Banquet kicks off Asian Pacific American Heritage Month, April 3
Posted April 2, 2003; 11:36 a.m.
Asian Pacific American Heritage Month will kick off with a banquet at 6 p.m. Thursday, April 3, in the atrium of the Carl Icahn Laboratory.
The keynote speaker, retired Gen. John Fugh, will discuss the Committee of 100, a national nonpartisan organization composed of American citizens of Chinese descent, as well as attitudes toward Chinese Americans and Asian Americans.
Jack Tchen, director of the Asian/Pacific/American Studies Program at New York University, also will discuss how affirmative action policies affect Southeast Asian Americans.
The banquet is open to all members of the University community.
Contact: Eric Quinones (609) 258-3601