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ASIAN PACIFIC-AMERICAN HERITAGE MONTH 2016

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Silhouette of adults and children in a row holding hands, on the edge of water with lit floating lanterns on top of the water. Contains the words Connect. Embrace. Unite.
Baruch College proudly presents Asian Pacific American Heritage Month. With this year’s theme of Connect, Embrace, Unite, we aim to educate the community about the different facets of Asian cultures and celebrate its richness and diversity.
Thursday, March 31 Opening Ceremony
12:30 pm - 2:30 pm
NVC 2nd Fl. Lobby
Celebrate the beginning of APAHM with appetizers from various Asian countries, music from WBMB, and performances from Baruch dance clubs!
Tuesday, April 5 Dance Without Borders
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
NVC 1-107 MPR
Put your dancing shoes on and join us for a night of learning traditional and modern dances from different Asian cultures. Dances will be taught by various clubs on campus.
Thursday, April 7 Cultural Identity Workshop
12:30 pm - 2:30 pm
NVC 2-125
Chinese, Taiwanese, Indian, Pakistani… How do you identify? What does being Asian mean? Join our discussion about what cultural identity is and how it affects our lives.
  Movie Screening
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
NVC 2-125
A married Taiwanese man begins to question his life choices regarding his sexuality upon learning about his wife’s desire to have another child. Join us in our discussion of, “Will You Still Love Me Tomorrow?” Food will be provided.
Tuesday, April 12 Career Panel
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
NVC 2-125
Come meet and gain insight from Asian-Americans who have excelled in their respective fields, from higher education to non-profit.
Monday, April 18 Closing Ceremony: Night Market
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
NVC 1-107 MPR
Join the Taiwanese Student Association as we close APAHM with a traditional Night Market. Learn more about the culture of night markets, play games, and sample typical street food and sweets!
Tuesday, April 19 China @ Baruch: The Role of China in the Global Economy
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
NVC 14-220
This event, led by Myung-Soo Lee with guest panelists from HSBC Global Markets, China Tax Team, Municipal Credit Union, and more will delve into the important role China plays in the global economy.
Thursday, April 21 Holi on the Plaza
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
25th Street Plaza
Presented by the Hindu Student Association, join us on the Plaza to celebrate Holi, the start of the new lunar year! There will be a festival of colors, music, and traditional cuisine.
Monday, April 25 Miss Asia
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
NVC 1-107 MPR
The Vietnamese Student Association presents their Inaugural Miss Asia pageant. Contestants will be representing their countries and competing for the crown and title of “Miss Asia”.

Asian Pacific-American Heritage Month events are co-sponsored by:
APAHM Committee, Taiwanese Student Association, Vietnamese Student Association, South Asian Student Association, Pakistani Student Association, United Sikh Association, Latin American Student Association (LASO), Bangladesh Student Association, International Student Organization, Filipinos Uniting Students In Other Nations (FUSION), Japan Club, The Grid, Ecuadorian Club, Environmental Cooperation Organization (ECO), United Chinese Language Association, Alpha Phi Omega, Transfer Student Organization, Argentine Tango Club, alpha Kappa Delta Phi, Hindu Student Association, and The Offices of Global Initiatives, Strategic Partnerships and Alumni Relations, Office of Student Life