Asian Pacific American Council

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The Asian Pacific American Council serves as University of Arizona ambassadors, working collaboratively with university leadership to support the institution’s mission. Our end goal is to significantly increase the enrollment and graduation of students that represent our diverse communities and who are well equipped to achieve professional, career, and life success in a highly competitive local, national, and global marketplace.

We are committed to serving as a communications conduit between Southern Arizona’s Asian Pacific American communities and the UA. We also value and welcome your input. Please email your questions, suggestions, or comments. Contact us:

Karla Morales
Director, Office of Multicultural Advancement
Email: kmorales12@email.arizona.edu
T 520-621-5522

Charlinda Haudley
Program Coordinator Senior, Office of Multicultural Advancement
Email: chaudley@arizona.edu
T 520-621-8266


Council Members

Jasmine Chan

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Council Chair

Daisy Rodriguez Pitel

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Council member

Peter Chan

Council Member

Carolyn Classen

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Council Member

Brooke Harris

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Council Member

Vicente Reid

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council member

Abe Lai

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council member

Paul Gee

council member

UA Staff

Yoon Lee

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council Member

Marie Lankford

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council Member

Cindy Klingberg

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council member


MEETINGS

The council members are alumni, educators, retirees and community members who are interested in helping the university achieve its goal of embracing our diversity as a strategic source of strength. The council meetings are open to community members. If you are a community member who is interested in joining or attending the APA CC meetings, please contact Office of Multicultural Advancement at oma@email.arizona.edu for more information. 


Initiatives for 2019-2020

  • Assist the UA to develop and offer an Asian Pacific American Studies course: A hallmark of a strong public research institution is to offer all students the opportunity to learn about the people who have contributed to the rich history and accomplishments of our nation and state. While the UA offers courses and degrees in other ethnic studies programs, it does not offer a course in Asian Pacific American Studies. 
  • A speed-networking event between council members and students in the spring. 

Resources

 

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