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Feeling the crunch of the end of the semester? Want a little break to help you feel connected to other international and domestic students, and to focus better? The Counseling & Student Development Center, in collaboration with the International Student and Faculty Office, ELS, DeKalb, and the Asian American Center, invites the campus to “Chai...
Would you like to meet NIU students and staff from different parts of the world? Are you ready to enjoy some fun activities over tea and snacks and learn about who can help with what at NIU? Then join us for Chai Chat on Thursday, Sept. 29, from 4:30-6:00 p.m., in the Campus Life Building, room...
Spoken word artist and activist Stephanie Camba will present “Home in Poems” at 5 p.m. Tuesday, April 26, in the Duke Ellington Ballroom of the Holmes Student Center. The event is sponsored by PLUSH (Promoting Leadership through Unconditional SisterHood) and the Asian American Center as a part of Asian-Pacific American Heritage Month. All are welcome....
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Student leaders of the OHANA! Peer Mentor Program will present “Taste of Asia” at 5 p.m. Tuesday, April 19, in the Newman Catholic Student Center, 512 Normal Road. Taste of Asia will highlight the diversity among Asia though food, dance and music. Visit each student organization’s table to get a taste of Asian culture. As...
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Student leaders of the OHANA! Peer Mentor Program will present “Sacrifices Our Parents Make” at 5 p.m. Tuesday, April 12, in the Sky Room of the Holmes Student Center. As part of this presentation, students will have the opportunity to create a video highlighting the many ways their parents have made sacrifices for them. The...
OHANA and organizers of Asian American Heritage Month will host contemporary artist Laura Kina to discuss “Uchinanchu: Painting Okinawan Transpacific History and Heritage.” Kina, professor of art, media and design at DePaul University, will present at 5 p.m. Tuesday, April 5, in the Duke Ellington Ballroom of the Holmes Student Center. All students, faculty, staff...
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Student leaders of the OHANA! Peer Mentor Program will facilitate a a presentation on Hmong culture and celebrate March birthdays at 5 p.m. Tuesday, March 29, in the Capitol Room of the Holmes Student Center. Learn the journey of Hmong natives as they immigrated to America. Discover how the Hmong community maintain culture and identity...
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Student leaders of the OHANA! Peer Mentor Program will facilitate a panel on spirituality at 5 p.m. Tuesday, March 22, in the Capitol Room of the Holmes Student Center. Panel members include Venerable Thich Phuoc Tri from Phap Lam Temple in Rockford and NIU students from Muslim Student Association, Secular Student Alliance, Cru, the Newman...
NIU will participate Wednesday, March 23, in the largest health service learning initiative in the nation: the National Cesar E. Chavez Blood Drive Challenge. Founded in 2009 with initially 42 college campuses, more than 300 campuses and 100,000 college students have participated since then. The Latino Resource Center, the Asian American Center, the Center for...
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Student leaders of the OHANA! Peer Mentor Program and guest speaker/concert pianist Tereza Lee will present “Being (an Undocumented) American” in the Boutell Memorial Concert Hall of the NIU Music Building. Lee’s story as an undocumented American inspired Sen. Dick Durbin to create legislation for what would later evolve into the DREAM Act. Lee is...
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NIU Chief Diversity Officer Vernese Edghill-Walden will attend the OHANA! Peer Mentor Program at 5 p.m. Tuesday, March 1, to hear about the needs of Asian and Asian American students at NIU. The event takes place in the Capital Room of the Holmes Student Center. Members of the student-led Asian American Center Renovation Committee will...
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