Students who have backgrounds from across the Asian Pacific Islander Desi American spectrum are expected to benefit from the new APIDA Center.
The center will help ensure that “our voices are part of the University experience.” – freshman Chi Meng VangSac State’s center will be one of seven in the CSU system dedicated to APIDA students.
Because of their unique cultural backgrounds, many APIDA students feel disconnected on college campuses, Vang said.
The new center will help foster a broader campus strategy to ensure that APIDA students have the best chance to succeed, Vang said.
Sac State envisioned and developed the center with the help of Asian Pacific Islander community leaders, she said.