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Asian American Association

Type: Multicultural
Membership Types: EIU Students/Faculty/Other


The objectives of the organization shall be:

  1. To provide a nurturing environment for students, faculty and staff members of EIU and affiliate members who are interested in the Asian culture and heritage and finding an accessible and welcoming location.
  2. To promote and address the issues of educational, cultural and social aspects of the Asian communities on all levels. This shall be done by creative events such as workshops, lectures, attending any Asian conferences, etc.
  3. To assist incoming and enrolled students, allowing them to adapt to life at EIU, and to achieve their fullest potential by providing social, academic, leadership, and growth opportunities.

Meeting Times

Tues 6:30 pm
Coleman Hall 2761

Advisors and Board Members

Name Affiliation Email Phone
Jinhee J Lee Advisor jlee@eiu.edu 2175813310
Krishna P Thomas Advisor kpthomas@eiu.edu 2175812322
Jessica L French President jlfrench@eiu.edu
Amber L Rigsby Vice President alrigsby@eiu.edu
Elly Tark Secretary ytark@eiu.edu
Samuel A Mitchell Treasurer samitchell2@eiu.edu