage events with us: Black History Month: […]