May is Mental Health Month How are you feeling today? This simple question opens up the conversation about mental health and the support we all need from time to time. During uncertain times – and even during the best of times – life can weigh heavily on each of us. If we talk openly about our mental health, we slowly start to break down the stigma that keeps people from getting the help they need. During Mental Health Month in...
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We stand together
Laws and regulations that single out vulnerable members of our community are divisive and unjust. We stand together. International students representing over 125 countries are enrolled at ASA College. Over 30% percent of our student body is international. With the firmest conviction we believe that international students are crucial to ASA’s stated mission of educating a diverse and qualified student population.
No institution of higher learning educates truly qualified students without the diversity of thought, perspectives, and experiences that international students possess. We are reminded of this time and again when we read the words of our native-born graduates who report that learning with international students gave them an advantage at the start of their careers because they had already developed the cultural literacy and appreciation for different perspectives that their employers desired.
We are all grateful for our international students, and we will do everything possible to support their educational journey.
Watermark Scholarship for Women in STEM The application period is now open for the Watermark Scholars program! Watermark is offering women in STEM scholarships for the fall 2021 academic term to provide much-needed support for college students pursuing Science, Technology, Engineering, or Mathematics (STEM)-related studies and careers. Two students will be selected from the pool of applicants, and awardees will each receive $5,000 to help continue their education. Please visit https://www.watermarkinsights.com/watermark-scholars to learn more about Watermark Scholars program!
Dr. Harris Provides an Informed Perspective on BLM Yesterday, Dr. Clem Harris engaged the ASA community with a wealth of historical and statistical information that painted a more complete picture of the Black Lives Matter movement as it is situated within a context of systemic racial violence and neglect that extends back decades. Among the topics covered in some detail were the “Stop and Frisk” policies employed by police departments. A historical argument was made that these policies are consistent...