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AARCC News and Upcoming Events


Ice Cream Social

Friday, August 29

2:00 – 4:00 PM

Lecture Center Quad (Rain location SCE 305)

The 10th Annual Ice Cream Social, which is being held on Friday, August 29 from 2:00 – 4:00 PM in the Lecture Center Quad. (Rain location, SCE 305) Ice Cream Social is an event where you can learn about the Asian American resources on campus, like AARCC, the Asian American and Native American Pacific Islander Serving Institution (AANAPISI) grant, Asian American Studies Program, and the Chancellor’s Committee on the Status of Asian Americans.  You will also get to meet members of Asian American Student organizations and learn more about their orgs and how to become a member.  There will also be delicious ice cream provided by the Village Creamery, and a

live DJ, at no cost to you!

In the event of bad weather, the Ice Cream Social will be held in room 305 of Student Center East, which is located on the 3rd floor of the tower building at coordinates T-5 on this campus map: http://www.uic.edu/uic/docs/UICVisitorMapMCeastsouth.pdf


Fall Asian American Mentor Program Registration Is Now Online!

Register for Fall AAMP 2014 by following this link.  The Asian American Mentor Program is a peer mentor program that helps incoming first year and transfer students get acclimated and have a smooth transition to UIC. 


Director's Search Information

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Learn how you can benefit from AANAPISI at UIC


The University of Illinois at Chicago is a federally-designated Asian American and Native American Pacific Islander-Serving Institution. The campus will receive close to $4 million dollars over the next five years from the U.S. Department of Education to support recruitment, retention and graduation of Asian American and Pacific Islander students and all UIC students.

See The UIC AANAPISI Initiative page for more information on the programs, scholarships, activities, and news related to UIC's AANAPISI Initiative.