Congrats to everyone who posted the correct answer to our question yesterday!
QUESTION: What is “the oldest and largest Asian American student conference in the nation and one of the preeminent collegiate student conferences in the world”?
ANSWER: East Coast Asian American Student Union (ECAASU). ECAASU has a fascinating history, which you can find on their website, here. This past year, ECAASU announced APIASF Scholar, Christopher Zou from New York University, as the winner of ECAASU’s first Trailblazer Scholarship Award. The award recognizes students for their activism and advocacy in the Asian American & Pacific Islander (AAPI) community. Click here to learn more about Christopher and his efforts to inspire, educate and empower those interested in AAPI issues on a daily basis.
Joining student clubs and attending conferences is one way that you can make friends and build a support system while in college. AANHPI-focused clubs, programs and conferences can also help you explore, establish or evaluate your AANHPI identity and make meaning of your own experiences. Here are a few other AAPI programs/conferences from around the country:
Do you know of any other student conferences? Please share them in the comments!