Asian Pacific Islanders Heritage Month
Foothill College celebrates Asian Pacific Islander Heritage Month during the month of April.
This year 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,a film festival and special events on health issues, fashion and photography. 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 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 2013
ASIAN PACIFIC ISLANDER HERITAGE MONTH, 2014
Awaken the Hero Inside You
Monday, April 7 - Thursday, April 10
Week of Welcome (WOW1): Luau Booths Providing campus greeters, maps, and resources
(9 a.m. - 2 p.m., 5 - 6 p.m. Locations: Campus Center Plaza, Admissions and Records, Library Quad, Middlefield Campus Hub, PSEC Center and Campus Center Dining Room)
Wednesday, April 9 (Noon - 1 p.m., Campus Center Plaza)
College Hour : API Heritage Month Official Opening Ceremony Featuring: Onami Taiko performance,Thai Cuisine, Origami Workshop led by student, Gaku Uchiro
Wednesday, April 16 (Noon - 1 p.m., Chinese Heritage Room)
College Hour: Business and Entrepreneurship Event : Student Networking Mixer Hosted by Business Entrepreneur/Accounting Clubs (B.E.A.C.) (Noon - 1 p.m., Chinese Heritage Room)
Friday, April 18 (1 - 2 p.m., Hearthside Lounge)
Film Festival 1: The Lady The true story of the peaceful quest of Aung San Suu Kyi, the woman at the core of Burma's democracy movement.
Monday, April 21
Stress & Health Awareness Day Information on nutrition, pulmonary function testing, smoking cessation, stress management, and blood pressure checks. Free giveaways. Refreshments from Fresh and Easy Market, Mountain View. (10 a.m. - 12:30 p.m., Campus Center Plaza)
Film Festival II: Supersize vs. Superskinny (British TV series) Focuses on the two extremes and the effects on the body. (10 a.m. - 1 p.m., Hearthside Lounge)
Yoga Pop Up Workshop Focuses on the practice of yoga and its health benefits on mind and body. (11 a.m. - Noon, Campus Center Plaza)
Tuesday, April 22
Earth Day Extravaganza Student clubs and Middle College students present their Earth Day Projects. (Noon - 1 p.m., Campus Center Dining Room, Refreshments)
Lecture Series I: National Poetry Month Poetry Reading Featuring Foothill College Creative Writing Instructor, Doren Robbins and Foothill College creative writing graduates. Reading in celebration of National Poetry Month and Robbins' new book, Title to Pussy Riot. (1:30-2:30 p.m., Heathside Lounge)
Wednesday, April 23 (Noon - 1 p.m., Library Quad, Refreshments)
Club Day -- Information Fair & Fun Featuring information booths for all 50 active campus clubs including API clubs. Also featuring Traditional Chinese Lion Dance performance, Asian fashion exhibition and henne tattoo painting.
Friday, April 25 (1 - 2 p.m., Hearthside Lounge, Refreshments)
Film Festival III: Gandhi A biographical movie following Mahalma Gandhi's fight against oppression
Monday, April 28 (10 - 11:50 a.m., Hearthside Lounge, Refreshments)
Lecture Series II: Karen Tei Yamashita Featuring Professor Karen Tei Yamashita, Ph.D. from UC Santa Cruz, discussing her most recent book, I Hotel
Tuesday, April 29 (12:30 - 3 p.m., Hearthside Lounge, Refreshments)
Lecture Series III: Linsanity Featuring film producer Brian Yang and film screening of Linsanity, the life of Asian American professional basketball player and graduate of Palo Alto High School, Jeremy Lin
Wednesday, April 30
College Hour : API Heritage Month Official Closing Ceremony Featuring different cultural costumes modeled by Foothill College students and student photography exhibition
(Noon - 1 p.m., Campus Center Dining Room, Refreshments)
Middlefield Campus Extravaganza API Heritage events including music, information and refreshments. Free Admission. (5 - 7 p.m., Foothill College Middlefield Campus, J-Quad)
Monday, May 5 (Noon-1:30 p.m., Faclty Staff Lounge)
Raffle for APAN Scholarship The employee Asian Pacific American Network (APAN) of Foothill College hosts this event to raise money for the annual APAN Scholarship. Raffle includes gift baskets, custom-designed jewelry, restaurant give certicates and more. 1 ticket - $2, 15 tickets - $20.