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Get Involved with HCAP!

The mission of the Hunter College AANAPISI Project (HCAP) is to support the enrollment, retention, graduation and overall success of Asian American and Pacific Islander (AAPI) and other high-need students.

If you’re a current Hunter College student, there are many ways to get involved in HCAP! These opportunities are open to all students. Click on the buttons below to see more about how to get involved:

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🌺 Set aside your textbooks and embrace an afternoon designed to help you manage stress and refresh your mind! Don’t miss this opportunity to engage in mindful activities, find balance during the semester, and connect with fellow students in a supportive environment.
We will also hold a marshmallow tower contest–the team with the tallest tower will win a prize!

All Hunter College students are welcome, so bring your friends and join HCAP Peer Mentors for a memorable afternoon of stress-relief and self-care! Food will be served.

DATE: Wednesday May 3, 1–3 pm
LOCATION: Hunter West 417

🔗 RSVP at link in bio:

#huntercollege #aanapisi

🌿 Are you curious about mental health stressors in the Asian American community? Are you interested in a career in mental health? Join HCAP for a panel on AAPI Mental Health. Hear from Asian American mental health experts as they share their experiences in the field. All are welcome!

Tuesday 4/25, 1-2pm on Zoom
RSVP to receive meeting link
🔗 Link in bio

☀️ Join us as a panel of experts and students speak on their mental health experiences as Asian American men. We’ll discuss pressures related to gender and academic achievement, and ways to get support. Open to students of ALL Identities.

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🟣 Tuesday, 5/2 @ 4-5:30pm.

🟣 Event Space Hosted By:
Cecile Insdorf Screening Room
Chanin Center, B126 Hunter West (Basement Level 1).

#huntercollege #aanapisi

✨ Learn about resources at Hunter College and meet representatives! HCAP Mentors will share tips on how to succeed and gain tools for your college career.
🟣 Wednesday, March 29th @ 3:30-5:30 pm
🟣 Hunter West 417
🔗RSVP at link in bio:

#huntercollege #aapi #aanapisi

🏵️ There are over 240,000 South Asians in NYC, including many students here at #huntercollege. Join HCAP as we learn about specific #mentalhealth issues in the South Asian community including academic pressure and stigma. We’ll speak with South Asian mental health experts from local organizations and facilitate small group discussions. Open to students of ALL Identities!

Free Food!
Tuesday 3/28 @ 4-5:30pm

Event Space Hosted By:
Cecile Insdorf Screening Room
Chanin Center, B126 Hunter West (Basement Level 1)

RSVP 🔗 in bio:

#aanapisi #southasianmentalhealth #southasian #aapi

📢 Interested in conducting research on Asian American women safety concerns and mental health? Apply to be an Undergraduate Research Assistant with Dr. Linh An, HCAP Multilingual Learner Specialist! This program is OPEN TO ALL current Hunter undergrads with interests in the research topic.

🔵 Program Commitment: 4 hours per week, including 6 weekly team meetings (Wednesdays 3/22-5/10 from 2:00-3:15pm)
🔵 Program Stipend: $500
🔵 Application Deadline: Tuesday, 3/14
🔗 Apply through link in bio:

#huntercollege #aapi #aanapisi

🌞 HCAP is back! Here's a sneak peak at our Spring events. Sign up for our newsletter to get the latest updates. 🔗 Link in bio.
🟣 2/28 Careers in Mental Health
🟣 3/28 South Asian Mental Health
🟣 3/29 Navigating College Workshops
🟣 4/25 Mental Health Expert Panel
🟣 5/02 AAPI Men & Mental Health
🟣 6/06 End of Year Celebration ✨

#huntercollege #aapi #aanapisi

🌱 Are you interested in a career in Mental Health? Join us on February 28 to hear from AAPI Mental Health Providers as they share their experiences in the field. All are welcome! Refreshments will be served.

Tuesday, February 28, 4:00-5:30pm at Hunter West 8th Floor FDA Lounge.

RSVP at (link in bio)

#huntercollege #aapi #aapimentalhealth

Have you always wanted to write about your life but didn’t know where to begin? Would you benefit from a creative writing class that would help improve your overall reading, speaking, writing, and listening skills in university courses?

Join writer Bushra Rehman for a series of creative writing workshops in which we will explore our relationship to this vibrant, resilient metropolis we may call home. Together, we will generate new writing, practice techniques for revision, overcome writing blocks, and celebrate our creativity.

Each workshop will include a series of short readings and generative writing prompts as well as time to share our writing.

This free, non-credit, virtual (Zoom) workshop series is limited to 20 students. Open to all current Hunter College & BMCC undergraduate students.

Seminar Format

4 online workshops (must attend all to participate); Wednesday and Thursday (1/11, 1/12, 1/18, 1/19) at 11am to 1pm.
Revision meetings with instructor will be scheduled on the week of 1/23. Sessions are OPTIONAL, but students are strongly encouraged to attend.
Celebratory Reading Event: Thursday, 2/9, from 7pm to 8:30pm
For more info & to apply go to:
DEADLINE: 5PM, Wednesday, 12/28

Questions? Email Dr. Linh An

Online interviewing is an increasingly common practice for jobs, internships, and admissions to graduate programs. How can you prepare for these types of interviews?

Take this FREE online seminar! Open to all Hunter & BMCC undergraduate students.

Seminar Format

5 online workshops (must attend all to participate); Tuesday & Friday (1/6, 1/10, 1/13, 1/17, & 1/20) at 11AM to 1PM
2 mock interviews (pre- and post-workshops)
For more info & to apply go to:
DEADLINE: 5pm, Tues, Dec 27

Questions? Email Dr. Linh An