Thai cultural booth @International night

The International Students Association at UH (ISA) proudly presents our 18th Annual International Night. 18 years of multicultural celebration in the making once again returns to the University of Hawai’i at Mānoa’s iconic Campus Center!

Our Thai program is joining this event! Please come and visit our booth.

When: on Friday March 17 at 5 pm – 9 pm

Where: University of Hawaii at manoa Campus center ballroom


Announcement: Luce Undergraduate Fellowship

2017-18 UH Mānoa Luce Undergraduate Fellowship

Luce Foundation Undergraduate Fellowships are available for Academic year 2017-18 at UHM. Eligible languages offered at UHM include Cambodian (Khmer), Tagalog, Ilokano, Indonesian, Thai, and Vietnamese. The scholarships are funded by a grant from Henry Luce Foundation for the advancement of studies of Southeast Asia and are made available via the Dean of the School of Pacific and Asian Studies (SPAS).Eligibility criteria include:

  • The fellowships are for first-year language study; applicants do not need prior Southeast Asian language experience.
  • Applicants must be a U.S. citizen or U.S. permanent resident.
  • Applicants must be full-time, classified undergraduate students at UH Mānoa at the time of the application.
  • Applicants must have or intend to declare a major or minor in Asian Studies (SEA focus) or a related field and demonstrate a commitment to the study of Southeast Asia.

Fellowship amount: $6,500 for the academic year ($3,250 per semester).

Application deadline: April 14, 2017 at 5:00 PM HST

For more information, and the application and reference forms, please see the Luce Fellowship overview page.

UH Grad Secures Tenure-Track Position at NIU

Congratulations to Kanjana Thepboriruk (PhD, 2015), who will begin a tenure-track Assistant Professor position of Thai Language with the Department of Foreign Languages and Literatures at Northern Illinois University in DeKalb, IL in the Fall 2015. She looks forward to teaching all levels of Thai language and various South East Asian Studies and Thai Studies courses as well as working with the Thai Community in nearby Chicago to develop a heritage language curriculum for the community-based language schools. Kanjana is very proud to be joining over 50 years of excellence at the Center for South East Asian Studies and the fantastic Thai Language program at NIU.

UHM International Night

LOOK FOR US AT INTERNATIONAL NIGHT! We’ll have prizes, a photo booth, and plenty of giveaways.


The International Student Association (ISA) invites all students to join in the celebration of cultures at International Night on Friday, March 6, from 6:00 to 9:00 p.m. in the UHM Campus Center Ballroom. Students, faculty and community members come together to present cultures via stage performances and interactive cultural booths.

The purpose of International Night is to promote cross-cultural understanding and celebrate our cultural diversity! Cultures highlighted this year will be from the countries of Bangladesh, China, Cote d’Ivoire, Germany, Greece, India, Indonesia, Iran, Japan, Korea, Mongolia, the Philippines (Ilokano), Portugal, Russia, Sri Lanka, Thailand, U.S. (Hawaii) and Vietnam.

This event is free and open to the public.

Pictures from the Event:


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