Letters to the Community


Attn: NEIU Community!

Congratulations to the Asian American Heritage Committee (AAHC) Award Recipients

We are pleased to announce the following recipients of the 2012 Asian American Heritage Committee Awards of Excellence:

Faculty Award of Excellence: Dr. Shahrzad Mahootian (Linguistics Department, NEIU)

Student Award of Excellence: Ms. Taral Patel (Chemistry Departments,NEIU)

Alumni Award of Excellence: Ms. Xiao Li Wang (M.A. ’11, Music Department, NEIU)

Staff Award of Excellence: Ms. Khuong Hoa (Institutional Research,NEIU)


AAHC Award Nominees and Recipients represent the true spirit of community leadership. Their dedication and service to the university and to the global community inspire everyone.


The Asian American Heritage Committee will honor the 2012 Award Recipients at the Second Annual Asian American Heritage Awards Gala to be held on Friday evening, April 13th, at 6 p.m., in Alumni Hall in the Student Union building. Please RSVP for the event at



Thank you!

Asian American Heritage Committee, 2012