SHAPING Conference

Creating Your Own Legacy

Shaping High School Asian Pacific Islanders for the Next Generation (SHAPING) is a leadership conference that encourages junior and senior high school-level students of Asian-American/Pacific Islander descent to pursue higher education.

This annual event on the Pullman campus intends to foster and address the needs of higher education among the Asian-American/Pacific Islander community while fostering leadership development for current Washington State University Students. The conference is put on by the Asian Pacific American Student Coalition (APASC).

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October 20-22, 2023
WSU Pullman Campus, WA.

This year's theme is B.L.O.O.M. which stands for "Building Legacies to Overcome Obstacles, and to Maximize Higher Education". B.L.O.O.M revolves around the idea of creating your own legacy or building upon it for the generations that have come before you and that will come after you. While simultaneously, facing any obstacle to maximize everything higher education has to offer in order to bloom academically and personally.

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Apply by October 15, 2023. Priority Deadline is October 9, 2023.

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