• Credit: Asian-American Center Caption: Scholarship recipients pose with their scholarships, along with the Directors of the Asian-American Center.
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    The Asian/American Center Celebrates Asian Pacific American Heritage Month

    On May 1, the Asian/American Center at Queens College held a celebration for Asian Pacific American Heritage Month at the Q-Side Lounge at the Dining Hall during free hour. A presentation was held honoring the students receiving the A/AC scholarship award and also awarding students and benefactors of the A/AC. Following the award ceremony, guest speaker Carl Takei, Esq., presented his speech, “Asian Americans, White Supremacy and the Importance of Solidarity.” After Takei’s speech, members of the A/AC’s student council read aloud their personal reflections about their experience as an Asian American. The celebration started with “Silk and Bamboo” music played by Professor Liu Li and Professor Chen Tao, members…