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APSC First General Body Meeting
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Join us for our first General Body Meeting in the ARCH building (Room 108)! Come meet student leaders, get acquainted with the constituents, and learn ways to get involved with all our diverse organizations.Food from Ekta will be provided! Everyone is welcome! We hope to see you there!

Date: Wednesday, August 30, 2017 Time: 8PM-9PM Location: ARCH Room 108

Click here to redirect to our Facebook event. ---------------------------------------------------------------- The Asian Pacific Student Coalition (APSC) exists as an alliance of Asian Pacific Islander (API) student groups at the University of Pennsylvania. As the umbrella group with constituents from 23 pan-Asian Pacific Islander (API) organizations, APSC serves the needs of all students of Asian and Pacific Islander descent.

Visit our website for more information: www.upennapsc.org Contact us at board@upennapsc.org! Join our listserv: https://goo.gl/forms/d5w9ci5PxLupAa0b2

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GBM Meeting Minutes | 12.7.2016
  • Chair

    • Board Introductions
      • Introduction, why you decided to run for APSC, fun fact
    • Bi-weekly Chair’s Digest
    • Open coffee chat sign-ups
    • Office Hours (3-5pm on Fridays in PAACH)
    • Meet the Greeks Recap
    • API Photo Campaign #ThisIs2016
    • Board Shadow System
    • Board Liaison System
  • Vice Chair Internal
  • Political
  • Constituent
    • Update  board directories as you turn over → once you do, remove the (change) written before your Org name tab
      • Include APSC Rep and board turnover date
    • Add me (Lindsey Lui) on Facebook
    • End of APSC Dollars will be on DECEMBER 18, 11:59 PM
    • Looking forward
      • New Presidents Dinner and Forum
      • New placards
        • Please send me (constituent@upennapsc.org) designs in PNG format by SUNDAY JAN. 8 at 11:59 PM
      • Look out for an email from me once all the boards turn over
  • Finance
    • APSC Stickers→ $1 each
  • External
    • If you are interested in being part of the solidarity series please reach out to external@upennapsc.org
  • Communications
    • Creating a freshmen listserv
    • Google calendar tab on Facebook
    • GBM meeting minutes on Facebook
    • 30-second constituent intro videos
  • Mannequin Challenge!

 

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All GBM PowerPoints | 8/31 - 11/9 (Fall Semester 2016)

Here's a compilation of all the GBM PowerPoints from the fall semester of 2016 - First GBM - Wednesday, August 31 - General Body Meeting PPT 8/31

Wednesday, September 14 - General Body Meeting PPT 9/14/16

Wednesday, September 28 - General Body Meeting PPT 9/28/16

Wednesday, October 12 - General Body Meeting PPT 10/12

Wednesday, October 26 - General Body Meeting PPT 10/26

Wednesday, November 9 - TBA

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GBM Minutes | 2.17.16

Asian Pacific Student Coalition

General Body Meeting

Wednesday, February 17, 2016

In-Depth PowerPoint Available Here: General Body Meeting PPT 2_17

  • Icebreaker
  • Announcements
    • Announcements
      • Committee apps extended
      • Online bias assessment report
      • UMC Newsletter for minority communities
      • Focus group recap
      • Mental health workshop
      • Probation and Strike system
      • Board mixer March signups
      • APSC dollars
      • Townhall recap
      • Presidents’ groupme
      • Nominations for AT&T Scholarship
      • Feedback form for future speaker events
      • PAVE Recruiting
      • Meeting with PCUW
      • PAACH Leadership Meeting
      • PAAFF Screening (Federal Donuts and more!)
      • That Asian Activist: Michele Carlson - Speaker Series
      • 5B Statement Co-Signs
      • Suggestions for Speakers and Screenings
      • VPUL Meeting Recap
      • Recap of Voting event
      • UC Open Forum
      • PAACH Calendar
      • Funding Apps for PTS: Let’s Get Brunch! and PTS: The Asian Activist Michele Carlson
  • Funding App
    • App
      • Presentation (2 min)
      • Motion for Q & A (2 min)
  • Alumni Visit: Rohan
  • Constituent Announcements
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GBM Minutes | 2.3.16

Asian Pacific Student Coalition

General Body Meeting

Wednesday, February 3, 2016

 

  • Icebreaker
  • 5B Visits
    • Visitors from each coalition of the 5B
  • Announcements
    • Announcements
      • Moving the next GBM date
        • Moved to Tuesday
      • Gift Fund
      • Committee System
        • Committee Funding
      • Lunch with Amy Guttman Recap
      • Meeting with MGC and PAGE
      • AT&T Sponsorship
        • New Generasian
      • Google form for speakers/movies
      • ECAASU
      • UPAAN
      • PAACH Biweekly Event Recap
        • PPA X APSC: Tagalog Table
        • Feedback Form (Michelle)
      • Freeforcoffee Recap
      • Townhall
      • Board Mixers
      • APSC Dollars
      • Treasurer workshop
      • Funding Brochure
      • Budget Details
        • New Collaborations
        • Vote
      • PAAFF Movie Screenings
      • 5B statement
        • regarding issues that happened last semester  around Anti Muslim Rhetoric (solidarity statement)
        • Delibs and Vote
      • Muslim Advisory Group (MAG)
  • Funding App
    • Mochi Fest - Funded $75
      • Presentation (2 min)
      • Motion for Q & A (2 min)
    • Chai Chat - Funded $50
      • Presentation (2 min)
      • Motion for Q & A (2 min)t
    • Lunar New year - Funded $150
      • Presentation (2 min)
      • Motion for Q & A (2 min)
  • Constituent Announcements
    • CSA - Annual Rose Sale
    • Lunar New Year - This Sunday, Hall of Flags
    • PennHawaii - Hula (Practice Every Tuesdsay)
    • PAACH Biweekly Event
    • Multicultural Fashion Show
    • Mochi Fest - Feb 20th Rodin
    • PennThai - Tea Study Break
    • PPA GBM Next Monday
      • Social Chair - Big/Little Bonding Week
      • Tagalog Table - next Friday
    • Sigma - Back to School Downtown
      • Aura: ROSES
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GBM Minutes | 1.20.16

Asian Pacific Student Coalition

General Body Meeting

Wednesday, January 20th, 2016

  • Icebreaker
  • Announcements
    • Increase in GBM Time
    • Meetings with Presidents
    • Focus Groups, Office Hours
    • 5B Future GBM Visits
    • PAACH Biweekly Events
    • Meetings with PAACH Programs
    • Meeting with other universities
      • Bryn Mawr 7:30 PM Friday (PennYo, Hype)
      • Temple
    • FreeForCoffee
      • Changed ‘Lunch with a Senior’ Program
      • Paired randomly with someone outside your constituent group
      • freeforcoffee.com/apsc
    • FB Group
    • Greek chat recap
      • First APSC event!
      • Sigma, aKDPhi, Crows, etc.
    • Treasurer workshop
      • Happening after next GBM
      • Funding groups, how to choose funding, more obscure funding groups
      • Explain to treasurers how to get more $$$ (get treasurers to come next time!)
    • 5B Retreat
      • increasing faculty diversity
      • online bias assessment
      • west philly assistance
    • 5B statement
      • regarding issues that happened last semester  around Anti Muslim Rhetoric (solidarity statement)
    • Revamped website
    • Feedback form
      • Visit contact us tab on website
    • Volunteers for Weekly Spotlights
      • New volunteers, any year, who want to be highlighted
      • Nominations welcome
      • Reply to Michelle’s email
  • Funding App
    • Nothing :)
  • Constituent Announcements
    • Keeping verbal announcements!
    • aKDPhi - RUSH
    • PPA - GBM Monday (Food, cultural show, etc.)
    • PennThai - Sat 11AM Ocean Harbor + Restaurant Week
    • KSA - Monday 7PM (1st GBM + free food), New external chairs! :)
      • fill out constituent sheet
    • HKSA - Study Abroad Panel (Next Wed)
    • WAX - Jan 26 (Navigating Industries)
    • APANSA - Social/Tips Sesh
    • SAS - Party tmrw night downtown
    • JSA - GBM tmrw + free food
    • CSA - Board Apps (External Elections) - app under description
    • PTS - Banana GBM (Next Wed 27th - 8PM), Feb 7 (Lunar New Year Event)
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12/2/15 GBM Minutes !

Asian Pacific Student Coalition

General Body Meeting

Wednesday, December 2nd, 2015

  • Announcements
    • o   New Board
      • Sarah Cho | Chair
      • Brandon Chin | Vice Chair
      • Yen-Yen Gao | Vice Chair of Political Affairs
      • Maya Rawal | Vice Chair of Constituent Affairs
      • Andy Miao | Vice Chair of Finance
      • Majid Mubeen | Vice Chair of External Affairs
      • Michelle Shen | Vice Chair of Communications
    • Table Talk: A Triple Date with La Casa Latina, PAACH, and Makuu
      • Friday, 12/4 @ 3PM in Arch Basement
    • Social Media
      • Website: upennapsc.org
      • Facebook: UPenn Asian Pacific Student Coalition – APSC
      • Instagram: UPENNAPSC
    • University Council Seat Change
      • Applied for a change from Albert Cai (Political-Board XXI) to Yen-Yen Gao (Political-Board XXII)
      • Will interview before the end of the semester
    • Focus the next few weeks: transitioning between boards, start connecting to other leaders on campus to set up a student network, create vision and plan for next year
  • Funding Apps
    • NAPA Mocktail Mixer
      • Presentation (2 min)
      • Motion for Q & A (2 min)
      • Funded: $100
    • PTS
      • Presentation (2 min)
      • Motion for Q & A (2 min)
      • Funded: $100
  • PPA Elections
    • Mon 8 PM
  • Mocktail Mixer
    • Fri 5-7 PM
  • SAS Elections
    • Sat
  • SAS X M@P HKSA X CSA Study Break (Tea House)
    • Next Wed 1-3 pm
  • PTS: Internships across Industries
    • Fri - 6PM
  • Next Stop: Taiwan!
    • Sat 6-8 PM Rodin
  • PTS: Cultural Show Auditions
    • sign up by tonight
  • HKSA X CSA Study Break
    • Sat 8-10 PM
    • Rodin Underground
  • SASE Freshman Event
    • Fri 6-7 ARCH
  • KSA - just had turnover
  • Penn Q&A: Whine & Cheese
    • Fri 9-10:30 PM
  • SYZ X Crows: Philanthropy Event (Hot Chocolate, Cookies)
    • Thurs, Fri, Mon, Tues
  • CSA: White Elephant Gift Exchange
    • This sunday 8-10:30
    • Harnwell Rooftop
  • CSA: Board Turnover
GBMsBoard APSC
10/1/14 General Body Meeting

Click here to view full meeting minutes: GBM Minutes 10_1_14 Asian Pacific Student Coalition

General Body Meeting

Wednesday, October 1st, 2014

“Rallying Together”

 

Ice Breaker - Fear in a Hat

 

Constitutional Amendments

  • Making Vice Chair more internal, so Chair can focus on being the external representative for APSC
  • Grammatical revisions, “domestic and international students”, APA to “API”
  • Making VC of External Affairs responsible for attending other minority coalitions’ GBMs
  • Constitutional Amendments passed. Final copy here

 

Funding Application - aKDPhi Coffeehouse

  • $100 - majority vote

 

Announcements

  • Amanda Hu
    • A moment of silence
  • New listserv
    • Please forward the email address of whoever manages your listserv to Rebekah - communications@upennapsc.org
  • Lunch w/ a Senior
    • Please continue to sign up seniors here! Underclassmen really want to meet you
    • Underclassmen sign up here!
  • 5B Initiatives
    • 5B has done a “My Safe Space at Penn” video/poster project. Check it out here.
    • Started SFS Undergraduate Advisory Board. Let us know if SFS hasn’t been doing their job, we will bring up your concerns during these meetings
    • Data collection, especially for low income students
    • Faculty diversity within all the schools. Working with Dr. Anita Allen for faculty diversity
    • Had lunch with Amy G., she was responsive and answered most questions
    • Trying to address parties that were culturally insensitive last semester -> diversity workshops needed. Working with Deans of other schools to make sure cultural sensitivity is being recognized as an issue on campus
    • November panel for affirmative action
    • Penn security is a long term initiative that is trying to streamline reporting for harassment on campus. Please speak up! We need more data to back us.
  • University Council Updates - Agenda Items Here
    • Trying to get a permanent seat on UC. We represent 25% of the population at Penn, we deserve to have a permanent seat
    • Very short introduction, led by Amy G. who addressed Amanda’s tragedy
    • Year of Health initiatives should include mental health . Next year’s theme is still undecided. The book is however, decided - Langston Hughes - “The Big Sea”. Diverse representation of students  is needed to pick these themes/books. If you know students who are interested, please let us know.
    • Few days before the add/drop period ended, miscommunication between schools. Students did not have time to properly change schedules.
  • Meet our Freshmen Liaisons
    • Welcome Hillary and Albert!
  • HKSA Presents on Hong Kong
    • Very complex situation -> possibly change role of HK in Asia and in the immediate region
    • HK has chief executive right now (no president), debating what kind of form of democracy it should adopt. People taking to the streets bc they feel strongly about how the Chief Executive should be selected
    • Chinese gov. came out and stated that it wishes to screen candidates in the future
    • This afternoon there was a gathering on College Green
    • Round table symposium will be happening soon (details TBA), 3-4 professors who are experts in East Asian politics will be present
    • Will HKSA do anything about this?
      • Mainly letting the HK community and those that are interested know that HKSA is a resource -> publicizing, raising awareness . Will forward more info on this
    • APSC is politically neutral to most issues unless they impact all APIs domestic and abroad
  • APSC T-Shirts
    • BUY A SHIRT! $5 for the first 50 shirts
    • A form will be sent out shortly

 

Constituent Group Announcements

  • PPA has its GBM Oct. 7 (Filipino Heritage Month)
  • SEAS National Convention registration ending soon! Strongly encourage everyone to apply (not exclusive to engineers and scientists). Career fair is completely free!
  • PPA and SAS are collabing for First Friday events! Museums are free to students on the first Friday of every month. If you have freshmen in your club that might be interested, please send them along.
  • SAS Fall Cultural Show- Nov. 1. Please sign up for freshman dance, senior dance, opening act. Don’t have to be in SAS to be in the show
  • JSA is having Sushi night on Oct. 25 Rodin RTL
  • PTS Bubble Tea Social - 4-6 pm, Oct. 17! Also sign up for bigs and littles; be a part of the family group!
  • APAHW Extravaganza sign ups are due soon! Please sign up to be a volunteer and complete the form so they know what your group will be doing
  • Sigma is having their annual Visions of Chocolate philanthropy event
  • KDPhi Coffeehouse event will be happening on Oct. 17th

 

Good luck with the first round of midterms! :)

GBMsBoard APSC
9/17/14 General Body Meeting

Click here to view full meeting minutes: GBM 9_17_14 Minutes Asian Pacific Student Coalition

General Body Meeting

Wednesday, September 17th , 2014

“Old Board, New Business”

 

Ice Breaker

 

Penn Q&A Presentation and Vote

 

  • Penn Q&A voted into APSC

 

Constitution amended

 

  • change APANSA’s name under “memberships”
  • include Penn Q&A under “memberships”

 

 

Announcements

  • Freshmen Liaison Applications Extended
    • until Friday
    • interviews will take place Saturday and Sunday
  • First Year Immersion Applications Extended
    • until Friday
  • Hard deadline for newsletter announcements will be 5 pm, Tuesday
  • New listserv
    • would be a listserv for whoever manages listservs for constituent group
    • i.e. Communications Chair, Tech Chair, etc.
    • streamlines the communication process
    • send announcements directly to them to add to newsletters
  • Halloween parties
    • Sigma, SAS, KSA, HKSA, Club Sing want to hold parties
    • KSA, HKSA, Club Sing Collabing
    • Don’t want scheduling conflicts between groups
    • tentative dates: Oct. 30 for Sigma (Thursday),SAS for Nov. 1 (Saturday),  HKSA/KSA/Club Sing for Oct. 31 (Friday)
  • Lunch w/ a Senior
    • become a senior someone can have lunch with!
    • more underclassmen have applied than seniors
    • will pair you up with an underclassman who wants to have lunch with you (read bios)
  • New Funding Initiative

 

Constituent Group Announcements

  • SANGAM APA 101 Chai Chat Thursday 6:30pm Rodin Underground
  • JSA Sushi Night October 25th, tentatively Rodin RTL, 6-8pm
  • PTS Membership. Join PTS for $10
  • SAS 4 committees opening (marketing, cultural, political, programming)
  • CSA Cultural Show Auditions this weekend (Sat & Sun) Rodin 8th Floor Lounge 11am-7pm
  • VSA Freshman Pho Night, meet at Hill Field, Friday 6pm
  • PennThai BYO for Freshmen, Friday 7pm at Banana Leaf

Good luck with the first round of midterms! :)

 

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4/2/14 General Body Meeting

Click here to view full meeting minutes: APSC GBM 4_2_14 Minutes

Asian Pacific Student Coalition: General Body Meeting

Wednesday, April 2nd , 2014

“Foundations”

Guest Speaker: Franklin Shen

  • Announcements
  • APSC Dollars

  • APSC 3-on-3 MiXXers

  • Constituent Board Mixers

  • APSC Constituent Newsletters

  • University Council Updates

  • Guaranteed Funding No Longer In Effect

Upcoming APSC Events

Discussion

  • Rising Sun Stained Glass

Funding Applications

Constituent Group Announcements

 

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3/19/14 General Body Meeting

Click here to view full meeting minutes: APSC GBM 3_19_14 Minutes

Asian Pacific Student Coalition: General Body Meeting

Wednesday, March 19 , 2014

“Cute Asian Babies”

Announcements

  • APSC Dollars

  • APSC 3-on-3 MiXXers

  • Constituent Board Mixers

  • MSP Programming (due by March 22nd)

  • UA Elections & Endorsements

  • PAACH Walk-In Hours

Upcoming APSC Events

  • APSC/QPenn Week Collab - Dark Matter

Discussion

  • Having actual GBMs - 4/30

Funding Applications

Constituent Group Announcements

GBMsBoard APSC
3/5/14 General Body Meeting

Click here to view full meeting minutes: APSC GBM 3_5_14 Minutes

Asian Pacific Student Coalition: General Body Meeting

Wednesday, March 5, 2014

“GangXXta Parties”

Announcements

  • APSC Dollars

  • APSC 3-on-3 MiXXers

  • Lunch w/ President & Provost

  • University Council

  • ARCH Stained Glass

  • MSP Programming

  • PAACH Walk-In Hours

Funding Applications

  • Penn Taiwanese Society
  • Sigma Psi Zeta Philanthropy Gala: Brunch Against Domestic Violence

Discussion - Canceled due to time constraints

Constituent Group Announcements

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2/19/14 General Body Meeting

Click here to view full meeting minutes: APSC GBM 2_19_14 Minutes

Asian Pacific Student Coalition: General Body Meeting

Wednesday, February 19, 2014

“Flyers N’ Things”

Icebreaker

  • Sticky Notes

Announcements

  • APSC Dollars

  • University Council

    • Tobacco Divestment

    • Mental Wellness

  • 5B Dinner w/ VPUL

    • Themed Parties

    • Heritage Funding

  • MSP Programming

  • PAACH Walk-In Hours

Funding Applications

  • JSA Mochi Fest

Discussion

Constituent Group Announcements

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