Asian Pacific Islander Employees (APIE)
of boston college
As members of the greater Boston College community, we welcome you to participate in our shared goal of promoting the welfare and advancement of Asian/Pacific Islander (API) employees at this institution. Together we support one another through meetings and sponsorship of events that enhance our work environment, as well as educate others about the incredible richness and diversity of API cultures.
Whether you have been here at BC for decades or for months, we invite you to be a part of the APIE family. We hope to see you soon!
Events for Fall 2014
APIE Welcome Back Luncheon
Tuesday, September 23, 12pm-1pm, Walsh Hall Rm 131
You are invited to our first social of the year! Get to know new and existing APIE members across Boston College! Let us know what you are up to including ideas and suggestions for events that APIE should consider for spring semester.
We shall eat, drink, and be merry! Food and music provided!
Dean David Takeuchi Speaks on Asian American and Mental Health
Wednesday, October 15, 12pm-1pm, McGuinn Hall Rm 521
Come hear David Takeuchi, Professor and Associate Dean for Research in the Graduate School of Social Work, speak on his research with Asian American and mental health.
Takeuchi is recognized as an architect of the National Latino and Asian American Study, considered one of the most comprehensive studies of its kind. The study provides data on the mental health status of this population as well as their usage of mental health services.
Boston City Councilor Michelle Wu on Identity, Race, and Politics
Thursday, November, 6, 12pm-1pm, Yawkey Center Murray Function Room 426
Michelle Wu was elected to the Boston City Council in November of 2013 and is the first Asian American women to hold that position. Prior to running for office, she worked in Mayor Menino's office where she created a one-stop guide to the restaurant permit process and was also influential in launching the Boston City food truck program.
She is a graduate of Harvard College and Harvard Law School. Come hear her talk about what influenced her to get into politics and some of the struggles and victories she has experiences so far as a leader under 30 yrs old!
APIE Holiday Get-Together
Wednesday, December 17, 12pm-1pm, McGuinn Hall Rm 334
Join us for the end of the semester holiday get-together! This will be a fun and festive low-key social with food and music. Take a break from the holiday frenzy with APIE! You know you want to!