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Asian Cultural Society

ACS

About us

  • We support and respect everyone. Our primary focus is to provide a safe place anyone interested in the Asian Community at Franklin & Marshall College.
  • We do more than get together to watch asian movies, eat asian food and hang out. We are here to support and challenge the perception of Asians in our community.  
  • We work hard in planning Asian Awareness Month and planning monthly events that celebrates and educate us about the Asian Culture.

Examples of Events

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  • Moon Festival Celebration
  • Mochi-- what is mochi, how is rice cake a common bond in across asian countries
  • Rice --not all asians eat rice
  • How Asian are you-- exploring Asian stereotypes
  • Iron Chef-- Junk food style
  • Asian Games
  • Difference from Mochi Ice Cream and Traditional Mochi
  • Shopping trip to Korean Asian Shopping Plaza in Philadelphia

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If you would like a copy of the pictures or have questions about the pictures, please e-mail at xay.chongtua@fandm.edu.

Quick Facts

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  • Asian Cultural Society was called "East Asian Society" until Fall 1997.
  • East Asian Society dates back to Fall 1990. EAS had strong support from the Japanese Department and the International Club. 
  • In Spring 2002, ACS established the Asian Cultural Center in Marshall-Buchanan Residence Hall.
  • In Fall 2006, Asian Cultural Center relocated to the Basement of 625 College Ave in Lancaster, PA.
  • In Fall 2007, Asian Cultural Center relocated to the 2nd floor Office in 625 College Ave.
  • 2008 ACS was recognized by the College for all its hard work in promoting Asian culture at Franklin & Marshall College.