Category: Events

The Impact of Family Expectations

The Impact of Family Expectations. Come join Apna Ghar and other UIC faculty as we discuss the topic of parental expectations and how it affects your day to day lives. Talk about how these expectations also affect mental health amongst college students. Please join us in our discussion about these topics over some free lunch! Location, time, & date: Wednesday, November…

Farewell Celebration for Elvin Chan

Friday, November 10, 2017

3 to 5 PM


101 Taft Hall

826 S. Halsted St.

Join the AARCC staff and campus community as we bid farewell to Elvin Chan as he begins a new professional adventure. He has had an immense impact over the Asian American community at UIC and Chicago over the past 12 years. We will share stories and send positive wishes…

Targeted Other: Shared Experience of Japanese and Arab American

Join us this THURSDAY, OCTOBER 19th at 7PM in Student Center East, Room 302 (750 S. Halsted).  Free!

This event will discuss the experience of Japanese Americans during WWII and the current experience of Arab Americans today.  For more information or to RSVP:

Out of the Closet & Into the Costume: A History of Queer Comix

Join us on October 12 from 12:30pm to 1:45pm in SCE 605 as we host scholar and speaker Valentino L.  Zullo for a history of queer comix talk. Co-sposonsored by UIC Gender and Sexuality Center and UIC Honors College.

APIASF AANAPISI Scholarship Program

That APIASF AANAPISI Scholarship Program is now live. For more information or to apply, visit:

AARCC Open House

Please join us next week for AARCC’s Open House.  It will be Wednesday, September 13, 2017 from 11am to 1pm.  Refreshments will be served while supplies last.  Announcements will be made at 12:30pm, so feel free to share upcoming events.  See you next week!

Ice Cream Social

Join us at AARCC’s Ice Cream Social to learn more about our services, meet other students, learn about Asian American student organizations, engage with Global Asian Studies faculty, find out more about the UIC AANAPISI Initiative, and get FREE ice cream (while supplies last)!!!  All are welcome!

Friday, September 1, 2017

12 p.m. to 2 p.m.

UIC Quad (rain location SCE 302)




All-Staff Orientation

AARCC will be closed on Thursday, August 24th from 9:00 am to 2:00 pm due to an all-staff orientation.

Normal center hours resume on Friday, August 25th.