Asian/Hispanic/Native American (AHNA) Center

Programs and Annual Events

The Center's programs and events are developed with input and support from the Advisory Board. Throughout the academic year, the programs focus on the academic, cultural, historical, social, and personal aspects of Asian, Hispanic, and Native American students.

Annual Events

photo of students at a receptionOpen House & Reception

At the beginning of each academic year, the Center offers an Open House to introduce its staff and services offered to students, faculty and staff. The Center also co-sponsors with the Bolinga Cultural Resources Center and the Women's Center a joint reception to welcome new and returning students, faculty and staff.


photo of musicians performingHispanic Heritage Month

The Hispanic Heritage Month is held in September with numerous activities such as films, performers, music, panel discussions, and speakers to highlight the Hispanic experience and its contributions to the American culture.

2014 Hispanic Heritage Month Photos and Videos


Multicultural Halloween Celebration

photo of dancers performingThe center provides leadership and support to student organizations in organizing the annual celebration, which includes:

  • American Halloween
  • Asian Indian Diwali
  • Chinese and Vietnamese Mid-Autumn Festival
  • Korean Chusok
  • Cambodian Pachum Pen
  • Japanese Bon Festival
  • Mexico’s “Day of the Dead” (Dia de los Muertos)
  • Native American Fall Harvest

2014 Multicultural Halloween Celebration Photos and Videos


photo of a man playing a native american instrumentNative American Heritage Month

The Native American Heritage Month is held in November with numerous activities such as films, music, performers, speakers, and panel discussions to highlight the cultural legacy of America's native people.

2014 Native American Heritage Month Photos and Videos


photo of dancers performingChinese & Vietnamese Lunar New Year

The center offers an annual celebration of the Chinese and Vietnamese Lunar New Year.

2015 Chinese and Vietnamese Lunar New Year Photos and Videos


photo of a dancer performingAsian Heritage Month

The Asian Heritage Month is held in April with numerous activities such as films, performers, music, panel discussions, and speakers to highlight the Asian American experience and its contributions to the American culture.

2015 Asian Heritage Month Photos and Videos


Awards Program

An Annual event to:

  • honor graduating students
  • recognize student winners of the Asian Heritage Month Essay Contest and the Asian Friendship Games
  • thank student leaders, faculty and staff who have made a contribution to the Center during the academic year

Ongoing Programs

Conferences

The Center supports students' academic success, personal growth, leadership development, and community building by sending students to conferences that are not only aimed at enhancing the students' sense of identity but also offer students practical skills necessary for leadership in a culturally diverse society.


Film Series/Book Discussions/Workshops

The Center provides personal and cultural support to the Asian/Hispanic/Native American Student Council in organizing various film series, discussions, and workshops to educate and to bring awareness to issues relevant to multicultural students.