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Join us for a special networking event

Thursday, January 9, 2014
6-8:00 p.m.
Asian/Pacific/American Institute at NYU
8 Washington Mews, New York, NY

The Binghamton University Asian American Alumni Council invites you to join us for an opportunity to meet with our future alumni and support their career development. Share your experiences and advice at an informal alumni-student meet and greet. The Council seeks to promote community and connectedness among those interested in Asian and Asian American issues, culture and achievements. Learn more about the projects and goals of the Binghamton University Asian and Asian American Alumni Council and how you can become involved.

Please register online by Friday, January 3

Event sponsors: Alumni-Student Engagement Committee - Binghamton University Asian and Asian American Alumni Council; Asian/Pacific/American Institute at NYU; Harpur College Dean's Office

Alumni-Student Networking Event

Homecoming Weekend
Friday, October 11, 3:30 – 5 p.m.
University Union, Room 108

This will be an opportunity to make an impact by sharing your advice and insights with current Harpur College students. To register, please contact Leah Joggerst at by Friday, Oct. 4 and include your current employer and job title with your response.

Eating Asian America

Thursday, October 24, 2013
6:30-8:30 p.m.
A/P/A Institute at NYU (Venue TBA)

Editor and Binghamton University Associate Professor of Asian and Asian American Studies, Robert Ji-Sing Ku, Martin F. Manalansan IV, and Editor Anita Mannur discuss Eating Asian America with Krishnendu Ray (Chair of the Department of Nutrition, Food Studies & Public Health, NYU Steinhardt) alongside some of the most prominent figures in Asian American food.

This event is presented by Asian/Pacific/American Institute at NYU and co-sponsored by the Department of Nutrition, Food Studies & Public Health at NYU Steinhardt, Institute for Asia & Asian Diasporas and the Department of Asian and Asian American Studies at Binghamton University, Binghamton University Asian and Asian American Alumni Council, and Asian/Pacific/American Studies Program in the Department of Social & Cultural Analysis, NYU.

For more information and to register visit:

Asian Americans/Pacific Islanders: Invisible or In Charge? Exploring AAPI Leadership in America

Join our panel of distinguished speakers as they broaden our understanding of the rise of Asian and Asian American and Pacific Islanders in leadership roles across private and public sectors.

Tuesday, March 19, 2013  |  6 – 9 p.m.
SUNY Global Center
116 East 55th Street, NYC

Register today!

Register online today for $15, or you may register at the door for $20. The online registration deadline is March 14. If you have questions regarding registration, please call 607-777-2424.

Our panelists include:

Patrice Tanaka, Co-Chair, Chief Creative Officer and whatcanbe℠ Ambassador for CRT/tanaka
Wayne H. Tang, Director of Research Administration & Special Projects, Department of Surgery, Columbia University
The Honorable Lillian Wan '97, New York City Family Court Judge, Kings County Family Court
David C. Stahl, PhD, Associate Professor & Chair, Department of Asian & Asian American Studies, Binghamton University (Program Moderator)

We will explore:

▶ Why is AAPI leadership important? Is it more than the issue of diversity?
▶ How do the motivations and aspirations of Asian Americans differ from their colleagues, mentors and role models?
▶ How can the advancement of AAPI leaders in a wider array of industries and professions be encouraged?

These and related issues will be explored as we seek to gain an in-depth understanding about the effects of culture and race on leadership.


For more information email: or call 607-777-6799.

Sponsorship provided byBinghamton University Asian and Asian American Alumni Council and Department of Asian and Asian American Studies, Asian American Bar Association, Binghamton University Alumni Association.

Corporate Connections Night at Leo Bar

Friday, November 9, 2012
6:00 - 9:00 p.m.
Leo Bar at Asia Society
725 Park Ave., New York, NY

The Binghamton University Asian and Asian American Alumni Council invites you to expand your circle and connect with Binghamton University alumni and new peers from other companies while adding a dash of culture to your network. Admission to our event is free. There will be a cash bar with happy hour drink specials from 6 to 7 p.m. We encourage you to take advantage of the free exhibition tours at 7 p.m. and 7:30 p.m. Please register online no later than Wednesday, November 7. Questions? Contact Leah Joggerst at

Love of ballroom dancing helps Yang Chen
excel as lawyer and mentor

In August 2009, Yang Chen '87 left his job of 15 years as a partner at Constantine Cannon, a New York City-based law firm that specializes in antitrust and commercial litigation, to become the first executive director of the Asian American Bar Association of New York. | Read more


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