AACC 2019 Awards

2019 AACC Award Winners

First-Year Student Award - Recognizes outstanding first-year students who have made a splash within the AACC community. Courage, audacity, and initiative are all characteristics of these outstanding members that have shone from the start. Nathan Kim
Outstanding New Member Award - Recognizes new members of an AACC affiliate organization who have demonstrated outstanding commitment, initiative, leadership, and made meaningful contributions to furthering their affiliate organization’s purpose. Aanchal Saraf
Rising Star Award - Recognizes new AACC affiliate organizations that have demonstrated an immense potential for growth and a strong commitment to furthering the mission and vision of the AACC. Indonesia Yale Association
Graduate and Professional Student Award - Recognizes graduate/professional students who have demonstrated clear commitment and community engagement to the Asian and Asian American G&P community at Yale. Dillon Tjipamustika & Janet Yim
Collaboration Award - Recognizes Yale students or AACC affiliate organizations that have demonstrated outstanding creativity and a commitment to develop and promote programming jointly created with other organizations both within and beyond the Asian and Asian American community. Serena Ly

Community Engagement Award - Recognizes Yale students or AACC affiliate organizations that have demonstrated notable commitment to community engagement activities such as volunteerism, community-based learning, outreach, partnerships, curricular engagement or research.

Immigration History Project
Yale College Award - Recognizes Yale undergraduate students who have demonstrated outstanding commitment to building pan-Asian American unity, solidarity across communities of color, and leadership in furthering the mission and vision of the AACC. Kayley Estoesta
Exemplary Social Justice Contribution Award - Recognizes a Yale student or an AACC affiliate organization that has demonstrated outstanding work in fostering equity, social justice education, action and exemplifies the qualities of a positive change agent in our community. Negative Space

Program of the Year Award - Recognizes student-led programs that have demonstrated outstanding community building capacity among students, staff, faculty, and/or the greater New Haven community.

Bridges ESL