Asian American and Pacific Islander Faculty Staff Association

Resources

The Asian American Pacific Islander Faculty and Staff Association has put together some resources to assist with the transition to Pullman and Washington State University.
 

The following are some links to these resources. Please contact us if you have questions or would like to add to this list.

  • New to WSU?

  • Online Newspapers

    Online Newspapers

    WSU Libraries List of 20+ newspapers and journals.

    To access any of these titles, click on the link. A window will pop up. Follow the link to the database. You will be able to browse or search these titles.

  • Language

    Language

    • English as a Second Language Classes
      • English as a Second Language classes are offered at Neill Public Library.
        The classes are free. Anyone 18 or older can join. Friendly instructors welcome you.

        Location
        Neill Public Library (http://www.neill-lib.org)
        210 N. Grand Ave.
        Pullman, WA
        509-338-3251 

        Students may join at any time, no registration is required.

        Free ESL classes will be offered at Neill Public Library Tuesdays, Wednesdays, and Fridays beginning Tuesday, August 28th, 2007. Anyone 18 years or older is very welcome. No advanced sign-up is necessary. Washington State University and University of Idaho students who are taking classes to prepare them to teach ESL are also welcome to come to any class to help them learn to teach ESL.


        Wednesdays: Conversational English 2:00 – 4:00 (note: effective October 1st, 2007, this class will move to Mondays, 2:00 - 3:00)

        Fridays: US Culture and Citizenship 2:00 – 3:00 (note: effective October 1st, 2007, this class will move to Wednesdays, 2:00 - 3:30)

        Fridays: Test Of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) Preparation 3:00 – 4:00 (note: effective October 1st, 2007, this class will remain on Fridays but move to 2:00 - 3:30)

        Rex Dunlap will be teaching these classes. This experienced ESL teacher taught ESL in Viet Nam and began teaching in Pullman last fall. Rex is a kind and patient man who has been especially trained to teach TOFEL and ESL.

        For any of these classes, students may pre-register at the library information desk or wait and register on any class day. If you've missed earlier classes, you're still very welcome to come and join.

  • Associations/Organizations

    Associations/Organizations


    External Associations

    Organization of Chinese Americans - http://www.ocanational.org/
    Japanese American Citizens League - http://www.jacl.org/
    Commission on Asian Pacific American Affairs - http://www.capaa.wa.gov
    Palouse Asian American Association
    Filipino and Friends

     

    Student Organizations

    Asian Pacific American Student Coalition (APASC) - wsu_apasc@yahoo.com 

    Association of Pacific and Asian Women (APAW) - Regina Lim, Chair - ryoonlim@yahoo.com
    Filipino American Student Organization (FASA) - http://myrso.wsu.edu/fasa/
    Hui Hauoli O’ Hawaii (Hawaii Club) - Hawaii_cougs@hotmail.com
    Pacific Islanders Club (PIC) - wsu_pic@yahoo.com 
    Sikh Student Association (SSA) - ssa_wsu@hotmail.com

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