Asian Student Association for Progress (ASAP) Celebrates Asian Pacific Islander Heritage 2010

Published on: April 07, 2010

Asian Student Association for Progress (ASAP) at LSC-North Harris celebrates Asia Pacific Islander Heritage 2010
Asian Pacific American Heritage Month is celebrated in May to commemorate the contributions of people of Asian and Pacific Islander descent in the United States. In 1978, Congress passed a Resolution to commemorate Asian American Heritage Week during the first week of May. However, due to end of semester scheduling conflicts, Lone Star College-North Harris students will be observing Asian Pacific American Heritage a little earlier. All events are free and open to the community.

April 14:
Speak Up, Speak Out Forum:
Local Asian American Community and campus leaders will engage in small and large group interactive discussions with students on Asian culture and issues. Refreshments and drinks will be provided.
The Wednesday event is from 1 to 9 p.m.

April 28:
Many Beats, One Sound Celebration: A festival celebrating Asia and Asian American Heritage.
Festivities will include: exhibition, artwork, cultural dances, musical performances, Asian food tasting, and Asian cultural booths.
Celebrations start Wednesday, 6:30 to 9 p.m. in the LSC-North Harris Courtyard.

Lone Star College-North Harris is located at 2700 W.W. Thorne Blvd., one-half mile south of FM 1960 E, between Aldine-Westfield and Hardy Roads. For more information about the college, call 281.618.5400 or visit: LoneStar.edu/NorthHarris
 
With more than 62,000 students in credit classes in spring 2010, Lone Star College System is the second largest and the fastest-growing community college system in Texas and the largest institution of higher education in the Houston area. LSCS consists of five colleges including LSC-CyFair, LSC-Kingwood, LSC-Montgomery, LSC-North Harris, and LSC-Tomball, six centers, LSC-University Park, LSC-University Center at Montgomery, LSC-University Center at University Park, Lone Star Corporate College, and LSC-Online. To learn more visit LoneStar.edu.
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Apr. 1, 2010
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