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Welcome to Asian Students in America (ASIA).  We host cultural, social, and educational events to validate the unique identity of contemporary Asian Americans and the issues that they face. This semester our theme is Bridges, and in recognition of the greater community that we are a part of, our goal is to advocate and encourage communication and understanding by inviting students of every background to our events to have open dialogue with us.

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Description

Asian Students In America (ASIA) is a culturally diverse organization established to bring together and represent the Asian American student body at Syracuse University. Since its inception in 1979, ASIA has been a powerful force in representing the Asian American student body on campus. We feel strongly about uniting local communities through interactions by offering activities and opportunities that are intended to bridge gaps between different communities.

Our goals are to experience examine, and increase awareness of the Asian American identity by hosting social, educational, cultural, and community service events.

Category

Cultural/International

Administrator Use Only
Consultant:

Taylor Sanders

Meeting Day

Fridays

Meeting Time

5:00 PM

Meeting Location

Hall of Languages

President Name - MUST BE DIFFERENT PERSON FROM THE THREE OTHER OFFICERS LISTED

Mitchell Liang

Fiscal Agent Name - MUST BE DIFFERENT PERSON FROM THE THREE OTHER OFFICERS LISTED

Richard Yang

Full-time SU/ESF Professional Faculty/Staff Advisor Name

Dr. Ruth Chen

Advisor School Title

Professor of Practice, College of Engineering and Computer Science

Member/Selection Process

Please describe the process students should take to join your organization.

Attend general body meetings, which are held at least five times a semester. A voting member must attend at least half of the meetings in order to vote for Executive Board officers. A voting candidate must attend more than half of the meetings in order to be eligible to run for an Executive Board position.