Events Commemorating Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month
ASU observes Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month (AAPIHM) during the month of April by celebrating the histories, cultures, and contributions of the Asian, Asian American and Pacific Islander communities.
Dr. David Shiffman Talks Sharks for Graduate College ASU Open Door Event
ASU Open Door, an annual university-wide event, invites the local community, adults and children of all ages, to experience the colleges, departments and organizations of ASU. This year, the event will be hosted virtually and begins on Monday, March 1, and will be available year-round!
Events Commemorating ASU’s Women’s HERstory Month
Nationally, March has been heralded as Women’s History Month since 1987 thanks to the pioneering efforts of the National Women’s History Project - now called the National Women’s History Alliance. At ASU, the community has created Women's HERstory Month, commemorating women’s history with in-person and virtual events ranging from watch parties to learning about womanism.
ASU events celebrate Black History Month
Black History Month is the annual celebration of achievements by Black Americans and a time for recognizing their central role in U.S. history. This year’s theme, established each year by the Association for The Study of African American Life and History, is “The Black Family: Representation, Identity, and Diversity.” While former President Gerald Ford officially recognized Black History Month in 1976, Carter G.
Don’t miss out on these upcoming events hosted by the Graduate College this spring!
As the ASU community continues to navigate the global pandemic, the Graduate College remains committed to recognizing student and faculty achievements and curating professional development opportunities through virtual events this spring.
Whether you’re looking for professional development, coping skills, graduate student resources or you just want to help celebrate friends and colleagues, the Graduate College has an event for you!
ASU Shares and Celebrates the Cultures of Indigenous Peoples for Native American Heritage Month
November is Native American Heritage Month, a national celebration that aims to recognize “the significant contributions the first Americans made to the establishment and growth of the United States.”* The ASU Office of Student and Cultural Engagement and the Alliance of Indigenous Peoples (AIP) is inviting the community to join them in the recognition of Native American heritage by participating in activities and events throughout November.
2020 ASU Salute to Service events honor veterans, service members and first responders during November
For nearly a decade during November, ASU has honored those who have served and contributed to our nation’s defense. This tradition was aligned with Veteran’s Day on November 11 and developed under the banner, ASU Salute to Service. This November is no exception. However, ASU is broadening their focus to also include those serving on the front lines of the COVID-19 pandemic. This includes teachers, first responders, nurses, doctors, firefighters, public servants, workers in nonprofit organizations and other essential workers.
2020 ASU ARCS Scholars Showcase
Each Fall, the ASU Graduate College welcomes the Phoenix Chapter of the Achievement Rewards for College Scientists (ARCS) Foundation to campus to meet with the graduate scholars that their organization generously funds and their faculty mentors.