Welcome to Hunter College AANAPISI Project

Hunter College AANAPISI Project (HCAP) is a program funded by the U.S. Department of Education’s Asian American and Native American Pacific Islander-Serving Institutions (AANAPISI) Program to enhance academic and student support services for Asian American and Pacific Islander and other high-need students at Hunter College, including first-generation college goers, English Language Learners, and students from immigrant families.

Academic support for students with multilingual backgrounds through courses, summer and winter seminars, and workshops on academic reading, writing, and presenting.

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Leadership opportunities for students through a community-based internship program at Asian/Asian American-serving organizations in NYC and HCAP Peer Leaders Training Program.

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Outreach events, courses centered on AAPI communities and mental health, referrals with NYC community mental health centers, and collaboration with departments and services at Hunter College.

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Attention incoming transfer students at Hunter College for the Fall 2022 semester!!!!

HCAP is now recruiting Mentees for the Fall 2022 Cohort of the Transfer Pipeline Program. If you are starting your first semester at Hunter in Fall 2022 and transfering from another school, you are eligible to apply to HCAP’s Transfer Pipeline Program. Please apply by August 1st at bit.ly/tppmenteeapp.

The HCAP Transfer Pipeline Program provides peer mentorship and support to transfer students during their first semester at Hunter College. While open to all, this program targets Asian American and other first-generation college students who are transferring into Hunter from other CUNY community colleges. To learn more about Hunter College AANAPISI Project (HCAP), visit: https://huntercap.org/hcap-programs/transfer-pipeline-program/

Last month, HCAP and Asian American Studies Program students met with NYC Comptroller Brad Lander to discuss their participation in AAPI Classroom, a new program to increase awareness of AAPI history in honor of AAPI Heritage Month. Designed by Coalition for Asian American Children and Families and the Controller's Office, the program trained Hunter College students to share AAPI histories through reading aloud a text to students in NYC public elementary school classrooms. We're so proud of our students! ...