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 […]
The Asian American Cultural Center invites you to a Diwali Celebration! Come learn about Diwali and paint your own diyas! This in-person event will be held in the AsACC Main Room (SU 428) on Thursday, 10/20, from 6:30 to 8:00 PM.
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
Come join the Cultural Centers and Programs for a cultural fair! Free food, games, and prizes! This in-person event will be held on Friday, April 29th, from 3:00 PM to 6:00 PM.
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 […]
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, […]
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: […]