Greetings and welcome to the NASPA Asian Pacific Islanders Knowledge Community (APIKC) page! Here, you will be able to access:
Information on ways to connect with the API Knowledge Community & members
A research done on Asian Pacific Islander Desi Americans w/in higher education
Announcements of upcoming APIKC events occurring regionally and nationally
A listing of members of our APIKC national and regional leadership team
The APIKC is home to a group of dedicated and dynamic student affairs professionals as well as graduate and undergraduate students and we hope you take the time to get to know our growing community. The APIKC would not be what it is today without the outstanding work of our national and regional leadership team and our members. A sincere thank you to all of you for the work you do on a daily basis to ensure the vitality and visibility of our diverse community!
The Asian Pacific Islander Knowledge Community seeks to educate and inform NASPA members about the current issues, trends, and research facing Asian Pacific Islanders in higher education. We actively nurture and support the professional development of students and professionals through an offering an e-mentoring program, producing and sharing research, encouraging dialogue via online forums around issues facing our Asian Pacific Islander communities, and providing leadership and involvement opportunities within the KC. As one of the ethnicity-based knowledge communities, this KC is committed to honoring and respecting the multiple and diverse communities that exist within the greater Asian Pacific Islander category and strives to increase knowledge and understanding with the student affairs profession.
API KC Group Picture from the 2013 Annual Conference in Orlando, Florida