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OSU serves Asian Americans

Oklahoma State University strives to maintain a welcoming and inclusive environment that appreciates and values all members of the university community.
Our purpose is to spread and promote diversity, to foster a sense of unity and camaraderie among Asian American students at OSU, and promote goodwill through community service. 

OSU Asian American HighlightsOSU is among the Top 100 Degree Producers for Asian American and biracial/multiracial graduates (2014-2019)


200%
increase

in doctorates earned by Asian Americans from 2009 to 2016

211%
increase

in enrollment for first-generation Asian American students from 2009 to 2016

85%
increase

in enrollment for freshman Asian American students from 2009 to 2016 


Asian American Student Organizations

The Asian American Student Association (AASA) hosts several events on campus to invite others to learn more about various Asian cultures, including Lunar New Year, the Mr. and Miss Asian OSU Scholarship Pageant, and Asian Awareness Week.
OSU’s AASA provides students the opportunity to lead and serve in Stillwater and the Asian community through volunteer work with Rise of Phoenix, Into the Streets, Habitat for Humanity and more.
The Vietnamese American Student Association's (VASA) main purposes are to promote Vietnamese-American culture, to raise diversity awareness, and to create unity and friendship among organization's members and with the OSU population as a whole. VASA host a number of activities including the Harvest Moon Festival and Tet Festival.

From Malaysia to Stillwater

Kai-Sean Lee, a doctoral student and instructor in the School of Hospitality and Tourism Management, earned a master’s degree at OSU and now teaches Introduction to Food Studies.
Lee has been able to surround himself with people who are very nurturing in terms of the language of food. Once his education at OSU is completed, he plans to let food lead the way to his next journey whether in America, Europe or Asia.

Programs and Resources

Asian American Student Association

Asian American Student Association

Minority Women's Association

Minority Women's Association

Vietnamese American Student Association

 

Vietnamese American Student Association

Multicultural Greek Council

Multicultural Greek Council

Delta Epsilon Psi

Delta Epsilon Psi

Oklahoma Louis Stokes Alliance for Minority Participation (OK-LSAMP)

Oklahoma Louis Stokes Alliance for Minority Participation (OK-LSAMP)

OSU-Asian Alumni Association

Chinese Students & Scholars Association

Chinese Students & Scholars Association

Vietnamese Student Association

Vietnamese Student Association

Nepalese Student Association

Nepalese Student Association

Japanese Student Association

Japanese Student Association

Korean Student Association

Korean Student Association

Chinese Language Association

Chinese Language Association

Japanese Club of Oklahoma State

Japanese Club of Oklahoma State

Malaysian Student Society

Malaysian Student Society

International Student Organization

International Student Organization

Sri Lankan Student Association

Sri Lankan Student Association

Minority Association of Pre-Health/Pre-Medical Students

Minority Association of Pre-Health/Pre-Medical Students

Minorities in Agriculture, Natural Resources and Related Science

Minorities in Agriculture, Natural Resources and Related Science
Dr. Edralin Lucas

“I grew up in the Philippines, and we were poor. So I’m used to working hard. I don’t want to be wasting my students’ time, and I try to live what I’m preaching. I tell them, ‘If I tell you to work hard, I want you to expect me to work hard, too.’”

- Dr. Edralin Lucas, OSU nutritional sciences professor and 30-year teaching veteran, Oklahoma Medal of Excellence in Teaching at a Research University winner
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