Asian Pacific American Network (APAN) is now seeking nominations for our annual awards, which recognize members of ACPA who have contributed significantly to the Asian Pacific Islander Desi American (APIDA) community within student affairs and higher education. As you continue with your work this fall, take a moment to reflect on the people, programs, and […]

When I hear the infamous lyrics “just a small town girl, living in a lonely world” from Journey, I can’t help but completely feel like they were directly singing to me. I was born in Virginia and moved to the state of Washington as a young teenager due to my dad being in the navy. […]

Continuing in our APIDA Spotlight Series, we’re excited to introduce to you all Jonathon Sun! Below you can learn more about Jonathon!  Jonathon is currently a master’s student in the Department of Educational Leadership and Policy Analysis at the University of Missouri, graduating May 14th, 2018. Currently, he serves as the graduate assistant in the […]

Continuing in our APIDA Spotlight Series, we’re excited to introduce to you all Juliana (Juju) Wong! Below you can learn more about Juju!  Juliana (Juju) Wong is currently a second year Student Affairs Master’s student at the University of Maryland, College Park. She is originally from San Francisco, California, and graduated from UC San Diego […]

Continuing in our APIDA Spotlight Series, we’re excited to introduce to you all Kevin Kumashiro! Below you can learn more about Kevin!  Dr. Kevin Kumashiro is an internationally recognized expert and consultant on educational policy, school reform, teacher preparation, and educational equity and social justice. He is the former Dean of the School of Education […]

Check out this awesome AANAPISI report co-authored by Jacki Mac from the APAN Lead Team!!! You can download the full copy of the research brief here.  Make sure to also join Jacki at the PechaKucha talk below at Convention! APIDA PechaKucha Powered By ACPA: AANAPISIs: A History Lesson When: Tuesday, March 13, 5:30 PM – 6:30 PM Where: Meeting […]

Continuing in our APIDA Spotlight Series, we’re excited to introduce to you all Rita Phetmixay! Below you can learn more about Rita!  Sabaidee fam! My name is Rita Phetmixay (pronouns she/they) and I am a facilitator of many things, especially of love, growth, resilience, and healing. I bring the intersectional aspects of my identity as […]