Goals & Student Learning Outcomes

CAPAS Goals are to:

        1. Create an atmosphere where students can explore AAPI history and current issues
        2. Build a space where AAPI students feel safe to explore their Asian American Pacific Islander identity
        3. Build an AAPI community where students have access to resources and utilize them

To reach our goals, CAPAS student staff will be able to:

  1. Create social, cultural, and educational programs that support the Asian American Pacific Islander community.
  2. 75% of CAPAS student staff will participate in at least two CAPAS student centered programs per semester.
  3. Identify and utilize the resources available in the Asian American Resource Library.
  4. Identify AAPI resources within the Claremont Colleges, such as the Intercollegiate Department of Asian American Studies and Asian American Advisory Board
  5. Learn outreach skills to disseminate information to the greater AAPI community that encourages the use of the resources available in the Asian American Resource Library.
  6. Develop awareness of issues specific to the AAPI community within the greater Pitzer community.
  7. Identify leadership opportunities in the AAPI community on and off campus and share this information with fellow peers.
  8. Learn inclusive facilitation skills and be able to identify ways to create a safe and inclusive space/environment for the AAPI community, and implement identified strategies in the Pitzer community
  9. 75% of student staff will be satisfied with CAPAS programming

Through the use of the Center and by participation in CAPAS programs, students will:

  1. Develop a sense of Asian American Pacific Islander (AAPI) identity.
  2. Become involved or become a leader within the AAPI community.
  3. Become aware of issues surrounding the AAPI community.
  4. Utilize CAPAS for collaboration and outreach to Pitzer and the greater Claremont College community.