Asian Student Union (ASU)

Multicultural

Description

Advocating awareness of the presence and experiences of Asian Americans to the Iowa State community through civic engagement, cultural events, and discussion forums.

Affiliations

This organization has no affiliations.

Constitution / Tier

File 1281985419.doc
Tier Student Organization - Registered

Membership Information

Student Members 26
ISU Members 10
Non-ISU Members 10
Allowed Members Anyone
Allowed Officers Official member (paid dues)
Membership Qualifications Anyone is able to join ASU! Come attend meetings, hang out with members, get involved at events, and help spread the word about Asian American diversity and culture!
Membership Restrictions none
Elections/Selection Elections will occur at the last general meeting of each semester. Generally each cabinet position has a year-long term, however if a cabinet member is graduating or under other circumstances there will be an election at the end of the Fall semester to fill the position.
Meetings Bi-weekly general meetings at 6-7 pm in the Gold Room, Memorial Union. Email apaacalive@gmail.com or find ISU ASU on Facebook for more info!

Description of Regular Meetings/Activities

ASU meets every other Thursday to discuss issues in the Asian American community as well as celebrate any progressive movements within the community. We plan events such as Asian Heritage week, socials for the organization as well as the public, and participate in partnerships with other student organizations. Through these actions, we hope to raise acceptance and awareness of the Asian American community while also uniting the many different cultural communities at Iowa State University.

Description of Special Events

Hate Wall- two day event led by ASU in which we talk about the different stereotypes at ISU and break them down
MAASU- a Midwest student conference
Asian Heritage Month- a once-a-year event filled with food, Asian fashion show, and culture