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Asian Pacific Islander Heritage Month  

In celebration of Asians and Pacific Islanders, this guide lists campus events, books, articles and websites on Asian Pacific Islanders.
Last Updated: Apr 8, 2015 URL: Print Guide RSS UpdatesEmail Alerts


Asian Pacific Islanders Heritage Month


Foothill College celebrates:
Asian Pacific Islander Heritage Month during the month of April. 

In 2015 Foothill faculty, staff and students along with community leaders have planned an exciting month of cultural activities to commemorate Asian Pacific Islander Heritage Month. Events include a lecture series with guest speakers, special events on health issues and the first anime convention at Foothill College. View the full calendar of events in the right column.

Asian Pacific Islander Heritage Month is sponsored by the Associated Students of Foothill College (ASFC). 

For additional information:
call (650) 949-7060

Contact the Student Activities Office at (650) 949-7282, or visit the Student Activities Office in the Campus Center, Room 2009. 

Click on the tabs above to find resources on Asian Pacific Islanders available through Foothill Library.



EVENT LIST - Asian Pacific Islander Heritage Month 2015

               from Self-Discovery to Survival to Success

Monday, April 6 - Thursday, April 9     
(8 a.m. - 2 p.m., 5 - 6 p.m., Refreshments)     

Week of Welcome (WOW)   Providing campus greeters, maps, and resources 
Locations: Look for WOW booths at these on-campus locations: Cesar Chavez Plaza, Admissions and Records lobby, Library Quad, Physical Sciences & Engineering Center (PSEC) patio, Campus Center Dining Room and Campus Center Plaza. 

Wednesday, April 8     
(Noon - 1 p.m., Campus Center Plaza, Refreshments)

API Heritage Month Official Opening Ceremony   Enjoy live Taiko drumming and WOW information fair as we kick off Asian Pacific Islander Month at Foothill. 

Monday, April 13
(10 a.m. to 1 p.m., Campus Center Plaza, Refreshments)
Healthy Mind and Body Fair     Participate
in yoga and tai chi, learn healing massage techniques and start forming health nutrition and exercise habits by visiting this fun information fair.  Discuss health topics that particularly impact the Asian Pacific Islander community and others, including Hepatitis B, tuberculosis, bone marrow diseases and osteoporosis. Help save lives by completing a simple, free swab test which can determine if you're a potential bone marrow donor.    

(Noon to 1 p.m., Hearthside Lounge, Room 2313, Refreshments)

Bone Marrow & Hepatitis B Discussion    It's critical to get screened for Hepatitis B and bone marrow diseases. Learn more about these illnesses and how they impact a variety of ethnicities, including the Asian Pacific Islander community. Featured presenters include Hepatitis B-Free Santa Clara County representative Chrissy Cheun, MPH, and Asian American Donor Program outreach coordinator Arjun Panda.  

Wednesday, April 15
(Noon to 1 p.m., Cesar Chavez Plaza) 
Middle Eastern Day    Experience Middle Eastern culture through music and displays.

(5 - 7 p.m., Middlefield Campus, J-Quad, 4000 Middlefield Road)
Middlefield Campus Cultural Celebration    
Learn about ASFC opportunities, OwlCard benefits, OrgSync and more ways to get involved on campus.

Monday, April 20
(Noon to 1 p.m., Hearthside Lounge, Room 2313, Refreshments)
Guest Lecture: Josephine Villanueva     White House Initiative on Asian Americans and Pacific Islander ambassador Josephine Villanueva will share key points on the initiative's Educate, Engage, Empower campaign. Learn about education, mental health and immigration issues in the Asian Pacific community, as well as pathways to connect with public services.    

Wednesday, April 22
(Noon - 1 p.m., Library Quad, Refreshments)    
Club Day
    Join or start a club! Talk to active club members at more than 50 information booths and find out how student clubs enrich your total college experience.

Saturday, April 25
(10 a.m. - 6 p.m., Library Quad, Campus Center Plaza and Campus Center, Refreshments)

YumeCon     As the first anime convention at Foothill College, YumeCon features cosplay and vocal competitions, as well as popular anime merchandise booths. This Japanese Ometsuri festival is presented by the Foothill Anime Club.

Tuesday, April 29      
(10:15 - 11:15 a.m., Hearthside Lounge, Room 2313, Refreshments)

Guest Lecture: Meera Ekkananth Klein     Former newspaper reporter and columnist Meera Ekkananth Klein combines her love of cooking and telling stories. A contributor to The Dog with the Old Soul anthology, her poems can be found in the Davis Poetry Project.

(Noon - 1 p.m., Library Quad, Refreshments)
API Closing Ceremony Luau     Join us for a traditional luau celebration of Pacific Islander cutlure featuring live entertainment.

Special Notice: Admission is free to all events. Parking is $3.

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