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Please join the University of Dayton and the Office of Multicultural Affairs in celebrating Asian and Pacific American Heritage

Educate, Empower, Engage 


Tuesday, April 3: Asian & Pacific American Heritage Cookie Facts

12:00 p.m. - 1:00 p.m. in the Marianist Hall Lobby

Stop by Marianist Hall to grab a free cookie and learn a little more about the significant role that the Asian culture has played in the shaping of U.S. and world history.

Sponsored by the Office of Multicultural Affairs and New Student Programs and Housing & Residence Life


Thursday, April 5: Global Game Night: East and South Asia

3:15 p.m. – 4:45 p.m. in the World Exchange Lounge – Rike RM 108

Global Game Night/Day is a recurring event developed to create a relaxed, fun environment where international, IEP (Intensive English Program), and US students can interact. Each event will focus on a different region of the world and feature games and snacks from that region. Students that attend this event are encouraged to try different games and speak to at least 3 students from countries other than their own. Global Game Day Asia will feature games from Korea, China, Japan, India, Indonesia, the South Pacific, and will include a trivia competition, and a competitive map game.

Sponsored by the Center for International Programs, the Intensive English Program 


Friday, April 6: OMA Day Lunch – Asian and Pacific American Theme

11:30 a.m. – 1:30 p.m. in the Office of Multicultural Affairs - Alumni Hall Room 101

Join the Office of Multicultural Affairs in celebrating the cultures of Asia and the Pacific by dining in fellowship. This lunch is free and open to all students, faculty and staff.

 Sponsored by the Intensive English Program in the Center for International Programs


Wednesday, April 11: World Exchange – Asian & Pacific American Heritage

11:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. in the World Exchange Lounge – Rike RM 108

World Exchange brings together Intensive English Program and U.S. students to take part in open and structured dialogue opportunities.

Sponsored by the Intensive English Program in the Center for International Programs


Wednesday, April 11: Friends of Asia

3:30 p.m. – 5:00 p.m. in Kennedy Union Torch Lounge

Meet students, faculty and staff with an interest in or affiliation to Asia. Enjoy good food, fun company, and cultural entertainment. You don't want to miss out!

Sponsored by the Center for International Programs and the Office of Multicultural Affairs


Thursday, April 12: Film and Discussion – Bad Rap

6:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m. in the Office of Multicultural Affairs - Alumni Hall Room 101

Four Asian-American rappers run into tough obstacles as they try to make it big in Hip Hop, a genre rooted in Black culture. Joinus for a stimulating discussion, led by Dr. Tom Morgan, following the film viewing.  

Sponsored by the Office of Multicultural Affairs and the English Department 


Saturday, April 14: Health Fair and Fitness Expo

9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. at Christ Church United Methodist – 3440 Shroyer Rd., Kettering, OH 45429

Join workshops and see displays on diabetes, stress reduction, hepatitis B, and more! Try out new dance moves, play fun games and learn to prepare Asian food. There will also be health fair screenings and presentations from experts on a variety of health topics as well as fitness expos, activities and demos including yoga, tai chi, acupuncture, etc. Hope to see you there.

Sponsored by the Asian American Council - City of Dayton 


Monday, April 16: Cake Pops and K-POP

4:30 p.m. – 6:00 p.m. in the Office of Multicultural Affairs - Alumni Hall Room 101

Ever wanted to learn more about popular music from Asia, specifically K-POP? Join the Asian American Association to learn more about the genre of K-POP, what makes it unique, and engage in dialogue over what has made it difficult for K-POP music to gain popularity in the U.S. Plus, cake pops will be served! Come for the food, and stay for the dialogue. See you there!

Sponsored by the Asian American Association (AAA)


Thursday, April 19: Tea Ceremony

6:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m. in the Office of Multicultural Affairs - Alumni Hall Room 101

Join UD professor Suki Kwon for a tea ceremony demonstration focusing on  East Asian Tea drinking culture.  Come and learn about the history,  symbolism, and physical and mental benefits of  this tea drinking practice.

Sponsored by the Office of Multicultural Affairs


Friday, April 20: REAL Topics: What is Asian?

12:30 p.m. – 1:30 p.m. in the Office of Multicultural Affairs - Alumni Hall Room 101

When you hear the word “Asian” what images come to mind? Where do these images come from? Are there negative stereotypes associated with these perceptions or do you feel there are advantages? Come and discuss answers to these questions and other questions you might have about the many different dimensions of Asian identity. The conversation will also focus on why some identify as Asian while others choose not to. There will also be a focus on what it means to be Asian in today’s society.

Sponsored by the Office of Multicultural Affairs and the Women’s Center


Tuesday, April 24: Sushi Making Demo

5:00 p.m. – 6:30 pm in the VWK Dining Hall

Don't miss out on this free demonstration on how to prepare sushi and learn about the health benefits and the history of this very popular cultural dish. The demonstration will be led by culinary experts from Dining Services. Space is limited, so RSVP today.

Sponsored by the Office of Multicultural Affairs and Dining Services and the Multicultural Programming Council

For more information about these and other Asian and Pacific American Heritage Month events please call the Office of Multicultural Affairs at 229-3634.

Co-Sponsor for the Cultural Heritage Month Programming Series - The University of Dayton's Office of Diversity and Inclusion

 

 

Contact Us

Office of Multicultural Affairs

Alumni Hall 
300 College Park 
Dayton, Ohio 45469 

937.229.3634