The East-West Center of Washington, a nonprofit organization which promotes understanding among the people and nations of the United States, Asia, and the Pacific recently featured JASC on their “Asia Matters for America” Blog. The article describes the JASC experience in detail and shares JASC’s storied history. Kunihiro Shimoji (JASC 62, 63) was interviewed for the piece.
Dan Jodarski, current program manager for JASC, was part of the executive committee for the 63rd conference. Dan blogged about his JASC experience while working as an analyst for Social Enterprises Associates. The blog post, “What Can Students Do Anyway?”, gives an encouraging account of the steps that students can take to make a difference in the world.
Courtney Kimball and Kunihiro Shimoji were featured in their school’s newspaper for their participation in JASC. They commented on what they learned from the conference and what the JASC experience was for them.
Please visit the article “Building bridges, strengthening skills” and learn more about JASC directly from these JASC alumni.
Carly Lauffer represented University of Idaho as an delegate to the 62nd JASC in 2010 and served as an executive committee member for the 63th JASC in 2011.
This article highlights her special experience with JASC and her passion for studying all things Japan.
Taiga Yonemoto (JASC 62, 2010) was featured in the CBS Miami News for raising money to donate to Japan by selling calligraphy on Miami Beach near Florida International University where he studied abroad.
62nd JASCer Lisa Du of Duke University has chronicled the 62nd JASC Bulletin online. The bulletin in it’s entirety with summaries of each site, articles and pictures is available at http://isis.cs.duke.edu/~lisa/jasc/richmond.html.