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Banquet kicks off Asian Pacific American Heritage Month, April 3

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.

A calendar of events for Asian Pacific American Heritage Month is available online . For more information, contact Evelyn Thai .

Contact: Eric Quinones (609) 258-3601

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