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Program for Asian American Student Advancement

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PAASA AAPI heritage logoTypically recognized in May, the Asian American Connections Center/Program for Asian American Student Advancement (PAASA) will be celebrating Asian American Pacific Islander Heritage Month all April long to accommodate the academic year. View the list of events at https://www.middlesex.mass.edu/paasa/aapiheritage.aspx

The Asian American Connections Center and Program for Asian American Student Advancement will continue to be available for remote services and support. Please continue to connect with your assigned advisors, Virak Uy and Linda Thiem or visit: https://www.middlesex.mass.edu/advising/default.aspx. For all other inquiries: PAASA@middlesex.mass.edu or call 978-656-3438 to leave a voicemail.


The Program for Asian American Student Advancement offers students with a holistic support system with dedicated staff that advises, mentors and provides leadership development opportunities for Asian American students.

Learning Outcomes

Students who participate in the Program for Asian American Student Advancement activities will be able to:

• Construct their cultural identity to build leadership capacity and develop self-advocacy.
• Recognize culturally responsive support systems to help students increase positive experiences in the college community.
• Manage their academic and career goals through connection of various college resources.
• Transfer skills learned from PAASA workshops into their classrooms and daily lives.

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Last Modified: 4/20/21