Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month

Ursinus College proudly celebrates Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month (AAPI Heritage Month), an annual celebration that recognizes the historical and cultural contributions of individuals and groups of Asian and Pacific Islander descent to the United States. 

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  • Apr 9 2024

    Pride Movie Night and Discussion

    6:30pm - 9:00pm | Pfahler Hall, Musser Auditorium

    Join us for a discussion and screening of an LGBTQ+ movie!  Snacks will be provided. Featured film: Joyride in partnership with REL 309 (Queer Religion).

  • Apr 13 2024

    Cherry Blossom Festival- Philly Trip

    10:45am - 4:00pm |

    Join the Institute for Inclusion and Equity and attend The Cherry Blossom Festival, an annual spring celebration of Japanese arts and culture organized by the Japan America Society of Greater Philadelphia (JASGP). 

  • Apr 15 2024

    Ube Ice Cream Pop up

    4:00pm - 5:30pm | IIE Hallway, Lower Wismer

    Ube Ice Cream Pop up!

  • Apr 16 2024

    Art Break w/ Bubble Tea & Snacks

    3:30pm - 6:00pm | Bears Den

    Enjoy an Art Break with Boba/bubble tea, snacks and an array of crafts!

  • Apr 18 2024

    Vietnamese Culture Social

    6:00pm - 7:30pm | Bear’s Den

    Vietnamese Culture Social. Learn about Vietnamese traditions and cuisine!
    Join Kacey La (UCARE) and the Institute for Inclusion and Equity for this amazing event.

  • Apr 19 2024

    Guzheng Workshop featuring Artist Salina Kuo

    6:00pm - 7:30pm | Institute for Inclusion and Equity, Wismer Lower

    An introduction to the traditional Chinese zither, its history, and how songwriter Salina Kuo is re-contextualizing the guzheng in Philadelphia’s music scene.

  • Apr 19 2024

    DESI Diaspora Movie Night

    8:00pm - 11:00pm | Olin Hall

    DESI Diaspora Movie Night! Meet the members of the DESI Diaspora Club and enjoy a cool film. Snacks will be provided.

  • Apr 20 2024

    Japanese Taiko Drum Workshop featuring Casual Fifths

    1:00pm - 2:30pm | Lower Wismer

    Japanese Taiko Drum Workshop featuring Casual Fifths

  • Apr 20 2024

    Henna Workshop

    2:30pm - 4:00pm | Zack’s Patio

    Come out to learn about the traditional and cultural uses of Henna!

  • Apr 23 2024

    AAPI Trivia and Bingo Night

    7:00pm - 9:00pm | Olin Hall

    Join the Institute for Inclusion and Equity & Student Engagement for a trivia night in celebration of AAPI Heritage Month. Free giveaways and prizes!

  • Apr 26 2024

    AAPI Game Night

    5:00pm - 7:30pm | IDC 114

    Join us for an evening of games and fun including Mahjong, Hwatu, and Jegichagi (제기차기).

  • Apr 30 2024

    Hot Ramen Social: Celebrating Solidarity and AAPI Futures

    5:00pm - 7:00pm | Commons - Pfeiffer Multi-Purpose

    Join us for a community building social at Ursinus!  Food will be provided.