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Past AANAPISI Webinars and Presentations

The AANAPISI program at South Seattle Community College has hosted a series of webinars since 2008 covering topics most pertinent to those working with AAPIs in higher education as well as to those interested in learning more about the AANAPISI designation and projects. These webinars have been recorded and are available to view here.

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Resources

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Presentation: AANAPISI Grant at South Seattle Community College

Presented at: Sustainable Growth Summit | Seattle, WA | July 8, 2011Sustainability_Summit_2011-0708

Sponsored by the White House Initiative on Asian American Pacific Islanders

Presented by: May Toy Lukens, AANAPISI Project Director, South Seattle Community College

Description: Sharing resources developed by South Seattle Community College's AANAPISI grant

Presentation: Asian American Pacific Islanders: Breaking the Glass Ceiling in Higher Ed ...

Presented at National Conference on Race and Ethnicity (NCORE) | San Francisco | June 2, 2011

Presented By:
Dorrienne Chinn, College Instructor and AANAPISI Transition Specialist
Robert Dela-Cruz, College Instructor and AANAPISI Curriculum Specialist
Rochelle Fonoti, College Instructor and AANAPISI Curriculum Development and Student Initiatives Specialist;South Seattle Community College

Description: This session will describe best practices, new initiatives, and strategies that were developed by South Seattle Community College and funded through a grant of federal Minority Serving Institution (MSI). Presenters will address the following areas: First Year Experience Initiatives, Basic Studies Transition Curriculum, Graduation and Transfer Rates, and Disaggregation of Data and a Virtual Resource Center. This session should particularly benefit higher education administrators, faculty, and support staff working with diverse student populations.

Presentation: Institutions that Serve AAPI Students

Presented at: Asian Pacific Islander American Scholarship Fund "College Completion Summit" | Washington D.C. | June 2010prezzi_2

Sponsored by: Asian Pacific Islander American Scholarship Fund (APIASF)

Presented by: Mae Lee, May Toy Lukens, and Minh-Hoa Ta

Description: Describes three of the AANAPISI community college schools: South Seattle Community College, City College of San Francisco, and DeAnza College.

Presentation: Serving Asian American and Pacific Islanders: Making the Invisible Visible

Presented at ACPA College Student Educators International National Convention | Baltimore, MD | March 29, 2011acpa_conference_presentation

Presented By:
Rosie Rimando, South Seattle Community College
Chanda Ishisaka, South Seattle Community College

Description:This general session will demonstrate how institutions can better address the needs of Asian American and Pacific Islander (AAPI) students who are indeed not overrepresented in higher education. Participants will learn what does and does not define AAPIs in higher education, and we will introduce promising strategies in serving this population from new federally-designated Asian American Native American Pacific Islander Serving Institutions (AANAPISIs).

Webinar #1: AANAPISI Project Panel

Title: AANAPISI Project Panel webinarWebinar052109

Date held: May , 2010

Panelists:
Mark Mitsui (then South Seattle Community College)
Dr. Larry Hajime Shinagawa (University of Massachusets, College Park)
Dr. Mae Lee (DeAnza College)
Dr. Minh-Hoa Ta (City College of San Francisco)
May Lukens (South Seattle Community College)
Jum Mellon (University of Hawaii at Hilo)
moderated by Rosie Rimando (South Seattle Community College)

Participants: 74

Description:
This webinar was the very first, and showcased the work of AANAPISI projects. This webinar gathered five of the inaugural six AANAPISI institutions to present on the activities their AANAPISI projects were funding. They represented a diverse group of insitutions (2-year and 4-year) and a wide variety of strategies, including curricular improvement and development, improved intake processes, family orientation programs, learning communities, and facilities development.

Please note that we experienced technical difficulties during the presentation of Jim Mellon of UH Hilo. However, during his presentation you will have the opportunity to download his presentation slides.

Webinar #2: AAPI Colleges and Universities Organization Needs Statement Development

Title: AAPI Colleges and Universities Organization Needs Statement Development webinarWebinar031110

Date held: March 11, 2010

Panelists:
Mark Mitsui (then South Seattle Community College)
Neil Horikoshi (Asian Pacific Islander American Scholarship Foundation)
Rosie Rimando (South Seattle Community College)

Participants: 22

Description:
The purpose of this webinar was to gather AAPI higher education professionals who were interested in developing an AAPI consortium organizaiton. The discussion was intended to generate interest and advocacy for continued AANAPISI funding, as well as to discuss a needs statement that would drive the development of a national organization.

Please note that this recording started a few minutes into the webinar. We extend our apologies, but rest assured that all that was not recorded were introductions and acknowledgements of participants.

Webinar #3: Encouraging more AANAPISIs and AAPI Colleges and Universities Organization Development

Title: Encouraging more AANAPISIs and AAPI Colleges and Universities Organization DevelopmentWebinar061510

Date held: June 15, 2010

Panelists:
Mark Mitsui (then South Seattle Community College)
Monica Thammarath (SEARAC)
May Lukens (South Seattle Community College)
Ryan Edgar (White House Initiative on AAPIs)
Kelley Harris & Pearson Owens (Department of Education)
moderated by Rosie Rimando (South Seattle Community College)

Participants: 44

Description:
The purpose of this webinar was to provide background and development of the AANAPISI designation, along with an update from Department of Education on designation and funding applications status (specifically, a differentiation between Title III Part A and Title III Part F). The purpose was also to present an update on the development of an AAPI consortium of colleges and universities.

Webinar #4: AANAPISI Title III, Part A Application Q & A Session

Title: AANAPISI Title III, Part A Applicant Q & A SessionWebinar080410

Date held: August 4, 2010

Panelists:
Ryan Edgar (White House Initiative on AAPIs)
Pearson Owens (Department of Education)
moderated by Rosie Rimando (South Seattle Community College)

Participants: 20

Description:
The purpose of this webinar was to assist those submitting applications for AANAPISI funding under Title III, Part A with information and questions and answer with a representative from the Department of Education. This was also a learning opportunity for those who were not applying but were interested in future application rounds, or who wanted to learn more about AANAPISIs.

Webinar#5: Introducing Asian Pacific Islander American Association of Colleges & Universities APIACU

Title: Introducing APIACUapiacu_webinar

Date held: August 11, 2011

Panelists: Mark Mitsui, Rosie Rimando-Chareunsap, May Lukens, Pearson Owens, Ryan Edgar

Description: This webinar introduces the new organization, the Asian Pacific Islander American Association of Collegs and Universities (APIACU). APIACU will serve as the new and only national organization representing Asian American and Native American Pacific Islander-Serving Institutions (AANAPISIs). This webinar discusses the organizations history and mission, structure and governance, an AANAPISI designation and funding update, and an update from the White House Initiative on Asian American and Pacific Islanders.

To view a live recording of the session, click HERE or the picture above  and click "August 11, 2011".

 

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