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Asian Pacific American Student Success Services and Support

Mission and Background

Asian Pacific American Student Success programs began operations in Fall 2016, and its offerings are specifically designed for students in need of additional academic and personal support to successfully pursue and complete a college education. Historically students from Asian American and Pacific Islander backgrounds face challenges in higher education.

Asian Pacific American Student Success Services

Asian Pacific American Student Success provides an array of services and opportunities to help its members succeed in school. Some of the benefits of participating in the program are listed below:

  • Peer Mentoring
  • Academic Tutoring
  • Academic advising
  • Cohort style classes
  • Asian and Pacific Islander themed campus events
  • Academic Lecture Series
  • Career Readiness Workshops
  • Writing Skills Test (WST) waiver
  • Access to restricted AAPI scholarship opportunities
  • Assistance with internship placement

Project Goals and Outcomes

Asian Pacific American Student Success program goals will attempt to increase academic support, major and career advising, increased graduation rate, and create a supportive community for students pursuing higher education. The overall results of the program will provide student data to aid the university in understanding and meeting the needs of the AAPI student population.

Highlight of Activities

Since the start of January 2018, Asian Pacific American Student Success has sponsored the following campus events:

  • Celebrate You! January 10, 2018
  • DIY Vision Board, January 22, 2018
  • Mardi Gras Event (Collab w/ Transfer Student Programs), February 13, 2018       
  • Lunar New Year, February 19, 2018 
  • Bikini Bottom (Collab w/ Sustainability), March 1, 2018
  • Study Fest, March 5-6, 2018 & March 12-13, 2018
  • TRANSFERmation: Door to Networking, April 3, 2018     
  • Study and Stress Relief Strategies, April 5, 2018      
  • APAHE Conference, April 12-13, 2018
  • TRANSFERmation: And the Job is Yours! April 18, 2018 
  • TRANSFERmation: Roadmap to Grad School, May 1, 2018          
  • Networking, May 15, 2018
  • Pool Day (Collab w/ GANAS), May 20, 2018
  • TRANSFERmation: Find Your Voice, May 17, 2018
  • End of Year Reflection, May 23, 2018
  • Resume, Cover Letters, Interview Prep (Collab w/ API LEAD), May 25, 2018
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